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New York Times, Wednesday, October 24, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 857
Across
1. Strike ground with golf club, in making a shot. : BAFF
5. British delegate to the U. N. : JEBB
9. Stage name of Miss Kiskadden. : ADAMS
14. Drug plant. : ALOE
15. Short bread spread. : OLEO
16. Songstress Ella ___. : LOGAN
17. Marty Marion's ball club. : CARDINALS
19. Hersey's "A Bell For ___." : ADANO
20. Leather. : KID
21. Miss Fabray's nickname. : NAN
22. International zone in North Africa. : TANGIER
24. Marshal of World War I. : FOCH
26. Rocky peak. : TOR
27. Else, in Scotland. : ENSE
28. Actress Oberon. : MERLE
30. Agree. : CONCUR
32. Uninteresting. : ARID
33. McDougald or Hodges. : GIL
34. Classify. : ASSORT
38. Man's nickname. : DOC
39. Subject for potential Einsteins. : ALGEBRA
41. Judah Ben ___. : HUR
42. Igloo dweller. : ESKIMO
44. Instrumental twosome. : DUO
45. Rebel. : RISE
46. Star of a Lindsay-Crouse hit. : MERMAN
48. Any rich gain, however taken. : BOOTY
49. Weapons for the firing line. : AMMO
52. Mr. Keith. : IAN
53. Ruby, garnet, etc. : REDS
54. Prairie State Senator. : DOUGLAS
56. Bone. : RIB
57. Punting digit. : TOE
60. Takes on for a job. : HIRES
61. "Indian" territory. : CLEVELAND
64. In Greek art, a figure in the posture of prayer. : ORANT
65. Daughter of Eugene O'Neill. : OONA
66. Vanity case. : ETUI
67. Commandant of the U. S. Marines. : CATES
68. Lathe or planer. : TOOL
69. Perennial bridge player. : WEST
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1. Football player. : BACK
2. Kirghiz mountains. : ALAI
3. "Mr. Baseball." : FORDFRICK
4. Ministered to. : FED
5. Bad luck bringer. : JONAH
6. Verve. : ELAN
7. Diminutive of a girl's name. : BEL
8. Home of the Braves. : BOSTON
9. Mr. Villiers, writer on blue-sea sailing. : ALAN
10. Residents of Ebbets Field. : DODGERS
11. Once more. : AGAIN
12. Lions' locks. : MANES
13. Nasal sound. : SNORE
18. Famous name in early movies. : INCE
23. Eddie ___, jockey. : ARCARO
25. Familiar. : OLD
26. DiSalle is one. : TOLEDAN
28. "Fecit." : MADE
29. Cupid's other name. : EROS
30. Short smoke. : CIG
31. Sec'y Pace's department: Abbr. : USA
33. Star of "Sunset Boulevard." : GLORIA
35. Home of Buckeye eleven. : OHIOSTATE
36. Iron eater. : RUST
37. Good canasta card. : TREY
39. Wooden core. : AME
40. Hair-do. : BUN
43. Miss Coca of TV. : IMOGENE
45. Measuring stick. : ROD
47. Navy Goat, for example. : MASCOT
48. Mrs. Ben Lyon. : BEBE
49. Pertaining to this case alone: Latin phrase. : ADHOC
50. The dancing Shearer. : MOIRA
51. River in Turkey, flowing into the Euphrates. : MURAT
53. Competitor. : RIVAL
55. Landing craft. : LSTS
56. City of about 21,000 in Nevada. : RENO
58. Responsibility. : ONUS
59. Blue-pencil. : EDIT
62. Game connected with "pam." : LOO
63. Actor Ayres. : LEW

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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