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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
Charles Cross has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 511
Across
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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
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Cancel. : DELE
95
Port in Lithuania. : MEMEL
96
Cavalry weapon. : SABER
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"Ironwood of Pegu." : ACLE
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U. S. S. R. mountains. : ALAI
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___ Ababa, Ethiopia. : ADDIS
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Psyche's lover. : EROS
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Imprisonment. : DURESS
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Part of Federation of Indo-China. : ANNAM
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Hotel. : INN
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Old French coin. : ECU
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Moisten. : BEDEW
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Basswood. : LINDEN
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Besides. : ALSO
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Noted lawyer (1857–1938). : DARROW
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Help. : AIDANCE
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Yearly salary of many public servants. : DOLLAR
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Store fodder. : ENSILE
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Defamation of character. : SLANDER
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Conductor Ormandy. : EUGENE
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Profoundly. : DEEPLY
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Weeks, Ross, Hibbs, etc. : EDITORS
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Was goggle-eyed. : STARED
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Mrs. Harry James. : GRABLE
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Long swelling wave. : ROLLER
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Scene of Ecuador quake in '49. : AMBATO
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Mr. Long of La. (1893–1935). : HUEY
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Liaquat ___ Khan. : ALI
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Set of tourist cabins. : MOTEL
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Naval hero in Spanish-American War. : SAMPSON
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Characteristics. : TRAITS
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Wearer of a green turban. : EMIR
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The Sejm is their Parliament. : POLES
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A. A. Milne character. : PIM
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Raising. : ERECTIVE
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Where Truman went in 1934. : SENATE
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Wilbur Shaw is one. : RACER
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Simply. : ONLY
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Miss Merkel, actress. : UNA
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Inflammable material. : TINDER
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Music lover's cry. : ENCORE
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She wrote "The Nine Tailors." : SAYERS
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Noted watercolorist. : MARIN
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Follower of Tito. : SERB
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Czech primate who opposed Reds. : BERAN
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Romance language. : ITALIAN
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Pittsburgh fence-buster. : KINER
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Locating. : SITING
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Glacial ridges. : ASAR
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Overlooked. : FORGOT
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Comprehensive. : WIDE
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Harken. : LIST
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Aural. : OTIC
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Mack Sennet comedy accessory. : CUSTARD
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Toronto is its capital. : ONTARIO
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Recent comeback-maker. : SWANSON
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He painter "Déjeuner sur l'herbe." : MANET
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The 21st Amendment. : REPEAL
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Daphne du ___, author of "The Parasites." : MAURIER
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Turkish. : OTTOMAN
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Famous English news agency. : REUTERS
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Any county in Louisiana. : PARISH
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Southern France. : MIDI
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Mr. Shotton, Dodgers' manager. : BURT
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Law of the ___ and Persians. : MEDES
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Churchill is one. : ORATOR
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World's baseball champs. : YANKEES
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Former U. S. Air Force Chief. : ARNOLD
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Twenty each at Canasta. : ACES
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___ Field. : NOEL
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Squalid section of a city. : SLUM
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What Petruchio does. : TAMES
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City in California. : BREA
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Steel girder. : IBEAM
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N. Y.'s newest airport. : IDLEWILD
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Rouen's river. : SEINE
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Ibn ___, Arabian ruler. : SAUD
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Parson in "Ghosts." : MANDERS
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What Dr. Howell did to clouds. : SEEDED
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Secret. : ARCANE
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Stock Exchange of Paris. : BOURSE
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Wrinkle. : CREASE
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Cavalryman. : LANCER
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"A ___, a dollar . . . " : DILLER
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Crazed. : INSANE
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Roared. : SNORED
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Supporter of Eisenhower nomination. : DEWEY
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Personal viewpoint. : SLANT
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Where La Paz is. : ANDES
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Seed-capsule. : BOLL
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___-China. : INDO
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Sea moss. : ALGA
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Catskills sleeper. : RIP
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Bao ___ of Indo-China. : DAI
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Not in season. : OUT

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 21 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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