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New York Times, Monday, March 12, 1951

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 631
Across
1. General Eisenhower's aides. : STAFF
6. London's mecca for diners-out. : SOHO
10. ___ boarder. : STAR
14. Telephone call. : HELLO
15. Famous elevator man. : OTIS
16. Policeman's means of locomotion. : AUTO
17. A Place in Manhattan. : ASTOR
18. Figuratively, mutual destruction: Slang. : DOGEATDOG
20. Auxiliary window. : STORMSASH
22. Titan earth goddess, mother of Aphrodite. : DIONE
23. A long, long time. : EONS
24. Small cap; biretta. : BARRET
25. Tempest-tossed king. : ALONSO
28. Voice of Big Ben. : CHIME
30. East Indian native sailor. : LASCAR
31. Export of Afghanistan. : RUGS
32. One of Jerome Kern's songs. : WHO
35. 1,760 yards. : MILE
36. Assassins. : THUGS
38. Southern Albanian native. : CHAM
39. Bustling about. : ADO
40. Combers. : SEAS
41. Where Papeete is. : TAHITI
43. Ship's place at a pier. : BERTH
44. Turkish inn. : IMARET
45. Units of electrical capacity. : FARADS
48. Look closely at. : SCAN
49. Mimicking. : APING
50. In the greenroom, for instance. : BACKSTAGE
55. Sensitive spot on the elbow. : CRAZYBONE
57. Friend of Irene and Mary. : SALLY
58. One of the Hebrides islands. : IONA
59. 610-mile river in Mongolia. : ONON
60. To put on; clothe. : ENDUE
61. A no man. : ANTI
62. Peter B. ___, creator of Cappy Ricks. : KYNE
63. Pierces. : STABS
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1. Shinto temples. : SHAS
2. Examination. : TEST
3. Tenor violin. : ALTO
4. Historic city on the Arno. : FLORENCE
5. Taipei is its capital. : FORMOSA
6. These are served at fountains. : SODAS
7. Siouan Indians. : OTOS
8. Towering. : HIGH
9. Common suffix. : OSE
10. Irony. : SATIRE
11. ___ City, in Manhattan's East 40's. : TUDOR
12. Make amends. : ATONE
13. Compiler of a famous word book. : ROGET
19. The Maude who played "A Kiss for Cinderella." : ADAMS
21. Violent gales: Slang. : SNORTERS
24. "Speak softly and carry a ___."—T.R. : BIGSTICK
25. Girl's name. : ALMA
26. Deposited. : LAID
27. Haakon's capital. : OSLO
28. Subway phenomenon. : CRUSH
29. The bunny ___. : HUG
32. Buzzing sound. : WHIR
33. Abominate. : HATE
34. Leave out. : OMIT
37. Easter finery. : HAT
38. In music, tuneful. : CHANTANT
40. Abounding in marsh grass. : SEDGY
42. Stores up. : AMASSES
43. Forever!: Korean battle shout. : BANZAI
45. Name plate over front of a shop. : FACIA
46. Part of stage in front of proscenium arch. : APRON
47. Laughing. : RIANT
48. Unit of a drama. : SCENE
50. Kind of fish shad is. : BONY
51. In a little while. : ANON
52. Actor in "Guys and Dolls." : ALDA
53. Gulping sound. : GLUB
54. "Smoke Gets in Your ___." : EYES
56. Former editor of The Ladies' Home Journal. : BOK

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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