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New York Times, Thursday, January 25, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 585
Across
1. Commander of the Seventh Fleet, now in Formosa Strait. : STRUBLE
8. E. C. A. Administrator. : FOSTER
14. In that place. : THEREIN
15. Neapolitan secret society. : CAMORRA
16. Things retained in the mind. : RETENTS
17. Semitic language group. : ARAMEAN
18. Delicate. : AIRY
19. Alabama's Senator. : HILL
21. Medieval trading guild. : HANSE
22. Group providing entertainment for the Army. : USO
23. Well-known Spanish guitarist. : SEGOVIA
25. Part of a golf course. : TEE
26. Leather band. : STRAP
28. ___ Coward. : NOEL
29. She was Miss Wallace. : BESS
30. Edith Sitwell to Sacheverell. : SISTER
32. Vanity. : PRIDE
34. Representative from Brooklyn. : CELLER
36. Roofing worker. : TARRER
39. The Veep. : ALBEN
41. Republican adviser to State Dept. : DULLES
43. Secures. : GETS
46. Ancient region bordering on Palestine. : EDOM
48. Prototype for Sally Adams. : MESTA
49. Custom. : USE
50. Characteristic qualities. : FLAVORS
52. Scottish form of John. : IAN
53. Behind the footlights. : STAGE
55. Thespian's objective. : ROLE
56. ___ Bagnold, author of "National Velvet." : ENID
57. Native of Albania's capital. : TIRANAN
59. Windflower. : ANEMONE
61. Punishes by a fine. : AMERCES
62. One qualified for an old-age pension. : RETIRER
63. She wrote "Show Boat." : FERBER
64. Ushers. : SEATERS
Down
1. Composer of "Salome." : STRAUSS
2. Believing in the existence of a God. : THEISTIC
3. Bent backward. : RETRORSE
4. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
5. London's big clock. : BEN
6. Supple. : LITHE
7. Lowest commissioned officer in the U. S. Navy. : ENSIGN
8. Distant. : FAR
9. City in Nebraska. : OMAHA
10. Body of an organism. : SOMA
11. Thirty: French. : TRENTE
12. Rubs out. : ERASES
13. Indian queens. : RANEES
15. First Governor of Maryland, as a British colony. : CALVERT
20. Famed Chicago locale. : LOOP
23. Enchantment. : SPELL
24. The tale of the siege of Troy. : ILIAD
27. Statue in Rockefeller Center. : ATLAS
29. Adolf ___, former Ambassador to Brazil. : BERLE
31. Resist authority. : REBEL
33. Band instruments. : DRUMS
35. Mends again. : REDARNS
37. Hamlet's home. : ELSINORE
38. What Perry Mason seldom undertakes a case without. : RETAINER
40. New: Comb. form. : NOVO
42. Cinema actor, villain in "All About Eve." : SANDERS
43. Swedish King. : GUSTAF
44. President of Haiti. : ESTIME
45. Ripper. : TEARER
47. Teeth. : MOLARS
50. Receiver of stolen goods. : FENCE
51. Mlle. Jeanmaire, star of Ballets de Paris. : RENEE
54. Clothing. : GARB
56. Give forth. : EMIT
58. Atmosphere: Comb. form. : AER
60. Greek letter. : ETA

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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