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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

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Students & seniors
Across
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
Down
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
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Worship. : ADORE
51
Secretary Brannan's concern. : CROPS
52
Carries. : TOTES
53
Toed by pitchers. : SLAB
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Mauna Loa output. : LAVA
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Lofty. : TALL
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Piccolo ___. : PETE
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King: Portuguese. : REI
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Outcry. : HUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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