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New York Times, Tuesday, February 6, 1951

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { G K Q X }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 597
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1. Staff surmounted by an eagle, displayed during session of House of Representatives. : MACE
5. Hope of mankind. : PEACE
10. Sen. Lyndon B. Johnson's role in 82d Congress. : WHIP
14. Soldier in absentia. : AWOL
15. Machine tool. : LATHE
16. Cache. : HIDE
17. Prime Minister Nehru. : JAWAHARLAL
19. Emerald ___. : ISLE
20. Cinnabar. : ORE
21. City in Sicily. : ENNA
22. Superior. : BETTER
24. Repair shoes. : RESOLE
26. Grocery. : STORE
28. Pressure cookers, for instance. : POTS
30. National Chairman of 1951 Red Cross fund campaign. : SARNOFF
34. Lowell Thomas Jr.'s subject. : TIBET
37. Encourages. : ABETS
39. Kentucky bluegrass. : POA
40. Part of a range. : OVEN
41. Small pieces of ground. : PLATS
42. Birthstone for July or December. : RUBY
43. Evil: French. : MAL
44. Niobe's forte. : TEARS
45. Postmaster General Donaldson. : JESSE
46. Iran delegate to U. N., president of General Assembly. : ENTEZAM
48. Feathery friends from Australia. : EMUS
50. Behind the times. : PASSE
52. False. : UNTRUE
56. Heat: Comb. form. : CALORI
59. Lot's wife's make-up. : SALT
61. Without exception. : ALL
62. Black. : EBON
63. What pennies were, and may be again. : ZINCCOATED
66. He wrote the "History of Rome." : LIVY
67. First president of the German republic, 1919–25. : EBERT
68. Citrus fruit. : LIME
69. Pour. : TEEM
70. Treats medically. : DOSES
71. Adonis was slain by a wild one. : BOAR
1. Wearer of gold maple leaves. : MAJOR
2. Cognizant of. : AWARE
3. Seaport on Isle of Wight, yachting resort. : COWES
4. High note of Guido's scale. : ELA
5. Mars, for instance. : PLANET
6. Gain by toil. : EARN
7. Cartographer's book. : ATLAS
8. Chinese rolled tea. : CHA
9. Dutch coasting vessels. : EELBOATS
10. Blanch. : WHITEN
11. Hark! : HIST
12. Run slowly, as a motor. : IDLE
13. John Garfield's role. : PEER
18. Serf in ancient Sparta. : HELOT
23. Deviates from the right. : ERRS
25. Ready for business. : OPEN
27. Fly whose bite is fatal to livestock. : TSETSE
29. Bows in oriental manner. : SALAMS
31. Musical composition. : OPUS
32. Watch chain ornaments. : FOBS
33. Miss Emerson of TV. : FAYE
34. Big book. : TOME
35. Russian. : IVAN
36. Orlon's is made of stars. : BELT
38. Legal profession. : BAR
41. Diminutive. : PEASIZED
42. Be satisfied. : REST
44. Title of Nicholas II: Var. : TZAR
45. Political group concerned with party intrigue. : JUNTO
47. Presumed ancestor of a race, nation, etc. : EPONYM
49. Deprives of by trickery. : MULCTS
51. Anglo-Saxon slaves. : ESNES
53. Relation of one thing to another. : RATIO
54. Body of Moslem scholars. : ULEMA
55. Church official. : ELDER
56. Irishman. : CELT
57. Hero of Anne Nichols' long-run play. : ABIE
58. This conquers all. : LOVE
60. Port captured by Israeli forces. : ACRE
64. Tribesman of lower Niger. : IBO
65. White linen vestment. : ALB

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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