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New York Times, Wednesday, September 13, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 451
Across
1. Philippine insurgents: Colloq. : HUKS
5. Famous flattop. : WASP
9. Jam containers. : JARS
13. Virginia willow. : ITEA
14. Peruvian Indian. : INCA
15. Native of Hawkeye state. : IOWAN
16. City in SE Pennsylvania. : LANCASTER
18. One of Macbeth's titles. : THANE
19. Author and playwright ___ Wilder. : THORNTON
20. Patrice ___, young Met soprano : MUNSEL
21. Chancellor of West Germany. : ADENAUER
23. Daughter of Loki. : HEL
24. U. S. tennis champion, 1946–47. : KRAMER
27. Armadillo. : PEBA
29. Wanders. : ROVES
30. One target of Senator McCarthy. : LATTIMORE
35. "Once ___ a midnight dreary." : UPON
36. Where Columbus set sail Aug. 3, 1942 : PALOS
37. Heavyweight champ of 1934. : BAER
38. "___ Prefer Blondes." : GENTLEMEN
40. Fundamental. : BASAL
41. Mountain chain of Greece. : OETA
42. Old or new fashion in dresses. : BUSTLE
43. Disorderly crowd. : MOB
46. Dissatisfied workers. : STRIKERS
49. President of Eire. : OKELLY
51. Describing O'Neill's works. : DRAMATIC
55. Transjordan's Premier. : RIFAI
56. Famous sextet of grandma's day. : FLORADORA
57. Sound of a noisy sleeper. : SNORE
58. Mr. Lacoste of tennis fame. : RENE
59. Seaport in Algeria. : ORAN
60. Poultry product. : EGGS
61. River in France and Belgium. : YSER
62. Housing issue. : RENT
Down
1. Sword handle. : HILT
2. Gov. Lee's state. : UTAH
3. "American lotto." : KENO
4. Gov. Warren's capital. : SACRAMENTO
5. Author of "The Virginian." : WISTER
6. Playwright Chekhov. : ANTON
7. Part of an opera. : SCENA
8. Normal score on a golf course. : PAR
9. ___ J. McCloy. : JOHN
10. Floating. : AWASH
11. Rajah's wife. : RANEE
12. Short fishing line. : SNELL
15. Noted pianist and motion picture star. : ITURBI
17. S.A. mountain chain. : ANDES
20. Track contests. : MEETS
22. Author Sinclair, of the Lanny Budd series. : UPTON
24. Ex-Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
25. Lasso. : ROPE
26. Stratford on ___. : AVON
28. David Bruce's role in France. : AMBASSADOR
30. Truman's birthplace in Missouri. : LAMAR
31. "Cakes and ___." : ALE
32. Kiln. : OAST
33. Genuine. : REAL
34. ___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
36. Artist of pin-up girls. : PETTY
39. ___ Howard, late actor. : LESLIE
40. Rangoon is its capital. : BURMA
42. Carrier. : BEARER
43. Inventor of the telegraph. : MORSE
44. Endorsing as correct: Colloq. : OKING
45. Confuse. : BEFOG
47. Loafs. : IDLES
48. Denmark coin. : KRONE
50. ___ Porsena, Etruscan king. : LARS
52. Ripped. : TORE
53. Shah Pahlevi's country. : IRAN
54. Tilt; tip. : CANT
56. Cook in fat, over direct heat. : FRY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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