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New York Times, Friday, November 17, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
David Steinberg notes:

In original, clues for 1- and 7-Across are bracketed, with "Two members of" appearing at 1-Across and "Truman's Cabinet" at 7-Across, as here.

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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 516
Across
1
Two members of : SAWYER
7
President Truman's Cabinet. : TOBIN
12
Be firmly infixed. : INHERE
13
In Japan, a covered litter carried by men. : NORIMON
15
Goads. : STINGS
16
Connect in series of links. : CATENATE
17
Fold. : LAP
18
Pertaining to a layer. : STRATAL
20
Petrol. : GAS
21
Scottish Gaelic. : ERSE
23
Pacific Coast shrub. : SALAL
24
Obligation. : DEBT
25
Constructs. : REARS
27
How-about-that Allen. : MEL
28
Adolph ___, Liberal party bigwig. : BERLE
29
Newly popular actress of bygone era. : SWANSON
31
Otto Graham is a great one. : PASSER
32
Still. : SOUNDLESS
34
Players not on first team. : SCRUBS
37
Auricles. : EARLETS
40
Users of tools for cultivating. : HOERS
41
Guaranteed: Abbr. : GRD
42
Break forth. : ERUPT
44
If not. : ELSE
45
First name of movie star. : GREER
47
Babe in the woods. : TIRO
48
New Haven student. : ELI
49
Unpatriotic grabber. : HOARDER
51
Tenth wedding anniversary. : TIN
52
Cheap, flashy gamblers (a word much used by La Guardia). : TINHORNS
54
A walk in the park. : AIRING
56
Pried about. : SNOOPED
57
Comedian's aide. : STOOGE
58
Rebuffs. : SLAPS
59
Bewailed. : KEENED
Down
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Phillies' left fielder, son of famous George. : SISLER
2
Giant star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
3
Lumberman's cutting instrument. : WHIPSAW
4
Japan's monetary unit. : YEN
5
Units of energy. : ERGS
6
Refreshes. : RESTS
7
Add up. : TOTAL
8
Russian city. : OREL
9
It should be full of coal. : BIN
10
Vivid describers. : IMAGERS
11
Distinguished. : NOTABLE
13
From birth. : NATAL
14
Bird. : NESTER
16
Paper mill workers who glaze paper by machine. : CALENDERERS
19
Mr. Novarro of movie fame. : RAMON
22
A rubbing out. : ERASURE
24
Pie à la mode. : DESSERT
26
Stuck-uppers. : SNOBS
28
Swiss city with university founded in 1460. : BASLE
30
Genus of swine. : SUS
31
By means of. : PER
33
Took on cargo. : LADED
34
White Sale items. : SHEETS
35
Chief of Staff of U. S. Army. : COLLINS
36
Alcohol found in resins. : RESINOL
38
The price of knowledge. : TUITION
39
Noose for catching game. : SPRINGE
41
___ Coulee Dam. : GRAND
43
Used pincers. : TONGED
45
Tapering breadths of a skirt. : GORES
46
Request anew. : REASK
49
Veteran of National League on the Yankees. : HOPP
50
Ceremony. : RITE
53
Halloo! : HOA
55
Preacher of the Dodgers. : ROE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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