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New York Times, Sunday, December 17, 1950

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 164, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { none — this is a pangram }, Scrabble score: 630 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 43
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 546
Across
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Lady Godiva's husband. : LEOFRIC
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Legendary place in Somerset. : CAMELOT
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Admiral Forrest P. ___. : SHERMAN
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Atone for. : EXPIATE
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Greediness. : AVARICE
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A "T" in TNT. : TOLUENE
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Ready for roasting. : SPITTED
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Nine men with high responsibility. : CABINET
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Scent. : ESSENCE
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Transgress. : SIN
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Fishing boat. : SMACK
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Rayon fabric. : CELANESE
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Spanish hero. : CID
34
Raw materials. : ORES
36
Common practice. : RULE
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An outlaw, in old Japan. : RONIN
39
___ Irae. : DIES
40
Squatter. : NESTER
43
Proclivities. : BENTS
46
Annie's boat. : TUG
47
Reddish color. : ROAN
48
Maid in "Arms and the Man." : RAINA
50
Golf mounds. : TEES
52
Flourished. : SHAKEN
55
Zangara was one. : ASSASSIN
58
Modern detection device. : RADAR
60
Feeler. : TENTACLE
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Talked. : CHATTED
65
"The Women." : FEMALES
67
Wanton. : RIOTOUS
68
Friend of Odysseus. : MENTOR
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Fiber cluster. : NEP
70
Subject. : TOPIC
72
Butcher a whale. : FLENSE
73
Clergyman in Jane Austen's "Emma." : ELTON
74
France-___, Paris newspaper. : SOIR
75
Formed a glossy surface. : ENAMELED
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Tree. : FIR
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Prohibit. : BAN
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Nadine Conner, for instance. : SINGER
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Sets of steps. : STILES
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Shot ___. : PUT
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Purchase. : BUY
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Television necessities. : ANTENNAS
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Hostile invasion. : RAID
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Parrot-like bird. : MACAW
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Infallible person. : ORACLE
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Girl's nickname. : TEENA
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Girl's name. : INA
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Trigonometric function. : COSINE
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Poe's heroine. : ANNABEL
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Spanish chaperones. : DUENNAS
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Species of narcissus. : JONQUIL
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Feels. : REALIZES
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Mark again. : REDOT
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Shindig. : CAROUSAL
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Former head of French Forces in Germany. : KOENIG
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Health: Comb. form. : SANI
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Ugly animal. : HYENA
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At that time. : THEN
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Golfer Snead. : SAM
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Girl's name. : LEOLA
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City named for Polk's V. P. : DALLAS
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Fly. : SOAR
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Yarns. : TALES
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Fastener. : NAIL
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New England. : EAST
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Alben Barkley's stepdaughter. : ANN
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Made clothes. : TAILORED
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Shore bird. : SNIPE
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Wartime magazine of O.W.I. : USA
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Former French Prime Minister. : BIDAULT
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Low dense cloud. : STRATUS
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Biased person. : FAVORER
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Epithet for Rome. : ETERNAL
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Nonpareil magician. : HOUDINI
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Patent. : EVIDENT
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Allow to be issued. : RELEASE
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All together. : ENMASSE
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Complies. : RELENTS
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School assignment. : LESSON
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Terminate. : EXPIRE
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Thinks. : OPINES
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Worthy. : FIT
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Bah!: Slang. : RATS
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Scrap of news. : ITEM
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Evergreen. : CEDAR
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Laugh brokenly. : CACKLE
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Miss Gardner. : AVA
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Queen of the fairies. : MAB
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___ Johnston. : ERIC
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Sharply hit ball. : LINER
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Catlike animal. : OCELOT
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Lockjaw. : TETANUS
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She wrote "Matador." : STEEN
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Cowboy's mount. : HOSS
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Otherwise. : ELSE
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___ de la Paix. : RUE
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Heroine in "Gil Blas." : MENCIA
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___ Régime. : ANCIEN
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Requires. : NEEDS
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Native of Camaguey. : CUBAN
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Darkness. : NIGHT
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President of Middlebury College. : STRATTON
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Middleman. : ENTREPRENEUR
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Give. : DONATE
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City on the Delaware. : EASTON
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Face of a stair. : RISER
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Group. : TEAM
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Composed. : SEDATE
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Repeated. : RETOLD
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Nest: Fr. : NID
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Drawing rooms. : SALONS
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Air: Greek. : AER
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Stabs. : KNIFES
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Peak. : ACME
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Town in N W Vermont. : SHELBURNE
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Author of "The Last Puritan." : SANTAYANA
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PW's hope. : REPATRIATION
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Great Chinese teacher of ethics. : CONFUCIUS
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Headline of May 7, 1915. : LUSITANIA
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Weights of Denmark. : ESER
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Pretended. : FEIGNED
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Monkeys or apes. : SIMIANS
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Composition for nine instruments. : NONET
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She marries Oliver in "As You Like It." : CELIA
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Convene. : SIT
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Influenced. : LED
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Sign of a cold. : SNEEZE
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Hindu queens. : RANEES
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Hero of Donizetti opera. : PASQUALE
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Piglike animal. : BOAR
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Napoleon's name for England. : ALBION
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Low rubber overshoe. : SANDAL
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County in Iowa. : MONONA
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Water supply. : WELL
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Part of a horseshoe. : CALKER
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Removed the centers of. : CORED
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Mr. Lyons. : LEN
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Nothing. : NONE
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First U. S. Supreme Court Justice. : JAY
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Fiber for ropes. : SISAL
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Stores under one management. : CHAIN
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Overshoe. : GALOSHE
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Explosive. : TONITE
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German composer, British citizen (1685-1759). : HANDEL
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"___of the Movies." : MERTON
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Hollywood star. : LASSIE
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Bogey's wife. : LAUREN
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Concurrence. : ASSENT
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Bursts out. : STARTS
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Weapon. : SABER
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Heading. : TITLE
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Antitoxic. : SERUM
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Full-time inmate: Slang. : LIFER
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Fish. : TUNA
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Ah me! : ALAS
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Baby talk. : DADA
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Macadamize. : PAVE
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Corrupt. : EVIL
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Occur. : ARE
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Common contraction. : TIS
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"Gott mit ___." : UNS
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Poem. : ODE

Answer summary: 9 unique to this puzzle, 34 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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