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New York Times, Tuesday, December 11, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 905
Across Down
1. Famous Greek island. : MILO
5. Littlenecks. : CLAMS
10. 160 square rods. : ACRE
14. Provokes to anger. : IRES
15. Composer of "Enchanted Flute," "Bolero," etc. : RAVEL
16. Egyptian port. : SAID
17. Mr. Clift of Hollywood. : MONTGOMERY
19. Waste of a blast furnace. : SLAG
20. Hypocritical. : INSINCERE
21. Draper who originated a household article. : DOILY
22. One of the "classic" English horse races. : OAKS
23. Florence Chadwick's medium. : SURF
24. Long-legged bird. : STILT
27. Where 21 Across is used. : TABLETOPS
32. Commodities. : WARES
33. Part of an angler's paraphernalia. : BAIT
34. Brown, or Norway, ___. : RAT
35. Lodge's candidate. : IKE
36. Palm leaf. : FROND
38. School at Washington Square: Abbr. : NYU
39. A place of stagnant waters. : FEN
40. Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
41. Proclaimed. : CRIED
43. Plague of Africa, now being brought under control. : TSETSEFLY
46. Remote in time past. : HOARY
47. Cat's-paw. : DUPE
48. Of the same kind. : AKIN
50. Tracks diverging from a main line. : SPURS
52. Senator Humphrey's state. : MINNESOTA
57. Author of "The Holy Sinner." : MANN
58. Toplady's famous hymn, 1776. : ROCKOFAGES
59. One: German. : EINE
60. James Van ___, U. S. commander. : FLEET
61. Give off steam. : REEK
62. It flows into the Fulda near Kasse. : EDER
63. Corn and earth goddess. : CERES
64. Rooms. : DENS
1. Bidu Sayao role. : MIMI
2. Product of 52 Across. : IRON
3. City in France. : LENS
4. Small aperture. : OSTIOLE
5. Cookie receptacle. : CROCK
6. Least strong. : LAMEST
7. Allege as a fact. : AVER
8. A lake: Poetic. : MERE
9. Character in "Taming of the Shrew." : SLY
10. Classify. : ASSORT
11. Second most populous state. : CALIFORNIA
12. Monetary unit of Iran. : RIAL
13. Snappish. : EDGY
18. Kin of the black flies. : GNATS
21. "Tea for Two," for instance. : DUET
23. Slipped. : SLID
24. Creator of Laputa and Lilliput. : SWIFT
25. Movie scenes photographed at one time without interruption. : TAKES
26. She played Queen Victoria. : IRENEDUNNE
28. Seething. : ABOIL
29. Proscribe. : BAN
30. He foots the bill. : PAYER
31. Room. : STUDY
36. Escape. : FLEE
37. Britain's heroes. : RAF
40. Egyptian cobras. : ASPS
41. J. Lawton Collins' title. : CHIEF
42. French poet best known for light verse. : RONSARD
44. Vice-Admiral Charles ___ Joy. : TURNER
45. Man from Connecticut. : YANKEE
49. Half hitches. : KNOTS
50. Widgeon. : SMEE
51. Rendered. : PAID
52. Breakwater. : MOLE
53. Freezer. : ICER
54. A double curve. : OGEE
55. Harold of comic strip fame. : TEEN
56. Inquires. : ASKS
58. Agency that was under inquiry. : RFC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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