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New York Times, Friday, October 5, 1951

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { F H J }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 45-Across clue had no comma after "Sea"; added one.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 838
Across Down
1. U. S. deputy delegate to U. N. : GROSS
6. Fragrant ointment. : BALM
10. Piquancy; wit. : SALT
14. A shell game, for instance. : BUNCO
15. Other: Latin. : ALIA
16. One of the headwaters of Asia. : AMUR
17. Slip in and out unperceived. : STEAL
18. Feature of the Hit Parade. : SONG
19. Slightly crazy. : LOCO
20. Site of Western Europe's "Pentagon." : ROCQUENCOURT
23. City in Belgium. : SPA
26. Tennyson heroine. : MAUD
27. Portugal's islands in the North Atlantic. : AZORES
28. Senator from West Virginia. : KILGORE
30. Man's nickname. : STAN
31. They are cleared through Ellis Island. : ALIENS
32. Cousin of the caribou. : DEER
33. Hair ornament. : BOW
36. Diplomat's stock in trade. : TACT
37. Cousin of the crow. : DAW
38. November 6th prospect. : VOTE
39. Before. : ERE
40. Father of Thor and Balder. : ODIN
42. Historic city of Greece. : SPARTA
44. Tip of a mountain. : APEX
45. The "Coral Sea," for instance. : CARRIER
46. Language reading from right to left. : ARABIC
49. Not adulterated. : PURE
50. Party catchword. : CRY
51. Winston Churchill's party. : CONSERVATIVE
54. Silent. : MUTE
55. Soviet's sector of Berlin. : EAST
56. She escaped from Simon Legree. : ELIZA
60. School on the Thames. : ETON
61. Gaelic. : ERSE
62. French name for Ann. : NINON
63. Delivered. : SENT
64. Rejuvenator of clothing. : DYER
65. Having a strong flavor. : TANGY
1. Blanche Patch was his secretary for 30 years. : GBS
2. Line cut with a spade. : RUT
3. "The clock struck ___." : ONE
4. Bare place on a side of a mountain. : SCAR
5. Reputed author of Proverbs, Canticles, Ecclesiastes. : SOLOMON
6. Native of the Pyrenees. : BASQUE
7. Not sotto voce. : ALOUD
8. Short note. : LINE
9. Industrialist. : MAGNATE
10. Locale of action in many Westerns. : SALOON
11. Love: French. : AMOUR
12. Ill-gotten gain. : LUCRE
13. Walks rapidly. : TROTS
21. Detroit's output. : CARS
22. Ruler. : CZAR
23. Emulate Barbara Ann Scott. : SKATE
24. Hairy. : PILAR
25. Carol Marsh's role. : ALICE
29. Arrive. : GET
30. Do needlepoint. : SEW
32. Man's nickname. : DAN
33. Common household acid. : BORIC
34. Expensive fur. : OTTER
35. Tired. : WEARY
37. Camp in New Jersey. : DIX
38. Department of France. : VAR
40. English historical painter (1761–1807). : OPIE
41. Constituted by edict. : DECREED
42. Garment worn in Nehru's country. : SARI
43. Keep from occurring. : PREVENT
44. Not at roll call. : ABSENT
45. Coast Guard's boat. : CUTTER
46. High points. : ACMES
47. Mailman's trek. : ROUTE
48. Dvorak's first name. : ANTON
49. No more in the heyday of life. : PASSE
52. Make of different kinds. : VARY
53. Well-known Lamb. : ELIA
57. Weary traveler's stopover. : INN
58. Exiled king who will make his home in U. S. : ZOG
59. Some. : ANY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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