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New York Times, Monday, October 29, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid is asymmetric.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 862
Across
1. Tongue of 90,000,000 people. : SPANISH
8. Atomic research center in England. : HARWELL
15. Famous Skyway. : PULASKI
16. One from whom property title is transferred. : ALIENEE
17. Beseech. : ENTREAT
18. Beachhead arrival. : LANDING
19. Be afoot. : STIR
20. Telescope users. : GAZERS
22. Fit of pink elephants. : DTS
23. Welcoming wholeheartedly. : OPENARMED
26. Toward the ocean. : SEAWARDS
29. Did business. : DEALT
33. It flows past Berne. : AAR
34. Burst in. : IRRUPT
37. Afghan ruler. : AMIR
38. German city, assigned to Poland, 1945, now called Wroclaw. : BRESLAU
40. Propositions for peace in the church. : IRENICA
42. City of the great divide. : RENO
43. Rascals. : KNAVES
45. Drink. : SIP
46. Colorful cheeses. : EDAMS
48. Is composed of. : CONSISTS
50. Sweet liqueurs. : ANISETTES
53. Arab garment. : ABA
56. Sour and astringent. : ACERB
57. Money mogul. : NABOB
61. Signify. : BETOKEN
63. Gangster deported to Italy. : LUCIANO
65. Romantic refugees. : ELOPERS
66. Certain acid salts. : OLEATES
67. Woven like damask. : DAMASSE
68. Hardware used in faucets. : WASHERS
Down
1. Roman goddess of hope. : SPES
2. Football play. : PUNT
3. Contralto voices. : ALTI
4. Lacking breadth of view. : NARROW
5. Bay of S. E. Honshu. : ISE
6. Arm of the North Sea between Norway and Denmark. : SKAGERRAK
7. Baseball strategy. : HITANDRUN
8. Healthier. : HALER
9. Tocsin. : ALARM
10. Washed lightly. : RINSED
11. Join legally. : WED
12. City in Oklahoma. : ENID
13. Gave for a time. : LENT
14. Underpinning. : LEGS
21. Miss Pitts of the fluttering hands. : ZASU
24. Simple Simon's fishpond. : PAIL
25. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. : DEAN
26. It flies with the speed of sound. : SABRE
27. Having tufts of feathers on the head, as certain owls. : EARED
28. Ground for gladiators. : ARENA
30. Wrong. : AMISS
31. Permitted. : LICIT
32. Dunnage. : TRAPS
35. Sidewise punch, as the body wheels. : PIVOTBLOW
36. Nottingham's river. : TRENT
39. The body. : SOMA
41. Vital spirits. : ESSENCES
44. The maple tree: Latin. : ACER
47. Progresses in a spiral. : SNAKES
49. Great Biblical prophet. : ISAIAH
51. Pastry makers. : ICERS
52. Feel intuitively. : SENSE
53. Having retired. : ABED
54. Mr. Lugosi. : BELA
55. Object of scientific scrutiny. : ATOM
58. To moderate. : BATE
59. Strong blow: Colloq. : ONER
60. Hirer and firer. : BOSS
62. Price office before OPS. : OPA
64. Diminutive suffix. : ULA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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