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New York Times, Friday, March 16, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { B Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 635
Across
1. Gridiron music. : RAHS
5. Ruler of Entezam's country. : SHAH
9. Vermont's famous Allen. : ETHAN
14. Beautiful youth: Lat. : ADON
15. Site of Aswan Dam. : NILE
16. Spencer of the movies. : TRACY
17. He has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. : JAWAHARLALNEHRU
20. Hope of the World. : AMERICA
21. "Information ___." : PLEASE
22. Romantic opera by Delibes. : LAKME
24. Fellow of the American Academy: Abbr. : AAS
25. Comes down in snow and rain. : SLEETS
28. Hurled shells at the enemy. : CANNONED
33. Follower of 17 Across. : HINDU
34. Sailors' patron saint. : ELMO
35. Jules Verne's submarine captain. : NEMO
36. Radical: Abbr. : RAD
37. Quickest in movement. : SPRIEST
40. Shaft of a coal mine. : PIT
41. Mr. Slaughter. : ENOS
43. Tears away roughly. : RIPS
44. French school. : ECOLE
46. Current rumblings. : WARCRIES
48. Sententiously more concise. : TERSER
49. Billina in the Oz books. : HEN
50. Ghost story effect. : EERIE
52. Show with certainty. : EVINCE
55. Family tree. : LINEAGE
59. Controversial figure in music. : KIRSTENFLAGSTAD
61. Emulate Demosthenes. : ORATE
62. Satan: Scot. : DEIL
63. Miss Raines. : ELLA
64. George ___ of the Yankees. : WEISS
65. Possesses. : OWNS
66. Setting of "The King and I." : SIAM
Down
1. East Indian prince. : RAJA
2. Resident of Eden. : ADAM
3. Canadian Trade Minister. : HOWE
4. In a mixup. : SNARLED
5. Midnight meals. : SNACKS
6. Name meaning noble. : HIRAM
7. Apiece, in tennis. : ALL
8. Injun word signifying a lot. : HEAP
9. Pertaining to a Sicilian volcano. : ETNEAN
10. Giving aid and comfort to the enemy. : TREASON
11. Cries of triumph. : HAHS
12. Historic seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
13. Where $32,000,000 medical center is being built. : NYU
18. Gap. : HIATUS
19. Lowlands in South America. : LLANOS
23. Temporary obscurity. : ECLIPSE
25. Katharina of Padua. : SHREW
26. Climbing plant or vine. : LIANA
27. Witch of ___. : ENDOR
29. City in Iowa. : AMES
30. Roman historian of 1st Cent. B. C. : NEPOS
31. Rousseau's hero, 1762. : EMILE
32. Overfond individual. : DOTER
34. Buffalo's lake. : ERIE
38. Subject of treatise by Machiavelli. : PRINCE
39. Setting up a golf ball. : TEEING
42. Rocks that split readily. : SCHISTS
45. Serpentine-bladed daggers. : CREESES
47. Annuities in France. : RENTES
48. Items on the court calendar. : TRIALS
51. Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
52. O'Kelly's country. : EIRE
53. True: French. : VRAI
54. Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
56. Legendary Norse king. : ATLI
57. Festive. : GALA
58. Round Dutch cheese. : EDAM
59. ___ tow, form of obeisance. : KOW
60. Not many. : FEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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