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New York Times, Sunday, June 4, 1950

Author:
Edward Buckler
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 80, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 656 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 150, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 45
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 434
Across
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Margaret Truman's singing teacher. : TRAUBEL
8
Out-of-date millinery. : MOBCAP
14
Where Bismarck was chancellor. : PRUSSIA
21
Done better than. : OUTGONE
22
Bee abode. : APIARY
23
Fat from roasting meat. : DRIPPING
24
Systems. : METHODS
25
Forest warden. : RANGER
26
Noted Princetonian. : EINSTEIN
27
What Green heads. : AFL
28
Homes of cliff-dwellers. : MESAS
30
Pedigree. : GENEALOGY
32
Burgoo. : GOO
33
Day: Abbr. : TUES
35
Rock: Fr. : ROCHE
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Pitfalls. : DANGERS
38
Surrounds. : HEMS
39
Pert. to oil. : OLEIC
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Nurtures. : REARS
43
Gnaws. : EATS
44
___ Jones, honored on current 3-cent stamp. : CASEY
45
Vital factor in World War II. : RAF
47
Pillow case. : SLIP
48
Patricia Morison's role. : KATE
49
Fortify. : MAN
50
Party with "balance of power" in Parliament. : LIBERAL
54
Like simba. : LEONINE
56
End of long spar: Naut. : YARDARM
60
___ Pauker, Foreign Minister of Rumania. : ANA
61
Noted Danish-American (1849–1914). : RIIS
63
Ballerina's forte. : TOE
64
Stone chip. : SPALL
66
Passing mark. : CEE
67
Leo's new shortstop. : DARK
69
Having a good memory. : RETENTIVE
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Pteroid part. : ALA
74
Wind instrument. : FIFE
75
Shylock's coin. : DUCAT
77
Lower part of walls. : DADOES
78
Native of island off Massachusetts. : VINEYARDER
81
Gaudier. : GAYER
83
Jollity. : MERRIMENT
85
Intrigue. : AMOUR
86
Instruments for measuring hardness. : DUROMETERS
88
Port at mouth of Loire. : NANTES
90
Entrance. : INLET
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Asteroid discovered 1898. : EROS
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Marsh. : FEN
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___ college. : ELECTORAL
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Cooked sufficiently. : DONE
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___ masqué. : BAL
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Debris of felled trees. : SLASH
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Timber tree. : ASH
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Nation whose present king wrote songs for new Broadway show. : SIAM
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Genus of fiddler crabs. : UCA
105
Railroad car. : SLEEPER
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Furthest limit. : OUTSIDE
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Dozes. : DROWSES
113
Strain. : TAX
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Religieuses. : NUNS
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Athletic team. : NINE
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Chinese Ambassador to U. S. : KOO
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Village near Windsor. : ASCOT
121
Take on cargo. : LADE
122
Composer of "Dream of Gerontius." : ELGAR
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Substantial. : SOLID
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City in northern France. : LAON
129
She helped Barak conquer Sisera. : DEBORAH
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Rocks on Stromboli. : LAVAS
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Editor of N. Y. Sun, 1868–97. : DANA
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Miss Gardner. : AVA
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Unsolved problem of H-bomb. : DETONATOR
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Kind. : GENUS
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Curran's union. : NMU
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Sweetened cream, flavored with wine and beaten stuff. : SILLABUB
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Conflict. : STRIFE
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Porcelain ware from China. : CELADON
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Patellae. : KNEECAPS
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Cleveland first baseman. : EASTER
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Worshiper. : IDOLIST
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Ones in accord. : AGREERS
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Eurydice and others. : DRYADS
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Abhors. : DETESTS
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Source of Vitamin C. : TOMATO
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Lamentable. : RUEFUL
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Noted crossword puzzle fan. : ATTLEE
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Poh! : UGH
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Strong political movement. : BOOM
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Bitter ___. : ENDER
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Tenant. : LESSOR
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President of American Red Cross. : MARSHALL
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War agency. : OPA
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New head of Met opera. : BING
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Enclosed. : CAGED
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Where gladiators fought. : ARENA
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Native of Pau. : PYRENEAN
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Heads of religious houses. : PRIORS
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Sounds resonantly. : RINGS
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___-daisy! : UPSY
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What Dakar is: Abbr. : SPT
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Beleaguers. : SIEGES
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Lantern fish. : INIOME
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Ignorance. : AGNOSY
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Efface. : DELETE
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Experts. : ACES
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Child's marbles. : AGATES
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Forefather. : SIRE
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City in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
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Four inches. : HAND
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Creator of Dr. Gideon Fell. : CARR
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Detective. : SPOTTER
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___ Van Doren. : CARL
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The F in F. E. P. C. : FAIR
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Russian city. : KIEV
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Where Kuala Lumpur is. : MALAYA
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Film actor. : LADD
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Address by Truman, Jan. 20, 1949. : INAUGURAL
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Melody of Venetian gondoliers. : BARCAROLE
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Drew the longbow. : LIED
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Clamor. : NOISINESS
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Where Griswold is president-elect. : YALE
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Sourish. : ACIDULOUS
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Allusion. : REFERENCE
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Jan van der ___ (1632–75). : MEER
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Spore-bearing leaves. : STAMENS
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Yearners. : PANTERS
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Joe Louis specialties. : KAYOS
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Tributary of the Fulda. : EDER
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Language of Trondheim. : NORSE
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Issue. : EVENT
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Leaf: Poet. : FROND
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Egyptian god of setting sun. : TEM
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Preposition. : INTO
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Bon ___. : AMI
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Produced in reaction. : REFLEX
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Boss' political group. : MACHINE
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Four-time candidate for President. : DEBS
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Rush headlong. : TEAR
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Before-mentioned. : SAID
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Social functions. : TEAS
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Money in Riga. : LATS
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Frolic: Coll. : LARK
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Spatterdash. : SPAT
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French sculptor (1741–1828). : HOUDON
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Lows. : MOOS
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___ cap. : ETON
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Not expunged. : UNERASED
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Wild carrot. : DILL
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Hirers. : ENGAGERS
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U. S. general (1860–1927). : WOOD
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Men of great wealth. : NABOBS
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Roof edge. : EAVE
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Forty-ninth state? : ALASKA
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Frugal. : SAVING
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Cargo vessel. : COALER
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Pauses: Coll. : LETUPS
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Obnoxious. : RANCID
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Predecessor of "Happy" Chandler. : LANDIS
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Deepest. : INMOST
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Intimidates. : DAUNTS
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Preclude. : DEBAR
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Perfume. : ATTAR
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Descriptive of talk about Middleground. : HORSY
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Napped fabric. : SUEDE
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Small fish. : DACE
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Yasmin's mother. : RITA
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Narrow aperture. : SLOT
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Jennie ___, M. P., wife of Aneurin Bevan. : LEE
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Supplied. : FED
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Beverage. : ALE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 38 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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