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New York Times, Thursday, September 14, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 452
Across
1. California's mighty new dam. : SHASTA
7. Sleeveless Arab garment. : ABA
10. Criminal crew. : GANG
14. Late Supreme Court Justice ___ Stone. : HARLAN
15. Russian satellite in the Balkans. : BULGARIA
17. Hire. : ENGAGE
18. Essential to completeness. : INTEGRAL
19. Bitter substance. : ALUM
20. Roofed open gallery. : LOGGIA
22. Learned from the horse's mouth. : AGE
23. Victory letter. : VEE
24. Lawful. : LEGAL
25. Genus of frogs. : RANA
27. Eagle's nest. : EYRIE
29. Original head of Un-American Activities Committee. : DIES
31. Ugrian: Comb. form : UGRO
33. Auto court. : MOTEL
35. Raise. : UPREAR
37. Israeli neighbor. : LEBANON
40. Fur-lined robe. : PELISSE
41. Pearls of wisdom. : ADAGES
42. An unmusical instrument. : KAZOO
43. Unsullied. : PURE
44. Place of work. : SHOP
46. Conspiracies. : PLOTS
50. Fishes in Gloucester waters. : CODS
52. Russian mountains. : URALS
54. Church seat. : PEW
55. Prohibit. : BAN
56. Craving company. : LONELY
58. Unadorned. : MERE
59. Racer who stopped for the golden apples. : ATALANTA
61. Bellowed. : ROARED
63. Fathered. : BEGOTTEN
64. Inborn. : INNATE
65. Noted M. P. : EDEN
66. ___ bodkins! : ODS
67. Burns perfume. : CENSES
Down
1. Make bundles of grain. : SHEAVE
2. New York's Lieutenant Governor. : HANLEY
3. Contender. : ARGUER
4. Winning score at bridge. : SLAM
5. Label. : TAG
6. Give extreme unction to: Archaic. : ANELE
7. Wife of our second president. : ABIGAIL
8. Make a botch. : BUNGLE
9. High: Comb. form. : ALTI
10. Radio joke. : GAG
11. Brings about. : ARRANGES
12. Voluminous cataracts. : NIAGARAS
13. High wind. : GALE
16. Paraphernalia. : GEAR
21. City in Utah. : OGDEN
24. Sierra ___, British colony in W. Africa. : LEONE
26. French President. : AURIOL
28. Reflected. : IMAGED
30. Shipping gateway of the Orient. : SUEZ
32. Yielder of mineral. : ORE
34. Pitch. : TOSS
36. Falls with a dull sound into water. : PLOPS
37. Fold of a garment. : LAP
38. Trained to appreciate. : EDUCATED
39. Modest peerage. : BARONAGE
40. Proceeding from the Vatican. : PAPAL
42. Dr. John M. Chang's people. : KOREANS
45. In a fugitive role. : HUNTED
47. Rudolf Bing's productions. : OPERAS
48. Cylindrical. : TERETE
49. King Gustav's subjects. : SWEDES
51. Piece of wood. : SLAT
53. Poem. : LYRIC
55. "Sultan of Swat." : BABE
57. Upon. : ONTO
58. Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1929. : MANN
60. Actor Chaney. : LON
62. Indefinite pronoun. : ONE

Answer summary: 15 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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