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New York Times, Monday, January 29, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.54, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
David Steinberg notes:

In original, clues for 1- and 8-Across were bracketed, with "Founders of the" at 1-Across and "American Mercury." at 8-Across, as here.

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M
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H
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S
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D
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E
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Y
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M
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 589
Across
1
Founders of the : MENCKEN
8
American Mercury. : NATHAN
14
Girl's name. : CLARICE
15
Italian city famous for its marble. : CARRARA
16
Carpenter's container for adhesive. : GLUEPOT
17
West Pointers. : ARMYMEN
18
Spring up. : RISE
19
British truck. : LORRY
21
His wife became a pillar of salt. : LOT
22
Mimic. : APE
23
Gentle heat. : TEPOR
24
Commemorative stone tablet. : STELE
26
Ivan and Peter. : TSARS
28
Members of the crew. : SHIPMATES
30
___ and yon. : HITHER
32
Kind of footrace. : RELAY
33
Agitate violently. : SEETHE
35
Advisor to the State Department. : DULLES
38
Name of two heroines in Arthurian romance. : ISOLT
40
Ramps. : SLOPES
42
One-humped camel. : DROMEDARY
46
___ Maria Remarque. : ERICH
47
Charles Broadway ___ (1836-1902), prominent New York merchant and philanthropist. : ROUSS
48
Discoverer of the North Pole. : PEARY
50
Willie Hoppe's "weapon." : CUE
51
Danish county. : AMT
52
Star: Comb. form. : ASTRO
53
Haul. : PULL
54
That tends to impel. : PULSIVE
57
Digit. : NUMERAL
59
Two maidens of the same name who loved Launcelot. : ELAINES
60
Series of open shelves. : ETAGERE
61
One of the highest peaks in Colorado. : ROWTER
62
Composer of "Afternoon of Faun." : DEBUSSY
Down
1
Attorney General of U. S. : MCGRATH
2
Omission of a word from a sentence. : ELLIPSIS
3
Sicken. : NAUSEATE
4
Algonquin Indian. : CREE
5
Clifton Fadiman's nickname. : KIP
6
School: French. : ECOLE
7
Friends—used by American Colonists to Indians. : NETOPS
8
None: Dial. : NARY
9
"Long ___ of coincidence." : ARM
10
Attempt. : TRY
11
Lawrence Olivier's most famous movie role. : HAMLET
12
Botanical interstice. : AREOLE
13
Seaport in W. France. : NANTES
15
Borne. : CARRIED
20
Reed: German. : ROHR
23
Flies that transmit sleeping sickness. : TSETSES
24
Chicago Cubs' infielder. : SMALLEY
25
Myron C. ___, former representative to the Vatican. : TAYLOR
27
Famous cathedral in France. : RHEIMS
29
Ne ___ ultra. : PLUS
31
Rose: Comb. form. : RHOD
34
Passes, as time. : ELAPSES
36
Persons of discriminating tastes. : EPICURES
37
Lay officials of the church. : SECULARS
39
Allowance for waste. : TRET
41
Famous poet (1792-1822). : SHELLEY
42
Newly appointed trustee for the L. I. R. R. : DRAPER
43
Philippine representative to the U. N. : ROMULO
44
Jesse James, for instance. : OUTLAW
45
Told tall tales. : YARNED
49
Course. : ROUTE
52
Declare positively. : AVER
53
Part of Burma, Rangoon its capital. : PEGU
55
Mind the baby. : SIT
56
Chemical suffix. : INE
58
Queen of the fairies. : MAB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 19 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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