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New York Times, Wednesday, October 25, 1950

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 493

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Students & seniors
Across
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He served under Taft, Hoover, Roosevelt and Truman. : STIMSON
8
System of writing. : SCRIPT
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Well-known Giant fan. : LARAINE
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Bunk! : BALONEY
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Come forth. : EMANATE
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Decreed. : ENACTED
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Quiet retreat. : DEN
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An old-fashioned virtue. : MODESTY
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Valise. : GRIP
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Malady among Malays. : LATA
25
Broken grain coat of seed. : BRAN
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In ___, in actual being. : ESSE
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Imprisoned Nazi. : HESS
28
Friday is named for her. : FRIGG
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Annoy. : MOLEST
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Former spitball pitcher. : GRIMES
32
Where plants are raised. : NURSERIES
34
Prize. : REWARD
37
Rearranges. : RESETS
39
Proverb. : ADAGE
40
Midge. : GNAT
41
Chooses. : OPTS
44
Piece of metal for roofing. : TILE
45
Student. : COED
46
Stead. : LIEU
47
What Gompers helped found. : AFL
48
One of a body of singers. : CHORIST
51
Near: Dial. : NAR
52
Crowned. : TIARAED
54
Noxious. : NOISOME
56
Indicts. : ACCUSES
57
Used in theatrical make-up. : GREASES
58
Seesaw. : TEETER
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Noted portrait painter and muralist (1856–1925). : SARGENT
Down
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Heavy hammer. : SLEDGE
2
Animal trainers. : TAMERS
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Persian culture. : IRANISM
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Isle of the Manx-men. : MAN
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Locale of Gertrude Lawrence's projected musical. : SIAM
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Against the surface of. : ONTO
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Unnecessary. : NEEDLESS
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"A right jolly old elf." : SANTA
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Head of N. Y. State civil defense. : CLAY
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Sinbad's transportation. : ROC
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Meantime. : INTERIM
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Nobility. : PEERAGE
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Senator from Maryland. : TYDINGS
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Outstrips. : BESTS
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Resident of New England. : EASTERNER
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State of servitude. : PEONAGE
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Clock city in Connecticut. : BRISTOL
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Drove. : HERD
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Independent. : FREE
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Decoy. : LURE
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Main point. : GIST
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Public recitals. : READINGS
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Sound of repeated knocking. : RATATAT
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Skyscraper. : EDIFICE
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He has split with Progressive party on Korea. : WALLACE
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Armed with sharp points. : SPINOSE
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Merchandise. : GOODS
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Dealers in a beverage. : TEAMEN
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Most stable. : SUREST
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Heard at Baker Field. : CHEER
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Book cover. : CASE
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North American rail. : SORA
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Row. : TIER
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Furrow. : RUT
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Lose resiliency. : SAG

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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