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New York Times, Thursday, December 7, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { V X }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 536
Across
1. Harry N. Wright and Harry D. Gideonse, for example. : EDUCATORS
10. Takes a nap. : RESTS
15. Bronx Park showplace. : MENAGERIE
16. He wrote "Murder in The Cathedral." : ELIOT
17. Counterfeit. : IMITATION
18. Ex-Mr. Roberts. : FONDA
19. Card game. : LOO
20. 16-lb. metal ball. : SHOT
21. Resident of 15 Across. : MONKEY
22. Sicilian city. : ENNA
24. Bespangle. : ENSTAR
26. Day: French. : JOUR
28. One of Europe's Red-satellite states. : RUMANIA
33. Our 18th President. : GRANT
35. One of four. : QUAD
37. Companion of lease, 1941–45. : LEND
38. Sydney Carton loved her. : LUCIE
39. Francis P. Matthews' concern. : USN
40. Fixed in time. : DATED
41. Miss Chase. : ILKA
42. Nib of a bird of prey. : BEAK
43. Good bed for a fire. : ASHES
44. Entangle completely. : BESNARE
46. Country highway. : PIKE
47. Large vulture. : CONDOR
50. Western Germany's problem. : ARMS
53. Color-printed cotton cloth. : CHINTZ
57. Pennsylvania lake port. : ERIE
59. The Aegean. : SEA
60. Threatened city in French Indo-China. : HANOI
61. An elevatorman's existence. : UPANDDOWN
63. City in Illinois on the Mississippi. : ALTON
64. Secreted. : CONCEALED
65. Mme. Chiang's family name. : SOONG
66. Retinue. : ATTENDERS
Down
1. Rousseau's educational romance. : EMILE
2. Satan's helper. : DEMON
3. Flags flown on British ships. : UNIONJACKS
4. "Rhubarb." : CAT
5. Moslem officers. : AGAS
6. Rope. : TETHER
7. Constellation. : ORION
8. Events in Puerto Rico. : RIOTS
9. Sun Yat-___. : SEN
10. Popular campaign slogan. : REFORM
11. Man's name. : ELON
12. Kitchen equipment. : SINK
13. Sled for hauling logs. : TODE
14. Sojourn. : STAY
21. Whittier's Miss Muller. : MAUD
23. Of a region in ancient Greece. : AONIAN
25. Piece of skin from which gloves are cut. : TRANK
27. Shoshonean Indian. : UTE
29. Juneau is its capital. : ALASKA
30. Actress Olga of the Mauve Decade. : NETHERSOLE
31. Arrow poison. : INEE
32. Says further. : ADDS
33. Flippant. : GLIB
34. Slide ___. : RULE
35. Well-known fictional detective. : QUEEN
36. Trilogy by John Dos Passos. : USA
40. Bao ___. : DAI
42. Tito's real name. : BROZ
45. Playing a part. : ACTING
46. Gustaf Adolf's former title. : PRINCE
48. Military storage point for supplies. : DEPOT
49. Praying figure. : ORANT
51. Pussycat. : MEWER
52. "Footsteps in the ___ of time." : SANDS
53. Cartoonist ___ Addams. : CHAS
54. Ring around the moon. : HALO
55. Preposition. : INTO
56. When the sun is at the meridian. : NOON
58. Noted British M.P. : EDEN
61. The fiddler crabs. : UCA
62. King for a day in June. : DAD

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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