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New York Times, Monday, December 31, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 925
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1. Consequently: Latin. : ERGO
5. Atrocious. : BAD
8. Important member of the transportation system. : BUSMAN
14. He had three daughters. : LEAR
15. Single: Comb. form. : UNI
16. Inveigle. : ENTICE
17. Victor Herbert's naughty heroine. : MARIETTA
19. Legal writ held by a creditor. : ELEGIT
20. Sphere. : ORB
21. The Landgrave's niece, in "Tannhaeuser." : ELIZABETH
23. George and Thomas. : MOORES
25. Acting with violence. : DRASTIC
28. Term of address. : SIR
29. Serves the purpose. : DOES
30. She ruled at Castle Adamant. : IDA
31. Any Southern girl. : BELLE
34. Idaho's famous Senator. : BORAH
35. Poetic contraction. : EER
36. Housewives' budget aid. : OLEO
37. Describing certain floors. : TILED
38. Ruler. : TSAR
39. "Mon ___ Pierrot." : AMI
40. Becomes tiresome. : PALLS
41. In an ardent manner. : HOTLY
42. Corporation officer: Abbr. : SEC
43. Friend and supporter. : ALLY
44. Herd of seals. : POD
45. Support for railroad tracks. : TRESTLE
47. Famous name in opera. : GARDEN
50. ___ Burt, American author. : STRUTHERS
52. Where 24 Down is: Abbr. : NOR
54. Work over. : RETOOL
56. Occupation for knights. : ERRANTRY
58. Ancient city of southern Italy. : ATELLA
59. Trouble about nothing. : ADO
60. First word of the "Aeneid." : ARMA
61. Beat with a flail. : THRESH
62. Opportune. : PAT
63. Coffee ___. : BEAN
1. Mr. Roper. : ELMO
2. Prepare again for battle. : REARM
3. Famous name in movies. : GARBO
4. Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
5. Important member of Churchill Cabinet. : BUTLER
6. The opposition. : ANTIS
7. He was President of Mexico for thirty years. : DIAZ
8. Substance stored in honeycomb cells. : BEEBREAD
9. Let loose. : UNLEASH
10. Lets stand, in printing. : STETS
11. Having the greatest power. : MIGHTIEST
12. Chemical prefix. : ACI
13. Foundation for lace. : NET
18. Adjective for Chas. Addams drawings. : EERIE
22. Is very fond of. : ADORES
24. Trygve Lie's home. : OSLO
26. Noble objective. : IDEAL
27. Mrs. Nation. : CARRY
29. The locksmith's daughter, in "Barnaby Rudge." : DOLLY
31. Be proud in the possession of. : BOAST
32. Mr. Davis. : ELMER
33. Robert Dudley, of "Kenilworth." : LEICESTER
34. Loop which holds the end of a buckled strap. : BILLET
37. Famous name in the theatre. : TALLULAH
38. Mary Lincoln's maiden name. : TODD
40. Units of eight Boy Scouts. : PATROLS
41. Jute who invaded England. : HORSA
44. The only lady aboard the "Kon-Tiki." : PARROT
46. Stylish dress accessory. : STOLE
47. Beautiful giantess, Frey's wife. : GERDA
48. Among: French. : ENTRE
49. Rosa Ponselle's great role. : NORMA
51. Great quantity. : HEAP
53. Boss of longshoremen's union. : RYAN
54. Destructive pest. : RAT
55. Suffix of ordinal numbers. : ETH
57. Catch. : NAB

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

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