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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
1. Statue of Liberty, 64; Stalin, 70; etc. : AGES
5. Board and lodging. : KEEP
9. Flippant in speech. : GLIB
13. Long live!: Fr. : VIVE
14. Point of ___ on Isle of Man. : AYRE
15. Li'l Abner's mammy. : CRONE
16. A Dickens character. : EBENEZERSCROOGE
19. A famous park. : CENTRAL
20. Cam that strikes another regularly. : TRIPPET
21. Wife of a rajah. : RANEE
23. Commune in the Netherlands. : EPE
24. Turkish regiments. : ALAIS
27. LCI. : TROOPSHIP
32. Diplomat's profession. : CAREER
34. Wire measures. : MILS
35. Compass direction. : ENE
36. Fits up. : RIGS
37. Novelist Zola. : EMILE
39. Movie hero. : LADD
40. Daughter of Cadmus. : INT
41. First name of 39 across. : ALAN
42. Dross; slag. : SCORIA
44. At U. N., Jebb, Austin, etc. : DELEGATES
47. Having real existence: Philosophy. : ONTAL
48. Man in Class IV-A. : VET
49. Mark ___, hero of "If Winter Comes." : SABRE
51. Snyder, Chapman, Tobin, etc. : CABINET
55. Strait dividing Sicily from Italy. : MESSINA
59. Sing Sing employe. : ELECTROCUTIONER
61. These are subject to controls. : RENTS
62. Small barracuda of southern Europe. : SPET
63. Export from Argentina. : MEAT
64. Charges. : FEES
65. He wrote "The Man Without a Country." : HALE
66. Mr. Pound, poet. : EZRA
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1. With: French. : AVEC
2. Scoff at. : GIBE
3. Balanced. : EVEN
4. Soldiers on guard. : SENTRIES
5. He directed "Death of a Salesman." : KAZAN
6. Peephole. : EYELET
7. "To ___ is human"—Pope. : ERR
8. Victim of D. D. T. : PEST
9. Searches in the dark. : GROPES
10. Chicago business section. : LOOP
11. Well-known British churchman. : INGE
12. A source of sugar. : BEET
15. Retired British Chancellor of the Exchequer. : CRIPPS
17. Obliterate. : ERASE
18. Descendants of French and Spanish settlers. : CREOLES
22. Valuable furs. : ERMINES
24. Bitterly pungent to the taste. : ACRID
25. Frankie "Wild Goose" ___. : LAINE
26. Crude tartar. : ARGTL
28. Oklahoma product. : OIL
29. "The ___ of the Matter," Graham Greene novel. : HEART
30. Moral peacemaker in Asia. : INDIA
31. Propel a bicycle. : PEDAL
33. Teller of tales. : RELATER
38. Dull finish. : MAT
39. "The Trail of the ___ Pine"—Fox. : LONESOME
41. F. B. I. men. : AGENTS
43. An also-ran in N. Y. C. : CORSI
45. Forces out. : EVICTS
46. Diarist Pepys. : SAMUEL
50. Star of "All About Eve." : BETTE
51. He wrote "Try and Stop Me." : CERF
52. Away from the wind. : ALEE
53. Nota ___. : BENE
54. Nonsense: Brit. slang. : TOSH
56. ___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
57. Parsimonious. : NEAR
58. River in Greece. : ARTA
60. 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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