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New York Times, Thursday, November 2, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q V W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 501
Across
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Senatorial candidate in Ohio. : TAFT
5
She's "semper paratus." : SPAR
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Played by a tympanist. : DRUMS
14
Director Kazan. : ELIA
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Box for relics. : ARCA
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Spooky. : EERIE
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Falls asleep. : NODS
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"La Bohème" heroine. : MIMI
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Gov. Payne's state. : MAINE
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Party leaders. : SPOKESMEN
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Wellaway! : ALACK
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Theatrical disaster. : FLOP
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Swampy regions. : MARSHES
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Put an injunction upon. : ENJOIN
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Parcels for Europe. : CARE
30
Yale Bowl has these. : TIERS
31
Resort near Carson City. : LAKETAHOE
36
Mr. Templeton. : ALEC
37
Officers' assistants. : AIDES
38
Acts in prim fashion: Dial. : MIMS
39
Subject of Hamlet soliloquy. : HEREAFTER
41
Small herring. : SPRAT
42
She organized the League of Women Voters. : CATT
43
Stick together. : COHERE
44
Tennessee Williams' métier. : THEATRE
48
Airs sung alone. : SOLI
49
Governor. : RULER
50
Gov. of Wisconsin. : RENNEBOHM
55
Dwell. : ABIDE
56
Breakfast cereal. : BRAN
57
Dolphin family. : INIA
58
Yields. : CEDES
59
Unicorn fish. : UNIE
60
Full of years. : AGED
61
Long lock of hair. : TRESS
62
Dr. Fuchs' accomplice. : GOLD
63
Durante's biggest asset. : NOSE
Down
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Sawbucks. : TENS
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Unbalanced. : ALOP
3
Doghouse resident. : FIDO
4
Military group with specific mission. : TASKFORCE
5
Victor Mature's recent role. : SAMSON
6
Spruce up. : PRIMP
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Zenith. : ACME
8
Dr. Howell, meteorologist. : RAINMAKER
9
Winner of 1950 Masters' Tournament. : DEMARET
10
"Piece of eight," in South America. : REALS
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The 'umble Mr. Heep. : URIAH
12
Thanksgiving pie. : MINCE
13
"Water ___ its own level." : SEEKS
21
Yale men. : ELIS
25
God of war. : ARES
26
Base in Greenland. : ETAH
27
3,473-mile river. : NILE
28
Treat with derision. : JEER
29
West Pointer. : CADET
31
Citizen who ignores trash baskets. : LITTERBUG
32
Seaplane. : AMPHIBIAN
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Employ. : HIRE
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Gen. Bradley. : OMAR
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Italian Prince. : ESTE
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On the horizon. : AFAR
40
Nancy Kelly, for instance. : ACTRESS
41
Flatfish. : SOLE
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Learned by perusal. : CONNED
44
A stretch of land. : TRACT
45
Swiss composer (1852-1921). : HUBER
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What British do with "a" in "secretary." : ELIDE
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The yellow fever mosquito. : AEDES
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Slow-moving person. : SNAIL
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Mr. Rapee, conductor. : ERNO
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Progress. : ONGO
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Hurries. : HIES
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Constructed. : MADE

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

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