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New York Times, Saturday, March 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 636
Across
1. Kyle Rote throws them. : PASSES
7. Zebra's relative, exterminated in 1800's. : QUAGGA
13. Where "lily maid" Elaine lived. : ASTOLAT
15. Man in white. : SURGEON
16. His Seventh Fleet is in Formosa Strait. : STRUBLE
17. One of the Philippines' most numerous natives. : TAGALOG
18. Southern tip of Italy. : TOE
19. In jeopardy: 2 wds. : ATSTAKE
21. He wrote "Fables in Slang." : ADE
22. City between Moscow and Kharkov. : OREL
24. Chief Justice before Vinson. : STONE
25. Move slightly. : STIR
26. Solemnities. : RITES
28. Louvre attraction. : ART
29. Recoils. : SHIES
30. Maneuvered gently. : EASIED
32. Author of "Men of Good Will." : ROMAINS
34. Governor in Springfield. : STEVENSON
36. Times, Madison, etc. : SQUARES
38. Slinking thieves. : SNEAKS
42. Selfish miser. : CHURL
43. Negative. : NOT
45. ___ Lombardi, Giants' ex-catcher. : ERNIE
46. Scene of Perry's victory, 1813. : ERIE
47. Fodder towers. : SILOS
49. Social group. : SEPT
50. Director: Abbr. : DIR
51. Italian seaport and naval base. : TARANTO
53. Last month: Abbr. : ULT
54. Fly aircraft. : AVIGATE
56. His novel won the 1950 Pulitzer Prize. : GUTHRIE
58. Gives a new title to. : RENAMES
59. ___ de Saint-Exupery, French novelist. : ANTOINE
60. Inclined, as a terrace. : SLOPED
61. Madam Chiang and her sisters. : SOONGS
Down
1. New Rhode Island Senator. : PASTORE
2. Part of New York City. : ASTORIA
3. Wall, Main, Fleet, etc. : STREETS
4. One-twentieth of a franc. : SOU
5. Napoleon lived here, 1814–15. : ELBA
6. Seasons. : SALTS
7. Disaster in Ecuador, Aug. 5, 1949. : QUAKE
8. Drive. : URGE
9. ___ Khan. : AGA
10. Popular dessert. : GELATIN
11. Bonbons. : GOODIES
12. Provokes. : ANGERS
14. Seed coating. : TESTA
15. Mr. Griffis, ambassador to Madrid. : STANTON
20. Collazo's partner, killed in assassination attempt. : TORRESOLA
23. One result of the 40-hr week. : LEISURE
25. Results of fisticuffs. : SHINERS
27. Bristly. : SETAL
29. River joining the Rhone at Lyon. : SAONE
31. ___ Bingle, Mr. Crosby. : DER
33. Manuscripts: Abbr. : MSS
35. Judicial writs to summon jurors. : VENIRES
36. Shrink and wrinkle. : SHRIVEL
37. President of the Philippines. : QUIRINO
39. Mr. Bevan, British Minister of Health. : ANEURIN
40. Author of "If." : KIPLING
41. Benches. : SETTEES
42. Evergreen trees. : CEDARS
44. The Friendly Islands, in the South Pacific. : TONGA
47. Gratified fully. : SATED
48. Stupefies. : STUNS
51. Showing no fight. : TAME
52. ___ Graham, who also throws 1 Across. : OTTO
55. Famous Delaware River gorge. : GAP
57. Owl's call. : HOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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