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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
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Six feet. : FATHOM
7
One of the four chaplains who gave their lives for Brotherhood. : POLING
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Day's beginning. : SUNRISE
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Obliteration. : ERASURE
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Skilled worker. : ARTISAN
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Land involved in India-Pakistan crisis. : KASHMIR
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Squads. : UNITS
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East Indian plants. : AMILS
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Big bird. : EMU
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Canary's home. : CAGE
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Scottish cake. : SCONE
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Roll together. : WRAP
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Medieval shield. : ECU
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Popular radio news analyst. : SWING
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Respond. : REACT
28
Attaining. : REACHING
30
Adviser to Secretary Acheson. : DULLES
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Former Nazi North Sea fortress. : HELGOLAND
33
Unwind. : UNCOIL
36
Descriptive of Juliet. : LOVESICK
40
Chairman of Security Council during August. : MALIK
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Fathers. : SIRES
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Part of Italy. : TOE
43
Malt beverage: German. : BIER
44
Sheltered from light. : SHADY
45
Native of Lithuania, Latvia or Estonia. : BALT
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Miss Tanguay. : EVA
47
Rubble. : RUINS
48
Superfluous telephone word. : HELLO
49
Twist anew. : RETWINE
51
Native of the West Indies: Fr. : HAITIEN
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The pennant winner. : STENGEL
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Put in office. : INSTATE
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Duke of Windsor. : EDWARD
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Obvious. : PATENT
Down
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Central heating. : FURNACE
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One of the Leeward Islands. : ANTIGUA
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Hackneyed. : TRITE
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His appeal is now in the courts. : HISS
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Girl's name. : OSA
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Endangering. : MENACING
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Red stronghold in China. : PEKING
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Church vestment. : ORALE
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Young lady. : LASS
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Adjective suffix meaning somewhat. : ISH
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Worn by a football player. : NUMERAL
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Make a face. : GRIMACE
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Aerial bugaboo. : SAUCER
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Disgorges. : ERUPTS
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Manchurian. : MONGOLIAN
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Food for swine. : SWILL
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Joins by fusion. : WELDS
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Famous movie role to be re-enacted by Tony Dexter. : SHEIK
27
Ancient alphabet signs. : RUNES
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Part of a church. : CHOIR
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Man's nickname. : DAVEY
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Beaverbrook. : LORDSHIP
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Brown pigments. : UMBERS
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Natural simplicity. : NAIVETE
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Describing nonskid shoes. : CLEATED
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Ex-King Humbert's nationality. : ITALIAN
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Glenna ___, champion golfer, 1928–30. : COLLETT
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Chemical compound. : KETONE
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Escutcheon. : SHIELD
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Spanish politico. : SUNER
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Miss Davis. : BETTE
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Latvian capital. : RIGA
48
Silence! : HIST
50
Compass point. : WNW
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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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