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New York Times, Tuesday, October 23, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 856
Across
1. Item soon to double in price. : POSTAL
7. Arm muscle. : BICEPS
13. Intertwine. : ENLACE
14. In behalf of organized labor. : PROUNION
16. Tidy up. : NEATEN
17. Epithet for an Adonis. : HANDSOME
18. ___ sequitur. : NON
19. Causes to disagree. : DIVIDES
21. Born. : NEE
22. Of a certain country: Comb. form. : INDO
24. Where the Aswan Dam is. : NILE
25. Feudal estate. : FEOD
26. Incessant: Archaic. : ETERN
28. Place to go skating. : POND
30. M. Pleven. : RENE
31. Product of California. : SARDINES
33. Bawled. : ROARED
35. Study of mites and ticks. : ACAROLOGY
37. Depends. : RELIES
40. Zippiest. : PEPPIEST
44. Native of Exeter, England. : EXON
45. Sound of laughter. : HAHA
47. Immodest. : UNDUE
48. Portuguese navigator who discovered Cape of Good Hope. : DIAS
49. Haze. : MIST
51. Boats reserved for ships' captains. : GIGS
52. Jacta ___ alea (the die is cast). : EST
53. Tennis players' jackets. : BLAZERS
56. Opulent. : FAT
57. Treat with an anesthetic. : ETHERIZE
59. Undiminished. : ENTIRE
61. Intensified. : DEEPENED
62. Aerial "ghost." : SAUCER
63. "It's a long time between ___." : DRINKS
64. Expedites. : SPEEDS
Down
1. Acute shortage of these, says Treasury. : PENNIES
2. City in N. Y., on the Susquehanna River. : ONEONTA
3. Defamation. : SLANDER
4. Make knotted lace. : TAT
5. Scored against on sharp service: Tennis. : ACED
6. His tomb is in Red Square. : LENIN
7. Ex-Ambassador to Argentina, anti-crime leader in N. Y. C. : BRADEN
8. Girl in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
9. Quids of tobacco: Slang. : CUDS
10. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
11. Open a way. : PIONEER
12. Person of importance. : SOMEONE
14. Searched into the reason and nature of things. : PHILOSOPHIZED
15. Wanted. : NEEDED
20. Treacherous person. : VIPER
23. Institutes. : ORDAINS
25. Wearing off. : FRAYING
27. City near Monaco. : NICE
29. Discontinue. : DROP
32. Contemporary writer of meterless verse. : NASH
34. Soviet secret service, before 1935. : OGPU
36. Let. : LEASE
37. Retransfer, legally. : REDEED
38. Continued to be. : EXISTED
39. Detester. : LOATHER
41. The U. N. building, for instance. : EDIFICE
42. Sweetened. : SUGARED
43. Canopies over beds. : TESTERS
46. Bewilders. : AMAZES
50. Long lock of hair. : TRESS
53. Kind of British machine gun. : BREN
54. Attach. : LINK
55. Short spell, as of cold weather. : SNAP
58. Covering for the apex of roof: Fr. : EPI
60. Kill: French. : TUE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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