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New York Times, Thursday, October 25, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 858

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Where Britons go today. : POLLS
6. Pension benefiters. : AGED
10. Plane of 1917. : SPAD
14. Profit. : AVAIL
15. Fish and chips. : MENU
16. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
17. Cat. : TABBY
18. England's Gloomy Dean. : INGE
19. Property right. : LIEN
20. Variety of plum. : SLOE
21. Member of House of Lords. : PEER
22. Make up for. : ATONE
23. The national language of Pakistan. : URDU
25. Watched by Francis Scott Key. : RAMPARTS
27. Its Government is modeled partly on Britain's. : ISRAEL
29. Par ___, on French airmail. : AVION
30. Steps. : STILES
31. Man's nickname. : LEN
32. Israeli port. : ACRE
36. Coped with. : MET
37. ___ medica. : MATERIA
40. Secretary of State under McKinley and T. R. : HAY
41. Measure or action. : STEP
43. Metal cymbals of India. : TAL
44. Hemlock's cousin. : SPRUCE
46. The retired Astaire. : ADELE
48. Wept. : TEARED
49. Now and again. : SPORADIC
52. Blore or Ambler. : ERIC
53. Worn by a dilemma. : HORNS
54. "___ of India." : STAR
56. One of the "Queens." : SHIP
59. Wings. : ALAE
60. Ludwig or Jannings. : EMIL
61. It snakes through Paris. : SEINE
62. Tiger hitting star. : KELL
63. New Mexican pueblo, N. E. of Santa Fe. : TAOS
64. He wrote "Stormy Weather." : ARLEN
65. Russian city. : OREL
66. In the year: Latin. : ANNO
67. The British ___. : ISLES
Down
1. Butter squares. : PATS
2. Not quite round. : OVAL
3. Member of Atlee's party. : LABOURITE
4. Britain's third party. : LIBERAL
5. Wily. : SLY
6. French friend. : AMIE
7. One of today's headlines. : GENERALELECTION
8. Mint worker. : ENGRAVER
9. Looked for. : DUE
10. Small seedless raisin. : SULTANA
11. Coadjutor of an abbot. : PRIOR
12. British secret service man. : AGENT
13. Jutlanders. : DANES
21. Throbbed. : PULSATED
22. Army mail address. : APO
24. Consider. : DEEM
26. A cabinet member, in Britain. : MINISTER
27. Ideologies. : ISMS
28. Let it stand. : STET
33. Britain's Opposition leader. : CHURCHILL
34. Election contest. : RACE
35. Looked longingly. : EYED
38. The magic "Lee penny" in one of Scott's novels. : TALISMAN
39. Mimic. : APER
42. Irish statesman once played by Gable. : PARNELL
45. Optimistic poker players. : RAISERS
47. The: German. : DAS
49. Plumed military cap. : SHAKO
50. Navigator of a punt. : POLER
51. Papal cape. : ORALE
55. Besides. : ALSO
57. Poison for arrow tips. : INEE
58. Besters of swords. : PENS
60. Greek letter. : ETA
61. Long-tailed monkey. : SAI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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