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New York Times, Saturday, October 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 839
Across
1. Premier of the Union of South Africa. : MALAN
6. Platter. : DISH
10. Statesman from Cincinnati. : TAFT
14. Large serpent. : ABOMA
15. "Day ___ day." : UNTO
16. Native dance. : HULA
17. The Jolly Roger. : PIRATEFLAG
19. Of an age. : ERAL
20. Dispatched. : SENT
21. Much-used Russian word. : NYET
22. The island where Truman met MacArthur. : WAKE
23. Native of northern Japanese islands. : AINO
25. Rates of speed in music. : TEMPI
28. He's from Shropshire. : LAD
30. Demand. : ASK
32. Nymph attendant on Dionysus. : MAENAD
35. Subject of Gertrude Stein repetition. : AROSE
37. Native of Cork. : IRELANDER
40. Debatable. : MOOT
41. Task. : STINT
42. Queen Wilhelmina's mother. : EMMA
43. Summer headgear. : PANAMAHAT
45. Bopeep's accessory. : CROOK
46. Sensitive coating of the eye. : RETINA
47. Watering place near Liege, Belgium. : SPA
49. Compass point. : NNE
50. City northeast of Venice. : UDINE
52. Jai ___, Cuban handball. : ALAI
54. Annie Laurie, for instance. : LASS
57. Laboratory liquids. : DYES
59. Biblical name. : ESAU
62. Its capital is Bagdad. : IRAQ
63. Costumes for circus aerialists. : SKINTIGHTS
65. General Manuel Odria's country. : PERU
66. Considerate. : KIND
67. Menus for health. : DIETS
68. Starch used for thickening soups. : SAGO
69. Participial suffixes. : INGS
70. Ancient capital of Assyria. : ASSUR
Down
1. What topographers make. : MAPS
2. Man's nickname. : ABIE
3. Famous fictional heroine. : LORNADOONE
4. Famous make of violin. : AMATI
5. Man's nickname. : NAT
6. French artist who conquered arthritis. : DUFY
7. Arm of the sea. : INLET
8. Financial reports. : STATEMENTS
9. Berkshire or Tamworth. : HOG
10. Sugar Ray, for instance: 2 wds. : THEWINNER
11. Particular atmosphere. : AURA
12. Anti-aircraft fire. : FLAK
13. Yarn. : TALE
18. Mr. Slaughter of St. Louis. : ENOS
24. Scottish 21 Across. : NAE
26. Ingredient of beer. : MALT
27. Variety of soup. : PEA
28. Bridge ___. : LAMP
29. Bellowing. : AROAR
31. Friends and relatives. : KITHANDKIN
33. Rebukes gently. : ADMONISHES
34. Friend of Beelzebub. : DEMON
36. What conservatives wish to maintain. : STATUSQUO
38. Inlet. : RIA
39. A gay blade. : RAKE
41. Prefix meaning health. : SANI
44. In between. : MID
45. Mr. Tinney. : CAL
48. Time gone by. : PAST
51. Watching. : EYING
53. A protecting power. : AEGIS
54. Margins. : LIPS
55. Open space in a building. : AREA
56. Tony ___, late puppeteer. : SARG
58. Football players. : ENDS
60. Pacific island, scene of World War II action. : ATTU
61. Member of the U. N. : USSR
63. Torger Tokle used to do this. : SKI
64. Miss Wylie, authoress. : IDA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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