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New York Times, Saturday, October 21, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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J
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A
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P
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A
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N
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S
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T
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E
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P
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A
C
H
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A
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D
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K
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T
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E
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L
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P
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A
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T
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V
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P
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G
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T
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R
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D
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M
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E
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M
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A
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S
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C
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P
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L
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A
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A
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R
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N
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R
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D
R
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S
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I
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B
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K
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C
H
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N
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U
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L
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A
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M
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E
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S
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D
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 489
Across
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Country that has no army or navy. : JAPAN
6
Comfortable slippers. : STEPINS
13
Second largest state in Mexico. : SONORA
14
Queen Mary carries one. : PARASOL
15
Vishinsky's opponent. : ACHESON
16
Boulder Dam state. : ARIZONA
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Mr. Dooley's brainfather. : DUNNE
18
Girl's name. : KAREN
20
Make lace. : TAT
21
Formerly. : ERST
22
Fathers. : SIRES
23
Box at the movies. : LOGE
24
Money player. : PRO
25
Relatives. : AUNTS
26
Contents of an automobile cylinder. : VAPOR
27
Hebrew temple: Var. : SYNAGOG
29
The "t" in d. t.'s. : TREMENS
31
Rep's rival. : DEM
32
Period. : ERA
33
___ Hall, headquarters of a famous brotherhood. : MASONIC
37
Black-and-white sea birds. : PETRELS
41
Siren sound. : ALERT
42
Originated. : AROSE
44
Born. : NEE
45
Le ___, Parisian comic magazine. : RIRE
46
Funny: Fr. : DROLE
47
Ballplayer Musial. : STAN
48
Where Barbara Scott shines. : ICE
49
Half-wild horse. : BRONK
50
Burns. : CHARS
51
Unaffected. : NATURAL
53
Poison from almonds. : AMARINE
55
Place in bondage. : ENSLAVE
56
Stands for art. : EASELS
57
Stanley ___. : STEAMER
58
Stalemates. : DRAWS
Down
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Displaced person: Truman's Cabinet. : JOHNSON
2
Concerning. : ANENT
3
Strike an attitude. : POSE
4
Nigerian tribesman. : ARO
5
China's southern capital. : NANKING
6
Leanest. : SPAREST
7
Biblical weeds. : TARES
8
___ mavournin. : ERIN
9
La ___, capital of Bolivia. : PAZ
10
Element resembling another in atomic structure. : ISOTOPE
11
Nine-angled figure. : NONAGON
12
Severe critics. : SLATERS
13
Move quickly. : SCURRY
15
Animal fat: Lat. : ADEPS
19
Man's nickname. : ART
22
The Finns. : SUOMI
23
Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
25
Ten-percenter. : AGENT
26
Green: Fr. : VERTE
28
Love. : ADORE
30
Popular Dodger. : REESE
33
Clifford B. Cates' men. : MARINES
34
Sweet red wine of Spain. : ALICANT
35
African with a white Queen. : SERETSE
36
Christmas greeter. : CAROLER
37
Danced in 2/4 time. : POLKAED
38
Involves. : ENTAILS
39
Discovers. : LEARNS
40
Good judgment. : SENSE
43
___ Hubbard, the Dianetics man. : RON
46
River between Hungary and Yugoslavia. : DRAVE
47
Anne Jeffreys' role. : SHREW
49
___ Stoker, author of Dracula. : BRAM
50
House: Span. : CASA
52
The gums. : ULA
54
Flaw. : MAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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