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New York Times, Monday, October 16, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 25, Avg Word Len: 5.71, Missing: { F J K Q U X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 484
Across
1. They may nationize steel. : BRITONS
8. Appropriate adjective for President Griswold. : PROYALE
15. Site of University of Wyoming. : LARAMIE
16. "O ___ Jonson." : RAREBEN
17. A step in the process of democratization. : AMERICANIZATION
19. ___ masqué. : BAL
20. Father of Ajax. : TELAMON
21. Individual. : ONE
22. What the F. E. P. C. is against. : BIAS
24. Change the position of measure lines in music. : REBAR
25. Beyond the dateline. : ASIA
26. Heating vessels. : ETNAS
28. Nonsense. : ROT
29. Closed at one end. : BLIND
30. Indian. : REDMAN
32. Statements given to the press. : RELEASES
34. Wood. : PINE
36. Backtalk. : SASS
37. Contemporary symphonic conductor. : SMALLENS
41. Foolish old person. : DOTARD
45. Abhors. : HATES
46. Dip gently into water. : DAP
48. Busy man around Oct. 1. : MOVER
49. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
50. Modulations. : TONES
52. Term of reproach: Bibl. : RACA
53. God of forests. : PAN
54. Husband or wife. : PARTNER
56. Commotion. : ROW
57. The enemy. : AGGRESSORNATION
60. Setback. : RELAPSE
61. Bone of the ear. : OSSICLE
62. Costumes. : DRESSES
63. Most abstruse. : DEEPEST
Down
1. Chatter excessively. : BLABBER
2. Follower of a Hindu deity. : RAMAITE
3. Signatory of the North Atlantic Pact. : IRELAND
4. Coal product. : TAR
5. Neglect. : OMIT
6. Daintier. : NICER
7. Vessel that hunts fur animals. : SEALER
8. Man, the apes, the monkeys, etc. : PRIMATES
9. Sharp instrument. : RAZOR
10. North African port. : ORAN
11. Nevertheless. : YET
12. State of being without life. : ABIOSIS
13. Like a lion. : LEONINE
14. Groups of nine. : ENNEADS
18. Man next door: Billboard sp. : NABOR
23. Tasted. : SAMPLED
25. Zeus as an avenging deity. : ALASTOR
27. Spankers. : SAILS
29. Broom of twigs. : BESOM
31. Reading on a compass. : NNE
33. Stripling. : LAD
35. Signs. : ENDORSES
37. Mrs. Finley J. ___, philanthropist. : SHEPARD
38. Mr. Bing's position, at the Met. : MANAGER
39. Having a stinging sensation. : ATINGLE
40. ___ Domingo. : SANTO
42. One of the seven mortal sins. : AVARICE
43. Puts on ice again. : RECOOLS
44. Device for catching large birds. : DRAWNET
47. Fictional bad boy. : PENROD
50. Cup: French. : TASSE
51. Special capacity for perception. : SENSE
54. Invigorates. : PEPS
55. Level to the ground. : RASE
58. Abyssinian prince. : RAS
59. Careen. : TIP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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