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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
1. "Come Back, Little ___." : SHEBA
6. Formerly Eugene Pacelli. : POPE
10. Italy's monetary unit. : LIRA
14. Hawthorne's "Tanglewood ___." : TALES
15. ___ College. : ELECTORAL
17. Valley on the moon. : RILLE
18. Miraculous new remedy for arthritis. : CORTISONE
19. Shoshone Indians. : UTES
20. Medieval runner. : CURSOR
21. "Big Business" organization. : NAM
22. Pitchblende is a rare one. : MINERAL
24. Clasp in the arms. : INARM
26. Gov. Pittman's state. : NEVADA
28. Ingenuous. : NAIVE
31. What a baseball bat is made of. : ASH
34. Josip Broz. : TITO
35. Fell in drops. : RAINED
36. Disable. : MAIM
38. Stretched tight. : TENSE
40. Graphite. : LEAD
41. Attire. : ENROBE
43. Gen McAuliffe's reply. : NUTS
45. Wily. : SLY
46. French river tributary of The Rhone. : SAONE
47. Receiving sets. : RADIOS
49. Argentine province. : SALTA
51. Ideally rural: Rare. : ARCADIC
55. Exclamation of aversion. : UGH
57. Father ___ of Harlem. : DIVINE
59. London's "Salesman." : MUNI
60. Formosans. : TAIWANESE
62. Go beyond. : OUTGO
63. Weapons of war. : ARMAMENTS
64. Argentina's President. : PERON
65. Town crier's word. : HEAR
66. S. African fox. : ASSE
67. Shortstop Marion's nickname. : SLATS
Down
1. Play à la Godfrey. : STRUM
2. President Estimé's island. : HAITI
3. ___ Terry, actress. : ELLEN
4. Notorious concentration camp. : BELSEN
5. Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
6. Steal. : PECULATE
7. Genus of swans. : OLOR
8. Iran. : PERSIA
9. Senator from Montana. : ECTON
10. ___ Alamos, of atomic fame. : LOS
11. Sources of important metal. : IRONMINES
12. Premier of Nepal. : RANA
13. Turkish imperial standard. : ALEM
16. Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
20. Seaport near Manila. : CAVITE
23. Steep. : RET
25. Fence. : RAIL
27. ___ Reed, actress. : DONNA
29. Meat. : VEAL
30. Nelson ___. : EDDY
31. Ben ___ Williams. : AMES
32. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
33. Unforgettable city of Japan. : HIROSHIMA
35. Put out a batter. : RETIRE
37. ___ Lisa. : MONA
39. Natives of Khartoum. : SUDANESE
42. Grandmother. : BELDAM
44. Jurisdiction: Early Eng. Law. : SOC
47. Black birds. : RAVENS
48. Mayor of Philadelphia. : SAMUEL
50. Clothesmoth. : TINEA
52. Brazil's President. : DUTRA
53. Mass of cast metal. : INGOT
54. Buds. : CIONS
55. Gov. Lee's state. : UTAH
56. ___ du Nord, Paris depot. : GARE
58. Adherents. : ISTS
61. Conflict. : WAR
62. 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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