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Jack Luzzatto
Jack Luzzatto

New York Times, Wednesday, December 13, 1950

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 542
Across
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Title relinquished by Nehru, in favor of Sr. : PANDIT
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What Harriman is to Truman. : ADVISER
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Yellow-and-black bird. : ORIOLE
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American Nobel Prize winner. : FAULKNER
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The Horst ___ song. : WESSEL
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Pennsylvania Congressman. : GILLETTE
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Else: Scot. : ENSE
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Bert ___, stage zany. : LAHR
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Silken. : SERIC
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New Guinea port of war fame. : LAE
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Ben-Gurion's country. : ISRAEL
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Be silent: Lat. : TACE
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Soft consonants. : LENES
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Kingdom in French Indo-China. : ANNAM
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Chewed by ruminants. : CUD
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Hair dressers. : COMBS
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Tell tales. : TATTLE
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Heavyweight champ. : CHARLES
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Thermometer calibrations. : DEGREES
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A string of saddle horses: Western. : REMUDA
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Swiss-watch city. : BERNE
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Sooner than. : ERE
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Bestow. : ENDOW
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Decree. : UKASE
49
Tenure of office. : TERM
51
Grotesque red-man sculptures. : TOTEMS
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Lilli's leading man. : REX
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The largest continents. : ASIAS
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Gangster: From the signal cry of a former N. Y. C. gang. : WHYO
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Lasted. : WORE
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Lady championed by Sir Walter Raleigh. : NICOTINE
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Tool for enlarging holes. : REAMER
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Pirate. : SEAROVER
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Out-and-out. : ARRANT
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Hidden marksmen. : SNIPERS
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Errors. : LAPSES
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Nobel Prize winner for physics, 1950. : POWELL
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Rings for bread and circuses. : ARENAE
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British Quonset hut. : NISSEN
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Medicinal amount. : DOSE
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___ de France. : ILE
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Recounts. : TELLS
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Natives of Kabul. : AFGHANS
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Manchurian treaty port. : DAIREN
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Vulgate: Abbr. : VUL
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Evils. : ILLS
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Flying target. : SKEET
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Intermission. : ENTRACTE
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Grandmother's handbag. : RETICULE
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Flows back. : RECEDES
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Moslems. : ARABS
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Flagstad's famous role. : ISOLDE
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Afterward. : LATER
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Unbleached color. : ECRU
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Great; large: Latin. : MAGNUS
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Intended. : MEANT
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South African journey. : TREK
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Greek islanders. : CRETANS
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Unorthodox ideas. : HERESIES
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G. I. : AMERICAN
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Successful N. Y. candidate. : DEWEY
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Vexes. : BOTHERS
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Tackler. : DOWNER
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Perfumes. : AROMAS
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Placid. : SERENE
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Strains. : EXERTS
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Aborigine of New Zealand. : MAORI
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Point of a fable. : MORAL
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Red light. : STOP
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Twist out of shape. : WARP
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Verbal contraction. : IVE
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Time. : ERA

Answer summary: 18 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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