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New York Times, Wednesday, October 4, 1950

47-Down : College functions: Colloq.

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
Leonard Goldberg has 21 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 472
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Pahlevi of Iran. : SHAH
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Metal fasteners. : HASPS
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Ambassador to Japan, 1932-41. : GREW
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Hair: Comb. form. : PILO
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Singing group. : OCTET
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A method of printing: Colloq. : ROTO
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Mr. Gump. : ANDY
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Penned. : WROTE
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Stratford Upon ___. : AVON
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Much headlined branch of government. : STATEDEPARTMENT
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Pulitzer prize novel, "The Big ___." : SKY
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Fertile soil. : LOAM
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Permission. : LEAVE
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A unit of yarn. : PLY
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A conspirator against Caesar. : CASCA
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Girl's name. : INGA
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Man's name. : IRA
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Glove. : MITTEN
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False hair, wigs, etc. : TRANSFORMATIONS
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Huge crowds. : HORDES
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Sticky substance: Colloq. : GOO
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Action at law. : CASE
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Of former times. : OLDEN
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British cartoonist, creator of Colonel Blimp. : LOW
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After awhile. : LATER
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Wine-producing valley in California. : NAPA
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Be indisposed. : AIL
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Modesty. : UNOBTRUSIVENESS
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To laugh: Fr. : RIRE
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Make a speech. : ORATE
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Nymph in love with Narcissus. : ECHO
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Armadillo. : APAR
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Fred Wilt is one. : MILER
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Scrutinize. : SCAN
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Cosmo Gordon ___, Archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
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Least pleasing or favorable. : SEAMY
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Bastes. : SEWS
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Resort centers. : SPAS
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Clew. : HINT
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Former Met star. : ALDA
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Chief of Staff, USAF. : HOYTSVANDENBERG
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___ Doody. : HOWDY
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Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
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Period, in cable messages. : STOP
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Having leaves, as a flower. : PETALY
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One cubic meter, in Italy. : STERO
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Correctness in use of language. : GRAMMATICALNESS
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Ramble. : ROVE
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College on the Thames. : ETON
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Habit. : WONT
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Make a bare living. : EKE
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Understood, but not spoken. : TACIT
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A print made from stone: Colloq. : LITHO
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Sign up. : ENROL
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Henry Wallace's middle name. : AGARD
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Vote for something. : PRO
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Slow and steady, in music. : LARGO
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European ermine. : STOAT
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Burn spices, as an offering. : CENSE
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Genus of geese. : ANSER
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Conjunctions. : IFS
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Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
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France's upper house. : SENAT
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Cut down. : MOW
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A famous Annie. : LAURIE
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U. N. Secretary General. : LIE
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College functions: Colloq. : PROMS
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___ Hopwood, popular playwright of the Twenties. : AVERY
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Asian mountain range. : URAL
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East Indian palm. : NIPA
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Algerian port, scene of naval battle, World War II. : ORAN
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Spanish dining hall. : SALA
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Separate particular. : ITEM
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Behold: Latin. : ECCE
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Noted playwright. : SHAW
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Descendants. : SONS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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