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New York Times, Monday, February 26, 1951

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 617
Across Down
1. French statesman who visited U. S. : PLEVEN
7. Pursued. : CHASED
13. Supply with. : PROVIDE
14. Halibut liver oil. : HALIVER
16. Speaks a piece. : RECITES
17. "Of Thee I Sing." : AMERICA
18. Speedily. : APACE
19. Sometimes a crowd. : THREE
21. Dark retreat. : DEN
22. Slightly acidulous. : TART
23. Diets and wins. : SLIMS
24. Shasta, for instance. : PEAK
25. Sea eagle. : ERN
26. People involved in no recent wars. : SWISS
27. Light washing. : RINSE
28. Take new bearings. : REORIENT
30. Man interested in a frozen item. : RENTER
31. Citizen under Gov. McKay. : OREGONIAN
33. Bagdad air express. : CARPET
36. Went on a tear. : RAMPAGED
40. One who must register. : ALIEN
41. Bogs in sludge. : MIRES
42. Timber tool. : AXE
43. Bites. : NIPS
44. Official body of persons. : BOARD
45. Man's outfit. : SUIT
46. Upward: Comb. form. : ANO
47. Dried cassia leaves. : SENNA
48. Mooch. : CADGE
49. Former Mayor of Toledo. : DISALLE
51. Tots up. : TALLIES
53. Termite's home. : ANTHILL
54. Luxuriant. : OPULENT
55. Deeds of daring. : GESTES
56. M. Casadesus, pianist. : ROBERT
1. Get set. : PREPARE
2. Treaty city in Switzerland. : LOCARNO
3. Displace a tenant. : EVICT
4. Quickly: Fr. : VITE
5. J. Chuter ___, British Home Secretary. : EDE
6. Fledgling. : NESTLING
7. Feminine graces. : CHARMS
8. Harness parts for the traces. : HAMES
9. Away from aweather. : ALEE
10. Laurence Olivier's title. : SIR
11. Obvious. : EVIDENT
12. Death. : DECEASE
13. Famous park in Vienna. : PRATER
15. A self-made officer: Colloq. : RANKER
20. Arnold Toynbee, for instance. : HISTORIAN
23. Blanche of the silent films. : SWEET
24. Feather. : PINNA
26. Warning banshee. : SIREN
27. Runs the harvester. : REAPS
29. They mark off the prize ring. : ROPES
30. Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
32. Spinner of yarns. : NARRATOR
33. U. S. A.'s best customer. : CANADA
34. Taking sides. : ALINING
35. Quick and sharp retort. : RIPOSTE
37. Louder, if not neater. : GAUDIER
38. Requiring immediate action. : EXIGENT
39. Loathe. : DETEST
41. Nickel-like commercial alloys. : MONELS
44. Girl who deserves a ring. : BELLE
45. A room in Paris. : SALLE
47. Cut. : SLIT
48. Billy. : CLUB
50. Cries of joy. : AHS
52. Highest peak in the Philippines. : APO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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