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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
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 464

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Across
1. Scarlett's rival. : MELANIE
8. He mass-produces houses. : LEVITT
14. Making fast. : SECURING
15. Where Muscat is. : ARABIA
16. Heavily in the favor of: Colloq., 2 words. : INSTRONG
17. ___ Thesaurus. : ROGETS
18. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
19. Largest lake in Wales. : BALA
21. Chapters of the Koran. : SURAS
22. New Mexican Indian. : SIA
23. Taxicab devices. : METERS
25. One: German. : EINE
26. She stabs Scarpia. : TOSCA
28. Senator Kefauver. : ESTES
30. Be indisposed. : AIL
31. Any person. : ANYONE
33. Seedless grapes. : SULTANAS
35. Important members of families: Colloq. : MOMS
37. Underdone. : RARE
38. "Cheaper by the Dozen" man. : GILBRETH
42. Actor Edward Everett ___. : HORTON
46. Consumed. : ATE
47. Capital of Korea. : SEOUL
49. French soldier. : POILU
50. Great: Comb. form. : MEGA
52. Book of the New Testament. : ROMANS
54. Operating at a distance: Comb. form. : TEL
55. Boston ballplayer. : BRAVE
57. Mother of Apollo and Artemis. : LETO
58. Of a period of time. : ERAL
59. The ___ fashion. : LATEST
61. Do over. : RENOVATE
63. Unending: Poet. : ETERNE
64. Removed from packing. : UNCRATED
65. Refreshed. : RESTED
66. Laurence and Elizabeth of 18th century England. : STERNES
Down
1. Name. : MENTION
2. Overwhelming joy. : ECSTASY
3. Oriental instrument. : LUTE
4. Common timetable abbreviation. : ARR
5. Queen of Thebes who wept for her children. : NIOBE
6. Native. : INNATE
7. Describing a cake minus an important ingredient. : EGGLESS
8. Malay gibbon with white hands and feet. : LAR
9. God of love. : EROS
10. Obscure. : VAGUE
11. ___ Peninsula, Spain and Portugal. : IBERIAN
12. Wife of Oberon. : TITANIA
13. Corn silk. : TASSELS
14. Short rest. : SIESTA
20. ___ Rodzinski. : ARTUR
23. Landed estates. : MANORS
24. Biblical word of unknown meaning. : SELAH
27. Hair ornament. : COMB
29. Razor sharpeners. : STROPS
32. Arabian prince. : EMEER
34. Of aircraft. : AERO
36. Piece of furniture. : STOOL
38. Frank Erickson. : GAMBLER
39. Repeat. : ITERATE
40. Ambassadors. : LEGATES
41. Bone from shoulder to elbow. : HUMERUS
43. Measure chemically. : TITRATE
44. Salts of fatty acids. : OLEATES
45. Rendered invalid. : NULLED
48. Hidden. : LATENT
51. Ward off. : AVERT
53. Particular occasion; for the ___. : NONCE
56. Slave among Anglo-Saxons. : ESNE
58. Welsh form of John. : EVAN
60. Williams of the Red Sox. : TED
62. 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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