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New York Times, Friday, October 20, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 488
Across
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5—CF. : DIMAGGIO
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___ Lahr. : BERT
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Regenerate. : REDEVELOP
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Floating ice fields. : FLOES
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Put into too high spirits. : OVERELATE
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Two-year-old salmon. : SMOLT
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Fine cereal grains. : MEAL
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Brazilian macaw. : ARARA
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Belgian river. : YSER
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Syllables of hesitation. : ERS
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Nibbled. : ATE
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National political organization. : ADA
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Señora Perón. : EVA
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Actress ___ Hyams. : LEILA
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European tongue. : SLAVIC
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Those who credit purchases. : RETURNERS
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"The Way of All ___." : FLESH
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Beautiful youth: Latin. : ADON
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Rocky Mountain park. : ESTES
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Lilylike plant. : ALOE
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Flat circular plates. : DISCS
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Snakes, collectively. : SERPENTRY
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Where the Marines landed. : INCHON
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Guardians of the N. Y. Public Library. : LIONS
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Camel's hair fabric. : ABA
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Little. : WEE
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Where Graz is: Abbr. : AUS
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"___ about that?" : HOW
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He played "The Guardsman." : LUNT
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Noted Australian statesman. : EVATT
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Island near Java. : BALI
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Costello's people. : IRISH
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Estranges. : ALIENATES
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Lamb: Latin. : AGNUS
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Supply vessel. : STORESHIP
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Intimation. : MINT
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Renowned physicist. : EINSTEIN
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Governor of Massachusetts. : DEVER
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Notions. : IDEAS
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European blackbird. : MERL
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Fifth ___. : AVE
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Popular dessert. : GELATINE
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What automobile headlights should be. : GLARELESS
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Tittle. : IOTA
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One of the "Ring" cycle. : OPERA
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"___ Daughter," by John Marquand. : BFS
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Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
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Jackie Robinson's middle name. : ROOSEVELT
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A modern "must." : TELEVISOR
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City near Oneida Lake. : ROME
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Biographer Lytton ___. : STRACHEY
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Want ___. : ADS
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Gas: Comb. form. : AER
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Mr. Landon. : ALF
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Business men's ___. : LUNCH
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Russian labor group. : ARTEL
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Messrs. Ladd and Bunce. : ALANS
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Wrist bones uniting with the radius. : RADIALIA
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Prince Charlie's father. : EDINBURGM
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Famous maestro. : TOSCANINI
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Orderly sequence. : SERIATION
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Oil wells. : SPOUTERS
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Broadcast. : SOW
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Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
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Born. : NEE
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Enlarging gradually, as a chimney. : EVASE
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In India, an elephant. : HATHI
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Liquid part of fat. : OLEIN
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Handful of straw. : WISP
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About an inch, in China. : TSUN
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High: Comb. form. : ALTI
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Springboard for attack. : BASE
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Presidential initials. : HST
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Lace fabric. : NET

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 4 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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