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New York Times, Saturday, December 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 902
Across
1. Shepherd of Genesis. : ABEL
5. Molly Goldberg's real name. : BERG
9. City in Spain. : CABRA
14. Bird presented to Vishinsky. : DOVE
15. Scandinavian man's name. : AXEL
16. Permit. : ALLOW
17. Inspired with respect. : AWED
18. Miss Turner. : LANA
19. Bride of Orsino. : VIOLA
20. Where Acheson recently presented peace proposal. : GENERALASSEMBLY
23. Candidate. : ENTRANT
24. Having fighting spirit. : GAME
25. Noun-forming suffix. : ENCE
26. Source of Vitamin C. : ORANGES
30. Blabbed. : BLURTED
33. R. R. stop for Jones Beach. : WANTAGH
34. Ice: German. : EIS
35. Scotch "no." : NAE
36. Old type of distilling apparatus. : ALEMBIC
41. Companion of Ariel and Caliban. : MIRANDA
45. A painter of Montmartre. : UTRILLO
46. An albatross is an ill one. : OMEN
47. Rubbernecky. : NOSY
48. Snobbish. : UPSTAGE
52. Progenitor of the U. N. : LEAGUEOFNATIONS
56. Money in ancient Greece. : OBOLS
57. Kindergartners. : TOTS
58. Eddie Stanky's nickname. : BRAT
59. French girl's name. : RENEE
60. Goddess who threw the apple of discord. : ERIS
61. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
62. Something to wear. : DRESS
63. Fresh-water duck. : SMEE
64. Saucy talk. : SASS
Down
1. Old saw. : ADAGE
2. Distinguished Anglo-Irish novelist. : BOWEN
3. Red letter day. : EVENT
4. Actor Francis ___. : LEDERER
5. Needed by bookkeepers and aerialists. : BALANCE
6. Glorified. : EXALTED
7. Rockfish. : RENA
8. She wrote "Barren Ground." : GLASGOW
9. Tenant in the pre-rent control era. : CAVEMAN
10. Nourishment. : ALIMENT
11. A small lump of something. : BLOB
12. Ship's motion. : ROLL
13. Refrain in "Dixie." : AWAY
21. The talk of a demogogue. : RANT
22. F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
27. V. P. Curtis' sister and hostess, Dolly ___. : GANN
28. Old oath. : EGAD
29. Frank of the Yankees. : SHEA
30. Boy friend. : BEAU
31. Rhythm. : LILT
32. Operator. : USER
37. Rubs elbows. : MINGLES
38. G. I. jackets. : BLOUSES
39. German girl's name. : ILSE
40. Wailers of the West. : COYOTES
41. Redcoated law enforcer. : MOUNTIE
42. Deadlock. : IMPASSE
43. Musical silence. : REST
44. Riviera resort, between Nice and Cannes. : ANTIBES
49. Cardiac "main stem." : AORTA
50. Small two-winged flies. : GNATS
51. Famed Tennessean first name. : ESTES
52. ___ Mayor of London. : LORD
53. From whom the Hebrews got their name. : EBER
54. First-rate. : AONE
55. Athlete's style. : FORM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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