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New York Times, Friday, September 28, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 831
Across
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Miss Blair or Miss Leigh. : JANET
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Figure in recent baseball hearing. : COBB
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Late Mr. Ragland. : RAGS
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Macaw. : ARARA
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Competent. : ABLE
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Tie score. : EVEN
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Affected with great excitement. : MANIC
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All: Fr. : TOUS
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___ and Dance. : DINE
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Family scapegrace. : BLACKSHEEP
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Hour: Latin. : HORA
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Nonclerical. : LAY
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Dressed fussily. : PREENED
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Harvested. : REAPED
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___ de lune. : CLAIR
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Emigrant island. : ELLIS
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It is used in Mecca. : PRAYERRUG
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Dash. : ELAN
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Silent persons: Fr. : MUETS
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Rumanian city. : IASI
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Surprise candidate. : DARKHORSE
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Fury. : ANGER
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Talkth like thith. : LISPS
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Boil down for pocket magazines. : DIGEST
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A kind of candy. : CARAMEL
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Yours and mine. : OUR
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In the center of. : AMID
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Contracts in which workers agree not to join union. : YELLOWDOGS
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South of France. : MIDI
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Cooled. : ICED
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Man's nickname. : AUGIE
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Former New Jersey Governor. : EDGE
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Forward end of an aircraft. : NOSE
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Football cheers. : YELLS
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R. E., Lila, Light Horse Harry, etc. : LEES
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Girl's nickname. : GWEN
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They come out of the attic in winter. : SLEDS
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Door upright. : JAMB
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A Soviet sea. : ARAL
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Nurse. : NANA
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Mr. Ambler. : ERIC
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Between ends and guards. : TACKLES
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Starlet O'Donnell. : CATHY
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Hautboy. : OBOE
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All-in-one dinner. : BLUEPLATE
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Bespatters. : BESPRAYS
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Something that diverts attention from main issue. : REDHERRING
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Airplane: Fr. : AVION
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Style of painting. : GENRE
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"Slammin' Sam" of the fairways. : SNEAD
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Blue. : SAD
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Obsolete form of "awe." : EIE
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Justice appointed in 1938. : REED
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Miss Raines or Miss Logan. : ELLA
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Winged. : ALAR
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Fishing flies or cocktails. : PINKLADIES
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Salad green. : CRESS
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Subject of Gelett Burgess' famous quatrain. : PURPLECOW
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See red. : RAGE
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Puts into service. : USES
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Surrounded. : GIRT
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Shuffling along: Slang. : MOSEYING
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Pronoun. : HIM
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Where planes fly. : AIRWAYS
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For two players. : DUO
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A brown color. : CAMEL
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Chemical compound. : AMIDE
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Long narrow chain of hills. : RIDGE
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Of yore. : OLDEN
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___ Majeste. : LESE
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Combat for two. : DUEL
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Flirtatious look. : OGLE
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Paint with gold. : GILD
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Bar of a soap frame. : SESS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later.

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