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New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 8, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 845
Across Down
1. Genus of ducks including the mallard. : ANAS
5. Vaudeville turn. : ACT
8. Embarkation port, Aug. 3, 1492. : PALOS
13. Navigator born 500 years ago. : COLUMBUS
15. Harangue. : TIRADE
16. Sponsor of 13 Across. : ISABELLA
17. Captivate. : ENAMOR
18. Society founded in 1890. : DAR
19. A subsequent edition. : REPRINT
21. Early: Prefix. : PRE
22. Awry golf drive. : SLICE
24. Free. : RID
25. "Over the hill." : AWOL
27. Monetary tonic for Free World. : ECA
28. Skinflint. : MISER
30. Used a garden implement. : HOED
32. Scarlett's man. : RHETT
34. Danish seaport. : ODENSE
36. Attacks. : ASSAILS
39. Kurfurstendamm, for instance. : STRASSE
40. Relinquished, as a right: Law. : WAIVED
41. Character in "Hamlet." : GHOST
42. Its mouth is at Cuxhaven. : ELBE
43. Diaphanous, as nylons. : SHEER
45. Roman harvest goddess. : OPS
48. The open country of South Africa. : VELD
50. Common insect. : ANT
51. Dills. : ANETS
53. Damage. : MAR
54. Bobolink. : ORTOLAN
57. Where 22 Across begins. : TEE
58. River in South Carolina. : EDISTO
60. Direction of 13 Across' return. : EASTWARD
62. Having a protective ditch. : MOATED
63. Deceitfully underhand. : SNEAKING
64. Village near Verdun. : ORNES
65. Girl's name. : EDA
66. Snicker ___. : SNEE
1. Prussic, boric, etc. : ACIDS
2. Cash register message. : NOSALE
3. Conquerer of Rome. : ALARIC
4. Naval craft. : SUB
5. Competent. : ABLE
6. Guilty ones. : CULPRITS
7. Follower of Nicholas II. : TSARIST
8. One of 13 Across' vessels. : PINTA
9. A constellation. : ARA
10. Travesties. : LAMPOONS
11. Oxygen is an ___ gas. : ODORLESS
12. Dry. : SERE
14. Simple. : MERE
15. Number of weeks 13 Across' journey took. : TEN
20. Fresh-water fish. : IDE
23. The Santa Maria was one. : CARAVEL
26. College in Illinois or in Massachusetts. : WHEATON
28. Canasta plays. : MELDS
29. Rotating wheel. : ROTOR
31. Aberdeen's river. : DEE
33. Hustle. : HIE
35. Medical men: Abbr. : DRS
36. Reverence. : AWE
37. First landfall of 13 Across: San ___. : SALVADOR
38. Type of sled dog. : SIBERIAN
39. An island group of the Orkneys. : SHETLAND
41. Nationality of 13 Across. : GENOESE
44. Homburg. : HAT
46. Late controversial Frenchman. : PETAIN
47. Creator of Tristram Shandy. : STERNE
49. Is very fond of. : DOTES
51. Helen Hayes' group. : ANTA
52. Marsh plant. : SEDGE
53. Short note. : MEMO
55. Baton. : ROD
56. Where 13 Across was between Aug. 3 and Oct. 12. : ASEA
59. Sainte: Abbr. : STE
61. Periods of time: Abbr. : WKS

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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