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New York Times, Tuesday, October 31, 1950

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 499
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1. Of which John L. Lewis is king. : COAL
5. Unemployed. : IDLE
9. Man's name. : ABRAM
14. First word of the "Aeneid." : ARMA
15. He battled the Philistines. : SAUL
16. Winter resort on Biscayne Bay. : MIAMI
17. Smear. : DAUB
18. "The Swedish Nightingale." : LIND
19. Student at Texas A&M. : AGGIE
20. Impertinence. : INSOLENCE
22. Author of "Hedda Gabler." : IBSEN
23. A cubic meter. : STERE
24. Lost by King Leopold. : THRONE
26. Timidest. : SHIEST
28. Lie fallow. : REST
32. U. S. price-controlled crop. : POTATOES
36. Ozzie Nelson's wife. : HATTIE
38. Dwellers. : ABIDERS
39. City in France, N of Arras. : BETHUNE
40. Red Cross supporters. : DONORS
41. They're gold at the Met. : CURTAINS
42. Scorch. : SEAR
43. Girl's name. : ELOISE
45. Assault. : ASSAIL
47. A source of U. S. revenue. : STAMP
52. A rush, as of words. : SPATE
55. Disobedient. : UNDUTIFUL
57. Subject for discussion. : TOPIC
58. Water shortage preventative. : RAIN
59. Leonardo da Vinci's Mona. : LISA
60. Poet and playwright, author of "The Waste Land." : ELIOT
61. Vedic god of fire. : AGNI
62. Miss O'Brien Moore. : ERIN
63. Pecuniary resources. : MEANS
64. State flower of Utah. : SEGO
65. "Hit the ___." : DECK
1. Arabian judges. : CADIS
2. Praying figure. : ORANT
3. Entertain. : AMUSE
4. Tobin is its Secretary. : LABOR
5. ___ of Wight. : ISLE
6. Foods especially tasty. : DAINTIES
7. Automat specialty. : LUNCHES
8. Church officers. : ELDERS
9. Violently. : AMAIN
10. Gun named after Frau Krupp. : BIGBERTHA
11. Junkman's quest. : RAGS
12. Lady friend: Fr. : AMIE
13. Air or aspect. : MIEN
21. Senator Hunt of Wyoming. : LESTER
25. Ones not included. : OTHERS
27. Today's Garden show-offs. : HORSES
29. Vanity case. : ETUI
30. ___ Fein. : SINN
31. Golf gadgets. : TEES
32. Water lily leaves. : PADS
33. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
34. Girl's nickname. : TINA
35. Worship. : ADORATION
37. Bear witness. : ATTEST
39. One of our great industries. : BUILDING
41. Function of U. S. Mint. : COINAGE
44. Miss Libbey and Mrs. Hobson. : LAURAS
46. Denominations. : SECTS
48. Covered with glazed slabs. : TILED
49. Burning. : AFIRE
50. Edwin Franco Goldman's field. : MUSIC
51. A way to cook shad. : PLANK
52. Part of a pipe. : STEM
53. Paderewski was one. : POLE
54. Port and capital of Western Samoa. : APIA
56. Genus of mussels. : UNIO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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