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New York Times, Monday, November 13, 1950

14-Across : Lockjaw.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 512
Across
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Displays on Broadway. : STAGES
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Wall Street items. : SHARES
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Member of former Ambassador Douglas' family. : SHARMAN
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Lockjaw. : TETANUS
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Lair of the political tiger. : TAMMANY
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Superior in quality. : ELEGANT
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Veep's given name. : ALBEN
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Mr. Taylor, music critic. : DEEMS
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Injure. : MAR
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Travel laboriously. : PLOD
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Novelist famous for science fiction. : WELLS
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He said, "The proper study of mankind is man." : POPE
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Coach Little of Columbia. : LOU
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For ladies only. : HAREM
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Fathers: Fr. : PERES
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Narrow: Fr. : ETROIT
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Signs of affection. : CARESSES
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Town on the L. I. R. R. : GREATNECK
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Nomad. : WANDERER
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University in Los Angeles. : LOYOLA
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What college walls are. : IVIED
42
Miss Dartle and Miss Bonheur. : ROSAS
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Erich ___ Stroheim. : VON
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John, in Ireland. : SEAN
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System of laws. : CODEX
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Gregory of the movies. : PECK
48
Unit of work. : ERG
49
Indianapolis Speedway entrant. : RACER
50
What atolls are made of. : CORAL
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Displaying dignity. : STATELY
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Place in a detached situation. : ISOLATE
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Male falcons. : TERCELS
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Treats with carbonic acid gas. : AERATES
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Noted French novelist (1840-97). : DAUDET
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Looking obliquely. : LEERED
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Tasty member of the onion family. : SHALLOT
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Drum; or a pair of embroidery hoops. : TAMBOUR
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Equipped. : ARMED
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Federal agent. : GMAN
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Bring forth, as lambs. : EAN
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Secretary of the Treasury. : SNYDER
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White House co-ordinator. : STEELMAN
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Tillers. : HELMS
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Sweetsop. : ATES
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Duster. : RAG
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Captivates. : ENAMORS
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Scenic New Hampshire lake. : SUNAPEE
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Goods in steady demand. : STAPLE
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Emphasize. : STRESS
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Terminal plate of a radio circuit. : ELECTRODE
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Contents of 36 Down. : WATER
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Annoying: Colloq. : PESKY
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Engaged. : HIRED
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735 mi. river of New Mexico and Texas. : PECOS
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Mr. Nash, popular poet. : OGDEN
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Make less strict. : RELAX
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Airbladder of brown seaweed. : AEROCYST
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Most comprehensive. : WISEST
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Turned aside. : AVERTED
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Site of New York-Ontario power project. : NIAGARA
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Acted the gourmand. : OVERATE
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Determined the position of. : LOCATED
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Walks, according to Winchell. : ANKLES
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Magazine fiction. : SERIAL
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Street, in Spanish or Italian. : CALLE
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Of the Frigid Zone. : POLAR
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Former Missouri Senator. : REED
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Most essential part. : CORE
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University at Fort Worth. : TCU
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Make sure. : SEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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