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                  Issues of 1950 = 12 Issues, 139 Articles
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                    January 1950 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Death on Christmas Eve by Stanley Ellin, pp. 4-11
                    2. The Same to Us by Margery Allingham, pp. 12-16
                    3. A Life for a Life by Lawrence G. Blochman, pp. 65-67
                    4. Science and the Cop by Frederick Bechdolt, pp. 24-26
                    5. The Affair at the Semiramis Hotel by A.E.W. Mason, pp. 33-62
                    6. The Wrong Guy by Samuel W. Taylor, pp. 63-64
                    7. Two Over Par by Kelley Roos, pp. 68-80
                    8. Kill and Tell by Peter Godfrey, pp. 81-92
                    9. Murder on New Year's Eve by Q. Patrick, pp. 111-146
                    10. "Extra! Extra!" by Robert E. Sherwood, pp. 17-23
                    11. The Hands of Mr. Ottermole by Thomas Burke, pp. 93-110
                    12. Queen's Quorum: part six by Ellery Queen, pp. 27-32
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                    February 1950 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Woman in the Dark by Dashiell Hammett, pp. 3-33
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                      The Best Mystery Books of 1949 by Anthony Boucher, pp. 34-37 - 10 Reviews
                      1. Below Suspicion by John Dickson Carr
                      2. The Case of the Dubious Bridegroom by Erle Stanley Gardner
                      3. What a Body! by Alan Green
                      4. The Cabinda Affair by Matthew Head
                      5. The Case of the Journeying Boy by Michael Innes
                      6. Blue Harpsichord by David Keith
                      7. The Moving Target by Ross Macdonald
                      8. The Innocent by Evelyn Piper
                      9. Cat of Many Tails by Ellery Queen
                      10. The Franchise Affair by Josephine Tey
                    3. Clue in Blue by Will Scott, pp. 38-47
                    4. The Case of the Three Old Maids by MacKinlay Kantor, pp. 48-64
                    5. No Alibi by Hugh MacNair Kahler, pp. 103-105
                    6. The Procurator of Justice by Stephen Barr, pp. 116-127
                    7. The Patchwork Murder by Roy Vickers, pp. 128-146
                    8. The Purloined Letter by Edgar A. Poe, pp. 65-80
                    9. Dream Street Rose by Damon Runyon, pp. 81-91
                    10. The Great Emerald Mystery by Michael Arlen, pp. 92-102
                    11. The Adventure of the Paradol Chamber by John Dickson Carr, pp. 106-110
                    12. Conversation in Baker Street by Howard Spring, pp. 111-115
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                    March 1950 Issue = 13 Articles
                    1. Pale Blue Nightgown by Louis Golding, pp. 3-9
                    2. A Daylight Adventure by T.S. Stribling, pp. 22-34
                    3. A Twilight Adventure by Melville Davisson Post, pp. 35-43
                    4. 1000-to-1 for Your Money by Frank Gruber, pp. 44-62
                    5. The Dwarfs' Club by Francisco A. Branco, pp. 65-80
                    6. The Necklace of Pearls by Dorothy L. Sayers, pp. 123-130
                    7. Blackmail by Stephen McKenna, pp. 10-21
                    8. The Humming Bird Comes Home by Cornell Woolrich, pp. 81-92
                    9. Not for a Chorus Girl by C.S. Montanye, pp. 113-115
                    10. The Red-Headed League by A. Conan Doyle, pp. 93-112
                    11. The Vampire by Thomas Narcejac, pp. 131-146
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                      The Best Mysteries of the Month by Anthony Boucher, pp. 63-64 - 7 Reviews
                      1. The Screaming Mimi by Fredric Brown
                      2. The Tentacles by Dana Lyon
                      3. One of Those Things by Peter Cheyney
                      4. Death of a White Witch by Inez Oellrichs
                      5. Murder by Gaslight by Edward Wagenknecht
                      6. Uncle Silas by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
                      7. Selected Writings of Thomas de Quincey by Philip Van Doren Stern and Thomas de Quincey
                    13. Queen's Quorum: part seven by Ellery Queen, pp. 116-122
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                    April 1950 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Annual Report on EQMM's Prize Contests by Ellery Queen, pp. 3-8
                    2. The Gentleman from Paris by John Dickson Carr, pp. 9-30
                    3. In Vino Veritas by Lawrence G. Blochman, pp. 31-33
                    4. You Must Ride with the Wind by Rufus King, pp. 34-49
                    5. The Wine of Violence by Katharine Fullerton Gerould, pp. 50-64
                    6. The Avenging Chance by Anthony Berkeley, pp. 65-80
                    7. The Lieabout by Margery Allingham, pp. 81-85
                    8. Partners in Crime by Andre-Paul Duchateau, pp. 86-91
                    9. Small Murder by John Granger, pp. 92-99
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                      The Best Mysteries of the Month by Anthony Boucher, pp. 100-101 - 12 Reviews
                      1. The Wind Blows Death by Cyril Hare
                      2. The Case of the Negligent Nymph by Erle Stanley Gardner
                      3. So Young a Body by Frank Bunce
                      4. The Hunter Is the Hunted by Albert Benjamin Cunningham
                      5. The Clay Hand by Dorothy Salisbury Davis
                      6. The Dishonest Murderer by Frances Lockridge and Richard Lockridge
                      7. The Knife Behind You by James Benet
                      8. Death Knocks Three Times by Anthony Gilbert
                      9. Two If By Sea by Roger Bax
                      10. Three Blind Mice, and Other Stories by Agatha Christie
                      11. Slay Ride by Frank Kane
                      12. Double Identities by John Rhode
                    11. The Third Man by Graham Greene, pp. 102-146
                    12. Cover by George Salter
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                    May 1950 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Lester Leith, Impersonator by Erle Stanley Gardner, pp. 3-38
                    2. The Murder in the Fishing Cat by Edna St. Vincent Millay, pp. 39-52
                    3. The Rustling Tree by J. Cameron Smith, pp. 53-62
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                      The Best Mysteries of the Month by Anthony Boucher, pp. 63-64 - 8 Reviews
                      1. Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey
                      2. Fright by George Hopley
                      3. The Rim of Terror by Hildegarde T. Teilhet
                      4. Sudden Vengeance by Edmund Crispin
                      5. The Widows of Broome by Arthur W. Upfield
                      6. The House Without a Door by Thomas Sterling
                      7. Verdict in Dispute by Edgar Lustgarten
                      8. Secrets of the Surete by Jean Belin
                    5. The Orderly World of Mr. Appleby by Stanley Ellin, pp. 65-80
                    6. The Initialed Case by Lawrence G. Blochman, pp. 81-82
                    7. An Infringement of the Decalogue by Donn Byrne, pp. 83-96
                    8. The Model Murder by Allen F. Reid, pp. 97-99
                    9. The Absent-Minded Coterie by Robert Barr, pp. 100-125
                    10. Queen's Quorem: Part Eight by Ellery Queen, pp. 126-131
                    11. The Mystery of the Personal Ad by T.S. Stribling, pp. 132-146
                    12. Cover by George Salter
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                    June 1950 Issue = 12 Articles
                    1. Bullet for One by Rex Stout, pp. 3-37
                    2. A Boy's Will by Q. Patrick, pp. 38-50
                    3. Some of My Best Friends by Stuart Palmer, pp. 51-58
                    4. The Shadow and The Rook by Jeffery Farnol, pp. 59-64
                    5. Between Eight and Eight by C.S. Forester, pp. 65-75
                    6. Technical Foul by Dale Burgess, pp. 76-77
                    7. Clerical Error by James Gould Cozzens, pp. 78-80
                    8. The Problem of Cell 13 by Jacques Futrelle, pp. 81-109
                    9. Recipe for Murder by C.P. Donnel, Jr., pp. 110-113
                    10. The Rock of Justice by Mark Rondy, pp. 114-117
                    11. The Night I Died by Cornell Woolrich, pp. 118-142
                    12. Index to Volume Fifteen, pp. 143-146
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                    July 1950 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Ten Thousand Blunt Instruments by Philip Wylie, pp. 3-45
                    2. The Oracle of the Dog by G.K. Chesterton, pp. 46-64
                    3. Invited Witness by George Harmon Coxe, pp. 65-70
                    4. The Old Doll's House by Damon Runyon, pp. 71-78
                    5. No Errors by F.R. Buckley, pp. 79-80
                    6. The Lady-Killer by Wilbur Daniel Steele, pp. 81-92
                    7. The Case of Karen Smith by Viola Brothers Shore, pp. 93-107
                    8. It Was a Long Time Ago by A.A. Milne, pp. 108-121
                    9. Queen's Quorum: Conclusion by Ellery Queen, pp. 122-128
                    10. The Knitted Silk Scarf by Roy Vickers, pp. 129-146
                    11. Cover by George Salter
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                    August 1950 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. One Morning They'll Hang Him by Margery Allingham, pp. 3-16
                    2. "I Murdered a Man" by Miriam Allen deFord, pp. 17-36
                    3. The Perfect Secretary by Allan Vaughan Elston, pp. 37-45
                    4. The Viotti Stradivarius by Lillian de la Torre, pp. 46-64
                    5. The Ginger King by A.E.W. Mason, pp. 129-146
                    6. Citizenship by James M. Cain, pp. 65-73
                    7. Natural Selection by Gilbert Thomas#2, pp. 74-80
                    8. Naboth's Vineyard by Melville Davisson Post, pp. 81-92
                    9. Adventure of the Kind Mr. Smith by William J. Locke, pp. 93-107
                    10. Karmesin: Racketeer by Gerald Kersh, pp. 123-128
                    11. The Papered Door by Mary Roberts Rinehart, pp. 108-122
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                    September 1950 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Judge Lynch by T.S. Stribling, pp. 3-12
                    2. The Bride Vanishes by John Dickson Carr, pp. 108-118
                    3. The Walking Corpse by Clayre Lipman and Michel Lipman, pp. 13-30
                    4. "Can You Solve This Crime?" by Jerome Prince and Harold Prince, pp. 31-52
                    5. Cab, Mister? by Cornell Woolrich, pp. 65-80
                    6. The Silver Quarrel by Vincent Cornier, pp. 121-131
                    7. The Homesick Buick by John D. MacDonald, pp. 132-146
                    8. The Lady and the Dragon by Peter Godfrey, pp. 53-64
                    9. The Gioconda Smile by Aldous Huxley, pp. 81-104
                    10. Moonlight Sonata by Alexander Woollcott, pp. 105-107
                    11. Guess Who? by Talbot C. Hatch, pp. 119-120
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                    October 1950 Issue = 11 Articles
                    1. Once Upon a Train by Craig Rice and Stuart Palmer, pp. 3-21
                    2. The Impromptu Murder by Roy Vickers, pp. 22-32
                    3. The Six Silver Spiders by August Derleth, pp. 65-80
                    4. The Yellow Slugs by H.C. Bailey, pp. 33-60
                    5. Fang Toi Makes a Bargain by Lemuel De Bra, pp. 61-64
                    6. The Woman Who Was Afraid by Ruth Alix Ashen, pp. 84-92
                    7. The Suspect by Oscar Schisgall, pp. 140-146
                    8. The Sign of Justice by Mark Rondy, pp. 81-83
                    9. End Play by Harry Kemelman, pp. 93-104
                    10. The Mysterious Woman by Jacques Futrelle, pp. 105-121
                    11. Guilty by Fannie Hurst, pp. 122-139
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                    November 1950 Issue = 9 Articles
                    1. Lester Leith, Financier by Erle Stanley Gardner, pp. 3-36
                    2. Mr. McGee's Big Day by P.G. Wodehouse, pp. 37-42
                    3. The Mystery of the Vanished Brother by Miriam Allen deFord, pp. 57-64
                    4. Murder on a Bet by H.C. Kincaid, pp. 100-106
                    5. The Trial of John Nobody by A.H.Z. Carr, pp. 118-146
                    6. The Genuine Tabard by E.C. Bentley, pp. 43-56
                    7. About the Perfect Crime of Mr. Digberry by Anthony Abbot, pp. 65-80
                    8. Love Lies Bleeding by Philip MacDonald, pp. 81-99
                    9. This Will Kill You by Q. Patrick, pp. 107-117
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                    December 1950 Issue = 13 Articles
                    1. The Loaded House by Francis Bonnamy, pp. 4-28
                    2. The Tower of Treason by G.K. Chesterton, pp. 45-64
                    3. The Straw Man by Harry Kemelman, pp. 68-78
                    4. Cameron's Cave by Edward G. Ashton, pp. 104-113
                    5. The Respectful Murder by Roy Vickers, pp. 127-143
                    6. The Heavy Sugar by Cornell Woolrich, pp. 29-44
                    7. Bezique of Death by Veronica Parker Johns, pp. 96-103
                    8. The Measure of Justice by Mark Rondy, pp. 65-67
                    9. Suspicion by Dorothy L. Sayers, pp. 81-95
                    10. Poison by Katherine Mansfield, pp. 114-118
                    11. Round Trip by W.R. Burnett, pp. 119-126
                    12. Guess Who? by Talbot C. Hatch, pp. 79-80
                    13. Index to Volume Sixteen, pp. 144-146
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