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New York Times, Monday, October 9, 1950

8-Down : Famous sports writer of the Twenties.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 477
Across
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Eddie Sawyer's game. : BASEBALL
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At which the Australians conquered. : TENNIS
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Name meaning good housewife. : LUCRETIA
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Black and yellow bird. : ORIOLE
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Policeman. : ARRESTER
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Board for writing: Latin. : TABULA
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"Home Sweet ___," by Barnes. : ZOO
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Imposes as a burden. : SADDLES
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Part of an umbrella. : RIB
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Baby archer. : EROS
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City on the Truckee. : RENO
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"Of ___ and Men," by John Steinbeck. : MICE
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Acts with fury. : RAGES
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North Koreans. : REDS
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A continent: Fr. : ASIE
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Dungarees. : LEVIS
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What a pipe smoker does often. : RELIGHTS
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Slaughter of the Cardinals. : ENOS
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Mme. Pandit's garb. : SARI
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Baseball commissioner. : CHANDLER
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Insignia. : WINGS
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For fear that. : LEST
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Numbers. : ONES
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Painful spots. : SORES
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Overornate. : ARTY
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One side in a game. : TEAM
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River in Kenya. : TANA
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Also. : TOO
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Native of Shiraz. : IRANIAN
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Arrest: Colloq. : NAB
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Outburst of denunciation. : TIRADE
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Turn away. : ALIENATE
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Isolate. : ENISLE
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"___ the lilies, how they grow." : CONSIDER
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Got as a recompense. : REAPED
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Encroach. : TRESPASS
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Jacket. : BLAZER
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Like the dawn. : AURORAL
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Lionel Barrymore's famous role. : SCROOGE
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Mrs. Truman. : BESS
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Essential oil of flowers. : ATTAR
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German ballads. : LIEDER
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Famous sports writer of the Twenties. : LARDNER
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Carry. : TOTE
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Periods of time. : ERAS
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Prong. : NIB
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Feed. : NOURISH
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Unlawful. : ILLICIT
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Construction battalions of U. S. Navy. : SEABEES
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Veins of ore. : LODES
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MacArthur's age. : SEVENTY
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French minister of war, 1929-30. : MAGINOT
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Where Karachi is. : SIND
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Cabbage. : SLAW
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Lone flight. : SOLO
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Garden flower. : IRIS
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Heroine of "The Flying Dutchman." : SENTA
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Noise. : CLATTER
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Leading lady. : HEROINE
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Oregon seaport. : ASTORIA
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Decree again. : REENACT
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Spanish city, site of the Alhambra. : GRANADA
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Governmental bodies. : SENATES
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Owner of a ditty bag. : SAILOR
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Cavalry weapons. : SABERS
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Senator Brewster's state. : MAINE
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Out of a job. : IDLE
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Senator from Kansas. : REED
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Headland. : NESS
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Adder. : ASP
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The taste of good cheese. : NIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 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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