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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

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Across
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Gen. MacArthur's role: Abbr. : SCAP
5
Trifling quarrel. : TIFF
9
Normally, 70 to 75 per minute. : PULSE
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Engine puff. : PANT
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At a distance. : AFAR
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Endure: Dial. : ABEAR
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U. N.'s sixtieth member. : INDONESIA
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Distinguished Chinese family. : SOONG
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Opera's cigarette girl. : CARMEN
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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
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Pepper. : SPICE
2
The "C" in C. Z. : CANAL
3
Orchestra leader Kostelanetz. : ANDRE
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Bacteria in spoiled food. : PTOMAINE
5
Headband worn by ancient Greeks. : TAENIA
6
Suppositions. : IFS
7
Hunger: French. : FAIM
8
Married women. : FRAUS
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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
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Ointment. : BALM
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Well-known nom de plume. : ELIA
34
Black: French. : NOIR
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Lovable ones. : DEARS
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___ Din, Kipling's water carrier. : GUNGA
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Glowing ardours. : FERVOURS
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Little twists or loops. : KINKLES
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Wayne King's specialty. : WALTZ
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Camomile tea. : TISANE
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Relieving agents. : EASERS
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Second in rank to Ambassador. : ENVOY
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Native of Attu. : ALEUT
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Jelly: Fr. Cookery. : GELEE
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Embrace: Var. : ENARM
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Employing speech. : ORAL
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Count on. : RELY
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Composer Stravinski. : IGOR
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Handsome bird of Bolivia. : YENI
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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