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New York Times, Wednesday, November 22, 1950

40-Down : Measures for interstellar space.

Author:
Henry A. Wolfe
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Henry A. Wolfe has 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 521
Across
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A famous Marguerite. : HEMPEL
7
A popular Mignon. : MUNSEL
13
Bridge's rival. : CANASTA
14
Shelley's elegy to Keats. : ADONAIS
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She played "The Curious Savage." : LILLIAN
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Swiss town where Peace Pact was signed, 1925. : LOCARNO
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Fortes of 1 and 7 Across. : ARIAS
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Yellow ocher. : SIL
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Home run specialist. : KINER
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Child's word. : UPSY
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Awaits. : BIDES
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He had three daughters. : LEAR
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Said: French. : DIT
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Roman household gods. : PENATES
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Sainte: Abbr. : STE
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Farmer's winter store. : ENSILAGE
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International trade combine. : CARTEL
34
Cold ___. : WAR
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Louis XIV's title. : ROI
36
Chopin's birthplace. : POLAND
39
He wrote "The Decline of the West." : SPENGLER
44
Here: French. : ICI
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Arranged in succession. : SERIATE
47
Miss Curie. : EVE
48
Where chem. students work. : LABS
50
Our: French. : NOTRE
51
Kind of opera. : SOAP
52
Rugged crest of a mountain. : ARETE
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Egyptian god of pleasure. : BES
55
Monna ___, Maeterlinck heroine. : VANNA
56
Fire opal. : GIRASOL
58
Expressive parts of the face. : EYELIDS
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Designate. : ENTITLE
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Symbol of nobility. : CORONET
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Dutiful son of Anchises. : AENEAS
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Army follower who sells provisions to soldiers. : SUTLER
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It's sometimes invisible. : HAIRPIN
2
Volunteers for military service. : ENLISTS
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Native of Penang. : MALAY
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Greek letters. : PSIS
5
Greek numeral 8. : ETA
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Wilson's Secretary of State. : LANSING
7
Implement used in a game. : MALLET
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Japanese herb. : UDO
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Horn tip of an archer's bow. : NOCK
10
Gastropod. : SNAIL
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Not trivial. : EARNEST
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Marked with stripes. : LINEATE
13
M. Debussy. : CLAUDE
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Warwick Deeping's hero. : SORREL
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Suffix forming zoological names. : IDAE
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Ballplayer, formerly with Cleveland, now with Washington. : BEARDEN
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Conceal. : SECRETE
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Layouts. : PLANS
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Tributary of the Rhone. : SAONE
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Frigate bird of Hawaii. : IWA
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Vehicle with a horse. : RIG
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Animal's coat: Rare. : PILAGE
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Egg-shaped musical instrument. : OCARINA
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New French luxury liner. : LIBERTE
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Area for a building. : SITE
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Measures for interstellar space. : PARSECS
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Tawny. : LEONINE
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Son of Hermes. : EVANDER
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Feast. : REPAST
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White oaks of California. : ROBLES
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Dye. : STAIN
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An antiseptic preparation. : SALOL
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Town near Padua. : ESTE
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Green: French. : VERT
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Norse name. : OLA
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Pronoun. : YOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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