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New York Times, Wednesday, October 18, 1950

26-Down : Little ___, scene of Custer's Waterloo, 1876.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q V W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 486
Across
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Symbolic lake. : SUCCESS
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Scoundrel. : RUFFIAN
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Important continental. : ASIATIC
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Increase the value. : ENHANCE
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Advance. : FURTHER
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Turkish monetary unit. : PIASTRE
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George Marshall is its president. : ARC
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Native of Luzon. : IGOROT
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___ Sea, between Africa and Arabia. : RED
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Memento. : RELIC
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Knowledge. : LORE
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Madeira wine. : BUAL
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Angers. : IRES
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Flap in the wind. : SLAT
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Oak ___. : RIDGE
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Late Chief Justice of Supreme Court. : STONE
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Victims of warfare. : REFUGEES
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Name chosen by Naomi. : MARA
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Hurry. : RUSH
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Dismiss as of minor import. : RELEGATE
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Pilsen munitions works. : SKODA
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Biblical sheaves. : OMERS
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Wavy molding. : OGEE
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Vatican locus. : ROME
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Wood-wind. : OBOE
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Muscat is its capital. : OMAN
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Subsidiary building. : ANNEX
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Listen in secretly. : TAP
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Awaiting the right moment. : BIDING
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Urge on: Scot. : ERT
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Syria's river. : ORONTES
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Stalin's birthplace. : GEORGIA
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Most gargoylish. : UGLIEST
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Minds off balance. : MANIACS
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Walks like a baby. : TODDLES
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Small areas. : AREOLAE
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Jungle trip. : SAFARI
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Loan sharks. : USURERS
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Ring. : CIRCLET
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Angora. : CAT
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Moral. : ETHIC
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Victory: German. : SIEG
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Roll of parchment. : SCROLL
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Correspondent. : REPORTER
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Gather for strength. : UNITE
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Government housing agency. : FHA
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Roman divine law. : FAS
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Butt in. : INTRUDE
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Land area. : ACREAGE
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Sharp-pointed rocks. : NEEDLES
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Song of the cannon. : ROAR
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Corresponding part. : ISOMERE
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Little ___, scene of Custer's Waterloo, 1876. : BIGHORN
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Vaccines. : SERA
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State Department official of Far Eastern Affairs. : RUSK
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Old gray mares. : NAGS
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Unite into a whole. : FUSE
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Oak Ridge workers. : ATOMISTS
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Extirpate. : ROOTOUT
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Shipping ban. : EMBARGO
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Royal Belgian abdicator. : LEOPOLD
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Antique oath. : EGAD
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County in Ulster. : DONEGAL
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"O beautiful for spacious skies." : AMERICA
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Sphinxian problem. : ENIGMA
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Ecstasy: Fr. : EXTASE
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Falstaffian in figure. : OBESE
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In days past. : AGONE
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Miserly. : NEAR
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Nest. : NID
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___-Aviv. : TEL
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Pride of Brazil. : RIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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