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New York Times, Monday, November 27, 1950

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
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. 526

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Across
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Fordham football players. : RAMS
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Columbia football players. : LIONS
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Cries. : SOBS
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In unsymmetrical state. : ALOP
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Solos. : ARIAS
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Native of the Philippines. : MORO
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Where the water was made wine. : CANA
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Michigan football players. : WOLVERINES
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Large lake in Finland. : ENARE
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French marshal at Waterloo. : NEY
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One of the Muses. : ERATO
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City in Prussia. : TRIER
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Five-star general. : MAC
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Predestines. : ORDAINS
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Minnesota football players. : GOPHERS
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In debris. : RUINED
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Offspring. : SONS
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Strange: Comb. form. : XEN
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Sums: Abbr. : AMTS
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Booby. : IDIOT
40
Lessen. : BATE
41
Negative. : NOT
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Lockup. : JAIL
43
Department in Italy, where Bari is. : APULIA
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Searching blindly. : GROPING
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Passed by Congress. : ENACTED
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Girl's name. : UNA
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Army football coach. : BLAIK
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Dairy farmer's machine. : CHURN
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Civil War soldier. : REB
54
Coach of the Notre Dame team. : LEAHY
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Miami football players. : HURRICANES
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Spinning toy. : YOYO
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German girl's name. : ILSE
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Prevent. : AVERT
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Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
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Attired. : CLAD
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Mrs. Impellitteri. : BETTY
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Drip and drip. : SEEP
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Cape at the S. E. extremity of Newfoundland. : RACE
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Dr. ___ Valentine, E. S. A. head. : ALAN
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The Lisa lady. : MONA
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Michigan State football players. : SPARTANS
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Jurisprudence. : LAW
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Violet-scented petones. : IRONES
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Fuel boat. : OILER
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Coach Erdelatz's eleven. : NAVY
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Compass point. : SSE
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Blot on one's reputation. : SMIRCH
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Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
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Francis ___ Harte. : BRET
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Passable. : SOSO
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Cuts with a sickle. : REAPS
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Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
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Home of the Hoosiers. : INDIANA
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Senator Murray's favorite eleven. : MONTANA
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Long-armed ape. : ORANG
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Hearsay. : RUMOR
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The aforesaid. : DITTO
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Baby's first word. : GOO
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Glorify. : EXALT
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Knot again. : RETIE
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Champion golfer. : SNEAD
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Yellow ocher. : SIL
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Excavate. : DIG
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Ohio State football players. : BUCKEYES
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Demon who served Aladdin. : JINNI
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Water boy's burden, in the old days. : PAIL
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Made contented sounds. : PURRED
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Man's name. : ELBERT
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He wrote "The Devil and Daniel Webster." : BENET
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Cleverly stylish. : CHIC
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Secretary of State, 1933–44. : HULL
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She-bear: Latin. : URSA
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Talk wildly. : RAVE
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First-rate. : AONE
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___ Park, New York. : HYDE
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A sobbing sound. : YOOP
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Means of transportation. : CAB
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Porker's enclosure. : STY

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

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