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New York Times, Saturday, November 11, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 4.80, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 510

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Across
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A Montana city. : BUTTE
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Sodium chloride. : SALT
10
Stretched. : TAUT
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Dumas character. : ATHOS
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Malaysian outrigger canoe. : PROA
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Girl's name. : ILSE
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He wrote "The Theory of the Leisure Class." : THORSTEINVEBLEN
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Throat-clearing sounds. : HEMS
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Impediment. : SNAG
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Musical instruments. : REEDS
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Senora: Abbr. : SRA
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He played "The Great Gatsby." : LADD
25
Artist and puppeteer. : SARG
26
Incentive to action. : SPUR
28
Man's name. : NEAL
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Acknowledge. : OWN
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Gold leaf rank. : MAJOR
35
Solid food. : MEAT
36
Melee. : FRAY
37
Batting ___. : AVERAGE
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Aversion. : DISLIKE
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Twenty-seventh President. : TAFT
42
"Modern ___ and Free Men," by Vannevar Bush. : ARMS
44
Shoe string. : LACET
45
Pixie. : ELF
46
Island group near Borneo. : SULU
47
He painted "The Duchess of Alba," "The Colossus," etc. : GOYA
48
Man's name. : EMIL
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The Big Mo. : SHIP
52
Speech. : LIP
55
Telegraphed. : WIRED
57
Yesterday: Fr. : HIER
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Miss Baxter. : ANNE
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He wrote "God's Little Acre." : ERSKINECALDWELL
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Chess piece. : ROOK
63
Interpret. : READ
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Undetermined. : UNSET
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Sicilian city. : ENNA
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Unite by treaty. : ALLY
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Wens. : CYSTS
Down
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Showers. : BATHS
2
Father of King Arthur. : UTHER
3
He invented the revolving chair. : THOMASJEFFERSON
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Jutting rocks. : TORS
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Letter. : ESS
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Employ in some manner. : SPEND
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Wife of Bacchus. : ARIADNE
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Governor of Louisiana. : LONG
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Hebrew letter. : TAV
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Italian river flowing into the Mediterranean. : TIBER
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Quality of figurative writing. : ALLEGORICALNESS
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Customary. : USED
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Numerals. : TENS
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Autocratic ruler. : TSAR
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Of an age. : ERAL
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Orifice of the brain. : LURA
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Egyptian queen of the gods. : SATI
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___ Arthur, Manchuria. : PORT
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He bridged the Mississippi at St. Louis. : EADS
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Where Truman and MacArthur met. : WAKE
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No, in Russian. : NYET
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Merchant marine officer. : MATE
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Pertaining to a grandparent. : AVAL
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Black bird. : MERL
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Treat harshly. : FLAY
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Frenchman. : GAUL
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Spill over. : SLOP
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"Call Me Madam" is one. : MUSICAL
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Mohammedan title of respect. : SIDI
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Jeune fille. : GIRL
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Sacred city of Hejaz. : MEKKA
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Intoxicating. : HEADY
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Waterway. : INLET
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Skins. : PELTS
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Existed. : WERE
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Household implement. : IRON
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Part of the Italian peninsula. : HEEL
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Bearded, as grain. : AWNY
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An early New Deal Act. : NRA
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Nobleman: Fr. : DUC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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