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New York Times, Monday, November 19, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 883
Across Down
1. Half of a girl's college. : MAWR
5. Shoulder wrap. : SHAWL
10. Girasol. : OPAL
14. Helmsman's direction. : ALEE
15. Queen of ice gymnastics. : HENIE
16. ___ Park, N. Y. : HYDE
17. Coach Koch's Hamline "eleven." : PIEDPIPERS
19. A kind of diaphragm used in cameras. : IRIS
20. Capital of Minnesota. : STPAUL
21. Nickname of Oregon University's players. : WEBFOOTS
23. Large: French. : GROS
25. "Air castle." : DREAM
26. Burgundy is available here. : WINESHOP
30. Flamboyant. : ORNATE
33. United. : INONE
34. Strong point of the Sumo wrestlers. : BRAWN
36. Mr. Sparks. : NED
37. Ben Hogan specialty. : PUTT
38. Bemoan. : MOURN
39. "Mr. Music." : BING
40. Miscalculate. : ERR
41. Emerson's middle name. : WALDO
42. ___-porridge hot. : PEASE
43. Dredge. : DEEPEN
45. Romantic movie "close-ups." : EMBRACES
47. St. ___, city near Paris. : DENIS
49. An age of the world. : AEON
50. Michigan State's team. : SPARTANS
53. Hollandish. : DUTCHY
57. Popular crooner. : COMO
58. The Vanderbilt squad. : COMMODORES
60. Begin a season. : OPEN
61. Uproariously. : ARIOT
62. "As you ___." : WERE
63. Thomas Hardy heroine. : TESS
64. Natives of Riga. : LETTS
65. Intimate. : NEAR
1. Military necessities. : MAPS
2. Dismounted. : ALIT
3. "'I ___ for you,' the Walrus said." : WEEP
4. Gold or Fuchs, for example. : REDAGENT
5. Battle fought at Pittsburgh Landing, 1862. : SHILOH
6. In the know. : HEP
7. Freshly. : ANEW
8. Telegraphed. : WIRED
9. Popular bandsman. : LESBROWN
10. Native "Bucks" rooter. : OHIOAN
11. Fire bug. : PYROMANIAC
12. Passage into a mine. : ADIT
13. Minus. : LESS
18. Shoulder bag. : PURSE
22. Brake. : FERN
24. Sable or marten. : SOBOL
26. Rubbed dry. : WIPED
27. Harden by exercise. : INURE
28. ___ team is called "The Fighting Irish." : NOTREDAMES
29. Overly modest one. : PRUDE
31. High-strung. : TENSE
32. Sharpens. : EDGES
35. Flavor. : AROMA
38. Acting like an 11 Down. : MANIACAL
39. Boston's nickname. : BEANTOWN
41. Took off. : WENT
42. Haughty. : PROUD
44. Leading lights in Buenos Aires. : PERONS
46. Spatters. : BEDOTS
48. Sleeping sound. : SNORE
50. Sir David Fyfe, for instance. : SCOT
51. Eugenio Pacelli, since 1939. : POPE
52. Enamored. : SMIT
54. Lake Winnipeg Indian. : CREE
55. "Ox-eyed" goddess. : HERA
56. Dixmude's river. : YSER
59. Witty remark. : MOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later.

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