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New York Times, Saturday, October 7, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 475
Across
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County in Eire. : MAYO
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Hindu title. : RANA
9
Co-defendant in famous trial, 1921–26. : SACCO
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Winged. : ALAR
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Attention-getting sound. : AHEM
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Most conspicuous constellation. : ORION
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Mankind's political dream. : WORLDGOVERNMENT
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Stalin's men. : REDARMY
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Of old age. : SENILE
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Part of a snare. : NOOSE
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Daughter of Loki. : HEL
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Pitcher's arm-swinging motion. : WINDUP
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___ Tuesdays. : MEATLESS
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He wrote "The Cocktail Party." : ELIOT
34
Mankind's curse. : WARS
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Legal proceedings. : ACTA
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Settled. : LIT
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China's Yellow River, 2,700 miles. : HWANGHO
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Palmyra fiber. : TAL
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Angler's fly. : LURE
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Inlets. : RIAS
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Barbara Ann ___, Olympic skater. : SCOTT
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Creator of Peregrine Pickle. : SMOLLETT
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Gems. : STONES
49
Sweet ___. : PEA
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Ethereal salt. : ESTER
52
What Dufy does. : PAINTS
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Feathered. : PENNATE
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Shore dinner item. : HARDSHELLEDCRAB
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"___ Get Your Gun." : ANNIE
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The Tombs. : JAIL
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Blunderbore was one. : OGRE
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Was located. : STOOD
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Measure. : METE
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Western Germany's capital city. : BONN
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Bryn ___. : MAWR
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Lily plant. : ALOE
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British police HQ. : YARD
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Fruit center in Florida. : ORLANDO
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Popular be-bop song. : RAGMOP
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Hails another ship. : AHOYS
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The Sagebrush State: Abbr. : NEV
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City in Iowa. : AMES
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Keats' "Bright Star." : SONNET
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Bracelet. : ARMILLA
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Heaven: Fr. : CIEL
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Volcanic peak. : CONE
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Where the Severn River is: Abbr. : ONT
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N. Y.'s 1949–50 worry. : DROUTH
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Same old story. : REHASH
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Issue forth. : EMANATE
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Sadlers ___ Ballet. : WELLS
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Where Achilles fought Hector. : ILIUM
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The N in TNT. : NITRO
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Units of work in C. G. S. system. : ERGS
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Senator from Montana. : ECTON
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Alaska may be one. : STATE
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Smelling ___. : SALTS
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___-and-see policy. : WAIT
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Middleground's reward at Churchill Downs. : WREATH
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Belgian seaport. : OSTEND
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President Quirino of the Philippines. : ELPIDIO
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MacArthur's pipe. : CORNCOB
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Describing spectacles. : LENSED
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Henry ___ Commager. : STEELE
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___ personality. : SPLIT
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Steam engine's throb. : PANT
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Contemporary cartoonist. : ARNO
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Constituent Assembly of Poland, 1918–22. : SEJM
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Jason's ship. : ARGO
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Mountain pool. : TARN
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"___ Holden," by Irvine Bacheller. : EBEN
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Holds. : HAS
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Former New Guinea air base. : LAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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