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New York Times, Wednesday, January 31, 1951

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 591
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1. General Eisenhower's new command. : SHAPE
6. Girl's name meaning weary. : LEAH
10. Morning and evening, on the subway. : RUSH
14. Topnotch golfer whose story is being made into a movie. : HOGAN
15. Insist on. : URGE
16. At any time. : ONCE
17. Encourages. : ABETS
18. Eisenhower's Chief of Staff. : GRUENTHER
20. A kind of easy chair. : MORRIS
22. Wrigglesome. : EELY
23. Up: Comb. form. : ANO
24. Greek epic. : ILIAD
26. In good spirits. : ELATED
28. Impy. : VINCENT
31. In a line. : AROW
32. On a wild rampage. : AMOK
33. Describing weather or war. : COLD
35. Full of current interest. : NEWSY
39. Roofing substance. : TAR
40. Group of high school students. : SENIORS
42. Former Iranian Ambassador to U. S. : ALA
43. Margaret Chase ___, Maine Senator. : SMITH
45. Like a ghost story. : EERY
46. Offscourings. : SCUM
47. Flowering flag. : IRIS
49. Army ranks below warrant officer: Colloq. : NONCOMS
51. Well known septuagenarian. : STALIN
54. First woman MP. : ASTOR
55. Work unit. : ERG
56. Composer of many popular melodies (1885–1945). : KERN
58. Owen Johnson's hero, who went to Yale. : STOVER
62. Michigander. : WOLVERINE
65. Capital of Idaho. : BOISE
66. Fencing sword. : EPEE
67. Nebulous train of a comet. : TAIL
68. All over: Archaic. : AGONE
69. Nerve network. : RETE
70. Pung. : SLED
71. Canceled from printed matter. : DELED
1. Covering for a pillow. : SHAM
2. Weary Willie. : HOBO
3. Apparatus used by dyers in treating cloth. : AGER
4. General Hurley. : PATRICK
5. Store food for cattle. : ENSILE
6. Drag along. : LUG
7. Made a boner. : ERRED
8. Fit of shivering. : AGUE
9. Hanger-on of a political boss: Slang. : HEELER
10. Nonsense. : ROT
11. Doff the headgear. : UNHAT
12. Place where any action occurs. : SCENE
13. King of Judea, B. C. 37–4. : HEROD
19. Hose. : NYLONS
21. From that day on. : SINCE
25. Makes up for. : ATONES
27. Fear inspired by the sublime. : AWE
28. Brewery tubs. : VATS
29. Title of the ruler of Yemen. : IMAM
30. Dried seaweed sprinkled on food by the Japanese. : NORI
31. Decorates. : ADORNS
34. Entrance requirement for the Tall Story Club. : LIE
36. Texas city on the Brazos River. : WACO
37. Overpopulated part of a city. : SLUM
38. Sweet potatoes. : YAMS
40. The butcherbird. : SHRIKE
41. Tillers of the soil in India. : RYOTS
44. Sesame plant. : TIL
46. Symbol of a miserly curmudgeon. : SCROOGE
48. Those disinclined to action. : INERTS
50. Passable: 2 wds. : NOTBAD
51. Seamstress. : SEWER
52. Figure of speech: in rhetoric. : TROPE
53. Tip of a shoelace. : AGLET
54. Ethel Merman's former role. : ANNIE
57. Persia's monetary unit. : RIAL
59. Orchestral instrument. : VIOL
60. Slave. : ESNE
61. Supreme Court Justice, from Kentucky. : REED
63. Symbol of victory. : VEE
64. Antiquity: Archaic. : ELD

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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