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New York Times, Monday, September 18, 1950

Author: Edward Buckler
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
Edward J. Buckler has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 456
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1. He'll run for third term in November. : DEWEY
6. Cause to swerve; turn aside. : DEVIATE
13. Friend: Lat. : AMICUS
15. Jimmy Roosevelt's goal. : GOVERNOR
16. Truman's favorite composer. : MOZART
17. Harmoniously. : UNITEDLY
18. Gnawed. : ATE
19. Decorations on ears of corn. : TASSELS
21. High in pitch. : ALT
22. Machines for removing seeds from cotton. : GINS
24. Corner of the diamond. : BASE
25. Maidservant in the Orient. : AMAH
26. Levels. : EVENS
28. Mona ___. : LISA
30. Yankees' "Gay Reliever" : PAGE
31. Inscribe, as a book, by way of compliment. : DEDICATE
33. Part of the eyeball. : CORNEA
35. Diversify. : VARY
36. Large, single-edged knife used in Philippines. : BOLO
37. Member of governing board of a university. : REGENT
40. Completely surrounded. : BERINGED
44. Jewish month. : ELUL
45. Woman in the U. S. Coast Guard. : SPAR
47. Layer of skin. : DERMA
48. Writing implements. : PENS
49. Unoccupied. : IDLE
51. New chairman of A. E. C. : DEAN
52. Coin of a Baltic nation. : LAT
53. Vivid describers. : IMAGERS
56. Position on a football team. : END
57. Lacking kindness. : INHUMANE
59. What the landlord receives. : RENTAL
61. Purchaser of commodities on large scale, for monopoly purposes. : COEMPTOR
62. Tranquil. : SERENE
63. Checks. : ARRESTS
64. Popular game in British pubs. : DARTS
1. Impaired. : DAMAGED
2. Expressing strong feeling. : EMOTIVE
3. Shriveled. : WIZENED
4. What Paul Hoffman heads. : ECA
5. Circular tent of skins used by Siberian nomads. : YURT
6. Recipients of gifts. : DONEES
7. Pernicious. : EVIL
8. Former G. I.'s. : VETS
9. Anger. : IRE
10. ___ Islands, in Bay of Bengal. : ANDAMAN
11. Tax paid for crossing a bridge. : TOLLAGE
12. California fan palm. : ERYTHEA
14. ___ in the back. : STAB
15. Popular Miss Moran. : GUSSIE
20. Brackish. : SALTY
23. Whines. : SNIVELS
25. Wearing kitchen apparel. : APRONED
27. Scrutinize. : SCAN
29. Acidity: Med. : ACOR
32. Crafts. : ARTS
34. Strong-smelling. : OLID
36. Mr. Television. : BERLE
37. Facsimile. : REPLICA
38. Mrs. F. D. R. : ELEANOR
39. Author of "Roosevelt in Retrospect." : GUNTHER
40. Burrowing animal, symbol of Wisconsin. : BADGER
41. Welcomer. : GREETER
42. Issuing forth. : EMANANT
43. Fondles; pampers. : DANDLES
46. Baby grands. : PIANOS
50. Slips. : ERRS
53. Devilkins. : IMPS
54. Late Col. ___ Winn of Kentucky Derby fame. : MATT
55. Source. : SEED
58. Japanese apricot. : UME
60. The Blue Eagle. : NRA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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