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New York Times, Sunday, February 4, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 134, Blocks: 62, Avg Word Len: 5.66, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 557 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 141, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 40
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 595
Across
1. Parental relatives. : AUNTS
6. Alice ___ in the center of Australia. : SPRINGS
13. G. O. P. elder statesman. : HOOVER
19. Creator of Greatheart. : BUNYAN
20. Wingedness. : ALATION
21. Man in the iron mask. : UMPIRE
22. M. Leblanc's detective. : ARSENE
23. Domesticable. : TAMABLE
24. Make a new revision. : REEDIT
25. Bestow: Scot. : GIE
26. Subject of Marx tome. : KAPITAL
28. Ornamental scheme. : DECOR
30. Her maiden name was Duarte. : EVA
31. Ararat his destination. : NOAH
33. Wind-swept. : DRAFTY
34. Cereal. : BRAN
35. High bridge. : SLAB
36. Learned man: Irish Antiq. : OLLAV
38. Siouan Indian. : OTOE
39. Loser to Jim Braddock, June 13, 1935. : BAER
40. John Barrymore's daughter. : DIANA
41. Oregon, the ___ state. : BEAVER
43. Sneeringly derisive. : SARDONIC
45. Trap. : SPRINGE
48. Baseball equipment. : MITTS
50. Knocked down. : LEVELED
54. French-speaking Caribbeans. : HAITIANS
56. Desert alkali. : REH
57. Will. : PLEASURE
58. Granite poryphyries. : ELVANS
59. Georgia Neese Clark. : TREASURER
62. Tennis court equator. : NET
63. Jockey's lines. : REINS
64. Dr. Wallace (Pluvius) Howell. : RAINMAKER
65. Spindrift. : SPUME
67. Nature of: Suffix. : ITE
68. Material assets. : TANGIBLES
69. Pert. to saliva. : SIALIC
70. Avert. : FOREFEND
73. Narrow bed. : COT
74. Creator of Humphrey Clinker. : SMOLLETT
76. Products of Praxiteles. : STATUES
77. Noxious atmosphere. : MIASM
79. Conceives thoughts. : IDEATES
80. Pleasure's slave. : HEDONIST
82. What Manhattan is. : ISLAND
84. By word of mouth: Law. : PAROL
87. Trade center. : MART
88. Besought. : PLED
89. Like ocean's flux. : TIDAL
93. Winthrop ___, theatrical producer (1871–1937). : AMES
94. Actor Lytell. : BERT
95. Frank ___, famous narrator in Wilder's "Our Town." : CRAVEN
97. Nasal: Comb. form. : NASO
98. Big business group: Abbr. : NAM
99. Roost. : PERCH
100. Renovation. : RENEWAL
102. Wages: New Zealand. : UTU
103. Detractor. : ABUSER
105. Army brass. : OFFICER
107. Vietnam ruler. : BAODAI
109. Lorenzo the Magnificent. : MEDICI
110. Conjecture. : SURMISE
111. Aquatic animals. : OTTERS
112. Scene of Arctic. : ALASKA
113. Passed. : ELAPSED
114. Miss Davis. : BETTE
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1. French President. : AURIOL
2. Break open. : UNSEAL
3. Aneurin Bevan's nickname. : NYE
4. Amtrack. : TANK
5. Sam ___, golf champion. : SNEAD
6. Glut. : SATIATE
7. Declaration of a political party. : PLATFORM
8. Branched. : RAMATE
9. Croce's country. : ITALY
10. Penpoint. : NIB
11. Captain's insignia. : GOLDBARS
12. Taunted. : SNEERED
13. Great Lake connecting with three others. : HURON
14. Biblical sheaf. : OMER
15. Unlock: Poet. : OPE
16. President of Chile. : VIDELA
17. Armenian capital. : ERIVAN
18. The Jerusalem thorn. : RETABA
19. Mineral springs: in Italian place names. : BAGNO
27. Tested. : PROVEN
29. Songster. : CAROLLER
32. French settler in Canada or Louisiana. : HABITAN
35. Sixpences: Slang. : SICES
37. Toxic substances. : VENINS
39. Fragrant water softeners. : BATHSALTS
40. Prima donna. : DIVA
42. Turkish officers. : AGAS
43. Predecessor of the Queen Mary. : STEAMBOAT
44. Not e'er. : NEER
45. Arab chiefs. : SHERIFS
46. Loose overcoat. : PALETOT
47. The Coast of Blue. : RIVIERA
49. Peace-lover. : IRENICIST
51. Small crescent-shaped spot. : LUNULET
52. A solitary. : EREMITE
53. Gumshoes. : DETECTS
55. Area of timber. : STAND
57. Hildy Johnson's brethren. : PRESS
60. Particular set of sails. : RIG
61. Musical instrument. : UKE
64. Kidnap payer. : RANSOMER
65. Stealthy. : SILENT
66. Knightly champion. : PALADIN
68. Propped a golf ball. : TEED
69. Pop. : SODA
71. Spiritual essence. : ETHOS
72. Commodity for power. : FUEL
75. Spoilage fungus. : MILDEW
77. Jovial. : MIRTHFUL
78. Patrons of La Scala. : MILANESE
81. In a stupor. : NARCOSE
83. Sundered. : SEVERED
84. Where Balboa is. : PANAMA
85. Girl's name, meaning lovable. : AMABEL
86. String of saddle horses. : REMUDA
88. Brief summary. : PRECIS
90. Creator of Tartaran of Tarascon. : DAUDET
91. Popeyed. : ASTARE
92. Victor over Braddock, June 22, 1937. : LOUIS
94. The Soviet "kingmaker." : BERIA
95. Fold or pleat. : CRIMP
96. Millionaire. : NABOB
99. Movie hero. : PECK
101. Recent. : LATE
104. Daughter's nickname. : SIS
106. Monk's title. : FRA
108. Durocher succeeded him. : OTT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 32 debuted here and reused later, 13 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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