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New York Times, Thursday, October 5, 1950

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Willard N. Jordan has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 473
Across
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Composer of "Brandenburg Concertos." : BACH
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Promising one. : COMER
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Playwright Hart. : MOSS
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"___ ben Adhem (may his tribe increase!)." : ABOU
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Persian. : IRANI
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Periodic. : ERAL
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Officer on a merchant ship. : SUPERCARGO
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Mr. Andrews, actor. : DANA
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Season in Paris. : ETE
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The Far ___. : EAST
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Mrs. ___, Morton's "Emily Post." : GRUNDY
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OGPU's successor. : NKVD
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Belgian town, scene of 1914–18 battles. : YPRES
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Friend of Aramis and Porthos. : ATHOS
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Can be produced. : CREATABLE
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Fly. : SOAR
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Hawthorne's Hester. : PRYNNE
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Everything. : ALL
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Young actress. : INGENUE
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Blandy's rank. : ADMIRAL
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Lunched. : ATE
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Harmonize. : ATTUNE
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City on the Tiber. : ROME
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Inoperative. : NONACTING
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Designer of Selim mosque. : SINAN
48
Tendency. : TREND
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Mislay. : LOSE
50
___ Roberts. : MISTER
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Deutschland ___ alles. : UBER
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Sunburn. : TAN
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Wicked. : EVIL
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The rate in U. S. is 2.7 per cent. : ILLITERACY
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Russell ___ Foundation. : SAGE
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Under, in poetry. : NEATH
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Gruesome giant. : OGRE
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Miss Baxter. : ANNE
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Juniper in England. : GORSE
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Source of sugar. : BEET
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___ hit. : BASE
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Adjoin. : ABUT
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Where the Rigsdag meets. : COPENHAGEN
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Annam's capital. : HUE
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Locust. : CICAD
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They were worth 2½ shillings in 920. : ORAS
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Joan of Arc's fate. : MARTYRY
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Part of the U. K.: Abbr. : ENG
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N. boundary of Mananaland. : RIOGRANDE
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Snaky-haired Gorgon. : MEDUSA
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Algerian port. : ORAN
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George ___, Mme. Dudevant's pseudonym. : SAND
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Do away with. : SLAY
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Clergymen: Abbr. : REVS
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Juniper of Old Testament. : RETEM
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Daughter of Demeter. : KORE
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Island of Malay Peninsula, its capital Georgetown. : PENANG
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Mongolian. : ASIAN
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Lone Ranger's Indian. : TONTO
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One afflicted with lack of thyroid. : CRETIN
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Rank higher than knightdom. : BARONETAGE
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Andean cousin of the camel. : LLAMA
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"The Lady of the Lake." : ELLEN
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Dawdling. : PUTTERING
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Pearl. : NACRE
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Fleur-de-lis. : IRIS
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Wavy. : UNDULAR
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Britain's Clement Richard. : ATTLEE
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Peeved. : SORE
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River of forgetfulness. : LETHE
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Flat-topped hill out West. : MESA
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Russian equivalent of John. : IVAN
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Neon item. : SIGN
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Two equal 25c. : BITS
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Port in Palestine. : ACRE
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Typical Red reply to U. N. proposals. : NYET
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Fifth sign of the Zodiac. : LEO
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Rifle. : ROB

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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