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New York Times, Tuesday, November 7, 1950

Author:
Willard N. Jordan
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 506

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Across
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Form of address in the Navy. : MISTER
7
The New Look, circa 1870. : BUSTLE
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Oddmen of baseball. : UMPIRES
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Amaze. : ASTOUND
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The talk of Madrid. : SPANISH
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Symbol of spinsterhood. : THIMBLE
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Noted American artist and illustrator. : KENT
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Tree chopper's "fore!" : TIMBER
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Girl's nickname. : BAB
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C. G. S. work unit. : ERG
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Simba's footprints. : SPOOR
25
Man's nickname. : BERT
26
Imbricated. : TILED
29
Our Ambassador to Norway. : BAY
30
Co-founder of the Pony Express. : FARGO
31
Wordbook. : LEXICON
33
Gridiron aerialist. : PASSER
34
City on the Hudson. : TROY
35
Export of Japan. : SILK
36
Face. : VISAGE
39
Without arms. : GUNLESS
42
Miss Dunne. : IRENE
43
___ Marché. : BON
44
Unexcitable one. : STOIC
46
Copper. : CENT
47
J. Abbott's juvenile hero. : ROLLO
49
Memorabilia. : ANA
50
Lizard State: Abbr. : ALA
51
Canopied seat on the back of an elephant. : HOWDAH
52
Weeding spade. : SPUD
53
Rodent's refuge. : RATHOLE
55
The Bromfields' hacienda. : MALABAR
57
Nosy person. : SNOOPER
58
Contribute to the development of. : PROMOTE
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Stylish. : DRESSY
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Summits. : APEXES
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Powder and ball arm. : MUSKET
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Endanger. : IMPERIL
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Glittering dress ornament. : SPANGLE
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Color. : TINT
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Silkworm. : ERI
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Takes a breather. : RESTS
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Keeper of the "woodpile." : BATBOY
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Seating guide. : USHER
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Public interest. : STIR
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Barnum's famous General. : TOM
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Awkward seamen. : LUBBERS
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Magnify. : ENLARGE
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Youthful cabin attendant. : SHIPBOY
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One under obligation to another. : DEBTOR
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Bewail. : MOAN
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Score in a popular game. : BASKET
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Living. : EXTANT
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Elegy. : DIRGE
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Victoria ___. : FALLS
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Mining hut in England. : COE
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Brooch. : PIN
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Hollywood stand-in for Old Sol. : SUNLAMP
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Substitutes in office. : VICARS
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Where Londonderry is. : IRELAND
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He serves for six years. : SENATOR
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Fort Knox contents. : GOLD
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Popular Communist platform. : SOAPBOX
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Wavy. : SINUATE
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Famed Manhattan street. : BOWERY
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Unit-forming military staffs. : CADRES
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Assumed by thespians. : ROLES
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He wrote "A Rage to Live." : OHARA
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Bitter part of ale. : HOPS
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Alike. : SAME
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Inventor of rotary printing press. : HOE
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Droop. : LOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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