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New York Times, Monday, February 5, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 84, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.48, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 56, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13 Grid has repeated answers.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 596

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Across
1
Founder of "Dogpatch" community. : CAPP
5
London's ___ Mall. : PALL
9
Where King Solomon's mines were. : OPHIR
14
The "A" in A. D. : ANNO
15
"Una Voce Poco Fa," for instance. : ARIA
16
She weds Duke Orsino. : VIOLA
17
The witch's cat in "Bell, Book and Candle." : PYEWACKET
19
Month of showers. : APRIL
20
Adam's ale in Auriol's land. : EAU
21
Miss Lillie. : BEA
22
Governor ___ Peterson of Nebraska. : VAL
24
Dupe. : SAP
25
Chinese Red head. : MAO
27
River nymph. : NAIS
29
Everyone. : EACH
30
Excited. : AGOG
32
Mongolian. : ASIATIC
34
Battleship. : MANOFWAR
36
Visigoth conqueror of Rome. : ALARIC
40
Mr. Yale. : ELI
41
Author Yutang. : LIN
42
Money player. : PRO
43
One of Pindar's works. : ODE
44
An experienced sailor. : SEADOG
46
Governor of Mountain State. : PATTESON
48
Ascent toward a better state. : UPGRADE
50
Breton. : CELT
51
Coleridge's friend. : LAMB
54
Fifty-five million square miles. : LAND
55
Cloistress. : NUN
56
Where March 15th collections go: Abbr. : IRO
57
Clucker. : HEN
58
Be folded over. : LAP
60
Neckpiece. : BOA
63
River of forgetfulness. : LETHE
65
Mao's followers. : CHINAREDS
68
By-and-by. : LATER
69
Painter Holbein. : HANS
70
Makes angry. : IRES
71
Miss Massey of the footlights. : ILONA
72
Former queen of Greece. : OLGA
73
Fe, fi, fo, fum. : OGRE
Down
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Hatteras, for instance. : CAPE
2
___ Seton, author of "Foxfire." : ANYA
3
Aureomycin chases it. : PNEUMONIA
4
Prisoner of war. : POW
5
U. S. Army Secretary. : PACE
6
Wonder Stater. : ARKANSAN
7
Top UN-er. : LIE
8
Home of the Letts. : LATVIA
9
Ellipsoidal. : OVAL
10
Humdinger. : PIP
11
Brother of Hengist, leader of the Jutes. : HORSA
12
Of ancient Troy. : ILIAC
13
Mr. Bellamy. : RALPH
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Swedish name for Finnish seaport, Turku. : ABO
23
Semitic goddess. : ASTARTE
26
Past. : AGO
28
Secretary Finletter's department. : AIR
29
Administrator Foster's bureau. : ECA
30
Home of Iowa State College. : AMES
31
Between 25 and 75 miles per hour. : GALE
32
Wrigglesome. : AWIGGLE
33
Isle: Var. : ILOT
35
Play with no future. : FLOP
37
The Pentagon's "first lady." : ROSENBERG
38
Totem. : IDOL
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Mint item. : CENT
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Canoeman's exercise. : PADDLING
45
Strike with a sword in conferring knighthood. : DUB
46
Goat god. : PAN
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Small shield. : ECU
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Poor man's hacienda. : RANCHO
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Mrs. Rex Harrison. : LILLI
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Regional. : AREAL
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E pluribus unum, for instance. : MOTTO
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1951 version of WPB. : NPA
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Wife and sister of Zeus. : HERA
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Roman handle. : ANSA
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Stettin's river. : ODER
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Hartebeest. : ASSE
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Biddy. : HEN
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Mr. Newhouser. : HAL
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President Vargas' capital. : RIO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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