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NEWS AND VIEWS

New York Times, Sunday, April 23, 1950

Author:
Elizabeth Patterson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 75, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 675 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 15, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 53
Elizabeth Patterson has 23 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 428
Across
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Cut and mixed. : HASHED
7
The 81st ___. : CONGRESS
15
Feudal tax. : TALLAGE
22
Make choice: Obs. : OPTATE
23
Infant Cupids. : AMORETTI
24
Ex-Senator Burton K. ___. : WHEELER
25
Falangist head. : FRANCO
26
Coiners. : MONEYERS
27
Gov. Schricker's state. : INDIANA
28
His first play was "Beau Brummel." : FITCH
29
Caroline Island group. : PELEW
30
Kiln. : OAST
32
Dora's successor, in "David Copperfield." : AGNES
33
Grimace. : MOUE
34
Apollo's island. : DELOS
35
Taken by Socrates. : HEMLOCK
38
Where rules the queen. : HIVE
39
Knack. : ART
40
Neighbor of Tyre. : SIDON
41
German general in American Revolution. : KALB
42
The nearer. : THIS
44
___ Sack. : SAD
45
Belgian town on the Yser. : NIEUPORT
47
Showy flower. : MALLOW
49
Gates: Dial. : YETS
51
Ruckus. : TODO
52
St. Laurent's country: Abbr. : CAN
53
Islands: Fr. : ILES
55
Hindu water pitchers. : LOTAHS
59
A work of Juvenal's. : SATIRE
62
They made the atom bomb. : PHYSICISTS
65
Sea anemone. : POLYP
66
Tarkington heroine. : ALICE
67
Character in "School for Scandal." : SURFACE
68
Walking on the outer side of the foot: Zool. : TALIGRADE
70
Child: India. : BABA
71
Lets one have again. : RELOANS
72
Girl's name. : LENORA
73
Senora: Abbr. : SRA
74
Comedian Burrows. : ABE
75
Faunas. : PAN
76
Kobold. : NIS
77
"___ the land of the free." : OER
78
Swindle: Slang. : GIP
79
Craggy hill. : TOR
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Do network. : TAT
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Seaport, S. W. Morocco. : AGADIR
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Sapphira's husband. : ANANIAS
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Security. : GAGE
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Of vers libre. : IMAGISTIC
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Video's Faye ___. : EMERSON
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Town ___. : CRIER
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Grannies. : NANAS
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Sweetbriers. : EGLANTINES
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Laments. : MOURNS
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Offend. : INSULT
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Driven. : SENT
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Goddess: L. : DEA
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Coleridge's schoolmate. : LAMB
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Seas: French. : MERS
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Describable by a number. : SCALAR
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Creator of Captain Hornblower. : FORESTER
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Flat-bottomed ferryboat. : BAC
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Sailor's shout. : YOHO
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Speeds. : HIES
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"Little White House." : BLAIR
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Indian. : OTO
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Rumpus ___. : ROOM
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Author of "Castle of Otranto." : WALPOLE
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Vegetable sponge. : LOOFA
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Made imprints. : TROD
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Albert Schweitzer's favorite instrument. : ORGAN
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Construct. : REAR
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Gnats, fleas, etc. : PESTS
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Chiang's brother-in-law. : SOONG
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Modern theory of the universe. : ATOMISM
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Argentine plainsmen. : PAMPEANS
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Clement's opponent. : WINNIE
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Newest craze. : CANASTA
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Loss of ability to write. : AGRAPHIA
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Incarnation. : AVATAR
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Hired soldier in Revolutionary War. : HESSIAN
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Methodist. : WESLEYAN
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Grasping fingers. : TALONS
Down
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E. C. A. head. : HOFFMAN
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Presumptively. : APRIORI
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Act. : STATUTE
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Small arch: Arch. : HANCE
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Mark lightly. : ETCH
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___ gratias. : DEO
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Where went Elaine. : CAMELOT
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600-mile Siberian river. : OMOLON
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Roman date. : NONES
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Ambassador to Japan, 1932–41. : GREW
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A king: Sp. : REY
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Summer: Fr. : ETE
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One of the Lipari islands. : STROMBOLI
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Fiber plant. : SISAL
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Very nervous. : TWITCHY
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Korean statesman. : AHN
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Mother of fair Helen. : LEDA
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Actress Vivien ___. : LEIGH
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Hawaiian trees. : ALANIS
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Europe's peace city. : GENEVA
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Rubbed off. : ERASED
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Dr. ___ in "Don Quixote." : PEDRO
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Tippler. : SOT
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Form of vacuum tube. : DIODE
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"Prince" ___ Newhouser. : HAL
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Another name for Lagoon Islands. : ELLICE
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Schleswig-Holstein's capital. : KIEL
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Fern seed. : SPORE
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Jayhawkers. : KANSANS
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Temporary expedient. : STOPGAP
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City on N. Y. Barge Canal. : UTICA
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Fashionable London district. : MAYFAIR
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"Wind of the ___."—Tennyson. : WESTERNSEA
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Strong: Scot. : STOR
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Books of the Bible. : CHRONICLES
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Mr. Musial. : STAN
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Scottish "Alexander." : ALASTAIR
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Typical univalent element. : HYDROGEN
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Fishermen. : SPEARERS
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Creator of Captain Blood. : SABATINI
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Southerner. : ALABAMAN
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Lamaists. : TIBETANS
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Small coin of Persia. : PUL
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Suffix denoting a science. : ICS
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Strike phrase. : SLOGAN
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Where Alben Barkley presides. : SENATE
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Messenger of Zeus and Hera. : IRIS
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Shreds. : RAGS
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Pupil. : LEARNER
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Scottish manufacturing burgh. : PAISLEY
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Indians. : ONEIDAS
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Lodgings: Brit. : DIGS
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Danish county. : AMT
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Cyclades isle. : IOS
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Larvae. : GRUBS
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Smear or daub: Dial. : GAUM
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Settle, as property. : ENTAIL
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Promising one: Colloq. : COMER
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Alaskan Army post. : ANCHORAGE
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Sancho Panza's wife. : MARIA
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Think: Arch. : TROW
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Does nothing. : LOAFS
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Princess Margaret's girl friend. : SHARMAN
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He spoke at Washington's funeral. : LEE
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Driftage: Var. : FLOTSAN
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Indian name meaning "meeting place." : TORONTO
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Top-hatted schoolboy. : ETONIAN
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Composer of "Oklahoma!" : RODGERS
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Publish first. : BROACH
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Great arteries. : AORTAE
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Philippine grasses. : COGONS
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Novelist ___ Edvart Rolvaag. : OLE
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Yugoslav territory. : BOSNIA
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Parents. : MAMAS
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Fruit. : PAPAW
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Admiral of the Fleet. : LEAHY
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Modulatory. : TONAL
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If not: Law. : NISI
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Mexican man's nickname. : PEPE
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Hindu deity. : SIVA
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As it stands: Mus. : STA
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___ Grundy. : MRS
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Mary was one. : PAL
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England's ___ Tyler. : WAT

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 42 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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