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New York Times, Thursday, January 18, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 578
Across
1. Coming agreement with Japan. : TREATY
7. Models or nations. : POWERS
13. Boxers over 174 pounds. : HEAVIES
15. Republic in the Balkan Peninsula. : ALBANIA
16. Adapt, as music. : ARRANGE
17. Adds condiments to. : SEASONS
18. Soldiers. : MEN
19. Rita Hayworth's father-in-law. : AGAKHAN
21. Indian's grunt of assent. : UGH
22. Noted British M. P. : EDEN
24. Kind of plum. : SLOE
25. Hollywood's Miss Baxter. : ANNE
26. Servant in Plautus's play, "Amphitruo." : SOSIA
28. Examples. : INSTANCES
31. Putting on a play. : STAGING
33. Letters of the alphabet. : ESSES
34. Mr. Tunney. : GENE
35. The El in Texas. : PASO
36. Beer served in India. : CHANG
38. Sea that is part of the Arctic Ocean. : BARENTS
41. Abridger. : SHORTENER
43. Shoes. : TIRES
45. Baby's word. : TATA
46. Formerly. : ERST
48. English river. : AIRE
49. ___ gallery. : ART
50. Hollywood's Mr. Peck. : GREGORY
53. Richard Skelton's nickname. : RED
54. Dimmed. : BLEARED
56. Of a geologic period. : NEOCENE
58. School exercises. : LESSONS
59. Norse bard. : SAGAMAN
60. Property. : ESTATE
61. Most drastic. : DIREST
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1. A Yale-Harvard rowing course. : THAMES
2. Screen, behind an altar. : REREDOS
3. "Life is real! Life is ___!" : EARNEST
4. Miss Gardner. : AVA
5. Girl's nickname. : TINA
6. Burglars. : YEGGS
7. Prayer. : PLEA
8. Oval gold coin of old Japan. : OBAN
9. Used to be. : WAS
10. Utter. : ENOUNCE
11. Arctic islands, N of Canada. : RINGNES
12. Scarves worn around the waist. : SASHES
14. Horizon at sea. : SEALINE
15. Etnean deposit. : ASHES
20. King ___, movie ape. : KONG
23. New York-Canada power source. : NIAGARA
25. Industrial city in Connecticut. : ANSONIA
27. Deputy. : AGENT
29. Salt drop. : TEAR
30. Resource. : ASSET
32. Former Dean of St. Paul's, London. : INGE
35. Radio's Louella of Hollywood. : PARSONS
36. Top heavyweight. : CHARLES
37. Fieriest. : HOTTEST
38. Hazard in the North Atlantic. : BERG
39. Roman galley, with three banks of oars. : TRIREME
40. Night love songs. : SERENAS
41. Citation's home. : STABLE
42. Necessities. : NEEDS
44. Sitting, as Lincoln's statue in Newark, N. J. : SEDENT
47. Thickened face of an auto tire. : TREAD
50. Cave. : GROT
51. M. Pleven, of France. : RENE
52. Hindu ascetic. : YOGI
55. Man's name. : ASA
57. Coupe. : CAR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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