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New York Times, Sunday, July 2, 1950

Author:
Ralph Anderson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 85, Avg Word Len: 5.29, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 594 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 140, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 37
Ralph Anderson has 19 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 438
Across
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Where Munich is. : BAVARIA
8
___ Arias, former President of Panama. : ARNULFO
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Nap. : SIESTA
21
Aperture. : ORIFICE
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Patron saint of prisoners. : LEONARD
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Diogenes carried one. : LANTERN
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Ran. : TROTTED
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Seed used in flavoring. : CARAWAY
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Where Lake Simcoe is. : ONTARIO
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Sesame. : TIL
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Spanish gentlemen. : SENORS
30
Counterfeit. : PSEUDO
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16½ feet. : ROD
33
Manifest. : OVERT
36
Hindu garment. : SAREE
37
Higher part. : UPSIDE
38
Facile. : EASY
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Indicaters. : METERS
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Downhearted. : SAD
42
Released. : FREED
43
___ Row, London bridle path. : ROTTEN
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Winter resort in Arizona. : TUCSON
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Heavy wave. : SEA
48
I do. : YES
50
___ United States. : THESE
51
Subterfuge. : EVASION
53
Well, well!: French. : TIENS
55
Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
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On the lookout. : ALERTED
58
Discoverer of St. Lawrence river, 1534. : CARTIER
60
Principality. : SATRAPY
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Inventor of bombsight. : NORDEN
65
Ripped. : TORE
66
A top U. S. atomic scientist. : UREY
68
Capital of South Dakota. : PIERRE
69
Warrant officer's class. : NCO
70
Epidermal layer of skin: Anat. : ECDERON
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Sorceress wife of Jason. : MEDEA
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Dress goods. : SATIN
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One: French. : UNE
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Make. : EARN
78
Tom Mix's "Fetlock Holmes." : WASH
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Mr. Gulliver. : LEM
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Split. : CLEFT
83
Extort. : WREST
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Aromatic cookery item. : ANISEED
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Theatre sign. : SRO
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Television screen. : RASTER
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Opposite of a-weather. : ALEE
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Make money. : MINT
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Injury. : LESION
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Son of Clytemnestra, haunted by Furies. : ORESTES
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Moving slowly. : LAGGING
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Assuage. : APPEASE
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Command. : ORDER
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Sudden thrust. : LUNGE
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Direct route. : BEELINE
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Beverage. : COCOA
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Container. : CAN
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Red Chinese leader. : MAO
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Governor of Florida or California. : WARREN
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Girl's name. : AMANDA
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Assail. : BESET
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Half man, half goat. : PAN
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Cattle. : STEERS
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Pinches. : NIPS
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Ferryman of the Styx. : CHARON
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Compound suffix. : ARIAN
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Mr. Flynn. : ERROL
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Picnic pest. : ANT
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One who seeks patronage. : TOUTER
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Roar. : BELLOW
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African witchcraft. : OBI
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People from Oklahoma. : SOONERS
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Allied. : RELATED
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Soup vessels. : TUREENS
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A factor of the dividend. : DIVISOR
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Inhale. : INSPIRE
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Estimate. : ASSESS
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Farm implements. : SEEDERS
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Devotees. : ADDICTS
Down
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Ridiculous weaver in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : BOTTOM
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Attain recognition. : ARRIVE
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State flower of Illinois. : VIOLET
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Sternward. : AFT
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Slow: Music. : RIT
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Freezes. : ICES
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Tiger mosquito genus. : AEDES
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Mohammedan Bible. : ALCORAN
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Towered aloft. : REARED
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Leif's parentage. : NORSE
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Miss Merkle. : UNA
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Dewey's proposed vocation. : LAW
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Beaten up concoction. : FRAPPE
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It begins. "Tell me, goddess, of the man ... " : ODYSSEY
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Carpenter's tool. : SANDER
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Preposition. : INTO
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Greek letter. : ETA
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Saw-toothed. : SERRATE
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Sugars, in chemistry. : TRIOSES
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Medicine which allays pain. : ANODYNE
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Blatant. : LOUD
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Author of "Approach to Battle." : NASON
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Bird. : EIDER
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Hinder. : RETARD
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Guardian of property. : TRUSTEE
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Component of pitchblende. : URANIUM
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Heavenly. : ETHEREAL
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Knowledge. : SCIENCE
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Subject of podiatry. : FEET
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Ear trouble. : OTITIS
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Sward. : SOD
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Temptress. : SIREN
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Code signal akin to mayday (m'aidez). : SOS
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Having one cell: Bot. : ELOCULAR
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Native of Italian city. : VERONESE
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Edible root. : TARO
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Wither. : SERE
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Juice. : SAP
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Name meaning grace. : ANN
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She starred in "Barretts of Wimpole Street." : CORNELL
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American blackbird. : REDWING
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Type of well. : ARTESIAN
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The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
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50c in Tokyo. : YEN
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Land: Lat. : TERRA
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Source of Vitamin B. : YEAST
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Grackle. : DAW
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Norse name. : ASE
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Soon afterwards: Arch. : EFTSOONS
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Aides. : HELPERS
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___-Magnon. : CRO
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Collection of four. : TETRAD
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Device for authenticating documents. : SEAL
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Inner seed covering: Bot. : TEGUMEN
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Friend. : AMIGO
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Number. : NINE
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Reduce. : DEPLETE
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Single. : ONE
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China's new color. : RED
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Net fisherman. : SEINER
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Dry. : SEC
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Punkie. : GNAT
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Air: Greek. : AER
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Coastal city in Morocco. : RABAT
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Commonplace. : BANAL
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Rival of bridge. : CANASTA
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Inauspicious. : OMINOUS
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Those who take prisoners. : CAPTORS
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Attendants of Neptune. : NEREIDS
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Crybabies. : WAILERS
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Fruit of the Quercus. : ACORNS
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Sally. : SORTIE
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Roman magistrate. : PRETOR
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Pertaining to Cupid. : EROTIC
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Sen. Kerr of Oklahoma. : ROBERT
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U-shaped tubes on trombones. : SLIDES
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Bohemian martyr, 1415. : HUSS
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Humble. : ABASE
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Water wheel. : NORIA
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Starting places on the links. : TEES
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Slav of Saxony. : WEND
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Born. : NEE
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Woman. : EVE
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Remove. : RID
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Pounds, shillings, pence: Latin abbr. : LSD
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Bee: Comb. form. : API

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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