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New York Times, Monday, January 15, 1951

Author: Willard N. Jordan
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 575
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1. Military Traffic Service chief, member of "Shadow Cabinet." : PLOWMAN
8. Trunks, valises and other impedimenta. : BAGGAGE
15. Winter playground of Italy and France. : RIVIERA
16. First name of founder of Dartmouth College. : ELEAZAR
17. Fancy. : IMAGINE
18. British soldiers. : TOMMIES
19. It seeks $750,000. : MET
20. Indian of New Mexico or Arizona. : NAVAHO
22. 500 lbs. of cotton. : BALE
23. Court crier's "Hear!" : OYES
25. Utilitarian. : USEFUL
27. Entertains. : AMUSES
30. Sinclair ___. : LEWIS
34. Star of "Call Me Madam." : MERMAN
37. 6th Jewish month. : ADAR
39. Close to the answer, in games. : HOT
40. Site of Diana's temple, in Asia Minor. : EPHESUS
42. Where Coolidge Dam is. : ARIZONA
44. Timid. : SHY
45. Autocratic leader. : TSAR
47. Glacier climbers. : ICEMEN
48. Maker of waste. : HASTE
50. Area between Dakar and Timbuktu: Fr. spelling. : SOUDAN
52. Oliver Warbucks' "Annie." : ORPHAN
54. Disclosed: Poetic. : OPED
58. Stately bird. : SWAN
61. King of ancient Egypt. : RAMSES
64. First on the list. : ONE
65. He wrote "Resurrection," 1899. : TOLSTOY
67. Part of N. Y.'s water system. : ASHOKAN
69. Name on a famous New Orleans restaurant. : ANTOINE
70. Apprehensive people. : FEARERS
71. Raged. : STORMED
72. Graceful denizen of Central Park: 2 wds. : ELMTREE
1. Boxer Carnera. : PRIMO
2. British sailor: Slang. : LIMEY
3. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
4. Peruke. : WIG
5. Chow ___. : MEIN
6. The arnee's mate. : ARNA
7. Mole or beauty spot: Var. : NAEVUS
8. Site of naval medical center, near Washington. : BETHESDA
9. Reserved. : ALOOF
10. Work of art. : GEM
11. Take a risk. : GAMBLE
12. Biblical name. : AZIA
13. Scottish Celt. : GAEL
14. Highland Gaelic. : ERSE
21. On the deep. : ASEA
24. Identical with. : SAME
26. Old woman in "Ivanhoe." : ULRICA
28. Term of address for a young man. : MASTER
29. One: Latin. : UNUS
31. Second word of a Hemingway title. : WHOM
32. She married Glaucus, in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
33. Mr. Laurel, cinema comic. : STAN
34. Netting. : MESH
35. Hebrew grain measure of 18 cabs. : EPHA
36. ___ Davies, author of "Jubilee Blues." : RHYS
38. Thirsty. : ARID
41. Tripped the light fantastic. : SASHAYED
43. Founder of stoicism, circa 308 B. C. : ZENO
46. Wander about. : ROAM
49. Barber: Latin. : TONSOR
51. Hazardous. : UNSAFE
53. Lying face downward. : PRONE
55. Popular card game. : POKER
56. Large lake in Finland. : ENARE
57. Stupid. : DENSE
58. Stations: Abbr. : STAS
59. Custom; habit. : WONT
60. Voice in a glee club. : ALTO
62. Donkey: German. : ESEL
63. Not genuine. : SHAM
66. Tiny ___ rockets. : TIM
68. Scrap of food. : ORT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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