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New York Times, Friday, February 2, 1951

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { F J X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 25
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 593
Across Down
1. Remove from active service. : RETIRE
7. Elephant in a series of children's books. : BABAR
12. Enjoyed to the full. : SAVORED
13. Steeped in a bitter potash. : ALUMED
15. Vice-Chief of Staff, U. S. A. F. : TWINING
16. Colorful cotton dresses. : CALICOS
18. Connective. : AND
19. Support for a lollypop. : STICK
21. Layer of dirt. : GRIME
22. Low in pitch, as a voice. : DEEP
24. Angry utterance. : SNARL
26. Black marketeer: British slang. : SPIV
27. "The fault, dear Brutus, ___ in our stars . . . " : ISNOT
29. Curve formed by two vaults: Architecture. : GROIN
31. Compass point. : ENE
32. They made fortunes in furs. : ASTORS
34. His fists are his fortune. : ROBINSON
36. Christmas show in London. : PANTOMIME
38. Author and social reformer of 18th-century France. : ROUSSEAU
41. Humbles. : ABASES
45. Chinese dynasty that introduced Buddhism. : HAN
46. Stringent. : HARSH
48. Citizen of Bagdad. : IRAQI
49. Inventor of automatic safety device for elevators, 1854. : OTIS
51. Hollywood light. : KLEIG
53. Go with the wind. : SCUD
54. Every taxi has one. : METER
56. Cousin of the birch and hazel. : ALDER
58. He said, "I do not choose to run." : CAL
59. What paratroopers do. : BAILOUT
61. Stripped of wings. : DEALATE
63. Fish that attaches itself to sharks. : REMORA
64. Landed properties. : ESTATES
65. Smooth as silk. : SATIN
66. Had to have. : NEEDED
1. The roughness of winter. : RAWNESS
2. Patent. : EVIDENT
3. A good measure. : TON
4. Zeus's swift-footed messenger. : IRIS
5. Moneys for lodging. : RENTS
6. Piping. : EDGING
7. "The boys in the ___." : BACKROOM
8. Wing. : ALA
9. Soviet satellite: Abbr. : BULG
10. Afghan princes. : AMIRS
11. Cook's literature. : RECIPES
12. College sports arenas. : STADIA
14. Half-mask worn at masquerades. : DOMINO
17. Time to get up. : SEVEN
20. Renovated roundabout for Central Park. : CARROUSEL
23. Decks on sailing ships. : POOPS
25. African colony eyed by Italy: Ital. sp. : LIBIA
28. Contents of scrap baskets. : TRASH
30. Clouds of glory. : NIMBI
33. A furtive move. : SNEAK
35. Approaches. : NEARS
37. Stiffened gauze used in millinery. : TARLATAN
38. Slanted equilateral parallelogram. : RHOMB
39. Spike of cereal grass: 2 words. : OATEAR
40. Agreements. : UNITIES
42. Pouch-shaped. : SACCATE
43. Made equal. : EQUATED
44. Edges toward. : SIDLES
47. Concealed. : HIDDEN
50. Author Lagerlof. : SELMA
52. Members of a gaggle. : GEESE
55. Elihu ___, Nobel Peace Prize winner, 1912. : ROOT
57. Appraise. : RATE
60. Canton in Switzerland. : URI
62. Boy. : LAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 23 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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