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New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 902
Across
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Shepherd of Genesis. : ABEL
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Molly Goldberg's real name. : BERG
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City in Spain. : CABRA
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Bird presented to Vishinsky. : DOVE
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Scandinavian man's name. : AXEL
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Permit. : ALLOW
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Inspired with respect. : AWED
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Miss Turner. : LANA
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Bride of Orsino. : VIOLA
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Where Acheson recently presented peace proposal. : GENERALASSEMBLY
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Candidate. : ENTRANT
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Having fighting spirit. : GAME
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Noun-forming suffix. : ENCE
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Source of Vitamin C. : ORANGES
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Blabbed. : BLURTED
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R. R. stop for Jones Beach. : WANTAGH
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Ice: German. : EIS
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Scotch "no." : NAE
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Old type of distilling apparatus. : ALEMBIC
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Companion of Ariel and Caliban. : MIRANDA
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A painter of Montmartre. : UTRILLO
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An albatross is an ill one. : OMEN
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Rubbernecky. : NOSY
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Snobbish. : UPSTAGE
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Progenitor of the U. N. : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
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Money in ancient Greece. : OBOLS
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Kindergartners. : TOTS
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Eddie Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
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French girl's name. : RENEE
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Goddess who threw the apple of discord. : ERIS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Something to wear. : DRESS
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Fresh-water duck. : SMEE
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Saucy talk. : SASS
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Old saw. : ADAGE
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Distinguished Anglo-Irish novelist. : BOWEN
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Red letter day. : EVENT
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Actor Francis ___. : LEDERER
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Needed by bookkeepers and aerialists. : BALANCE
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Glorified. : EXALTED
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Rockfish. : RENA
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She wrote "Barren Ground." : GLASGOW
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Tenant in the pre-rent control era. : CAVEMAN
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Nourishment. : ALIMENT
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A small lump of something. : BLOB
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Ship's motion. : ROLL
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Refrain in "Dixie." : AWAY
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The talk of a demogogue. : RANT
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F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
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V. P. Curtis' sister and hostess, Dolly ___. : GANN
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Old oath. : EGAD
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Frank of the Yankees. : SHEA
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Boy friend. : BEAU
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Rhythm. : LILT
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Operator. : USER
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Rubs elbows. : MINGLES
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G. I. jackets. : BLOUSES
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German girl's name. : ILSE
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Wailers of the West. : COYOTES
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Redcoated law enforcer. : MOUNTIE
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Deadlock. : IMPASSE
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Musical silence. : REST
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Riviera resort, between Nice and Cannes. : ANTIBES
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Cardiac "main stem." : AORTA
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Small two-winged flies. : GNATS
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Famed Tennessean first name. : ESTES
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___ Mayor of London. : LORD
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From whom the Hebrews got their name. : EBER
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First-rate. : AONE
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Athlete's style. : FORM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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