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New York Times, Wednesday, September 27, 1950

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 465
Across
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"Come Back, Little ___." : SHEBA
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Formerly Eugene Pacelli. : POPE
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Italy's monetary unit. : LIRA
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Hawthorne's "Tanglewood ___." : TALES
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___ College. : ELECTORAL
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Valley on the moon. : RILLE
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Miraculous new remedy for arthritis. : CORTISONE
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Shoshone Indians. : UTES
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Medieval runner. : CURSOR
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"Big Business" organization. : NAM
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Pitchblende is a rare one. : MINERAL
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Clasp in the arms. : INARM
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Gov. Pittman's state. : NEVADA
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Ingenuous. : NAIVE
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What a baseball bat is made of. : ASH
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Josip Broz. : TITO
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Fell in drops. : RAINED
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Disable. : MAIM
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Stretched tight. : TENSE
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Graphite. : LEAD
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Attire. : ENROBE
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Gen McAuliffe's reply. : NUTS
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Wily. : SLY
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French river tributary of The Rhone. : SAONE
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Receiving sets. : RADIOS
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Argentine province. : SALTA
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Ideally rural: Rare. : ARCADIC
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Exclamation of aversion. : UGH
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Father ___ of Harlem. : DIVINE
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London's "Salesman." : MUNI
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Formosans. : TAIWANESE
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Go beyond. : OUTGO
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Weapons of war. : ARMAMENTS
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Argentina's President. : PERON
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Town crier's word. : HEAR
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S. African fox. : ASSE
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Shortstop Marion's nickname. : SLATS
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Play à la Godfrey. : STRUM
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President Estimé's island. : HAITI
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___ Terry, actress. : ELLEN
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Notorious concentration camp. : BELSEN
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Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
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Steal. : PECULATE
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Genus of swans. : OLOR
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Iran. : PERSIA
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Senator from Montana. : ECTON
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___ Alamos, of atomic fame. : LOS
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Sources of important metal. : IRONMINES
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Premier of Nepal. : RANA
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Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
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Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
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Seaport near Manila. : CAVITE
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Steep. : RET
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Fence. : RAIL
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___ Reed, actress. : DONNA
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Meat. : VEAL
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Nelson ___. : EDDY
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Ben ___ Williams. : AMES
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Capital of Yemen. : SANA
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Unforgettable city of Japan. : HIROSHIMA
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Put out a batter. : RETIRE
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___ Lisa. : MONA
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Natives of Khartoum. : SUDANESE
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Grandmother. : BELDAM
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Jurisdiction: Early Eng. Law. : SOC
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Black birds. : RAVENS
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Mayor of Philadelphia. : SAMUEL
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Clothesmoth. : TINEA
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Brazil's President. : DUTRA
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Mass of cast metal. : INGOT
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Buds. : CIONS
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Gov. Lee's state. : UTAH
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___ du Nord, Paris depot. : GARE
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Adherents. : ISTS
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Conflict. : WAR
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Harvest goddess. : OPS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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