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New York Times, Friday, February 23, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 614
Across
1. Term for a county, in Louisiana. : PARISH
7. The evergreens of Lebanon. : CEDARS
13. Great peninsula of S. W. Asia. : ARABIA
14. Emulate a glutton. : OVEREAT
16. Admiral and treason committee chief. : NIMITZ
17. Wailer. : LAMENTER
19. Female deer. : DOES
20. Inner self. : EGO
22. Undivided. : ENTIRE
23. Great Hebrew prophet: Abbr. : ISA
24. He wrote "The Red Badge of Courage." : CRANE
26. Coat with an alloy of tin and lead. : TERNE
27. Come into contact with. : TOUCH
29. Impart. : LEND
31. Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
32. Mother of Everest. : HIMALAYA
35. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
36. New York resort. : SARANAC
39. Well deserved. : MERITED
41. ___ and cry. : HUE
42. Channeled. : GUTTERED
44. Jewish month. : ADAR
46. Radio face. : DIAL
47. MacArthur's headquarters. : TOKYO
51. One of the Collier brothers, for instance. : MISER
53. Greece's largest island. : CRETE
55. "Hot" car. : ROD
56. Book by Sir Thomas More. : UTOPIA
58. ___borough Bridge. : TRI
59. Holy: Comb. form. : HAGI
60. Short musical form. : SONATINA
62. Enmity. : ANIMUS
64. Retreating one. : RECEDER
65. Go back to a former habit. : REVERT
66. Re-places. : RESETS
67. Wards off. : AVERTS
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1. India's Ambassador to U. S., Mme. ___. : PANDIT
2. Melodious in style. : ARIOSO
3. French composer, Jean Philippe ___. : RAMEAU
4. A wader in the Nile. : IBIS
5. Watch babies. : SIT
6. Collegiate nuisance. : HAZER
7. He wears a silver eagle. : COLONEL
8. Girl's name. : EVA
9. Ancient Greek township. : DEME
10. Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
11. Tenant. : RENTER
12. Juvenal or Sinclair Lewis. : SATIRIST
15. Arranged in threes. : TERNATE
18. Swayed under a blow. : REELED
21. Of the Milky Way. : GALACTIC
24. Wage Stabilizer. : CHING
25. Painter of furniture. : ENAMELER
28. Mandarin name for tea. : CHA
30. Imparter of hues. : DYER
33. ___ Muller, Whittier heroine. : MAUD
34. An acute and rugged crest. : ARETE
36. Private detective: Slang. : SHAMUS
37. Bank checker. : AUDITOR
38. Logical thinker. : REASONER
40. The groom's last words. : IDO
43. Tough customers. : TARTARS
45. Stride back. : REPACE
48. Pancho Segura's opponent on the courts. : KRAMER
49. Bulgarian milk diet, now popular in U. S. : YOGURT
50. Poets Gray, Keats and Pindar. : ODISTS
52. Solemn ceremonies. : RITES
54. Triple crown. : TIARA
57. Officer's right-hand man. : AIDE
59. Honeycomb haven. : HIVE
61. Tennis court equator. : NET
63. Gov. Charles H. Russell's state: Abbr. : NEV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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