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New York Times, Tuesday, November 21, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 520
Across
1. Gen. MacArthur's role: Abbr. : SCAP
5. Trifling quarrel. : TIFF
9. Normally, 70 to 75 per minute. : PULSE
14. Engine puff. : PANT
15. At a distance. : AFAR
16. Endure: Dial. : ABEAR
17. U. N.'s sixtieth member. : INDONESIA
19. Distinguished Chinese family. : SOONG
20. Opera's cigarette girl. : CARMEN
21. Southern Methodist football players. : MUSTANGS
23. Of Xenophane's philosophy. : ELEATIC
25. A guess at something. : SHOT
26. The Boot. : ITALY
28. German substitute. : ERSATZ
32. Comedian from Waukegan. : BENNY
35. Brass hat's helpers. : AIDES
37. Extinct bird. : MOA
38. Lily plant. : ALOE
39. Senator from Rhode Island. : GREEN
40. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
41. Fifty-two. : LII
42. Popular TV puppet. : KUKLA
43. V-shaped formation. : WEDGE
44. Republican Floor Leader. : MARTIN
46. Depressed in spirits. : DREAR
48. England's ex-Dean. : INGE
50. Rescue from wreckage. : SALVAGE
54. New U. S. aircraft carrier. : ORISKANY
58. Appropriated without right. : STOLEN
59. Splendid. : REGAL
60. Ambassador Armour's post. : VENEZUELA
62. Old-time Irving Berlin song hit. : ALONE
63. An odd individual: Colloq. : ONER
64. Remorseful one. : RUER
65. Stringed instruments of the harp class. : LYRES
66. Short sharp shrieks. : YIPS
67. Vertical line of a musical note. : STEM
Down
1. Pepper. : SPICE
2. The "C" in C. Z. : CANAL
3. Orchestra leader Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
4. Bacteria in spoiled food. : PTOMAINE
5. Headband worn by ancient Greeks. : TAENIA
6. Suppositions. : IFS
7. Hunger: French. : FAIM
8. Married women. : FRAUS
9. Tony ___ famous theatre in Union Square. : PASTORS
10. Commanded by Tirpitz in 1915. : UBOATS
11. Mr. Henderson. : LEON
12. Caroled. : SANG
13. Work units. : ERGS
18. Like a spider's web. : NETTY
22. He wrote "Peace of Soul." : SHEEN
24. Herbert Hoover's middle name. : CLARK
27. Surrender. : YIELD
29. Surrounded by. : AMID
30. Chinese society. : TONG
31. Mr. Grey, Western writer. : ZANE
32. Ointment. : BALM
33. Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
34. Black: French. : NOIR
36. Lovable ones. : DEARS
39. ___ Din, Kipling's water carrier. : GUNGA
40. Glowing ardours. : FERVOURS
42. Little twists or loops. : KINKLES
43. Wayne King's specialty. : WALTZ
45. Camomile tea. : TISANE
47. Relieving agents. : EASERS
49. Second in rank to Ambassador. : ENVOY
51. Native of Attu. : ALEUT
52. Jelly: Fr. Cookery. : GELEE
53. Embrace: Var. : ENARM
54. Employing speech. : ORAL
55. Count on. : RELY
56. Composer Stravinski. : IGOR
57. Handsome bird of Bolivia. : YENI
61. Cat's favorite herb. : NEP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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