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New York Times, Monday, March 19, 1951

Author: Leonard Goldberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 638
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1. Ichabod of Sleepy Hollow. : CRANE
6. Seaport in Eire; formerly Queenstown. : COBH
10. Freezing. : COLD
14. His real name is Joseph Barrow. : LOUIS
15. Cruising. : ASEA
16. Commune in Apulia, Italy. : ORIA
17. Dispossesses. : OUSTS
18. Musical instrument. : BABYGRAND
20. Mother Carey's chicken. : PETREL
22. Felt indignant at. : RESENTED
23. Demolishes. : RASES
25. Indigent. : NEEDY
26. Part of a Venetian blind. : SLAT
28. Hundred-dollar-a-plate affair. : BANQUET
32. Composer Porter. : COLE
33. Sum total. : AMOUNT
34. Important part of a valve gear. : CAM
37. Girl's name. : AVIS
38. "Who's Who" contents. : NAMES
39. Reliable. : SURE
40. British meal. : TEA
41. Arden, for instance. : FOREST
42. Parasol ant at the Bronx Zoo. : ATTA
43. Favorite subject for cartoonists. : CANASTA
44. Continue in force. : LAST
45. Witch of ___. : ENDOR
48. Nursery rhyme fisherman. : SIMON
50. Park-bench sitters. : LOUNGERS
54. Temper: Colloq. : DANDER
57. Most numerous race in the world. : MONGOLIAN
59. Unswept. : DIRTY
60. Hireling. : ESNE
61. Underground tunneler. : MOLE
62. Sharp-witted. : ACUTE
63. Kansas Congressman. : REES
64. Actor Kruger. : OTTO
65. Mops of hair. : MANES
1. Sound effect of a hoofbeat. : CLOP
2. Profligate person. : ROUE
3. Its new Ambassador to U. S. is P. C. Spender. : AUSTRALIA
4. Important Chilean product. : NITRATES
5. Things shaped like a certain letter. : ESSES
6. The ubiquitous Mr. Calloway. : CAB
7. Glacial deposits. : OSAR
8. Screendom's Miss Daniels. : BEBE
9. U. S. Postmaster General, 1921. : HAYS
10. Played by Harry James. : CORNET
11. Speechify. : ORATE
12. Creased. : LINED
13. Remember him on June 17. : DADDY
19. Fur animal like a civet. : GENET
21. State Department's selection for "typical small town." : LEBANON
24. Former name of Kuibyshev, U.S.S.R. : SAMARA
26. Shoo! : SCAT
27. Great Earth turner. : LOVE
29. Provinces of Greece. : NOMES
30. Searches. : QUESTS
31. Vacillating. : UNSTAID
34. Make off quickly. : CUTANDRUN
35. Bachelor of ___. : ARTS
36. Edible part of a lobster. : MEAT
39. Capital of Macedonia: Var. : SALONICA
41. Pioneer expressman. : FARGO
43. Unceremonious dismissals. : CONGES
45. Joe E. Brown's baseball role. : ELMER
46. Free end of a bowstring: Archery. : NOOSE
47. Irene of "The Mudlark." : DUNNE
49. Call for Ethel Merman. : MADAM
51. Mr. Roper, poll taker. : ELMO
52. Disturbance of the peace by three or more persons. : RIOT
53. First word of Utah's capital. : SALT
55. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
56. Cereal grains. : RYES
58. Devotee of the new. : NEO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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