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New York Times, Tuesday, September 26, 1950

Author:
Alice H. Cook
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.27)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 464
Across
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Scarlett's rival. : MELANIE
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He mass-produces houses. : LEVITT
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Making fast. : SECURING
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Where Muscat is. : ARABIA
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Heavily in the favor of: Colloq., 2 words. : INSTRONG
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___ Thesaurus. : ROGETS
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Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
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Largest lake in Wales. : BALA
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Chapters of the Koran. : SURAS
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New Mexican Indian. : SIA
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Taxicab devices. : METERS
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One: German. : EINE
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She stabs Scarpia. : TOSCA
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Senator Kefauver. : ESTES
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Be indisposed. : AIL
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Any person. : ANYONE
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Seedless grapes. : SULTANAS
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Important members of families: Colloq. : MOMS
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Underdone. : RARE
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"Cheaper by the Dozen" man. : GILBRETH
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Actor Edward Everett ___. : HORTON
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Consumed. : ATE
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Capital of Korea. : SEOUL
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French soldier. : POILU
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Great: Comb. form. : MEGA
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Book of the New Testament. : ROMANS
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Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TEL
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Boston ballplayer. : BRAVE
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Mother of Apollo and Artemis. : LETO
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Of a period of time. : ERAL
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The ___ fashion. : LATEST
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Do over. : RENOVATE
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Unending: Poet. : ETERNE
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Removed from packing. : UNCRATED
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Refreshed. : RESTED
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Laurence and Elizabeth of 18th century England. : STERNES
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Name. : MENTION
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Overwhelming joy. : ECSTASY
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Oriental instrument. : LUTE
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Common timetable abbreviation. : ARR
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Queen of Thebes who wept for her children. : NIOBE
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Native. : INNATE
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Describing a cake minus an important ingredient. : EGGLESS
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Malay gibbon with white hands and feet. : LAR
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God of love. : EROS
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Obscure. : VAGUE
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___ Peninsula, Spain and Portugal. : IBERIAN
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Wife of Oberon. : TITANIA
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Corn silk. : TASSELS
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Short rest. : SIESTA
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___ Rodzinski. : ARTUR
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Landed estates. : MANORS
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Biblical word of unknown meaning. : SELAH
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Hair ornament. : COMB
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Razor sharpeners. : STROPS
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Arabian prince. : EMEER
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Of aircraft. : AERO
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Piece of furniture. : STOOL
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Frank Erickson. : GAMBLER
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Repeat. : ITERATE
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Ambassadors. : LEGATES
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Bone from shoulder to elbow. : HUMERUS
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Measure chemically. : TITRATE
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Salts of fatty acids. : OLEATES
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Rendered invalid. : NULLED
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Hidden. : LATENT
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Ward off. : AVERT
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Particular occasion; for the ___. : NONCE
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Slave among Anglo-Saxons. : ESNE
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Welsh form of John. : EVAN
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Williams of the Red Sox. : TED
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Lord Boyd ___, winner of the 1949 Nobel peace prize. : ORR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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