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New York Times, Wednesday, October 11, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.78, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 479
Across
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Turkish honorary title. : PASHA
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Bagpiper. : SCOT
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Highest point. : ACME
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Part of a church. : ALTAR
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Heart. : CORE
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Lignite. : COAL
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Revocations of military orders. : COUNTERMANDINGS
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Literary collections. : ANAS
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Symbol of England. : LION
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Knot again. : RETIE
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Indian weight. : SER
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Viet ___. : NAM
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Senator from Oklahoma. : KERR
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English street car. : TRAM
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Collegiate haircut. : CREW
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___ Fellow. : ODD
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Sahara watering place. : OASIS
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Very thin piece of candy. : CHIP
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Characteristic of Monday. : BLUE
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According to the science of mind. : PSYCHOLOGICALLY
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"Of ___ and the River." : TIME
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Scarlett's home. : TARA
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Vocal examinations. : ORALS
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Capuchin monkey. : SAI
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"Hopalong" Cassidy in person. : BOYD
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Director of Selective Service for New York City. : COBB
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Negatives. : NOES
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Police Athletic League. : PAL
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City in Peru. : ICA
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Prescribed doctrine. : DOGMA
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Placed; located. : LAID
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Strip of wood. : SLAT
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Non-isolationist. : INTERVENTIONIST
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School on the Thames. : ETON
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Preposition. : INTO
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Charlotte. : LOTTA
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Offspring. : SONS
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Distress. : PAIN
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Aqueduct states for 3-yr. olds. : DWYER
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South American rodents. : PACAS
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Solo. : ALONE
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New chairman of National Security Resources Board. : STUARTSYMINGTON
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A German. : HANS
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Man's nickname. : ART
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Light, coarse cotton. : SCRIM
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Popular baritone. : COMO
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African port. : ORAN
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Numeral. : TEN
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Steel: French. : ACIER
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Power of regulation. : CONTROLLABILITY
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The three "wise men." : MAGI
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In addition. : ELSE
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Biblical country. : ELAM
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Mr. Pearson. : DREW
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Popular writer of light verse. : NASH
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Military cap. : KEPI
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Playwright Elmer ___. : RICE
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"The Lost ___." : CHORD
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Latvia's capital. : RIGA
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Dreary. : DULL
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Algerian governors. : DEYS
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Makes a choice. : OPTS
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Owen Lattimore's specialty. : ASIA
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Chairman of N. Y. State Civil Defense Commission. : CLAY
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Part of a fishhook. : BARB
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Sioux Indians. : OTOS
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Not excited. : COOL
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Symbol of Russia. : BEAR
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Mohammedan magistrate. : CADI
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Prophetic signs. : OMENS
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Mountaineer's iron peg for attaching rope. : PITON
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Rigid system of social distinctions. : CASTE
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Perfume from roses. : ATTAR
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Former head of Un-American Activities Committee. : DIES
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Upon. : ONTO
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Siberian river. : LENA
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Against: Prefix. : ANTI
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Winter weather. : SNOW
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One who receives priority in wartime traveling. : VIP
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___ Glory. : OLD

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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