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New York Times, Tuesday, November 20, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 82, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.61, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 884
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1. Posthumously popular avant-garde novelist. : KAFKA
6. Much of Mongolia. : GOBI
10. Rum dessert. : BABA
14. Actress Massey. : ILONA
15. Name of three English rivers. : AVON
16. Bearded folk singer. : IVES
17. More serious. : DIRER
18. Heroic general of World War II. : MARKCLARK
20. Last name of first baby in America. : DARE
21. Flapper era cartoonist. : HELD
22. Star from Oslo. : HENIE
23. Napoleon's address, 1814–15. : ELBA
25. Dry. : SERE
27. Lincoln's son. : TAD
28. Wartime service. : OSS
30. Jungfrau. : ALP
32. Lines of houses. : ROWS
34. Pro-footballer husband of Jane Russell. : WATERFIELD
37. A long way off. : AFAR
41. Madge or Edith. : EVANS
42. T of TNT. : TRI
43. Cape Cod artist colony. : TRURO
44. Convinced. : SOLD
45. Utopias. : SHANGRILAS
47. Part of a window. : SASH
49. Boola-boola singer. : ELI
50. Globe-circling Nellie. : BLY
51. Bat wood. : ASH
54. General Purpose vehicle. : JEEP
56. Editor and historian, Herbert ___. : AGAR
58. Great munitions plant in Pilsen. : SKODA
60. First paragraph. : LEAD
62. Relative of a 'copter. : GIRO
65. Mathew Brady was the first great one. : CAMERAMAN
67. Vehicle. : WAGON
68. The sun, as worshipped by the Egyptians. : ATEN
69. Distinct portion: Abbr. : SECT
70. Anti-knock fluid. : ETHYL
71. Lively. : PERT
72. Sweetsop. : ATES
73. Girl's nickname. : BETSY
1. Pirate who died in 1701. : KIDD
2. Another: Latin. : ALIA
3. His diaries are on the bookstalls. : FORRESTAL
4. Genuflect. : KNEEL
5. Swiss river. : AAR
6. Charades; "The ___." : GAME
7. Goose eggs. : OVALS
8. Marginal. : BORDERLINE
9. Squid smokescreen. : INK
10. Peevishness. : BILE
11. Forward: French. : AVANT
12. One of Stalin's key men. : BERIA
13. Invited. : ASKED
19. Fletcherize. : CHEW
21. Midway in a football game. : HALF
24. Captains wear them. : BARS
26. Shaft. : ROD
28. Is obliged to. : OWES
29. Diminutive comic. : SAVO
31. Safari necessity. : PITHHELMET
33. A hit operetta of the 1914 season. : SARI
35. Pass receivers. : ENDS
36. A time. : ERA
38. Senator from Arkansas. : FULBRIGHT
39. Asian lake, bigger than Lake Huron. : ARAL
40. Cheerful. : ROSY
43. Spruce. : TRIG
45. Compass point. : SSE
46. Melvin Douglas in "___ Tidings." : GLAD
48. Out of harmony. : AJAR
51. Society of Berlin, Porter, Rodgers, etc. : ASCAP
52. Footwear for 22 Across. : SKATE
53. Senators Capehart or Ferguson. : HOMER
55. Agreement between contending parties. : PEACE
57. 5½ pt. type. : AGATE
59. Mark on a tabletop. : DENT
61. Crowds crawling. : ANTS
63. Rob and others. : ROYS
64. Except that. : ONLY
66. Man's name. : ASA
67. "Oh, what a tangled ___ we weave . . . " : WEB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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