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New York Times, Tuesday, February 27, 1951

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 618
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1. Units of electrical current. : AMPERES
8. Daughter of Old King Cole, Evelyn Waugh's heroine. : HELENA
14. Au ___ (up to date). : COURANT
15. Declaring openly. : AVOWING
17. Bunch of flowers. : NOSEGAY
18. Bureau of Internal ___. : REVENUE
19. Letter of the alphabet. : ESS
20. Heavenly phenomenon due March 7, 1951. : ECLIPSE
22. Lord Boyd ___. : ORR
23. Short for the day before. : YESTER
25. Kingdom in Indo-China. : ANAM
26. The threads that cross the warp. : WEFT
28. "Call Me ___." : MADAM
32. Reserved. : ALOOF
34. Pelts with stones. : LAPIDATES
38. Regale a celebrity. : LIONIZE
40. Condensed representation of something. : EPITOME
41. Those skilled in a certain language. : LATINISTS
43. Genus of linden trees. : TILIA
44. Wrath. : ANGER
45. S. P. C. A. doctors. : VETS
46. Something out of this world. : MOON
49. Blackboard cleaner. : ERASER
53. Himalayan peak 22,700 ft. high. : API
54. "On the Atchison, Topeka & the ___." : SANTAFE
57. Roman bronze. : AES
60. Backslide. : RELAPSE
62. Movieland's Carmen from Portugal. : MIRANDA
64. Values received. : CREDITS
65. Hal, Albert, and Charming. : PRINCES
66. Cause of dispute between Venus and Proserpina. : ADONIS
67. Radio transmitters. : SENDERS
1. Skin affliction. : ACNE
2. Barnyard noises. : MOOS
3. Act cautiously or timidly: Slang. : PUSSYFOOT
4. Before. : ERE
5. Fits of anger. : RAGES
6. Make into law. : ENACT
7. Christian Dior's specialty. : STYLE
8. Unit of Phil Spitalny's orchestra. : HARP
9. Times before holidays. : EVES
10. Nothing, in tennis. : LOVE
11. Lamb's mother. : EWE
12. Silk voile. : NINON
13. Genus of frogs. : ANURA
16. Microbe. : GERM
21. Comedy's "My Friend ___." : IRMA
24. Student at a famous English school. : ETONIAN
25. Disposed to love. : AMATIVE
26. ___ Street. : WALL
27. Nom de plume of Charles Lamb. : ELIA
29. Anthropoids. : APES
30. Short swim. : DIP
31. Passage leading into a mine. : ADIT
33. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
34. ___ majeste. : LESE
35. Good word for Brotherhood Week. : TOLERANCE
36. Send forth. : EMIT
37. Large heavy waves. : SEAS
39. Precursor of a zag. : ZIG
42. Waste allowance. : TRET
46. Mr. Connelly of "The Green Pastures." : MARC
47. Milton Cross' specialty. : OPERA
48. Lubricated. : OILED
50. Bus terminal installations. : RAMPS
51. Burning. : AFIRE
52. European finch. : SERIN
54. Airplane maneuver. : SPIN
55. Wine district of Piedmont, Italy. : ASTI
56. Loch in Scotland. : NESS
58. German river. : EDER
59. Sauciness: Slang. : SASS
61. A bustling about. : ADO
63. Conjunction. : AND

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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