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OF MANY THINGS

New York Times, Sunday, February 19, 1950

Author:
Alberta N. Burton
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 172, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 605 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 144, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 34
Alberta N. Burton has 18 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 419
Across
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Capital menaced by the Hukbalahaps. : MANILA
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Dark-green material. : URALITE
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U. N. leader. : ROMULO
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Held at gun point. : COVERED
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Characters. : NATURES
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Vie with. : EMULATE
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Revoked. : ADEEMED
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Allies of the Cimbri. : TEUTONS
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Member of A. V. C. : VETERAN
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By means of. : PER
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Chile's great rainless port. : ARICA
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Cookbook item. : MENU
31
Knowledge. : LORE
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Wholly. : ALL
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Patron saint of Norway. : OLAF
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One of 2,579,000 members. : SCOUT
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Continued stories. : SERIALS
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Mt. between Lakes Lucerne and Zug. : RIGI
40
Seaport in Java. : TEGAL
42
Princeton's mascot. : TIGER
44
Introduction. : DEBUT
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Conclusion. : FINIS
46
Son of Chaos. : EREBUS
48
Ostriches. : RHEAS
50
Title. : SIR
51
Allure: Obs. : ALLECT
52
Perjurer. : LIAR
54
Stereotyped. : TRITE
56
Of a clan. : SEPTAL
58
Member of I. O. F. : FORESTER
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Beetles. : DORS
64
Gay song. : LILT
65
British air corps. : RAF
68
Gargantua. : APE
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Jane ___. : EYRE
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Rewarded. : REPAID
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Matter: Fr. : MATIERE
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Breach. : RENT
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Cutting tool. : REAMER
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Garlands. : LEIS
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Association football. : SOCCER
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Trample. : TREAD
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Britain's wartime Foreign Minister. : EDEN
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Travels. : GOES
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Russian painter (1833-82). : PEROV
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Towrope. : HAWSER
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Auroral. : EOAN
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Mexican shawl. : SERAPE
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Disposal. : SALE
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Periodic. : ETESIAN
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Takes by force. : WRESTS
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Reform. : LEND
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Indefinitely; several. : TEN
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Texas river. : RED
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___ Speaker. : TRIS
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Two-wheeled cart. : DRAY
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Vivien Leigh's famous role. : SCARLETT
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Nap. : SIESTA
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Tanker. : OILER
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Armhole. : SCYE
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Europe's business necessity. : BARTER
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As simple as ___. : ABC
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UMW chief. : LEWIS
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Trainers. : TAMERS
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Zodiac sign. : ARIES
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Bank teller. : CLERK
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Calyx leaf. : SEPAL
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Notorious English highwayman (1643-70). : DUVAL
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Highlander. : SCOT
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Rhine ___. : MAIDENS
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Form of riddle. : REBUS
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Dream: Fr. : REVE
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Make lace. : TAT
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Capital of West Germany. : BONN
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Frame of mind. : MOOD
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Crackbrained. : NUTTY
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Conducted. : LED
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Issue. : EDITION
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Intrepidity. : COURAGE
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Judicial audition. : HEARING
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Hit Parade star. : SINATRA
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Giant red star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
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Decorated as a shield with spots symbolizing a fur. : ERMINEE
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Coincides. : AGREES
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Football players. : PASSERS
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McGuffey's specialty. : READER
Down
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Sculptor. : MODELER
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Medium. : AVERAGE
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Born. : NEE
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Girl's name. : IRMA
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Sly looks. : LEERS
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Habituate. : ADDICT
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Illiterate. : UNTAUGHT
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Girl's name. : RAE
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Tem; a sun-god. : ATUM
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Theorbo-like instruments. : LUTES
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Shackled. : IRONED
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Holdings. : TENURES
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Sigmoid curve. : ESS
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Sedition. : REVOLT
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Hebrew measures. : OMERS
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Damper of a piano action. : MUTE
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Rubber tree. : ULE
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Mrs. Durocher. : LARAINE
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Remedy for earache. : OTALGIC
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Truman ___. : CAPOTE
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Join up. : ENLIST
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Coconut fiber. : COIR
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Former puppet governor of P. I. : LAUREL
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Apologue. : FABLE
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Golfer. : TEER
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Sacred bird. : IBIS
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Streamlet. : RILL
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Miss Rainer of "The Good Earth." : LUISE
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Guerrilla. : RAIDER
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The "Big E." : FLATTOP
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Goat-man. : SATYR
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Part of an organ. : STOP
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High range on S. border of Mauretania. : ATLAS
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Cattail. : REREE
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Of an age. : ERAL
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A. A. Milne character. : PIM
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More remote. : FARTHER
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Work. : OPERATE
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Invigorated. : RENEWED
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Author of "Foul Play," 1869. : READE
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Long, wearying times. : SIEGES
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Repack. : RECRATE
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Interstice. : AREOLET
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Glowing. : FERVENT
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Br'er Fox. : RENARD
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Originator of the New Look. : DIOR
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Desserts. : ICES
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Russian news agency. : TASS
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Catcall. : MEOW
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Scars. : SEALS
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Gods. : DEITIES
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Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
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Finer. : RARER
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Character in "Quo Vadis." : NERO
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Senator Bridges. : STYLES
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Perform. : ENACT
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Scandinavian brownie. : NIS
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Jib. : SAIL
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Eurydice was one. : DRYAD
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City in Ukraine. : STALIN
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Monkey-like animal. : LEMUR
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Let it stand. : STET
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Retired. : ABED
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Pitcher. : EWER
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Maturity. : RIPENESS
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Stitches. : BASTES
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Delightful region. : ARCADIA
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Flourishing exceedingly. : RIOTING
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City on the Po. : CREMONA
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Hindu screen star. : SABU
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Girl's name. : EVELINE
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Glutton. : RAVENER
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Arctic transport. : SLEDGE
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Showy flowers. : CANNAS
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Whips. : KNOUTS
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Famous translator of the Bible (1483-1546). : LUTHER
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Beloved Irish poet. : MOORE
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Rails. : SORAS
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Cubic meter. : STERE
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Hold fast. : BITE
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Challenge. : DARE
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Hindu Pluto. : YAMA
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Seaman. : TAR
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Surmount. : CAP
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Proselyte to Judaism. : GER
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Clear. : RID

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 29 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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