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New York Times, Friday, September 22, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 460

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Students & seniors
Across
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___ Energy Commission. : ATOMIC
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Chaim Weizmann's country. : ISRAEL
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Small ship, such as Columbus' "Pinta." : CARAVEL
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George ___, Pegler's imaginary commentator. : SPELVIN
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Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
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Wood or thicket of small trees. : COPPICE
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Dover is its capital: Abbr. : DEL
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Delicious beverages. : NECTARS
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Goddess: Latin. : DEA
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Basic metal. : IRON
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Kilt. : SKIRT
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County in SE England. : KENT
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Financial backer of a play: Colloq. : ANGEL
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Kind of monkey. : SAI
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A single time. : ONCE
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Damascus is its capital. : SYRIA
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Open car for two. : ROADSTER
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Silent. : MUM
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The old school ___. : TIE
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Philip Jaffe's much-debated magazine. : AMERASIA
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Heavy twilled cotton. : DENIM
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Tepee: Var. : TIPI
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"___ along, little dogie." : GIT
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Dictator of Argentina. : PERON
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Decorate. : TRIM
54
Metal plates on warships. : ARMOR
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Walk through shallow water. : WADE
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Formerly worth about 20c in Latvia. : LAT
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___ of Paris. : PLASTER
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Scandinavian brownie. : NIS
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Step-like formation of airplanes. : ECHELON
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Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
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Uranium is one. : ELEMENT
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Satisfy completely. : SATIATE
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Musical studies. : ETUDES
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Inclined; bent. : LEANED
Down
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Old name for Nova Scotia, Evangeline's country. : ACADIA
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Inns. : TAVERNS
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The science of mountains. : OROLOGY
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Five-star general's nickname. : MAC
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___ the Terrible. : IVAN
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Yields. : CEDES
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Judas. : ISCARIOT
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Baseball is one. : SPORT
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Dewey's constituents: Abbr. : REPS
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High mountain. : ALP
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Obvious; manifest. : EVIDENT
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Official permit: Brit. sp. : LICENCE
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Gatun ___ of the Panama Canal. : LOCKS
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More orderly. : NEATER
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Head adornment: Poet. : TIAR
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Father of Abner: I Sam. xiv, 51. : NER
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Knockouts. : KOS
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Capital of Peru. : LIMA
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Austria: Abbr. : AUS
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Subsidy. : AID
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Profound. : DEEP
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Fruit-pickers who move about. : MIGRANTS
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Britain's Labor chief. : ATTLEE
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Famous Geddes-Gest-Reinhardt production, 1924 (with The). : MIRACLE
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A significant name, as "Old Reliable." : EPITHET
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Edge of a wheel. : RIM
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Purposes. : AIMS
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Novel. : NEW
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Native of Teheran. : IRANIAN
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Fashionable dressmaker. : MODISTE
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Carries. : TOTES
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Packed one within another, in a graduated series. : NESTED
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Apart from others. : ALONE
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Royal. : REGAL
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Made earnest appeal: Colloq. : PLED
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Routine. : ROTE
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Flightless bird. : EMU
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___ Juana. : TIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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