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New York Times, Sunday, November 12, 1950

Author: Charles Cross
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 144, Blocks: 63, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 525 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 126, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 26
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 511
Across Down
1. Truman's physician. : GRAHAM
7. Plains of Russia. : STEPPES
14. U. S. 66; U. S. 3, etc. : ROUTES
20. Former President of U. N. General Assembly. : ROMULO
21. Large ornate wardrobe. : ARMOIRE
22. Intriguer in "Der Rosenkavalier." : ANNINA
23. Even though. : ALBEIT
24. Mr. Donaldson's workers. : MAILMEN
25. He lowered the boom. : CLANCY
26. Small European fish. : BLAY
27. Epithet of New York State. : EMPIRE
29. Famous name in baseball. : CASEY
31. Female kangaroo. : DOE
32. Suffer. : LET
33. Strong wind. : BLAST
34. Mr. Belvedere was one. : SITTER
36. Senator from Oklahoma. : KERR
37. Worn away. : EROSE
39. Stalin's wife. : ROSA
41. Pinafore. : TIER
42. Forest rangers' problems. : FIRES
43. ___ Edman, writer and educator. : IRWIN
45. Iron-Curtained European. : SLAV
47. Favor. : BOON
49. He wrote "The Conquerors." : COSTAIN
52. He wrote "The Naked and the Dead" : MAILER
54. Seismograph recording. : TREMOR
58. Disentangle. : UNWIND
59. Fire worshiper. : PARSI
60. What many D. P.'s do. : EMIGRATE
62. Mr. Musial. : STAN
63. Chief Israeli delegate to U. N. : EBAN
65. Mexico oil center. : TAMPICO
67. Babylonian sungod. : UTU
68. Lesson at Arthur Murray's. : TANGO
70. Noted atomic scientist. : UREY
72. Emergency. : NEED
73. Old playing card. : TAROT
75. Letters. : ARS
76. Rutgers' river. : RARITAN
79. Where V. I. P.'s sit at banquets. : DAIS
81. "The ___ of the Ancient Mariner." : RIME
82. Strong reproofs. : RIOTACTS
84. Donor of famous prizes. : NOBEL
86. In a straight direction. : LINEAR
88. Support a charity. : DONATE
89. Traveling Boy Scouts. : HIKERS
91. Incites secretly. : SUBORNS
92. Mr. Hart, playwright. : MOSS
94. Cancel. : DELE
95. Port in Lithuania. : MEMEL
96. Cavalry weapon. : SABER
99. "Ironwood of Pegu." : ACLE
101. U. S. S. R. mountains. : ALAI
103. ___ Ababa, Ethiopia. : ADDIS
107. Psyche's lover. : EROS
108. Imprisonment. : DURESS
110. Part of Federation of Indo-China. : ANNAM
112. Hotel. : INN
113. Old French coin. : ECU
114. Moisten. : BEDEW
115. Basswood. : LINDEN
117. Besides. : ALSO
118. Noted lawyer (1857–1938). : DARROW
120. Help. : AIDANCE
122. Yearly salary of many public servants. : DOLLAR
124. Store fodder. : ENSILE
125. Defamation of character. : SLANDER
126. Conductor Ormandy. : EUGENE
127. Profoundly. : DEEPLY
128. Weeks, Ross, Hibbs, etc. : EDITORS
129. Was goggle-eyed. : STARED
1. Mrs. Harry James. : GRABLE
2. Long swelling wave. : ROLLER
3. Scene of Ecuador quake in '49. : AMBATO
4. Mr. Long of La. (1893–1935). : HUEY
5. Liaquat ___ Khan. : ALI
6. Set of tourist cabins. : MOTEL
7. Naval hero in Spanish-American War. : SAMPSON
8. Characteristics. : TRAITS
9. Wearer of a green turban. : EMIR
10. The Sejm is their Parliament. : POLES
11. A. A. Milne character. : PIM
12. Raising. : ERECTIVE
13. Where Truman went in 1934. : SENATE
14. Wilbur Shaw is one. : RACER
15. Simply. : ONLY
16. Miss Merkel, actress. : UNA
17. Inflammable material. : TINDER
18. Music lover's cry. : ENCORE
19. She wrote "The Nine Tailors." : SAYERS
28. Noted watercolorist. : MARIN
30. Follower of Tito. : SERB
33. Czech primate who opposed Reds. : BERAN
35. Romance language. : ITALIAN
36. Pittsburgh fence-buster. : KINER
38. Locating. : SITING
40. Glacial ridges. : ASAR
42. Overlooked. : FORGOT
44. Comprehensive. : WIDE
46. Harken. : LIST
48. Aural. : OTIC
49. Mack Sennet comedy accessory. : CUSTARD
50. Toronto is its capital. : ONTARIO
51. Recent comeback-maker. : SWANSON
52. He painter "Déjeuner sur l'herbe." : MANET
53. The 21st Amendment. : REPEAL
55. Daphne du ___, author of "The Parasites." : MAURIER
56. Turkish. : OTTOMAN
57. Famous English news agency. : REUTERS
59. Any county in Louisiana. : PARISH
61. Southern France. : MIDI
64. Mr. Shotton, Dodgers' manager. : BURT
66. Law of the ___ and Persians. : MEDES
69. Churchill is one. : ORATOR
71. World's baseball champs. : YANKEES
74. Former U. S. Air Force Chief. : ARNOLD
77. Twenty each at Canasta. : ACES
78. ___ Field. : NOEL
80. Squalid section of a city. : SLUM
83. What Petruchio does. : TAMES
85. City in California. : BREA
87. Steel girder. : IBEAM
90. N. Y.'s newest airport. : IDLEWILD
91. Rouen's river. : SEINE
93. Ibn ___, Arabian ruler. : SAUD
95. Parson in "Ghosts." : MANDERS
96. What Dr. Howell did to clouds. : SEEDED
97. Secret. : ARCANE
98. Stock Exchange of Paris. : BOURSE
100. Wrinkle. : CREASE
102. Cavalryman. : LANCER
104. "A ___, a dollar . . . " : DILLER
105. Crazed. : INSANE
106. Roared. : SNORED
108. Supporter of Eisenhower nomination. : DEWEY
109. Personal viewpoint. : SLANT
111. Where La Paz is. : ANDES
114. Seed-capsule. : BOLL
116. ___-China. : INDO
117. Sea moss. : ALGA
119. Catskills sleeper. : RIP
121. Bao ___ of Indo-China. : DAI
123. Not in season. : OUT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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