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New York Times, Thursday, November 9, 1950

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 508
Across Down
1. Six feet. : FATHOM
7. One of the four chaplains who gave their lives for Brotherhood. : POLING
13. Day's beginning. : SUNRISE
14. Obliteration. : ERASURE
16. Skilled worker. : ARTISAN
17. Land involved in India-Pakistan crisis. : KASHMIR
18. Squads. : UNITS
19. East Indian plants. : AMILS
21. Big bird. : EMU
22. Canary's home. : CAGE
23. Scottish cake. : SCONE
24. Roll together. : WRAP
25. Medieval shield. : ECU
26. Popular radio news analyst. : SWING
27. Respond. : REACT
28. Attaining. : REACHING
30. Adviser to Secretary Acheson. : DULLES
31. Former Nazi North Sea fortress. : HELGOLAND
33. Unwind. : UNCOIL
36. Descriptive of Juliet. : LOVESICK
40. Chairman of Security Council during August. : MALIK
41. Fathers. : SIRES
42. Part of Italy. : TOE
43. Malt beverage: German. : BIER
44. Sheltered from light. : SHADY
45. Native of Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. : BALT
46. Miss Tanguay. : EVA
47. Rubble. : RUINS
48. Superfluous telephone word. : HELLO
49. Twist anew. : RETWINE
51. Native of the West Indies: Fr. : HAITIEN
53. The pennant winner. : STENGEL
54. Put in office. : INSTATE
55. Duke of Windsor. : EDWARD
56. Obvious. : PATENT
1. Central heating. : FURNACE
2. One of the Leeward Islands. : ANTIGUA
3. Hackneyed. : TRITE
4. His appeal is now in the courts. : HISS
5. Girl's name. : OSA
6. Endangering. : MENACING
7. Red stronghold in China. : PEKING
8. Church vestment. : ORALE
9. Young lady. : LASS
10. Adjective suffix meaning somewhat. : ISH
11. Worn by a football player. : NUMERAL
12. Make a face. : GRIMACE
13. Aerial bugaboo. : SAUCER
15. Disgorges. : ERUPTS
20. Manchurian. : MONGOLIAN
23. Food for swine. : SWILL
24. Joins by fusion. : WELDS
26. Famous movie role to be re-enacted by Tony Dexter. : SHEIK
27. Ancient alphabet signs. : RUNES
29. Part of a church. : CHOIR
30. Man's nickname. : DAVEY
32. Beaverbrook. : LORDSHIP
33. Brown pigments. : UMBERS
34. Natural simplicity. : NAIVETE
35. Describing nonskid shoes. : CLEATED
37. Ex-King Humbert's nationality. : ITALIAN
38. Glenna ___, champion golfer, 1928–30. : COLLETT
39. Chemical compound. : KETONE
41. Escutcheon. : SHIELD
44. Spanish politico. : SUNER
45. Miss Davis. : BETTE
47. Latvian capital. : RIGA
48. Silence! : HIST
50. Compass point. : WNW
52. Literary collection. : ANA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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