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New York Times, Saturday, October 27, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 256 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 3, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 860

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Students & seniors
Across
1. He wrote "Saint Joan." : SHAW
5. Site of University of Maine. : ORONO
10. Leader of the squad: Abbr. : CORP
14. Fly a plane. : AERO
15. Barbarous daughter of Lear. : REGAN
16. Wading bird. : RAIL
17. Where Loy Henderson is now our Ambassador. : IRAN
18. Rhone tributary. : ISERE
19. City in Turkey. : URFA
20. Dorothy Sayers' sleuth. : LORDPETERWIMSEY
23. Ages and ages. : EONS
24. Captain of the "Pequod." : AHAB
25. Turkish inn. : IMARET
28. Cheap cigars. : STOGIES
31. Tried for office. : RAN
32. He impersonated Enrico. : MARIO
34. Ready for use: 2 wds. : ONTAP
36. Caesar's fatal date. : IDES
38. Glances askance. : LEERS
40. A form of charades (with "The"). : GAME
41. 1066, 1492, 1776, etc. : DATES
43. English Derby Downs. : EPSOM
45. His bells tintinnabulated. : POE
46. Nino, the singer. : MARTINI
48. Popular name for 21st Amendment. : REPEAL
50. Liquid or dry measure. : PINT
51. Well: Latin and Italian. : BENE
52. Mutual reliance. : INTERDEPENDENCE
59. High time. : NOON
60. Essence of orris root. : IRONE
61. Curl up with a good book. : READ
62. Race at Goshen. : TROT
63. Autry and Kelly. : GENES
64. Sweet sorghum. : CANE
65. Scotland's crop. : OATS
66. He wrote "The Country Girl." : ODETS
67. School 58 Down attended. : ETON
Down
1. Move along with dignity. : SAIL
2. Preacher Roe to Brooklynites. : HERO
3. Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
4. Miraculous event. : WONDER
5. A hand-woven rug. : ORIENTAL
6. Supporting devices. : RESTS
7. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
8. Scene-bridgers on radio programs. : NARRATORS
9. Part of the phraseology of a toastmaster's introduction: 2 wds. : ONEWHO
10. Dusting off the dinner table. : CRUMBING
11. Crew men. : OARS
12. Prevalent. : RIFE
13. Broadway production. : PLAY
21. Product of 51 Down. : POEM
22. He caused Othello's madness. : IAGO
25. Perennial herb. : IRID
26. Perle or Ethel. : MADAM
27. Dutch news agency. : ANETA
28. Met's new basso, Cesare ___. : SIEPI
29. Public storehouse. : ETAPE
30. Island group partly a New Zealand mandate. : SAMOA
33. Came in again. : REENTERED
35. Shovel-like instrument used by bakers. : PEEL
37. Laocoön's destroyers. : SERPENTS
39. Distress. : SORENESS
42. Get a move on. : STIR
44. Use a darning needle. : MEND
47. A color of the rainbow. : INDIGO
49. Tenor from N.Y.C. : PEERCE
51. Stephen Vincent or William Rose. : BENET
52. Preposition used in division examples. : INTO
53. Mrs. Thin Man. : NORA
54. Blow. : TOOT
55. Corn bread. : PONE
56. Of simple elegance. : NEAT
57. Third word of the "Aeneid." : CANO
58. "Shadow Cabinet" member. : EDEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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