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New York Times, Tuesday, December 5, 1950

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 534
Across Down
1. Vacation spot in Quebec. : GASPE
6. Ruler of Iran. : SHAH
10. First-grade subject. : ABCS
14. Embellish. : ADORN
15. Benita ___, Ronald Colman's wife. : HUME
16. Hero of the Deluge. : NOAH
17. Fred Wilt is one. : MILER
18. Israeli delegate to U. N. : EBAN
19. One: German. : EINE
20. Light fabric for dresses. : ETAMINE
22. Squalid districts collectively. : SLUMDOM
24. Putting through a kitchen utensil, as vegetables. : RICING
26. Worn away. : EROSE
27. Albert ___ Terhune. : PAYSON
29. Provide; store up. : LAYIN
31. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
32. Malignant. : EVIL
34. Greek fabulist. : AESOP
38. Signal stage of history. : ERA
39. The Sitwells' nationality. : BRITISH
41. Miss Gardner. : AVA
42. Miss Powers, who played "The Medium." : MARIE
44. Name meaning rich. : OTTO
45. Mulligan. : STEW
46. Piece of furniture. : TABLE
48. Says. : UTTERS
50. Chancellor of N. Y. U. : CHASE
52. Pertaining to a nerve network. : RETIAL
54. Underground refuge. : SHELTER
56. Lightweight wool fabric. : CHALLIS
59. ___ soit qui mal y pense. : HONI
60. Pig's trotters. : FEET
62. California rockfish. : REINA
63. Odd: Scot. : ORRA
64. River in Spain. : EBRO
65. Commune in Netherlands. : ASTEN
66. Curb. : REIN
67. Mild imprecation. : DARN
68. Pegasus. : STEED
1. Plucky. : GAME
2. Entrance to a mine. : ADIT
3. Approximately 365¼ days. : SOLARYEAR
4. Basis of argument. : PREMISE
5. Caruso. : ENRICO
6. Well-known Monsignor. : SHEEN
7. Boston. : HUB
8. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
9. Scene of annual regatta in England. : HENLEY
10. One of South Dakota's state flowers. : ANEMONE
11. Sparrows, with a Brooklyn accent. : BOIDS
12. Paddle your own. : CANOE
13. Eldest son of 16 Across. : SHEM
21. Forty-___. : NINER
23. Mr. Heep, Dickens villain. : URIAH
25. Musical advice to the glowworm. : GLITTER
27. "The Waste Land," for instance. : POEM
28. Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
30. Dismounted. : ALIT
33. Stringed instrument. : VIOL
35. What Hungary is to Russia. : SATELLITE
36. Finished. : OVER
37. Scrapes with the forefoot. : PAWS
39. Kinkajou, for instance. : BEAST
40. The solid ___. : SOUTH
43. One of President Einaudi's people. : ITALIAN
45. Most vapid. : STALEST
47. Complained: Slang. : BEEFED
49. Coronets. : TIARAS
50. Odd job. : CHORE
51. M. Queuille. : HENRI
53. Senator from Montana. : ECTON
54. Mr. Toots. : SHOR
55. Girl's name. : REBA
57. Arrow poison. : INEE
58. George ___, novelist. : SAND
61. Be mistaken. : ERR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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