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New York Times, Saturday, November 25, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 524
Across
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Statue of Liberty, 64; Stalin, 70; etc. : AGES
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Board and lodging. : KEEP
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Flippant in speech. : GLIB
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Long live!: Fr. : VIVE
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Point of ___ on Isle of Man. : AYRE
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Li'l Abner's mammy. : CRONE
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A Dickens character. : EBENEZERSCROOGE
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A famous park. : CENTRAL
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Cam that strikes another regularly. : TRIPPET
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Wife of a rajah. : RANEE
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Commune in the Netherlands. : EPE
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Turkish regiments. : ALAIS
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LCI. : TROOPSHIP
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Diplomat's profession. : CAREER
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Wire measures. : MILS
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Compass direction. : ENE
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Fits up. : RIGS
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Novelist Zola. : EMILE
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Movie hero. : LADD
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Daughter of Cadmus. : INT
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First name of 39 across. : ALAN
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Dross; slag. : SCORIA
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At U. N., Jebb, Austin, etc. : DELEGATES
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Having real existence: Philosophy. : ONTAL
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Man in Class IV-A. : VET
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Mark ___, hero of "If Winter Comes." : SABRE
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Snyder, Chapman, Tobin, etc. : CABINET
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Strait dividing Sicily from Italy. : MESSINA
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Sing Sing employe. : ELECTROCUTIONER
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These are subject to controls. : RENTS
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Small barracuda of southern Europe. : SPET
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Export from Argentina. : MEAT
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Charges. : FEES
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He wrote "The Man Without a Country." : HALE
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Mr. Pound, poet. : EZRA
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With: French. : AVEC
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Scoff at. : GIBE
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Balanced. : EVEN
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Soldiers on guard. : SENTRIES
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He directed "Death of a Salesman." : KAZAN
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Peephole. : EYELET
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"To ___ is human"—Pope. : ERR
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Victim of D. D. T. : PEST
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Searches in the dark. : GROPES
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Chicago business section. : LOOP
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Well-known British churchman. : INGE
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A source of sugar. : BEET
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Retired British Chancellor of the Exchequer. : CRIPPS
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Obliterate. : ERASE
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Descendants of French and Spanish settlers. : CREOLES
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Valuable furs. : ERMINES
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Bitterly pungent to the taste. : ACRID
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Frankie "Wild Goose" ___. : LAINE
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Crude tartar. : ARGTL
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Oklahoma product. : OIL
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"The ___ of the Matter," Graham Greene novel. : HEART
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Moral peacemaker in Asia. : INDIA
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Propel a bicycle. : PEDAL
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Teller of tales. : RELATER
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Dull finish. : MAT
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"The Trail of the ___ Pine"—Fox. : LONESOME
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F. B. I. men. : AGENTS
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An also-ran in N. Y. C. : CORSI
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Forces out. : EVICTS
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Diarist Pepys. : SAMUEL
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Star of "All About Eve." : BETTE
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He wrote "Try and Stop Me." : CERF
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Away from the wind. : ALEE
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Nota ___. : BENE
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Nonsense: Brit. slang. : TOSH
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___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
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Parsimonious. : NEAR
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River in Greece. : ARTA
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Income tax computer. : CPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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