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New York Times, Thursday, March 1, 1951

Author: Leonard Goldberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 620
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1. Senator Capeheart of Indiana. : HOMER
6. Recording of public proceedings. : ACTA
10. Cougar. : PUMA
14. Frigidly. : ICILY
15. Oriental Sherlock. : CHAN
16. Extraordinary individual: Colloq. : ONER
17. The practices and principles of the church. : ECCLESIASTICISM
20. Walls: Fr. : MURS
21. Come to a boil, as coffee. : PERK
22. French author. : DUMAS
23. Sign outside a hit show. : SRO
24. European blackbird. : MERL
25. Miss Maxwell. : ELSA
26. "Of ___ and Men." : MICE
28. Other. : ELSE
30. Slot machine product. : GUM
33. Quiet. : STILL
35. Scene of strife. : ASIA
36. French river, flowing into the Seine. : OISE
37. Nobel Prize winner in literature, 1950. : WILLIAMFAULKNER
40. Competently. : ABLY
41. Subjects to friction. : RUBS
42. Efface. : ERASE
43. Greek letter. : PSI
44. Stringfellow ___. : BARR
45. Tidy. : NEAT
46. Coarse unbolted grain. : MEAL
48. Beverages. : ALES
50. They: French. : ILS
53. Character in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
55. Winter-time visitor. : SNOW
56. Man's name. : IVAN
57. Limitatively. : DETERMINATIVELY
60. So be it. : AMEN
61. Persia. : IRAN
62. ___ prosequi. : NOLLE
63. ___ Hess, noted pianist. : MYRA
64. Decades. : TENS
65. Nymph who lives in a tree. : DRYAD
1. Winter personified, or as a Roman god. : HIEMS
2. Happen. : OCCUR
3. A very, very small measure. : MICROMILLIMETER
4. Cloth measures. : ELLS
5. Cereal grass. : RYE
6. Steel: Fr. : ACIER
7. Member of Mr. Truman's Cabinet. : CHARLESFBRANNAN
8. ___ force. : TASK
9. Industrious insect. : ANT
10. Hocus-___. : POCUS
11. Showing lack of creative thought. : UNIMAGINATIVELY
12. Flat-topped hill. : MESA
13. "___ and the Man." : ARMS
18. Graf ___, former German battleship. : SPEE
19. Slothful. : IDLE
24. 1151. : MCLI
25. He sold his birthright. : ESAU
27. Poorly. : ILLY
29. European geological division. : LIAS
31. Puts into service. : USES
32. Pure and simple. : MERE
33. Barter. : SWAP
34. Skips school: Brit. slang. : TIBS
35. Great Asian river, 2,700 miles. : AMUR
36. Gumbo. : OKRA
38. Inland sea east of the Caspian. : ARAL
39. Sediment. : LEES
44. Max ___, former pugilist. : BAER
45. Salamander. : NEWT
47. Former queen of Italy. : ELENA
49. Banking functions. : LOANS
51. Thomas Moore's Indian princess, ___ Rookh. : LALLA
52. Curved upward, as a ship's planking. : SNYED
53. Lilith's spouse. : ADAM
54. A size of writing paper, 16x21 inches. : DEMY
55. Forefather. : SIRE
56. ___ Novello, who composed "Keep The Home Fires Burning." : IVOR
58. College in Cambridge, Mass. : MIT
59. Part of N. Y. C.'s subway system. : IND

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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