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New York Times, Thursday, December 21, 1950

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 550
Across
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He presides over the Senate. : BARKLEY
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Language not spoken in Brazil. : SPANISH
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Demolish; destroy. : RUINATE
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French protectorate in Africa. : MOROCCO
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Huge fleets. : ARMADAS
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Son of Agamemnon. : ORESTES
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Sirens of the Twenties. : VAMPS
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Makes dainty: Dial. : NICES
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A common suffix. : ENT
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Summers: Fr. : ETES
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Short swinging blows, in boxing. : HOOKS
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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But: Latin. : SED
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Drops dry ice into clouds. : SEEDS
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A moment. : TRICE
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To love: Latin. : AMARE
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The palm of the hand: Anat. : THENAR
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Cranky old men. : CODGERS
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Places of worship. : CHAPELS
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Cannot be made without breaking eggs. : OMELET
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"World's Champions" catcher. : BERRA
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Parts of the nose. : NARES
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Natives of Copenhagen. : DANES
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___ Pinafore. : HMS
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Where the Hindus cremate their dead. : GHAT
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Location of Montana State School of Mines. : BUTTE
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Upper deck on a vessel. : POOP
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Man's nickname. : RON
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Pithy; concise. : TERSE
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Arthur Murray's specialty. : DANCE
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Devour. : ENGORGE
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Virginia naval station. : ROANOKE
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Indian sand partridges. : SEESEES
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Matriculated. : ENTERED
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Organizations. : SYSTEMS
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Card players. : DEALERS
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Mr. Southworth's tribe. : BRAVES
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A salt of auric acid. : AURATE
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Edged. : RIMMED
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Snaps suddenly: Dial. : KNAPS
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Youths. : LADS
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Those who take both sides of a question. : YESNOERS
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Garments worn by artists, gardeners, etc. : SMOCKS
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Reads with profound attention. : PORES
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Greek god of war. : ARES
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Our: French. : NOS
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Yellowish, like the oriole. : ICTERINE
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Dramatic; theatrical. : SCENICAL
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Grooms. : HOSTLERS
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Common antiseptic: Fr. : IODE
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Symbol of affection. : HEART
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Griddlecake: Sp. Am. : AREPA
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Pintail ducks. : SMEES
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"___ gold in them thar hills." : THARS
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Tag of a shoelace. : AGLET
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"My ___ Years in Moscow," by Bedell Smith. : THREE
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The 82d ___. : CONGRESS
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Senator from Wyoming. : OMAHONEY
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Maddens. : DERANGES
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Concentrated. : CENTERED
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Used by baseball players. : BATS
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Undue pressure. : DURESS
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M. de Balzac. : HONORE
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Derider. : MOCKER
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Accelerates. : SPEEDS
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Adorn with jewels. : BEGEM
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List for selecting jurors. : PANEL
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Sir Herbert Beerbohm ___. : TREE
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Information. : DATA
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East: Ger. : OST
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Pronoun. : ONE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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