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New York Times, Tuesday, October 17, 1950

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 485
Across Down
1. Penn's President. : STASSEN
8. Granting. : LOANING
15. Raft that crossed from Peru to Polynesia. : KONTIKI
16. Neighbor of Yugoslavia. : ALBANIA
17. Chants. : INTONES
18. Indo-China Republic. : VIETNAM
19. "Charley's Aunt" is one. : FARCE
20. Winter item. : SLED
22. Old form of "size." : CISE
23. Anti-aircraft burst. : FLAK
24. Aeronautical signal. : BEAM
25. Oohs and ___. : AHS
26. Anne Elizabeth Louise Alice of Edinburgh. : PRINCESS
29. Assessment. : FEE
32. More family-like. : HOMIER
35. Fascinate. : ENTHRALL
37. Developed. : EVOLVED
39. Non-acceptance of Stalinism. : TITOISM
40. Reclaimed. : REDEEMED
42. Gossamer fabrics. : VOILES
43. Willkie's world. : ONE
44. Diets. : REGIMENS
46. Term of opprobium. : RAT
48. Girl's name. : AVIS
49. Diplomacy. : TACT
53. Eastern European. : SLAV
55. Malayan's "Sir." : TUAN
56. ___ de Cordoba, late actor. : PEDRO
57. Football pass. : LATERAL
59. Cigar. : CHEROOT
61. Mr. Harriman. : AVERELL
62. The music muse. : EUTERPE
63. Small fortress. : BASTILE
64. Clairvoyant. : SEERESS
1. Small boat. : SKIFF
2. Characterizing sound. : TONAL
3. Sinuses. : ANTRA
4. Atom bomb hoard. : STOCKPILE
5. Without: Latin. : SINE
6. Piece out. : EKE
7. Army hut. : NISSEN
8. Washing; bathing. : LAVEMENT
9. Odorous. : OLID
10. Subject of a Robert Sherwood play. : ABE
11. Bobby-soxer's favorite word. : NATCH
12. Erin. : INNISFAIL
13. East Indian island. : NIAS
14. Plucky. : GAME
21. "Broccoli and Old ___," by Frank Sullivan. : LACE
24. Boat with two banks of oars. : BIREME
25. Lucy ___, "Bride of Lammermoor." : ASHTON
27. Return to an earlier type. : REVERT
28. On the road to which a polygamist was met. : STIVES
30. Other. : ELSE
31. Trees threatened by extinction. : ELMS
32. Idol. : HERO
33. Warm place. : OVEN
34. Acts as MC on TV forums. : MODERATES
36. Blusterer. : ROISTERER
38. French figure, leader of R. P. F. : DEGAULLE
41. Lily Pons, for instance. : DIVA
45. Walks with affectedly dainty steps. : MINCES
47. Avoid. : AVERT
50. Worship. : ADORE
51. Secretary Brannan's concern. : CROPS
52. Carries. : TOTES
53. Toed by pitchers. : SLAB
54. Mauna Loa output. : LAVA
55. Lofty. : TALL
56. Piccolo ___. : PETE
58. King: Portuguese. : REI
60. Outcry. : HUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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