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Margaret P. Farrar
Margaret P. Farrar

New York Times, Tuesday, September 12, 1950

Author:
Margaret P. Farrar
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Margaret P. Farrar has 4 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 450

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Across
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Preparatory movements of Bob Feller, about to pitch. : WINDUP
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Pittsburgh ballplayer. : PIRATE
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Operates the Caroline Mars. : AVIATES
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Washington ballplayer. : SENATOR
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Carrying capacity of a ship. : TONNAGE
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More like glue. : PASTIER
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Gait of a horse. : TROT
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Furtiveness; slyness. : STEALTH
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Church council. : SYNOD
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Sailors. : TARS
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In golf, to strike ground in making a stroke. : BAFF
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Takers of memos. : NOTERS
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Rascal. : ROGUE
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Lion or tiger. : CAT
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What Bambi was. : DOE
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Distinguished. : EMINENT
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N. Y. port on Lake Ontario. : OSWEGO
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Exact satisfaction for. : AVENGE
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Old-fashioned pianos. : SPINETS
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Female saint: Abbr. : STE
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Death: German. : TOD
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Charles Kullman's voice. : TENOR
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Tall buildings. : TOWERS
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Unique thing: Slang. : ONER
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Pouting grimace: Fr. : MOUE
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Cleansing agents. : SOAPS
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On horseback. : MOUNTED
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Wisdom; learning. : LORE
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Abelard's beloved. : HELOISE
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The small wings at Mercury's ankles. : TALARIA
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Awakened. : AROUSED
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Ghost; phantom. : SPECTER
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Free tickets. : PASSES
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Promises on oath. : SWEARS
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Units of electric power. : WATTS
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Elephant's tusk. : IVORY
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Silk voile, or a girl's name. : NINON
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A leader in the French Revolution. : DANTON
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___ Hagen, star in the "Streetcar." : UTA
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Wooden pins. : PEGS
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Rings. : PEALS
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Instant: Abbr. : INST
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Radio's Sherlock Holmes. : RATHBONE
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Panay native. : ATI
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___ dance, Danilova's specialty. : TOE
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Make mistakes. : ERR
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Long seat with back. : SETTEE
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Thinly scattered. : SPARSE
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Spike of corn. : EAR
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Brooklyn ballplayer. : DODGER
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Deputy. : AGENT
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Tossing baseball into air and batting it as it descends, as in fielding practice. : FUNGO
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Honored with a party. : FETED
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Blow a horn. : TOOT
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The Hudson and the East. : RIVERS
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Rib: Comb. form. : COSTO
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Poplar tree. : ASPEN
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String. : TWINE
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Spouse. : MATE
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Huge; immense. : ENORMOUS
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Pelted with pebbles. : STONED
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Candy. : SWEETS
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Three strikes. : OUT
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Comfort in sorrow. : SOLACE
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Calliope, Clio, Erato, etc. : MUSES
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Main artery. : AORTA
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Inquisitive one. : PRIER
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Withers. : SEARS
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River flowing into Seine near Paris. : OISE
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Dips bait lightly into water. : DAPS
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Gen. Arnold's nickname. : HAP
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Period of time. : ERA
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___ Angeles. : LOS
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Ambassador Douglas' nickname. : LEW

Answer summary: 15 debuted here and reused later.

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