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New York Times, Thursday, November 16, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 515
Across
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Fighter under the U. N. : YANK
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Korean city. : TAEGU
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Open. : UNDO
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Sector. : AREA
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Another time. : AGAIN
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Describing Broadway lights. : NEON
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Collections of things. : KITS
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Meandered. : WOUND
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500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
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Furnishing a frame for a window. : SASHING
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Absconds. : ELOPES
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Shirley ___ France. : MAY
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German painter, engraver and woodcut artist. : DURER
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Violently. : AMAIN
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Native of a Chinese city. : CANTONESE
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Mary Martin's daily laundry job. : HAIR
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Small chrysanthemum. : POMPON
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Baden-Baden. : SPA
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Outmoded form of transportation. : ELS
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White powder used as an abrasive. : ALUMINA
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Children's game. : TAG
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One-thousandth of an inch. : MIL
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Plunder. : RAPINE
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Millinery requisite. : VEIL
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Frameworks. : SKELETONS
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Site of famous battle of World War I. : MARNE
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Sugar coating. : ICING
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Sapodilla sap. : GUM
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Get-up of a book. : FORMAT
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Summer pastime. : CAMPING
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Captain who sought Moby Dick. : AHAB
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Natural boundary between Europe and Asia. : URALS
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Where the banshee wails. : ERIN
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Milt Gross' "___ Baby." : NIZE
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Boys meet girls. : DATES
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Term of utmost contempt, in the Bible. : RACA
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Man of action. : GOER
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Adversary. : ENEMY
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Swerve. : SKEW
Down
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Russian fighter planes. : YAKS
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Elaborate melody. : ARIA
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Clears as profit. : NETS
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Cause of dispute in India. : KASHMIR
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Dull yellowish brown. : TAWNY
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Highly excited. : AGOG
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___ de Cologne. : EAU
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Eli Whitney invented one. : GIN
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Subdued voice. : UNDERTONE
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Still to appear. : UNBORN
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Lowest tide. : NEAP
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Famous name in Hawaii. : DOLE
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Individuals. : ONES
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___ Hunter, British actor. : IAN
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Girl's name. : LEONA
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Erecting a barrier. : DAMMING
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Unfastens. : UNPINS
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Sounds made by speechmakers to get attention. : AHEMS
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August, 1950, chairman of U. N. Security Council. : MALIK
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Usher's pathway. : AISLE
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Important part of ration book. : COUPON
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Natural fat. : ESTER
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Country not in the Marshall Plan. : SPAIN
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Symbol of the U. S. A. : EAGLE
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Insipid truism. : PLATITUDE
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Variety of palm. : ARECA
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Flirters of the 1920's. : VAMPERS
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Flexible. : LIMBER
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Football flower. : MUM
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Full of insincere talk. : GASSY
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Long, sharp tooth. : FANG
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Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
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Demolish. : RAZE
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___ McCarthy of the races. : CLEM
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King Feisal II's land. : IRAK
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Resort on the French Riviera. : NICE
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What rodents do. : GNAW
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Operated. : RAN
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Consumed. : ATE

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

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