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New York Times, Saturday, November 4, 1950

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 503
Across
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Device to hold cartridges. : CLIP
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___ boy! : ATTA
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Flintlock. : GUN
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She wrote "My Friend Flicka." : OHARA
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Where Washington defeated British, 1777. : PRINCETON
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Vertical face of a stair step. : RISER
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Experimental. : TENTATIVE
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"This is the forest primeval" region. : ACADIA
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Belgian town S of Antwerp. : NIEL
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Twice 27. : LIV
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Hindu cymbals. : TAL
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Treats maliciously. : SPITES
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Transparent silicate. : MICA
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Be flirtatious. : OGLE
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Essence. : ODOR
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Made bewildered. : MAZED
30
Discoverer of X rays, 1895. : ROENTGEN
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Spanish saint. : TERESA
33
Small, graceful deer. : ROES
34
Low-caste Hindu. : PASI
35
Secluded. : REMOTE
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___ Richard, John Paul Jones' famous ship. : BONHOMME
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Soap plant. : AMOLE
43
___ eagle on the coat of arms of U. S. : BALD
44
River nymph. : NAIS
45
Marshy regions. : FENS
46
Become ill. : SICKEN
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Dentist's degree. : DDS
49
Denoting three. : TRI
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City in southern France, near Toulouse. : ALBI
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___ Bay, site of 1864 Farragut victory. : MOBILE
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Deserving regard. : ESTIMABLE
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Native of "Leaning Tower" city. : PISAN
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He led the Rough Riders, 1898. : ROOSEVELT
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Make amends. : ATONE
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Government agency of the depression. : NRA
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First Norseman in Greenland. : ERIC
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Furnish. : LEND
Down
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Victim of Mrs. O'Leary's cow, October, 1871. : CHICAGO
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Famous explorer of the Mississippi, 1678. : LASALLE
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Made wrathy. : IRED
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Where Ben Franklin represented the Colonies. : PARIS
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Intelligent. : APT
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Washington crossed the Delaware to take it. : TRENTON
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More dwarfish. : TINIER
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Pays one's part. : ANTES
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Learn. : GET
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Employ. : UTILIZE
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Convent newcomers. : NOVICES
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Patrick Henry was one. : ORATOR
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He was a man of few words. : CAL
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36th state admitted to Union, 1864. : NEVADA
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Highest point. : APOGEE
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Caesar's fatal date. : IDES
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Revolutionary general called "The Swamp Fox." : MARION
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Registers. : ENROLS
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Entangle. : MESH
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Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
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Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
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Our 11th President, 1845–49. : POLK
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Part of a roof. : RAFTER
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American essayist. : EMERSON
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"Yankee cheesebox on a raft," 1862. : MONITOR
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Microbes. : BACILLI
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President during War of 1812. : MADISON
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City W of Bay City, Mich. : MIDLAND
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One of an ancient brotherhood. : ESSENE
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Van ___, Richard Harding Davis hero. : BIBBER
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Onetime status of Booker T. Washington. : SLAVE
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Prickly pear. : NOPAL
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Core to make hollow objects. : AME
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Penetrating effect. : BITE
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Old Testament book: Abbr. : ISA
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And others. : ETC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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