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New York Times, Tuesday, December 18, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { B J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 912
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1. Iron-Curtained capital. : RIGA
5. "Q" is missing on its dial. : PHONE
10. Declare on the witness stand. : AVER
14. Mythical and yet handsome youth: Latin. : ADON
15. Met's Mr. Vinay. : RAMON
16. One way to get around. : TAXI
17. Milliner's basic material. : FELT
18. Locomotives. : IRONHORSES
20. Fuss. : TODO
21. Sign that delights "angels." : SRO
22. Each. : APIECE
23. Diplomatic agent. : ENVOY
25. Sunbonnet girl. : SUE
26. Grand Coulee is one. : CANYON
28. Miss Wentworth, whodunit writer. : PATRICIA
33. Demonstration of affection. : HUG
34. Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
36. Oak in infancy. : ACORN
37. Wife of Esau. : ADAH
39. Invigorate. : RENEW
41. Space between two supports of a bridge. : SPAN
42. Companion of the Apostle Paul. : TITUS
44. Give new courage. : REMAN
46. Group fostering education. : PTA
47. Pittsburgh's pro footballers. : STEELERS
49. Make amends for. : REDEEM
51. One of the Lowells (1874–1925). : AMY
52. More artful. : SLYER
53. Pilot a Scorpion. : AVIATE
57. Where Shaef operated. : ETO
58. The distaff side. : SHES
61. Medal for gallantry in action. : SILVERSTAR
63. City in Italy. : IESI
64. D'Oyly Carte character. : KOKO
65. Shell of a fruit used as a bottle. : GOURD
66. Used the 5 Across. : RANG
67. Vegetable dish. : SLAW
68. Departures. : EXITS
69. Britain's new Foreign Secretary. : EDEN
1. One way to go to sea. : RAFT
2. Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
3. San Francisco's strait. : GOLDENGATE
4. Laurence Olivier role. : ANTONY
5. King Rudolph, "___ of Zenda." : PRISONER
6. Hopkins to F. D. R. : HARRY
7. Book by Melville. : OMOO
8. ___ sequitur. : NON
9. On high: French. : ENHAUT
10. City in Italy. : ATRI
11. Flower holder. : VASE
12. Chief officer: Colloq. : EXEC
13. Miss Stevens, of opera and movies. : RISE
19. "Le Coq d'Or." : OPERA
24. Erich ___ Stroheim. : VON
25. Where Governor McKay works. : SALEM
26. Informal talks. : CHATS
27. Check the accounts. : AUDIT
28. Window parts. : PANES
29. Suffix for names of sciences. : ICS
30. Yankee favoring the South in the Civil War. : COPPERHEAD
31. Incensed. : IRATE
32. Central Vietnam. : ANNAM
35. Hero of Lake Erie 1813. : PERRY
38. Intensity of color. : HUE
40. Men of power in China. : WARLORDS
43. Line-up for next November. : SLATE
45. Napoleon's marshal. : NEY
48. Come out. : EMERGE
50. Object of longing. : DESIRE
52. Get going. : START
53. Requests. : ASKS
54. Ancestor of the contrabass. : VIOL
55. Miss Chase. : ILKA
56. Acknowledge. : AVOW
57. Fancy little case. : ETUI
59. Early English slave. : ESNE
60. Write on "the dotted line." : SIGN
62. Baseball players' sartorial symbol. : SOX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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