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LONGS AND SHORTS

New York Times, Sunday, March 12, 1950

Author:
Leonard Goldberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 666 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 166, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 36
Leonard Goldberg has 21 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 422
Across
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He helped the Buckeye Senator write a famous law. : HARTLEY
8
Ryukyu island. : OKINAWA
15
Editor of SEP, 1899–1936. : LORIMER
22
Gormandized. : OVERATE
23
Mr. Donaldson's men do. : DELIVER
24
Lister Hill's state. : ALABAMA
25
Happiness. : DELIGHTSOMENESS
27
Holy City on the Ganges. : BENARES
28
Compass point. : ENE
29
Annual exhibition in Paris. : SALON
30
Transmitted. : SENT
31
Man's name. : LEON
32
Theatre sign. : SRO
33
Diminutive suffix. : KINS
35
Living in snow. : NIVAL
37
Extracts of the rue plant. : RUEOILS
39
Scorch. : CHAR
40
Icelandic epics. : EDDAS
42
Bright and lustrous. : NITID
44
Sea eagles. : ERNES
45
City in Prussia. : THALE
46
Peruvian Indian. : NASCAN
48
Noted operatic soprano. : EAMES
50
Horse. : NAG
51
Weber and ___. : FIELDS
52
Salmon. : SMOLT
54
Mr. Ludwig. : EMIL
56
Saint-Louis is its capital. : SENEGAL
58
Rainbow. : ARC
61
Greek letters. : PSIS
62
Blue-red. : PLUM
64
Feature of Russia's topography. : STEPPES
67
Glitters. : DAZZLES
69
R. I. herb. : SESAME
71
Flurry. : STIR
72
What Father William took to. : LAW
73
Having so many notions. : IDEAED
74
St. Louis' most famous product. : BLUES
75
Cold dish. : SALAD
77
The Wise Men. : MAGI
78
Early inhabitants of Great Britain. : PICTS
79
Journal. : DIARY
80
Abstinent. : SOBER
81
Tablecloths. : LINEN
82
Noted newspaper publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
83
River passing Leopoldville. : CONGO
84
Illy. : BADLY
85
Base rumor. : CANARD
86
Chinese Communist leader. : MAO
87
Lily plant. : ALOE
88
Block and tackle. : PULLEY
90
Trickle. : DISTILL
91
Dewey, in 1948. : ALSORAN
93
Celebes ox. : ANOA
94
Transgressions. : SINS
95
Color. : DYE
96
___ passer, French passport. : LAISSER
99
Found in bogs. : OOZE
101
Lawful. : LICIT
103
Worships. : ADORES
105
Father of Osiris. : GEB
107
Dull finish. : MATTE
109
More succinct. : TERSER
113
Merrymaking. : REVEL
114
Bootlace. : LACET
116
More unusual. : RARER
118
Bristles. : SETAE
119
Nail used in surveying. : SPAD
120
Inferred. : DEDUCED
122
Liver: Comb. form. : HEPAT
124
Famous U. S. carrier. : WASP
125
Leather. : ELK
126
Danish money. : ORAS
127
Girl friend: Fr. : AMIE
129
Gave. : METED
131
New Mexican Indian. : SIA
132
First word of Post Office's motto. : NEITHER
134
One cause of the unification investigation. : SUPERFORTRESSES
137
De Gasperi is one. : ITALIAN
138
Native of Italian province. : ISTRIAN
139
Metrical foot. : ANAPEST
140
Bête noire of foreign correspondents. : CENSORS
141
Pie, cake, etc. : DESSERT
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Primary concern of OHE. : TENANTS
Down
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Kobold, in German folklore. : HODEKEN
2
Spanish avenue. : AVENIDA
3
Proffers anew. : RELENDS
4
Thrice: Comb. form. : TRI
5
Brings up the rear. : LAGS
6
___ Frome. : ETHAN
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Small iron vessel: Eng. : YETLIN
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Order of dragonflies : ODONATA
9
Senator from Missouri. : KEM
10
Islands: Fr. : ILES
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"Forty-___." : NINER
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Way. : AVENUE
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Type of adventure story. : WESTERN
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___ poetica. : ARS
15
Tags. : LABELS
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Bread spreads. : OLEOS
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Stanza, in Irish poetry. : RANN
18
Philippine fruit tree. : IBA
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Economic assistance for Europe. : MARSHALLPLANAID
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Color. : EMERALD
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Former order of scratching birds. : RASORES
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Councils. : SOVIETS
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City of the Walloons. : LIEGE
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Algonquians. : SACS
36
Calcium oxide. : LIME
38
Fuegians. : ONAS
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Well worth the price. : CHEAP
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Salesman's kit. : SAMPLES
43
Victim of "long count," 1927. : DEMPSEY
45
"The Lady or the ___." : TIGER
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Sniffed. : NOSED
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Mr. Wegg of "Our Mutual Friend." : SILAS
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Malodorous. : FETID
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Heraldic flower. : LIS
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Abner's pal. : LUM
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Heavenly body of spectral type. : NSTAR
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Fatty tumor. : ADIPOMA
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"Root-and-Branch man." : RADICAL
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Dweller behind the "Iron Curtain." : CZECHOSLOVAKIAN
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Part of a choral ode. : MESODE
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Ardently. : EAGERLY
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South Sea Bubble. : SWINDLE
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Tools for trimming slates. : ZATS
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Cinder. : SLAG
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Princess wooed by Zeus. : EUROPA
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Weaver's reed. : SLEY
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Twining stem. : BINE
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Efficiently. : ABLY
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Large amount of money. : MINT
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Ceylon trees. : DOONS
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Premiere of Portugal. : SALAZAR
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Misses. : LASSIES
83
Group. : CLASS
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F. D. R. Jr. now occupies his seat in Congress. : BLOOM
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Girt: Poet. : CINCT
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Symbolic name for Jerusalem. : ARIEL
89
One: Ital. : UNO
90
502. : DII
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Rowed. : OARED
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Brunhild, at the end of "Die Walkuere." : SLEEPER
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Mild oaths. : EGADS
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Receipt: Fr. : RECU
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Base in Greenland. : ETAH
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Trust: Scot. : TREW
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Found in Paris green. : ARSENIC
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Exhaust. : DEPLETE
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Frequently sung at weddings. : BECAUSE
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Pennsylvania borough. : TREMONT
110
Harold Edward ___. : STASSEN
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Calmest. : EASIEST
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High teas. : REPASTS
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Hears. : LEARNS
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The Lorelei does this. : TEMPTS
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Knocking. : RATTAT
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Gloomy. : DREAR
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Those who perish. : DIERS
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Coat with tin and lead. : TERNE
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Bricker's state. : OHIO
128
Enemy of the Iroquois. : ERIE
130
Man's name. : DEAN
133
Chinese coins: Abbr. : TLS
134
Man's nickname. : SID
135
Greatly. : FAR
136
Saratoga Springs. : SPA

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 25 debuted here and reused later, 18 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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