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New York Times, Saturday, October 13, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 246 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 846
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1. Cradle of liberty. : BOSTON
7. Where we may establish naval and air bases. : SPAIN
12. Land of peace and quiet. : ARCADIA
14. Containing tin. : STANNIC
16. Weapon of the "witch-hunters." : SLANDER
17. A natural nets 500 points. : CANASTA
18. Patriotic society. : SAR
19. Annual Barrymore role. : SCROOGE
21. Sea eagle. : ERN
22. Solely. : ONLY
24. Senator Clements of Kentucky. : EARLE
25. Have a right to. : CAN
26. Keats' "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
28. Unhappy. : SAD
29. One of the world's greatest mining centers. : BUTTE
31. Knickknack on a five-and-ten counter. : NOTION
33. N. A. T. O. is building these. : DEFENSES
35. Seafood delicacy. : CRAB
37. Awful. : DIRE
38. Unscrupulous adman: Colloq. : HUCKSTER
42. Girls named after Mrs. Truman. : BESSES
46. Worn away. : EROSE
47. 3 dots, 3 dashes, 3 dots. : SOS
49. Poignant. : ACUTE
50. Small ape. : LAR
51. Madame de ___, authoress (1766–1817). : STAEL
53. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
54. Annapolis graduate: Abbr. : ENS
55. Mexico's mountain chains. : SIERRAS
57. Tournament won three times by Snead. : PGA
58. Temptation for daredevils. : NIAGARA
60. Small interstice. : AREOLET
62. Made predictions. : AUGURED
63. Take to task. : CENSURE
64. Part of New Mexico's topography. : MESAS
65. Sarsaparillas to the soda jerk. : SASSES
1. Relative of the oboe. : BASSOON
2. Citrus fruit center in Florida. : ORLANDO
3. Color of autumn foliage. : SCARLET
4. Quest of some vacationers. : TAN
5. Gambler's concern. : ODDS
6. Relative. : NIECE
7. Carol Channing's bailiwick. : STAGE
8. Glazier's installment. : PANE
9. Santa ___, Calif. : ANA
10. Man's tiny friends and foes. : INSECTS
11. A Chilean source of wealth. : NITRATE
13. French city noted for tapestries. : ARRAS
14. Gave a verbal lashing. : SCOLDED
15. French winter resort. : CANNES
20. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
23. Cry to the foxhounds. : YOICKS
27. Pertaining to Haakon's land. : NORSE
29. College in Kentucky. : BEREA
30. U. N. agency for education, science and culture. : UNESCO
32. Man's nickname. : NAT
34. Trivial lie. : FIB
36. Serve, avail. : BESTEAD
38. Capital northeast of 29 Across. : HELENA
39. Valuable fissionable element. : URANIUM
40. Coed's prom adornment. : CORSAGE
41. Sound accompanying a touchdown. : ROAR
43. Excess of assets over liabilities. : SURPLUS
44. Open-shelved cabinet. : ETAGERE
45. Law-making groups. : SENATES
48. Pinnacle of ice. : SERAC
51. Horse fathers. : SIRES
52. ___ and penates. : LARES
55. Poetess Teasdale. : SARA
56. Site of great Zambezi bridge. : SENA
59. Man's nickname. : GUS
61. Strategic Services group. : OSS

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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