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New York Times, Thursday, November 30, 1950

40-Down : Da Vinci.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 529
Across
1
Copy. : IMITATE
8
Governor of New Hampshire. : ADAMS
13
Nine-sided figure. : NONAGON
14
Sends in reply. : REMITS
16
Duke of Wellington and Sir Gladwyn Jebb, for instance. : ETONIANS
17
City on the Moselle. : EPINAL
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Christopher: Abbr. : XR
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Mountain near Lake Lucerne. : RIGI
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South American tennis star. : SEGURA
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Having patches of color. : PIED
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Henpecks. : NAGS
26
Paper money. : NOTES
27
Leers. : OGLES
29
Hogan's rival. : SNEAD
31
Old English for "th." : EDH
32
Important product of South America. : RUBBER
34
Wise man. : SAGE
35
Valuable shrub grown in China. : TEATREE
37
Retainers. : MENIALS
42
Catherine ___, wife six of Henry VIII. : PARR
44
Wall ___. : STREET
45
Bachelor of Philosophy. : PHB
48
Sidles. : EDGES
50
Sister: Latin. : SOROR
51
Ascertain. : LEARN
53
Food for the infantry. : SPAM
55
Girl's name. : NONA
56
Singing groups. : OCTETS
58
First Arabian letter. : ALIF
60
Interjection expressing mild rebellion. : AW
61
A bright-colored flower. : DAHLIA
62
Conferences, with much talk. : PALAVERS
65
Leo and Gertrude. : STEINS
66
The ___ Isle. : EMERALD
67
Sen. Kefauver. : ESTES
68
Dish of rice with meat. : RISOTTO
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Conspiracy. : INTRIGUE
2
Low. : MOO
3
Public house. : INN
4
Wild goat: Var. : TAIR
5
Another time. : AGAIN
6
The Friendly Islands, near Fiji. : TONGAS
7
Officers in U. S. N. : ENSIGNS
8
Greek war god. : ARES
9
Fine folks around March 15. : DEPENDENTS
10
A friend to 20 Across. : AMIGO
11
Very small. : MINUTE
12
Looked at fixedly. : STARED
15
Debris from felled trees. : SLASH
16
Article sent abroad. : EXPORT
22
Scene of Napoleon's first exile. : ELBA
23
Obligation. : DEBT
25
Bed of coal or other valuable mineral. : SEAM
28
Where Londoners go boating in Hyde Park. : SERPENTINE
30
Historical times. : AGES
33
Peruse. : READ
36
C. G. S. units. : ERGS
38
Golf club. : IRON
39
Aircraft. : AERO
40
Da Vinci. : LEONARDO
41
Summer hats. : STRAWS
43
Decorate the walls again. : REPAPER
45
Goes slowly. : PLODS
46
Edmund Wilson's well-known county. : HECATE
47
Swims. : BATHES
49
Delicatessen stand-by. : SALAMI
52
Illuminated again. : RELIT
54
District Attorney McDonald. : MILES
57
Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
59
Gambling game. : FARO
63
Large container. : VAT
64
Knead: Dial. : ELT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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