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New York Times, Friday, December 7, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 901
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1. Ruling party in Egypt. : WAFD
5. Heroine of a Puccini opera. : TOSCA
10. Pianissimo: Music abbr. : PPP
13. Bradley of J. C. S. : OMAR
14. Scuttlebutt. : RUMOR
15. Sky: French. : CIEL
16. A case in grammar. : NOMINATIVE
18. City near Kyoto, Japan. : OTSU
19. Crystallize, as sugar. : GRANULATE
20. Singing voices. : ALTOS
21. Last word of the Bible. : AMEN
22. Alone, in stage directions. : SOLUS
24. The L in U. C. L. A. : LOS
27. Pallets. : BEDS
29. Tropical grass used for building. : BAMBOO
32. Accumulate. : AMASS
34. City in British-occupied region of Germany. : OLDENBURG
36. Important Polynesian god. : TANE
37. Defense man at football. : GUARD
38. Given name and middle initial of evangelist Sankey. : IRAD
39. Largest city of North Carolina. : CHARLOTTE
41. Former Army All-American halfback. : CAGLE
42. Airplane shelter. : HANGAR
43. California's Governor Warren. : EARL
45. Humpty Dumpty's ancestor. : HEN
46. "Fold their ___, like the Arabs . . . " : TENTS
48. Extinct birds. : MOAS
50. ___ and dagger. : CLOAK
52. Associate in a housing project. : COBUILDER
57. Cedar Rapids is this county's seat. : LINN
58. State capitol, "Ol' Man River," oil refineries, and L. S. U. : BATONROUGE
59. Dismounted. : ALIT
60. Text for Greek students. : ILIAD
61. Related by blood. : AKIN
62. Red China's top man. : MAO
63. Is more than a match for. : BESTS
64. Cozy spot. : NEST
1. Actress Anna May ___. : WONG
2. Cupid. : AMOR
3. Rumor, personified. : FAMA
4. Tributary of the Sava. : DRINA
5. Seaport in Eire. : TRALEE
6. Thoroughgoing. : OUTANDOUT
7. Deeply affected. : SMIT
8. Sheltered inlets. : COVES
9. "Many ___ called . . . " : ARE
10. Steel, plate glass, Carnegie Tech, and smog. : PITTSBURGH
11. About 42c in Uruguay. : PESO
12. Having a greater value than usual. : PLUS
15. Statehouse, South Carolina U., and the Congaree River. : COLUMBIA
17. Deprives of sensation. : NUMBS
20. Dr. Valentine. : ALAN
23. Man's name. : OBED
24. Fastening device. : LATCH
25. Meat, grain, the Missouri, and branch of Nebraska U. : OMAHA
26. Livestock, mineral springs, Trinity U., and the Alamo. : SANANTONIO
28. Roofing material. : SLATE
30. Pontifical cape. : ORALE
31. City near Great Salt Lake. : OGDEN
33. Police officer. : SERGEANT
35. Ship of fancy. : DREAMBOAT
37. Late British field marshal. : GORT
40. Slender and spare. : LANK
41. ___-de-lune (moonlight): French. : CLAIR
44. "Three Blind Mice," "Scotland's Burning," etc. : ROUNDS
47. From do to do. : SCALE
49. Mrs. O'Dwyer. : SLOAN
50. Cherry stone. : CLAM
51. Screendom's Miss Lee. : LILA
53. Cornelia Skinner's middle name. : OTIS
54. University at Durham, N. C. : DUKE
55. Shield. : EGIS
56. Payment under controls. : RENT
58. Accessory in a baby's wardrobe. : BIB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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