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New York Times, Wednesday, January 24, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { G J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 584
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1. "The Devil and Daniel ___."—Benét. : WEBSTER
8. Southern playland. : FLORIDA
15. Disposed to love. : AMATIVE
16. Caesar crossed this river. : RUBICON
17. Air-raid warning devices. : SIRENES
18. Metrical foot of three syllables. : ANAPEST
19. Figure of speech, such as irony. : TROPE
20. Port in South Korea. : PUSAN
22. Note of the scale: Var. : LAH
23. Hanks of twine. : RANS
24. More prudent. : WISER
25. See: Latin. : VIDE
26. Summer: Fr. : ETE
27. Employer. : HIRER
28. Poison. : VENOM
29. Erudite; learned. : LETTERED
31. Gesture of affection. : CARESS
32. God of war. : ARES
33. Chums. : PALS
34. Rodeo participants. : ROPERS
37. Shakespeare's most famous comic character. : FALSTAFF
41. Yale Bowl, Harvard Stadium, etc. : OVALS
42. Southern beauty. : BELLE
43. Philippine city. : DAO
44. Beloved of Porgy. : BESS
45. Biblical weeds. : TARES
46. Exhibition of farm products, etc. : FAIR
47. Hesitant syllables. : ERS
48. He directed "Death of a Salesman." : KAZAN
49. Pantomimists. : MIMES
50. Country behind the "Iron Curtain." : RUMANIA
52. Flowing forth. : EMANANT
54. Former Russian ruler. : TSARINA
55. Usual sign in a public library. : SILENCE
56. Fulbright, Frear or Ferguson. : SENATOR
57. Device on most automobiles. : STARTER
1. Spendthrift. : WASTREL
2. Domain of an Oriental ruler. : EMIRATE
3. Degree of honor above a knight. : BARONET
4. Footprints. : STEPS
5. Prong of a fork. : TINE
6. "All About ___." : EVE
7. Breathes. : RESPIRES
8. Chief river of British Columbia. : FRASER
9. Orbed or crescent. : LUNAR
10. Seaport in Scotland. : OBAN
11. Victim of a long sleep. : RIP
12. Graph showing the balance between ice and water. : ICELINE
13. Sofa so constructed that the occupants sit back to back. : DOSADOS
14. Patriotic songs. : ANTHEMS
21. Put into service. : USED
24. Telegrams. : WIRES
25. Two-thirds of a mile, in Russia. : VERST
27. Germans. : HERRS
28. Ravel's "La ___." : VALSE
30. Chinese weights. : TAELS
31. Telephones. : CALLS
33. Faintness. : PALENESS
34. New Governor of Rhode Island. : ROBERTS
35. Employ in excess. : OVERUSE
36. Representative from Louisiana. : PASSMAN
37. Wild animal: Latin. : FERA
38. Unyielding. : ADAMANT
39. Glazed pottery. : FAIENCE
40. He wrote "A Passage to India." : FORSTER
42. Oriental marketplace. : BAZAAR
45. Indian aborigine of Haiti. : TAINO
46. Sunnier. : FINER
48. Ply the needles. : KNIT
49. Miss Powers who plays Roxane. : MALA
51. The Constellation Altar. : ARA
53. College in Cambridge, Mass. : MIT

Answer summary: 18 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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