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New York Times, Monday, December 25, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 554

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Across
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Marked by festivity. : MERRY
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Today. : XMAS
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"And ___ through the house . . . " : ALL
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First sign of the Zodiac. : ARIES
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Pig talk. : OINK
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Sweater makings. : WOOL
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Scent. : AROMA
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Mickey Rooney's role. : ANDYHARDY
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Lasting; enduring. : STAYING
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Albert Bigelow and Robert Treat. : PAINES
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Summit of Mt. Pisgah, from which Moses saw the Promised Land. : NEBO
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Fade. : WILT
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Dispatch. : SEND
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Minds with the capacity for higher forms of knowledge. : INTELLECTS
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Garment. : WAIST
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Type of protest by workers. : SLOWDOWN
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Seniority. : AGE
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Event on the Thames or the Hudson. : REGATTA
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Inlet. : RIA
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Giver's friend. : RECEIVER
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Re-elected Senator from North Dakota. : YOUNG
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Encroaches. : TRESPASSES
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Author Ben ___ Williams. : AMES
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Bridge: French. : PONT
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Breathe quickly. : PANT
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Title word for Gunther books. : INSIDE
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Capital of the island of Ceylon. : COLOMBO
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Downward trend in business. : RECESSION
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Restraints for Donner, Dasher, etc. : REINS
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Move with excited haste. : TEAR
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Wooden-soled shoe for dancing. : CLOG
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Today's hero. : SANTA
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A. M. A. members. : DRS
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If not. : ELSE
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Small city in Iowa. : ELDON
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Animal's cry. : MAA
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Makes a fumble. : ERRS
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Vivid and confused view. : RIOT
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Sends back. : REMANDS
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Belgian violinist. : YSAYE
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Primitive Greek wood carving. : XOANON
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Chinese dynasty, 1368–1644. : MING
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"Mamma in her kerchief ___ I in my cap . . . " : AND
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Chaplain: Slang. : SKYPILOT
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Expected. : AWAITED
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Forsaken. : LORN
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The Comstock ___, in Nevada. : LODE
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River in France. : LYS
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Foyer. : HALLWAY
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There: Latin. : IBI
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Covered cord sewed on a seam. : WELT
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Of a dark complexion. : SWART
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Describing tots on Xmas Eve. : EAGER
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Elizabeth to the Duke of Windsor. : NIECE
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Former rulers. : TSARS
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General manager of Kentucky Derby. : CORUM
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Cord. : TWINE
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Unexpected obstacles. : SNAGS
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Stands used by photographers. : TRIPODS
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Disappear gradually. : EVANESCE
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Exploit. : GEST
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Discerners. : ESPIERS
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Breakfast food. : OATMEAL
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Thick spongy fabric. : EPONGE
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Frivolous "gal." : SAL
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Vikings. : NORSE
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New York subway. : IRT
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Require. : NEED
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Isolated rock. : SCAR
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Doves' calls. : COOS
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Tie. : BIND
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Preposition. : ONTO
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Unfortunate. : ILL
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___ Diego. : SAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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