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New York Times, Thursday, September 28, 1950

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1950, The New York TimesNo. 466
Across Down
1. British ambassador to U. S. : FRANKS
7. Chancellor of the Exchequer. : CRIPPS
13. Yugoslav. : SLOVENE
14. Golden. : AUREATE
16. Washington's river. : POTOMAC
17. Riot weapon of the police force. : TEARGAS
18. Mr. Gershwin. : IRA
19. Fragrance. : AROMA
21. Wails mournfully. : KEENS
22. Ceremony. : RITE
24. A bite to eat. : SNACK
26. Vic and ___. : SADE
27. Heroes. : IDOLS
29. Sound of airplane motors. : DRONE
31. Stephen Foster's "old uncle ___." : NED
32. Old card game. : TAROTS
34. Ancient Palestinians. : AMORITES
36. Soviet state department. : POLITBURO
38. Fiercely feline. : TIGERISH
41. In the direction of. : TOWARD
45. Here: Fr. : ICI
46. Scene of the British Derby. : EPSOM
48. Haranguer. : RAVER
49. South American republic. : PERU
51. Dawn. : SUNUP
53. African Moslem's title of respect. : SIDI
54. Machinations. : PLOTS
56. Inquired. : ASKED
58. Soft drink. : ADE
59. A light for Diogenes. : LANTERN
61. Lowers the assessment. : DERATES
63. Confined to a certain area, as a disease. : ENDEMIC
64. Queen of the Himalayas. : EVEREST
65. Gibe. : DERIDE
66. Most recent. : NEWEST
1. Vacationland. : FLORIDA
2. Spinner. : ROTATOR
3. Coin of Macao. : AVO
4. Eelworm. : NEMA
5. Knots in wood. : KNARS
6. Space of time. : SECOND
7. Subterranean burial passage. : CATACOMB
8. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
9. Where Bagdad is: Var. : IRAK
10. Fathers: Fr. : PERES
11. Spectacle of pomp and glory. : PAGEANT
12. S. R. O. customer. : STANDEE
13. ___ of St. Louis. : SPIRIT
15. Ancient British chariots. : ESSEDS
20. 26-mile races. : MARATHONS
23. Flee to wed. : ELOPE
25. Russian whip. : KNOUT
28. Grocery. : STORE
30. Slip. : ERROR
33. Ferry ___. : SLIPS
35. Indians. : IOWAS
37. A giving out. : ISSUANCE
38. Apparatus by which loaded coal cars are emptied. : TIPPLE
39. North Atlantic outpost. : ICELAND
40. Department of France, Bordeaux its capital. : GIRONDE
42. Flies. : AVIATES
43. Furthest left. : REDDEST
44. Most thirsty. : DRIEST
47. Manchurian capital. : MUKDEN
50. Complete. : UTTER
52. Annoyance: Colloq. : PEEVE
55. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
57. John ___, famous actor. : DREW
60. Free of. : RID
62. Have reality. : ARE

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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