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New York Times, Tuesday, January 16, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q U W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 576

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Key to the "Wealth of Nations." : TRADE
6. Early English king. : ALFRED
12. He said, "Give me liberty or give me death!" : HENRY
13. Yellowish-green color. : VIRIDIAN
16. A title of Syngman Rhee's. : DOCTOR
17. Disappear, like vapor. : EVANESCE
18. Cockney's dwelling. : OME
19. Almost at hand. : NEARING
21. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
22. Actor's spoken thought. : ASIDE
24. Noted British film producer. : RANK
25. Notice of decease. : OBIT
26. ___ Scotia, province of Canada. : NOVA
27. Second-story man. : YEGG
28. Bisect. : HALVE
29. Weaken. : ENERVATE
31. A diplomat's profession. : CAREER
32. Glib persuasive talk: Slang. : LINE
33. Water will, at 212 degrees F. : BOIL
34. Season to visit Paris. : SPRING
37. Splendor in June. : REDROSES
41. The girl who sang "Throw him down, McClosky." : CLINE
42. Dream: French. : REVE
43. Girdle worn in ancient Rome. : CEST
44. Incline downward. : HANG
45. Son of Jacob and Leah. : LEVI
46. Do this at the Wollman Memorial in Central Park. : SKATE
47. Greek letter. : ETA
48. Popular name for Russian cities. : LENINSK
50. Native of part of Germany: Abbr. : BAV
51. Batches of molten metal. : MELTAGES
53. Bind together. : LIGATE
55. Injure. : ENDAMAGE
56. Rub out. : ERASE
57. Papal capes. : ORALES
58. Formal costume. : DRESS
Down
1. He wrote the music for "Four Saints in Three Acts." : THOMSON
2. Accept. : RECEIVE
3. Hill dweller. : ANT
4. Sound of motors in the sky. : DRONE
5. Charlotte Brontë's Jane. : EYRE
6. Ordinary; typical. : AVERAGE
7. The "l" in h. c. l. : LIVING
8. Mr. Merriwell. : FRANK
9. Prizefighting. : RING
10. Commune in Holland. : EDE
11. Incapacitate. : DISABLE
14. Not retired. : ACTIVE
15. Seine fisherman. : NETTER
16. Noted hymnist, author of "Ancient of Days." : DOANE
20. Rugged mountain crest. : ARETE
23. Term of endearment. : DARLING
25. A pair of tholepins. : OARLOCK
27. Honk of the wild goose. : YANG
28. Kind of shirt worn as penance. : HAIR
30. Hollywood and ___. : VINE
31. Aircraft carrier landing signals. : CODE
33. Britain's Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
34. Intrigue. : SCHEME
35. Printing-press part. : PLATEN
36. Hero in Tasso's "Jerusalem Delivered." : RINALDO
37. Emends. : REVISES
38. Marine food fish. : SEABASS
39. Country homes. : ESTATES
40. Mr. Early. : STEVE
42. A don't at bridge. : RENEGE
45. Within the law. : LEGAL
46. Sound of birds in flight. : SKIRR
48. Ruler of Tibet. : LAMA
49. Ice racer at Lake Placid. : SLED
52. Old salt. : TAR
54. Go: Scot. : GAE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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