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New York Times, Thursday, October 26, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 494
Across
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Palestine port. : ACRE
5
Subject of ibn-Saud. : ARAB
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Province of India. : ASSAM
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Females. : SHES
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Anatomical tissue. : TELA
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What the piper's son did. : STOLE
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Touch. : PALP
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In Norway, 24.7 inches. : ALEN
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___ Sainte Marie canals. : SAULT
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Gov. of Hawaii. : STAINBACK
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Bandleader Shaw. : ARTIE
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The Atomic Era. : TODAY
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U.A.W. President. : REUTHER
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Of the vertebrae. : SPINAL
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Wall St. optimist. : BULL
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Drenched. : ASOAK
30
Meaningful names. : EPITHETS
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Ray Robinson's métier. : RING
36
Great artery. : AORTA
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Sacred Buddhist mountain. : OMEI
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New York's lower house. : ASSEMBLY
41
Circular. : ORBED
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U.S.S.R. city. : OREL
43
Horse's rearing motion. : PESADE
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Iron-curtained country. : ALBANIA
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Exterior. : OUTER
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Explode. : BURST
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Cornhusker. : NEBRASKAN
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Dutch news agency. : ANETA
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Fashion designer. : DIOR
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Seaport of Hawaii. : HILO
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German state. : BADEN
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Al Jolson's widow. : ERLE
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Unique thing. : ONER
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Australian parrot. : ARARA
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Wallace ___, late actor. : REID
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Shakespeare's word for enigma. : EGMA
Down
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Horned vipers. : ASPS
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Informal talk. : CHAT
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The "R" in N.L.R.B. : RELATIONS
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Dr. Fuchs' crime. : ESPIONAGE
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Moorish kettledrum. : ATABAL
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Feature in annual Penn meet. : RELAY
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Mr. Guinness, actor. : ALEC
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Insolvent. : BANKRUPT
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Kentucky Derby winner in '46. : ASSAULT
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Initiate. : START
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Anti-F.E.P.C. bloc. : SOUTH
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Pitcher Reynolds of Yanks. : ALLIE
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Taxi driver's gadget. : METER
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The Sioux State: Abbr. : NDAK
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Director Kazan. : ELIA
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F.D.R.'s mother. : SARA
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Greek letters. : PSIS
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Aquamarine. : BERYL
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Symbol of good luck. : HORSESHOE
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What Columbus was doing on Aug. 3, 1492. : EMBARKING
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Set up a golf ball. : TEED
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Border of an object. : SIDE
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Dugout: Fr. : ABRI
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Poisonous shrub. : OLEANDER
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Gov. Bonner's state. : MONTANA
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Mountain chain in Greece. : OETA
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Showed feline glee. : PURRED
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Addis ___, Ethiopia. : ABABA
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Of the moon. : LUNAR
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Town in the Netherlands. : BREDA
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Ray-flowered perennial. : ASTER
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Metric weights of Greece. : OBOLI
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Costello's country. : EIRE
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Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
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Ibsen heroine. : NORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 7 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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