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New York Times, Thursday, October 18, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { H J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 851
Across Down
1. Texas leads the world in growing these. : ROSES
6. Bargains: Colloq. : BUYS
10. ___ monster, poisonous lizard. : GILA
14. Open to view. : OVERT
15. South Sea port. : APIA
16. Burden. : ONUS
17. One way of serving spinach. : PUREE
18. Retaliatory acts, especially in war. : REPRISALS
20. Mr. Yale. : ELI
21. Acquire through labor. : EARN
23. Verbal slap. : INSULT
24. Improved in character. : REFORMED
26. Quick brake, wet road. : SKID
27. Handled roughly. : MAULED
29. Washboard, cowbell Jones. : SPIKE
32. Rawboned animals. : SCRAGS
35. John Roderigo ___ Passos. : DOS
37. London's big timepiece. : BEN
38. Miss Connolly, tennis star. : MAUREEN
40. Roughly paved. : COBBLED
43. German city on the Danube. : ULM
44. Hoover or Coolidge, for instance. : DAM
46. Condition induced by 58 Down. : CREEPS
47. Move easily and smoothly. : GLIDE
50. Packing for making pipe joints. : GASKET
52. Knot or knob. : NODE
54. Attendants on shipboard. : STEWARDS
58. Went rowing. : BOATED
60. Children. : TOTS
61. Have reality. : ARE
62. Continuation of length or breadth. : EXTENSION
64. A range of the Rockies. : TETON
66. Sneering glance. : LEER
67. Second smallest Great Lake. : ERIE
68. Rectify. : EMEND
69. Goes with ifs and buts. : ANDS
70. "Cheerily my ___, yo ho!" : LADS
71. Reigns. : RULES
1. Opinion-poller Elmo. : ROPER
2. Immature seed. : OVULE
3. Fine cross-stroke at top or bottom of a letter. : SERIF
4. Before. : ERE
5. One way to cross the Atlantic. : STEERAGE
6. "Beer ___ Polka." : BARREL
7. Overturned. : UPENDED
8. Outcry of complaint: Colloq. : YIP
9. Indian lady's wardrobe. : SARIS
10. Teller of tales out of school. : GOSSIP
11. Opposite of deafening. : INAUDIBLE
12. Soothe. : LULL
13. Kind of professorship: Abbr. : ASST
19. Cartoonists' equipment. : INKS
22. Diverted. : AMUSED
25. Persian poet. : OMAR
28. Medic. : DOC
30. Withhold from use. : KEEP
31. They flank a football line. : ENDS
32. Complacent. : SMUG
33. Convoke, as a meeting. : CALL
34. Mulled over. : RUMINATED
36. Lamp holder. : SOCKET
39. Old gray mare. : NAG
41. Maine Senator. : BREWSTER
42. Greek letter. : BETA
45. Bone behind the ear. : MASTOID
48. Excessively fond people. : DOTERS
49. Ancient Mesopotamian garden. : EDEN
51. Diamonds, emeralds, etc. : STONES
53. Man's name. : EDSEL
55. Animal like a badger. : RATEL
56. Sound of an airplane engine. : DRONE
57. Forces to go. : SENDS
58. Mr. Lugosi of "Dracula" fame. : BELA
59. Pre-tractor power source. : OXEN
63. Man's name. : IRA
65. Ostrich kin. : EMU

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later.

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