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New York Times, Tuesday, November 6, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 258 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 2, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 870
Across Down
1. Acronym for General Ridgway. : SCAP
5. Device for prying. : LEVER
10. Wild card in Canasta. : TWO
13. Nook for navigators. : COVE
14. "Man is not ___." : ALONE
15. Suppose: Archaic. : TROW
16. Ill-tempered. : ACID
17. Fictional tractor salesman. : BOTTS
18. "This Gun For ___," Ladd movie. : HIRE
19. Admiral Fechteler's chiefdom. : NAVALOPERATIONS
22. The ___, Thames estuary. : NORE
23. College in North Carolina. : ELON
24. Existentialist author. : SARTRE
27. Knickerbockers' footwear. : SNEAKERS
31. Fuss and feathers. : ADO
32. Walt of the Red Sox. : DROPO
34. Transfer picture. : DECAL
35. Complication in a drama. : NODE
37. Creator of Nero Wolfe. : STOUT
39. SMU All-American, now with N. Y. Giants. : ROTE
40. "The ___ is gone," said the aged soprano. : TRILL
42. Sprays water on. : HOSES
44. Cut off. : LOP
45. Oven for tempering glass. : ANNEALER
47. Elegy. : LAMENT
49. ___ patriae. : AMOR
50. Where half of Lake Titicaca is. : PERU
51. Commanded by MacArthur, November, 1918. : RAINBOWDIVISION
58. Hence: Lat. : ERGO
59. He sings basso roles at the Met. : SIEPI
60. Particle. : IOTA
61. Parisian dress designer. : DIOR
62. Slaves circa 1066. : ESNES
63. Unsymmetrical. : ALOP
64. Patriotic group. : SAR
65. Middle name on $ signature. : NEESE
66. "___ Lieutenants," by D. S. Freeman. : LEES
1. Examine closely. : SCAN
2. Sid Caesar's foil. : COCA
3. Tel ___, near Jaffa. : AVIV
4. Learned show-off. : PEDANT
5. A. F. L. members. : LABORERS
6. Run away from one's place of duty. : ELOPE
7. Today's privilege and responsibility. : VOTE
8. Confidentially: French. : ENTRENOUS
9. Used car lot transaction. : RESALE
10. Piano, violin and cello. : TRIO
11. Threadbare. : WORN
12. Is under obligation to. : OWES
15. Subject of a work by 26 Down. : THINKER
20. ___ Chancellor. : LORD
21. Natterjack. : TOAD
24. Seasonal department store job. : SANTA
25. Set off to advantage. : ADORN
26. French sculptor (1840–1917). : RODIN
27. Trail of a wild animal. : SPOOR
28. School: Fr. : ECOLE
29. City in New Mexico. : RATON
30. Snow White did, after eating the apple. : SLEPT
33. Contrarily. : OTHERWISE
36. Miss Steber, soprano. : ELEANOR
38. Transmit by coaxial cable. : TELEVISE
41. Symbol of March. : LAMB
43. Indian woman's gown. : SARI
46. Relax. : LOOSEN
48. Majors' best batter this year. : MUSIAL
50. Meerschaums. : PIPES
51. Mr. Barber and Mr. Skelton. : REDS
52. Sung by 36 Down. : ARIA
53. Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
54. Low sand hill, in Britain. : DENE
55. Hercules' prize in an archery contest. : IOLE
56. Nebraska City's county. : OTOE
57. Siestas. : NAPS

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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