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New York Times, Monday, October 23, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 491
Across
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Sir Benegal N. Rau's country. : INDIA
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Time of day. : DUSK
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Squalid part of a city. : SLUM
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The lights of Broadway. : NEONS
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One opposed. : ANTI
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___ sapiens. : HOMO
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Voice of the opera. : CROSS
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Man's nickname. : STAN
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Exchange premium. : AGIO
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Airport in the Azores. : HORTA
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Nationality of Cardinal Mindszenty. : HUNGARIAN
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Overhang. : IMPEND
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Narrow strips of land. : NECKS
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Nearly: Colloq. : MOST
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Noble objectives. : IDEALS
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Inspirit. : AROUSE
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Coupling pin. : DRAWBOLT
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Badges of Knighthood in Great Britain. : GARTERS
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Visionary. : DREAMER
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"The evil that men do lives after them. The good is oft ___ with their bones." : INTERRED
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Lament. : GRIEVE
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Scene of Hemingway's new novel. : VENICE
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Prohibitionists. : DRYS
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Stock Exchange: German. : BORSE
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City north of Naples. : AVERSA
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Short stories. : ANECDOTES
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Subject of Congressional investigation. : CRIME
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Palm thatch. : NIPA
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Uncle of Sir Lancelot. : BORS
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Rubber city. : AKRON
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Man's name. : JOEL
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Gaelic. : ERSE
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He loved Francesca. : PAOLO
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Exclusively. : ONLY
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French-Belgian river. : YSER
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Hirelings. : ESNES
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Big ___, cross-country oil line. : INCH
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Popular orchid-fancying detective. : NERO
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Exit. : DOOR
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National French society. : INSTITUTE
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Part of the Union of India. : ASSAM
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Ran violently. : DASHED
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Cacophonous. : UNTUNED
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Criterion. : STANDARD
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George VI. : KING
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Participate. : SHARE
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Sound reasoning. : LOGIC
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Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
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Mars has two. : MOONS
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R. S. V. P. : ANSWER
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South Dakota's capital. : PIERRE
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O'Henry's "The Gift of the ___." : MAGI
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N. African invasion port, 1942. : ORAN
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Classify. : SORT
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Greater. : LARGER
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Delivered: Tennis. : SERVED
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Sealskin boats of Alaskan Eskimos. : BAIDARKAS
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Tenth of an ephah. : OMER
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Impose, as taxes. : LEVY
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Very: French. : TRES
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One-third of these seek re-election. : SENATORS
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Of various kinds. : DIVERSE
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Rater of taxes. : CESSER
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Vote getter in the South. : BANJO
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Cousin of the leek. : ONION
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Drive back. : REPEL
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Laminate. : SCALY
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Shaft of a feather. : SCAPE
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The third vow. : OBEY
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Recent discovery in Venezuela. : IRON
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Breakwater. : MOLE
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Son of Seth. : ENOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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