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New York Times, Friday, October 27, 1950

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 495
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1. Celebrated private eye. : SPADE
6. Times around. : LAPS
10. Mr. Rizzuto. : PHIL
14. Senatorial vestments. : TOGAS
15. Where Bagdad is. : IRAQ
16. Son of Jacob. : LEVI
17. To the left. : APORT
18. Famous statue in Concord, symbolic of American Revolution. : MINUTEMAN
20. She has Broadway's most famous laugh. : BANKHEAD
22. Washington or Sir Henry. : IRVING
23. Cunning. : SLYNESS
24. Perennial AFL head. : GREEN
25. Summer: Fr. : ETE
26. Princeton's dramatic club. : TRIANGLE
29. Thicket. : COPSE
32. "Captain Sam ___" by Lloyd Lewis. : GRANT
33. Roll of bills. : WAD
34. Misfortunes. : ILLS
35. Hurled. : FLUNG
36. Mammoth ___ in Kentucky. : CAVE
37. Cousin of the cassowary. : EMU
38. Company directors. : BOARD
39. Happier. : GAYER
40. Band leader, speedboat racer. : LOMBARDO
42. Scottish county noted for cattle. : AYR
43. Music deadeners. : MUTES
44. Inevitable performer on TV variety show. : ACROBAT
48. Offensive odor. : STENCH
50. They play in "Home on the Range." : ANTELOPE
51. Medium bombers. : MITCHELLS
53. Saltpeter. : NITRE
54. Indian word meaning correct. : OKEH
55. General's assistant. : AIDE
56. Take up. : ENTER
57. French Nobel Prize winner. : GIDE
58. "___ Ruth." : DEAR
59. Impudent. : SASSY
1. What Tybalt does to Mercutio. : STABS
2. Of the Bishop of Rome: Rare. : POPAL
3. "___" column in British papers. : AGONY
4. Koestler's "___ at Noon." : DARKNESS
5. One who makes much of the beautiful. : ESTHETE
6. Beans. : LIMAS
7. Bone dry. : ARID
8. All: Comb. form. : PAN
9. Escorting. : SQUIRING
10. Premier of France. : PLEVEN
11. "Papa" of the novelists. : HEMINGWAY
12. Abdul the Bulbul's rival. : IVAN
13. Food fish. : LING
19. A great satisfaction. : TREAT
21. Compass point. : ESE
24. $1,000. : GRAND
26. Literary colony on Cape Cod. : TRURO
27. Wash. : LAVE
28. Western German river. : EDER
29. Heaven: Fr. : CIEL
30. Braves' outfielder. : OLMO
31. Sounded, fathomed. : PLUMMETED
32. Plants with brilliant flowers: Colloq. : GLADS
35. Part of the face. : FOREHEAD
36. Between Virginia and Georgia. : CAROLINA
38. Quantity of bread. : BATCH
39. Gen. O. P. Smith's men: Slang. : GYRENES
41. This year's Nobel Peace Prize winner. : BUNCHE
42. What thespians do. : ACT
44. Goose. : ANSER
45. The earthworm tractor man. : BOTTS
46. After: Fr. : APRES
47. Weeping: Dial. : TEERY
48. Pittsburgh phenomenon. : SMOG
49. The Creator in Polynesia. : TIKI
50. Actor Robert ___. : ALDA
52. He commutes between Oslo and New York. : LIE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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