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New York Times, Wednesday, November 15, 1950

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 514
Across
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The A in F. P. A. : ADAMS
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Egyptian cobras. : ASPS
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Culmination. : ACME
14
Of a fern spore. : SORAL
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Dr. Syngman ___. : RHEE
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Route U. S. 1. : ROAD
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Confession of faith. : CREDO
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Author of "Dr. Faustus." : MANN
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Port near Hiroshima. : KURE
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Dickens' "Cricket on the ___." : HEARTH
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Chief dialect of China. : MANDARIN
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Radio's F. F. Gosden. : AMOS
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Makeshift sheds. : LEANTOS
27
Russian horsemen. : COSSACKS
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"___ the Last Rose of Summer." : TIS
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Poem. : ODE
33
The makings of hamburger. : CHUCK
35
Street lights. : LAMPS
39
Seashore. : BEACH
41
Celtic Neptune. : LER
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Belgian concert violinist (1858–1931). : YSAYE
43
An elephant: Kipling. : HATHI
44
Mold, as dough. : KNEAD
46
Rubber tree. : ULE
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___ Munson, actress. : ONA
49
To edge. : EMBORDER
51
Participators. : SHARERS
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Swing about. : SLUE
56
Its Prime Minister is Liaquat Ali Khan. : PAKISTAN
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Receding. : EBBING
62
Tunes. : AIRS
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Islands: Fr. : ILES
65
French politician, executed 1945. : LAVAL
66
Coagulate. : CLOT
67
Slashed. : SLIT
68
Russian stockade. : ETAPE
69
Desires: Colloq. : YENS
70
Newcastle's river, N. E. England. : TYNE
71
Intelligence. : SENSE
Down
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Sholem, teller of tales. : ASCH
2
Famous French illustrator (1833–83). : DORE
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Yard. : AREA
4
Third city of India. : MADRAS
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One-arm bandits. : SLOTMACHINES
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Kind of chair. : ARM
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Counterfeit. : SHAM
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Punitive. : PENAL
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Small barracuda. : SENNET
10
Little Rock is its capital. : ARKANSAS
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Where Vinson presides. : COURT
12
Italian man's name. : MARIO
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Serene gardens. : EDENS
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"Up with him!": German. : HOCH
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Horserace parlays. : DAILYDOUBLES
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Lurk. : SKULK
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Seaport in Eire, formerly Queenstown. : COBH
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Ancient Greek theatres. : ODEA
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Bench. : SEAT
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Stage setting. : SCENE
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Town on the Danube near Vienna. : KREMS
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Whittier's Miss Muller. : MAUD
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His biography is a bestseller. : PYLE
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Prophet. : SEER
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Background singers in opera. : CHORISTS
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Qualified. : ABLE
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Dufy's calling. : ARTIST
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Money back. : REBATE
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Roomy. : SPACY
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___ Selassie, "Lion of Judah." : HAILE
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Dirigible lost off Barnegat, 1933. : AKRON
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Miss Rand. : SALLY
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No: German. : NEIN
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Name for a Soviet soldier. : IVAN
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Short sleeps. : NAPS
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Merriment. : GLEE
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Saint: Abbr. : STE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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