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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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Across
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U. S. housing expediter. : WOODS
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Huge California institution of learning. : UCLA
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Symbol of World Freedom. : BELL
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Late son of Henry Ford. : EDSEL
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Christmas. : NOEL
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Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Stop: Nautical imperative. : BELAY
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What Truman wants the disarmament system to be. : FOOLPROOF
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Actor Crawford's nickname. : BROD
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Davis tennis prize. : CUP
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First-born. : ELDEST
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Fair ___. : DEAL
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Henry Fonda's ailing joint. : KNEE
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Red China's Foreign Minister. : CHOUENLAI
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Son of Zeus and Callisto. : ARCAS
34
Loud clamor. : OUTCRY
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Adorn with prominent objects. : STUD
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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
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Costello's constituents. : IRISH
48
Member of the Ivy League. : PRINCETON
50
Greek political group. : ELAS
52
Describing Dr. Jekyll's personality. : DUAL
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Not having ethical quality. : AMORAL
56
Means of transportation. : ELS
57
Gambler's equalizer. : ODDS
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Head of Economic Stabilization. : VALENTINE
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Prepare for action. : EQUIP
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Metropolitan song. : ARIA
65
Winged child. : AMOR
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Swindling in a confidence game. : BUNKO
67
Man's name. : LEON
68
Presidential secretary. : ROSS
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He wrote "John Brown's Body." : BENET
Down
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He played Mr. Belvedere. : WEBB
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German river. : ODER
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Where the Storting sits. : OSLO
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Defeated candidate. : DEADDUCK
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Foxy. : SLY
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Perennial condition of N. Y. reservoirs. : UNFULL
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Hoosegow. : COOP
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Laraine's favorite Giant. : LEO
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Co-author of "Truman Merry-Go-Round." : ALLEN
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Frontier. : BORDER
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Central American tree. : EBOE
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Creator of Lorelei. : LOOS
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A political position. : LEFT
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Allege in defense. : PLEAD
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Grand ___. : CANYON
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Ever: Poet. : EER
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Bird of the hawk family. : KITE
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Cousin of the raccoon. : COATI
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Jack Benny's stock in trade. : HUMOR
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Mexican Indian. : OTOMI
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Flower. : ASTER
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200 milligrams. : CARAT
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Friend south of the border. : AMIGO
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Noted Dutch painter. : STEEN
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Astronomer Herschel's discovery. : URANUS
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Gratuities. : TIPS
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Charm for a watch chain. : BRELOQUE
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Russian lancer. : UHLAN
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William C. Foster's agency. : ECA
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Made of silk. : SEREAN
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Good-for-nothings. : IDLERS
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Place for offerings. : ALTAR
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Grandparental. : AVAL
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___ Island, California's navy yard. : MARE
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Medley. : OLIO
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Man's name. : ENOS
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Our Ambassador to Italy. : DUNN
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Flood protection. : DIKE
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Small quantity of something. : SPOT
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Japanese potato. : IMO
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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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