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New York Times, Friday, October 13, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 481
Across
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Bud Wilkinson's game. : FOOTBALL
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Habituate. : SEASON
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Underfoot: 3 words. : INTHEWAY
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Resident. : INMATE
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Bus line officials. : STARTERS
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Mrs. Stokowski. : GLORIA
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Food staple in the tropics. : TARO
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Famous Greek poetess, the "tenth Muse." : SAPPHO
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Snake charmer's assistant. : ASP
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Pluck: Colloq. : SPUNK
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Letter. : AITCH
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Channel swimmers wear it. : GREASE
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Capital of Afghanistan. : KABUL
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Gordon Dean heads it. : AEC
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U. N. group to promote international intellectual co-operation. : UNESCO
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Uncommon. : RARE
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Harsh, ringing sound. : CLANGOR
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Part of Italian East Africa. : ERITREA
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Melody. : TUNE
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An "S" in U. S. S. R. : SOVIET
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His play supplied the plot for "Hamlet." : KYD
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Preakness winner in '42. : ALSAB
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Hollywood star's nickname. : GINGER
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River of Spain and Portugal. : TAGUS
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Second Mohammedan month. : SAFAR
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British radio network. : BBC
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Clayton Tonnemaker, All-American ___. : CENTER
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___ Beach, Fla., where Dodgers train. : VERO
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Aspirant to statehood. : ALASKA
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Godfrey plays them. : UKULELES
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U. of Minnesota football player. : GOPHER
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Communist of the '20s. : LENINITE
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Cowboy's charges. : STEERS
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Values. : ASSESSES
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Ezzard's assets. : FISTS
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Ready for use. : ONTAP
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Seaport in N Japan. : OTARU
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Crowd. : THRONG
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What the parimutuel records. : BET
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Restrains by respectful fear. : AWES
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Narrative poem by Byron. : LARA
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Famous road high in Pennine Alps. : LYSPASS
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Device on a gun. : SIGHT
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Enclose. : ENLOCK
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I love: Latin. : AMO
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F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
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American inventor (1811–61). : OTIS
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Wagon tongue. : NEAP
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Make insertions. : PIECEIN
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Ex-Secy. of the Interior. : KRUG
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Leon ___, All-American end. : HART
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Man's name meaning man. : ENOS
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Ack-ack weapon. : AEROGUN
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"___ up the wrong tree." : BARK
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Nobel Prize chemist, discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
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Its ore is galena. : LEAD
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Legal proceedings. : ACTA
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Hebrew month. : ELUL
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Depth bombs: Colloq. : CANS
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Gov. McKay's state: Abbr. : OREG
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Unadulterated. : NEAT
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Adherents: Suffix. : ITES
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Warsaw's river. : VISTULA
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Theatrical "angel." : BACKER
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Black birds. : RAVENS
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Cogwheels. : GEARS
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Cat: Latin. : FELIS
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Mountain crest. : ARETE
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Billy and Eleanor. : ROSES
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Grips. : BAGS
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"___ on the escutcheon." : BLOT
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___ Hatteras, N. C. : CAPE
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Adds to, with "out." : EKES
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Hosiery troubles. : RUNS
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Pronoun. : SHE
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Peacemaker from Oslo. : LIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 19 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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