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New York Times, Wednesday, December 19, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 913
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1. Place for a horseshoe. : HOOF
5. Bull: Comb. form. : TAUR
9. Throe. : PANG
13. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
14. Settled opinion. : DOGMA
15. Famous mosque of Jerusalem. : OMAR
16. Faithful: Poetic. : LEAL
17. Giraffe-like animal, discovered in 1900. : OKAPI
18. Mongolian priest. : LAMA
19. An easy victim: Slang. : FALLGUY
21. Strung a fishhook. : SNELLED
23. Jive. : BEBOP
25. Beat. : FLOG
26. Roving adventurously. : ERRANT
29. Rossini, Puccini, Bellini. : ITALIANS
33. Sister's daughter. : NIECE
34. Indian romance by Chateaubriand. : ATALA
35. Mr. Torme. : MEL
36. Palaver. : TALK
37. Solemnly impressive. : AWFUL
38. She's in the Navy. : WAVE
39. Lunched. : ATE
40. Oxen of the Celebes. : ANOAS
41. Honored for heroic duty. : CITED
42. Sudden inheritance. : LANDFALL
44. Chair menders. : CANERS
45. Pastry. : TART
46. Decoyed. : LURED
48. Auguste's Piccard's vehicle. : BALLOON
51. Poetic dusk. : SUNFALL
55. City in the Black Earth area. : OREL
56. Plant of forgetfulness. : LOTUS
58. Succulent plant. : ALOE
59. Songstress Kirk. : LISA
60. Grenoble's river. : ISERE
61. Blum or Henderson. : LEON
62. Telegraphnoye Agentsvo SovyetskovoSoyuza. : TASS
63. Ethereal: Poet. : AERY
64. For fear that. : LEST
1. Part of a football game. : HALF
2. Olive genus. : OLEA
3. Room in the White House. : OVAL
4. Give way. : FALLBACK
5. Ridgway's headquarters. : TOKYO
6. Aly's father. : AGA
7. Donatelli, Barlick and Goetz. : UMPS
8. It's measured by a pluviometer. : RAINFALL
9. Hoi ___. : POLLOI
10. Coalesce. : AMALGAMATE
11. Appoint. : NAME
12. Alumnus. : GRAD
14. "Of that there is no shadow of ___." : DOUBT
20. Tierney or Autry. : GENE
22. Girl's name. : ELLA
24. Danger for the unwary. : PITFALL
26. Inner: Anat. : ENTAL
27. Gaucho's rope. : RIATA
28. Unceasing. : RELENTLESS
30. St. Antony's crosses. : TAUS
31. In a month of five Sundays. : NEVER
32. Pungs. : SLEDS
34. Week-ending without a pass. : AWOL
37. Asia Minor. : ANATOLIA
38. Unexpected piece of good fortune. : WINDFALL
40. Denoting the Dark Continent. : AFRO
41. City on the Orne River. : CAEN
43. Home of S. M. U.'s Mustangs. : DALLAS
44. Honey pot. : CRUSE
47. Exorbitant money-lending. : USURY
48. Refuse to support one's party. : BOLT
49. "Mimi's Farewell," for instance. : ARIA
50. Cyrano's prominence. : NOSE
52. Opposite of aweather. : ALEE
53. Town in northern France. : LOOS
54. It begins Feb. 27, 1952. : LENT
57. Political status of Hawaii: Abbr. : TER

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

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