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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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1. ___ Energy Commission. : ATOMIC
7. Chaim Weizmann's country. : ISRAEL
13. Small ship, such as Columbus' "Pinta." : CARAVEL
15. George ___, Pegler's imaginary commentator. : SPELVIN
17. Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
18. Wood or thicket of small trees. : COPPICE
19. Dover is its capital: Abbr. : DEL
20. Delicious beverages. : NECTARS
22. Goddess: Latin. : DEA
23. Basic metal. : IRON
25. Kilt. : SKIRT
26. County in SE England. : KENT
27. Financial backer of a play: Colloq. : ANGEL
29. Kind of monkey. : SAI
30. A single time. : ONCE
31. Damascus is its capital. : SYRIA
33. Open car for two. : ROADSTER
36. Silent. : MUM
38. The old school ___. : TIE
39. Philip Jaffe's much-debated magazine. : AMERASIA
44. Heavy twilled cotton. : DENIM
48. Tepee: Var. : TIPI
49. "___ along, little dogie." : GIT
51. Dictator of Argentina. : PERON
53. Decorate. : TRIM
54. Metal plates on warships. : ARMOR
56. Walk through shallow water. : WADE
57. Formerly worth about 20c in Latvia. : LAT
58. ___ of Paris. : PLASTER
60. Scandinavian brownie. : NIS
61. Step-like formation of airplanes. : ECHELON
63. Self-praiser. : EGOTIST
65. Uranium is one. : ELEMENT
66. Satisfy completely. : SATIATE
67. Musical studies. : ETUDES
68. Inclined; bent. : LEANED
1. Old name for Nova Scotia, Evangeline's country. : ACADIA
2. Inns. : TAVERNS
3. The science of mountains. : OROLOGY
4. Five-star general's nickname. : MAC
5. ___ the Terrible. : IVAN
6. Yields. : CEDES
7. Judas. : ISCARIOT
8. Baseball is one. : SPORT
9. Dewey's constituents: Abbr. : REPS
10. High mountain. : ALP
11. Obvious; manifest. : EVIDENT
12. Official permit: Brit. sp. : LICENCE
14. Gatun ___ of the Panama Canal. : LOCKS
16. More orderly. : NEATER
21. Head adornment: Poet. : TIAR
24. Father of Abner: I Sam. xiv, 51. : NER
26. Knockouts. : KOS
28. Capital of Peru. : LIMA
32. Austria: Abbr. : AUS
34. Subsidy. : AID
35. Profound. : DEEP
37. Fruit-pickers who move about. : MIGRANTS
39. Britain's Labor chief. : ATTLEE
40. Famous Geddes-Gest-Reinhardt production, 1924 (with The). : MIRACLE
41. A significant name, as "Old Reliable." : EPITHET
42. Edge of a wheel. : RIM
43. Purposes. : AIMS
45. Novel. : NEW
46. Native of Teheran. : IRANIAN
47. Fashionable dressmaker. : MODISTE
50. Carries. : TOTES
52. Packed one within another, in a graduated series. : NESTED
54. Apart from others. : ALONE
55. Royal. : REGAL
58. Made earnest appeal: Colloq. : PLED
59. Routine. : ROTE
62. Flightless bird. : EMU
64. ___ 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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