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New York Times, Thursday, November 23, 1950

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 522
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1. U. S. housing expediter. : WOODS
6. Huge California institution of learning. : UCLA
10. Symbol of World Freedom. : BELL
14. Late son of Henry Ford. : EDSEL
15. Christmas. : NOEL
16. Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
17. Stop: Nautical imperative. : BELAY
18. What Truman wants the disarmament system to be. : FOOLPROOF
20. Actor Crawford's nickname. : BROD
21. Davis tennis prize. : CUP
22. First-born. : ELDEST
23. Fair ___. : DEAL
25. Henry Fonda's ailing joint. : KNEE
26. Red China's Foreign Minister. : CHOUENLAI
30. Son of Zeus and Callisto. : ARCAS
34. Loud clamor. : OUTCRY
35. Adorn with prominent objects. : STUD
37. Total: Abbr. : AMT
38. Rushing about in a frenzy. : AMOK
39. Expensive fur. : OTTER
41. Kind of soft cheese. : BRIE
42. Huckleberry's pal. : TOM
43. Fish with a hornlike headpiece. : UNIE
44. Ventilation. : AERAGE
46. Costello's constituents. : IRISH
48. Member of the Ivy League. : PRINCETON
50. Greek political group. : ELAS
52. Describing Dr. Jekyll's personality. : DUAL
53. Not having ethical quality. : AMORAL
56. Means of transportation. : ELS
57. Gambler's equalizer. : ODDS
61. Head of Economic Stabilization. : VALENTINE
63. Prepare for action. : EQUIP
64. Metropolitan song. : ARIA
65. Winged child. : AMOR
66. Swindling in a confidence game. : BUNKO
67. Man's name. : LEON
68. Presidential secretary. : ROSS
69. He wrote "John Brown's Body." : BENET
1. He played Mr. Belvedere. : WEBB
2. German river. : ODER
3. Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
4. Defeated candidate. : DEADDUCK
5. Foxy. : SLY
6. Perennial condition of N. Y. reservoirs. : UNFULL
7. Hoosegow. : COOP
8. Laraine's favorite Giant. : LEO
9. Co-author of "Truman Merry-Go-Round." : ALLEN
10. Frontier. : BORDER
11. Central American tree. : EBOE
12. Creator of Lorelei. : LOOS
13. A political position. : LEFT
19. Allege in defense. : PLEAD
21. Grand ___. : CANYON
24. Ever: Poet. : EER
25. Bird of the hawk family. : KITE
26. Cousin of the raccoon. : COATI
27. Jack Benny's stock in trade. : HUMOR
28. Mexican Indian. : OTOMI
29. Flower. : ASTER
31. 200 milligrams. : CARAT
32. Friend south of the border. : AMIGO
33. Noted Dutch painter. : STEEN
36. Astronomer Herschel's discovery. : URANUS
40. Gratuities. : TIPS
41. Charm for a watch chain. : BRELOQUE
43. Russian lancer. : UHLAN
45. William C. Foster's agency. : ECA
47. Made of silk. : SEREAN
49. Good-for-nothings. : IDLERS
51. Place for offerings. : ALTAR
53. Grandparental. : AVAL
54. ___ Island, California's navy yard. : MARE
55. Medley. : OLIO
56. Man's name. : ENOS
58. Our Ambassador to Italy. : DUNN
59. Flood protection. : DIKE
60. Small quantity of something. : SPOT
62. Japanese potato. : IMO
63. Reflux. : EBB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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