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New York Times, Friday, December 15, 1950

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 544

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Kingdom east of Palestine. : JORDAN
7. He ate his Christmas pie. : HORNER
13. President of Indonesia. : SUKARNO
14. Pointed at random. : UNAIMED
16. Junction. : UNITION
17. View with contempt. : DESPISE
18. Storage chamber. : BIN
19. Fence pickets. : PALES
21. Premier of Indonesia. : HATTA
22. Poison tree of Java. : UPAS
24. Ernest Thompson ___, "Wild Animals I Have Known." : SETON
26. Budge. : STIR
27. Recovered. : REWON
29. Thief: Yiddish. : GONOF
31. First lady. : EVE
32. Worker of the R. R. Brotherhood. : BRAKEMAN
34. More radical. : REDDER
36. Jewel of a name. : OPAL
37. Cradle of civilization. : ASIA
38. Type of man's sleeve. : RAGLAN
41. Constitutional reformers. : AMENDERS
45. Put into service. : USE
46. Displacer of Mr. Bowles in Connecticut. : LODGE
48. Hindu of southern India. : TAMIL
49. Hector McNeil, for instance. : SCOT
51. Things into words. : NOUNS
53. Spear-carrier in the opera: Slang. : SUPE
54. Antibody. : SERUM
56. Under: Poetic. : NEATH
58. ___ Simonson theatrical designer. : LEE
59. Developed inward. : INGROWN
61. Belgian province containing Brussels. : BRABANT
63. Standing as tall as possible. : ATIPTOE
64. Ties surgically. : LIGATES
65. In a cummerbund. : SASHED
66. March 25, 1951. : EASTER
Down
1. Evergreen tree. : JUNIPER
2. Scene of history's greatest sea-land-air combat, 1945. : OKINAWA
3. Corner fighter. : RAT
4. Coffee method. : DRIP
5. Wild oxen of Celebes. : ANOAS
6. Not concerned with law. : NONLEGAL
7. The American Rhine. : HUDSON
8. Sole. : ONE
9. Symptom of the measles. : RASH
10. Palms used for thatching. : NIPAS
11. Let out. : EMITTED
12. Uneasy. : RESTIVE
13. Commuters' town. : SUBURB
15. More precious. : DEARER
20. Historic English school. : ETON
23. Czech gymnastic event. : SOKOL
25. Norwegian. : NORSE
28. Country ruled by a 3-year-old. : NEPAL
30. Diversionary move. : FEINT
33. ___ Lescaut, opera heroine. : MANON
35. Infant's first syllables. : DADAS
37. Tractable. : AMENABLE
38. Interested observer in Asia. : RUSSIA
39. Trips to the top. : ASCENTS
40. Gov. Talmadge's state. : GEORGIA
41. Shaking fit. : AGUE
42. Take as a model. : EMULATE
43. Maturing agent. : RIPENER
44. Rains icily. : SLEETS
47. Put on. : DONNED
50. Paint remover: Colloq. : TURPS
52. Groove. : STRIA
55. Wool menace. : MOTH
57. Women, in Navy slang. : HAGS
60. Trouble. : WOE
62. Ball club. : BAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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