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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
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Philippine insurgents: Colloq. : HUKS
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Famous flattop. : WASP
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Jam containers. : JARS
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Virginia willow. : ITEA
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Peruvian Indian. : INCA
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Native of Hawkeye state. : IOWAN
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City in SE Pennsylvania. : LANCASTER
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One of Macbeth's titles. : THANE
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Author and playwright ___ Wilder. : THORNTON
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Patrice ___, young Met soprano : MUNSEL
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Chancellor of West Germany. : ADENAUER
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Daughter of Loki. : HEL
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U. S. tennis champion, 1946–47. : KRAMER
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Armadillo. : PEBA
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Wanders. : ROVES
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One target of Senator McCarthy. : LATTIMORE
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"Once ___ a midnight dreary." : UPON
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Where Columbus set sail Aug. 3, 1942 : PALOS
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Heavyweight champ of 1934. : BAER
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"___ Prefer Blondes." : GENTLEMEN
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Fundamental. : BASAL
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Mountain chain of Greece. : OETA
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Old or new fashion in dresses. : BUSTLE
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Disorderly crowd. : MOB
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Dissatisfied workers. : STRIKERS
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President of Eire. : OKELLY
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Describing O'Neill's works. : DRAMATIC
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Transjordan's Premier. : RIFAI
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Famous sextet of grandma's day. : FLORADORA
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Sound of a noisy sleeper. : SNORE
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Mr. Lacoste of tennis fame. : RENE
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Seaport in Algeria. : ORAN
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Poultry product. : EGGS
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River in France and Belgium. : YSER
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Housing issue. : RENT
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Sword handle. : HILT
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Gov. Lee's state. : UTAH
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"American lotto." : KENO
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Gov. Warren's capital. : SACRAMENTO
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Author of "The Virginian." : WISTER
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Playwright Chekhov. : ANTON
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Part of an opera. : SCENA
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Normal score on a golf course. : PAR
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___ J. McCloy. : JOHN
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Floating. : AWASH
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Rajah's wife. : RANEE
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Short fishing line. : SNELL
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Noted pianist and motion picture star. : ITURBI
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S.A. mountain chain. : ANDES
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Track contests. : MEETS
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Author Sinclair, of the Lanny Budd series. : UPTON
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Ex-Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
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Lasso. : ROPE
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Stratford on ___. : AVON
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David Bruce's role in France. : AMBASSADOR
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Truman's birthplace in Missouri. : LAMAR
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"Cakes and ___." : ALE
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Kiln. : OAST
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Genuine. : REAL
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___ Stanley Gardner. : ERLE
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Artist of pin-up girls. : PETTY
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___ Howard, late actor. : LESLIE
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Rangoon is its capital. : BURMA
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Carrier. : BEARER
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Inventor of the telegraph. : MORSE
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Endorsing as correct: Colloq. : OKING
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Confuse. : BEFOG
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Loafs. : IDLES
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Denmark coin. : KRONE
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___ Porsena, Etruscan king. : LARS
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Ripped. : TORE
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Shah Pahlevi's country. : IRAN
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Tilt; tip. : CANT
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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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