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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
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 503

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Device to hold cartridges. : CLIP
5. ___ boy! : ATTA
9. Flintlock. : GUN
12. She wrote "My Friend Flicka." : OHARA
13. Where Washington defeated British, 1777. : PRINCETON
16. Vertical face of a stair step. : RISER
17. Experimental. : TENTATIVE
18. "This is the forest primeval" region. : ACADIA
20. Belgian town S of Antwerp. : NIEL
21. Twice 27. : LIV
22. Hindu cymbals. : TAL
23. Treats maliciously. : SPITES
25. Transparent silicate. : MICA
26. Be flirtatious. : OGLE
28. Essence. : ODOR
29. Made bewildered. : MAZED
30. Discoverer of X rays, 1895. : ROENTGEN
32. Spanish saint. : TERESA
33. Small, graceful deer. : ROES
34. Low-caste Hindu. : PASI
35. Secluded. : REMOTE
38. ___ Richard, John Paul Jones' famous ship. : BONHOMME
42. 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
48. Dentist's degree. : DDS
49. Denoting three. : TRI
50. City in southern France, near Toulouse. : ALBI
51. ___ Bay, site of 1864 Farragut victory. : MOBILE
53. Deserving regard. : ESTIMABLE
56. Native of "Leaning Tower" city. : PISAN
57. He led the Rough Riders, 1898. : ROOSEVELT
58. Make amends. : ATONE
59. Government agency of the depression. : NRA
60. First Norseman in Greenland. : ERIC
61. Furnish. : LEND
Down
1. Victim of Mrs. O'Leary's cow, October, 1871. : CHICAGO
2. Famous explorer of the Mississippi, 1678. : LASALLE
3. Made wrathy. : IRED
4. Where Ben Franklin represented the Colonies. : PARIS
5. Intelligent. : APT
6. Washington crossed the Delaware to take it. : TRENTON
7. More dwarfish. : TINIER
8. Pays one's part. : ANTES
9. Learn. : GET
10. Employ. : UTILIZE
11. Convent newcomers. : NOVICES
12. Patrick Henry was one. : ORATOR
14. He was a man of few words. : CAL
15. 36th state admitted to Union, 1864. : NEVADA
19. Highest point. : APOGEE
24. Caesar's fatal date. : IDES
25. Revolutionary general called "The Swamp Fox." : MARION
27. Registers. : ENROLS
29. Entangle. : MESH
31. Carry: Colloq. : TOTE
32. Bicycle built for two. : TANDEM
34. Our 11th President, 1845–49. : POLK
35. Part of a roof. : RAFTER
36. American essayist. : EMERSON
37. "Yankee cheesebox on a raft," 1862. : MONITOR
38. Microbes. : BACILLI
39. President during War of 1812. : MADISON
40. City W of Bay City, Mich. : MIDLAND
41. One of an ancient brotherhood. : ESSENE
43. Van ___, Richard Harding Davis hero. : BIBBER
46. Onetime status of Booker T. Washington. : SLAVE
47. Prickly pear. : NOPAL
50. Core to make hollow objects. : AME
52. Penetrating effect. : BITE
54. Old Testament book: Abbr. : ISA
55. 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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