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New York Times, Monday, November 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 876
Across
1. Predecessor of Panmunjom. : KAESONG
8. Cushion area between countries. : BUFFER
14. Ancient country, now Algeria. : NUMIDIA
15. Anything that causes dullness or inaction. : OPIATE
16. Specialist in the history of Persia. : IRANIST
17. Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell. : BRONTES
18. From: in German names. : VON
19. Element used in purifying water. : CHLORIN
21. Brother. : FRA
22. Elizabethan and Victorian, for instance. : ERAS
24. Followers: Suffix. : ITES
25. Female wild buffalo of India. : ARNI
26. Surfeit. : SATE
27. Winter blanket. : SNOW
28. Plagiarize. : STEAL
29. Pen up. : ENCAGE
31. Where decorations are worn. : LAPELS
32. Present ___. : ARMS
33. Ivy League member. : YALE
34. Condition of affairs. : STATUS
37. The North Wind. : BOREAS
39. Coronas. : HALOS
40. Historic trees of England. : OAKS
41. 4-H or Union League. : CLUB
44. Oriental ruler. : EMIR
45. Accordingly: Latin. : ERGO
46. First word of a counting-out rhyme. : EENY
47. Refugees. : DPS
48. Sudden rise in the level of a stream. : FRESHET
51. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
52. Auto accessories. : DIMMERS
54. Native of Juneau. : ALASKAN
56. Game in which the king is the highest card. : ECARTE
57. Cuban cane cutter. : MACHETE
58. Removed bark from pulpwood. : ROSSED
59. Giant red star in Scorpio. : ANTARES
Down
1. Kitchen equipment. : KNIVES
2. Early morning. : AURORA
3. Issue. : EMANATE
4. Offend. : SIN
5. Like a canticle. : ODIC
6. City in Yugoslavia, on the Morava River. : NISH
7. Great guns. : GATLINGS
8. Former king of Bulgaria, died 1943. : BORIS
9. With little or no interval after. : UPON
10. Part of an aircraft. : FIN
11. Describing skimmed milk. : FATFREE
12. Without beginning or end. : ETERNAL
13. Leaves port again. : RESAILS
17. Concoct. : BREW
20. Oklahoma Sioux. : OTOE
23. William Benton, for instance. : SENATOR
25. What the world wishes it were, today. : ATPEACE
27. Mr. Speaker and Uncle. : SAMS
28. Special disposal of goods. : SALE
30. Part of the leg; the shank. : CRUS
31. Scandinavian name. : LARS
33. Port of Tokyo Bay. : YOKOHAMA
34. Molting bird. : SHEDDER
35. Seaport in east Mexico. : TAMPICO
36. Water plantains. : ALISMAS
37. Purses. : BAGS
38. More smooth and glossy. : SLEEKER
40. Hematite, pyrites, etc. : ORES
42. Greek Christian. : UNIATE
43. Representative, Senator, Supreme Court Justice, Secretary of State, Governor. : BYRNES
45. Went wrong. : ERRED
48. Holiday. : FETE
49. Eagerness for action: French. : ELAN
50. Ability to deal with others in difficult situations. : TACT
53. Lady of the house. : MRS
55. Wild sheep of northern India. : SHA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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