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New York Times, Tuesday, November 13, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 877
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1. Hero of a 1924 comedy. : ABIE
5. A degree of progression in any pursuit. : STAGE
10. Lion-headed dog of North China. : CHOW
14. In: French. : DANS
15. New ___. : HAVEN
16. Landlord: French. : HOTE
17. He lost to Seixas on the courts. : DICKSAVITT
19. A very small quantity. : IOTA
20. What comics come in. : STRIPS
21. DiSalle's title. : DIRECTOR
23. Discharges. : EMITS
25. Dickens' Miss Trent. : NELL
26. Amplify vocal sound. : RESONATE
29. Compensation for damage. : AMENDS
33. Their capital was Cuzco. : INCAS
34. Moves in a certain direction. : EASTS
36. Before. : ERE
37. City on the Orne River. : CAEN
38. Symbol of Zeus and Athena. : AEGIS
39. Maurice Francis ___. : EGAN
40. Bird of the sea. : ERN
41. Took on. : HIRED
42. Hemingway's famous "___ of Kilimanjaro." : SNOWS
43. Road sign. : DETOUR
45. Decant again. : REBOTTLE
47. The bank of a river. : RIPA
49. ___ Lama, chief pontiff of Tibet. : DALAI
50. Scene of recent gambling inquiry. : SARATOGA
54. Beethoven's "Appasionata." : SONATA
57. Draft animals. : OXEN
58. Olympia is its capital. : WASHINGTON
60. The Colors. : FLAG
61. Man's name meaning strength. : ETHAN
62. Permission to use. : LOAN
63. Far off: Comb. form. : TELE
64. Dances. : REELS
65. In the "Ring," the earth goddess Hertha. : ERDA
1. Says further. : ADDS
2. Important accessory in a trap. : BAIT
3. Waxing, as the moon. : INCRESCENT
4. Pertaining to Nanook's people. : ESKIMOAN
5. Our second highest dam. : SHASTA
6. Hebrew letter. : TAV
7. Keen. : AVID
8. Arrive. : GETIN
9. Solicits earnestly. : ENTREATS
10. Sapodilla sap used in chewing gum. : CHICLE
11. Shout of derision. : HOOT
12. Man's name meaning rich. : OTTO
13. Clothing, garments. : WEAR
18. Airplane maneuvers. : SPINS
22. Slippery ___. : ELMS
24. Pursue a course. : STEER
26. One way to serve potatoes. : RICED
27. Large lake in North Finland. : ENARE
28. Enthusiastic. : EAGER
30. Harriman's job in Iran. : NEGOTIATOR
31. Talk like a Southerner. : DRAWL
32. Realization. : SENSE
35. Embraced the opinions of one party. : SIDED
38. Secy. Finletter's specialty. : AIRPOWER
39. Involve in difficulties. : ENTANGLE
41. Eight: French. : HUIT
42. Wiseacre. : SOLON
44. 1300-mi. river in South Africa. : ORANGE
46. Tracts of land drained by rivers. : BASINS
48. Marble. : AGATE
50. Not so fast! in Shakespearean parlance. : SOFT
51. Part of a car. : AXLE
52. Sincere. : REAL
53. County in North Carolina. : ASHE
55. Symbol of ugliness. : TOAD
56. 1/16th of a rupee. : ANNA
59. An Olivier role. : HAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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