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New York Times, Wednesday, October 17, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 850
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1. Manner of doing something. : FORM
5. After-school treat. : SODA
9. Seaport west of Nazareth. : HAIFA
14. Grocery item. : OLEO
15. Tarzan's playmates. : APES
16. Peace and quiet. : ORDER
17. She made her debut at the Met in 1909. : ALMAGLUCK
19. False alarm. : SCARE
20. Subject of Mercutio's famous speech. : MAB
21. Sister of Carmela Ponselle. : ROSA
22. Beehive Stater. : UTAHAN
23. Drizzle. : RAIN
25. Sea dog. : TAR
27. Old favorite Lopez tune. : NOLA
28. Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
30. Where the "Green Waves" originate. : TULANE
32. State producing 70 per cent of U. S. iron ore: Abbr. : MINN
33. Jose Ferrer's famous role. : CYRANO
34. Mrs. Eddie Cantor. : IDA
37. Wavy. : UNDULAR
39. Caesar crossed it. : RUBICON
41. Obtain. : GET
42. Handsome son of Myrrh. : ADONIS
44. Landlord's income. : RENT
45. Picturesque. : SCENIC
46. Valletta is its capital. : MALTA
47. Modern Ptolemais. : ACRE
50. Darjeeling. : TEA
51. Hollywood's Mr. Andrews. : DANA
52. He polled 139,521 Presidential votes in 1948. : THOMAS
54. Microorganism. : GERM
56. ___ degree. : NTH
59. A free man: Lat. : LIBER
60. Formerly Idlewild. : LAGUARDIA
62. Chameleon. : ANOLI
63. Crowd in. : CRAM
64. The beginning of meeny, miney, mo. : EENY
65. Cloyed. : SATED
66. Popular shades. : TANS
67. Members of the W. C. T. U. : DRYS
1. The "head" on ale. : FOAM
2. Jug. : OLLA
3. He painted "The Night Watch." : REMBRANDT
4. Ancient bird 12 feet tall. : MOA
5. An "at home." : SALON
6. Musical work. : OPUS
7. Commander of the famous "Intrepid." : DECATUR
8. Query. : ASK
9. Throng or swarm. : HOST
10. Secret. : ARCANE
11. Gov. Jordan's state. : IDAHO
12. Savage. : FERAL
13. Prize ring. : ARENA
18. Expression of the Cheshire cat. : GRIN
22. Father of the Cyclops. : URANUS
24. Hairy man of Nippon. : AINU
26. Gothic king who plundered Rome. : ALARIC
28. Self-satisfied. : SMUG
29. Useful wood. : PINE
30. Well known first name in films. : TYRONE
31. San Francisco's ___ Hill. : NOB
33. West Pointers. : CADETS
34. Native of Reykjavik. : ICELANDER
35. Prohibition. : DONT
36. American National Theatre Academy. : ANTA
38. Used in sealing wax. : LAC
40. Britain's big problem. : IRAN
43. River linking Lakes Erie and Ontario. : NIAGARA
45. "Thunder-smitten" goddess. : SEMELE
46. Peggy Wood's TV role. : MAMA
47. Book of maps. : ATLAS
48. America's big problem. : CHINA
49. Character in Capek's "R. U. R." : ROBOT
51. Band instruments. : DRUMS
53. Moistless. : ARID
55. Creator of "Sexton Maginnis." : EGAN
57. Minimuscular. : TINY
58. Movie czar, 1922–45. : HAYS
60. Naval vessel. : LCT
61. Long river in Texas. : RED

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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