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New York Times, Tuesday, March 20, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 639
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1. F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
5. Oriental baseball fans. : JAPS
9. Ike's classmate at West Point. : OMAR
13. Main story. : PLOT
14. So be it. : AMEN
15. River valleys. : DALES
17. British program of belt-tightening. : AUSTERITY
19. Miss Bordoni or Miss Rich. : IRENE
20. What a blast furnace does. : SMELTS
21. Head of Bonn Government. : ADENAUER
23. Country-wide teachers' organization. : NEA
24. Malt beverages. : ALES
25. Indians who won indemnity from the Government. : UTES
26. Raise to the third power. : CUBE
28. On the qui vive. : ALERTED
30. Tarzan's friend. : APE
31. Minnesota representative. : JUDD
32. Syrian city founded before 2000 B.C. : ALEPPO
36. Headquarters of Chiang Kai-shek. : FORMOSA
38. Illuminated by the heavens. : STARLIT
39. Surround. : ENGIRT
40. Legal claim. : LIEN
41. One: Comb. form. : UNI
42. Neighbors of the Israeli. : SYRIANS
44. Roscoe ___, movie stutterer. : ATES
45. Sharp sibilant sound. : HISS
48. Within. : INTO
49. Self. : EGO
50. A thrust, in fencing. : ESTOCADE
52. U. S. and Cary. : GRANTS
55. Important foodstuff. : FLOUR
56. What the O. P. S. is fighting. : INFLATION
58. ___ firma. : TERRA
59. 160 square rods. : ACRE
60. 140-mile river flowing into Seine. : EURE
61. Pass lightly over. : SKIM
62. Type of Broadway sign. : NEON
63. Pintail duck. : SMEE
1. Health resorts. : SPAS
2. Substance in a styptic pencil. : ALUM
3. Assistant Secretary of Defense. : ROSENBERG
4. Resident of 10 Downing Street. : ATTLEE
5. Jam containers. : JARS
6. Friend: Fr. : AMI
7. Having a corolla. : PETALED
8. Secretary of the Treasury. : SNYDER
9. He reigns in Valhalla. : ODIN
10. U. S. Navy plane. : MARAUDER
11. Native of Attu. : ALEUT
12. French girl's name. : RENEE
16. Weights of India and Persia. : SERS
18. Greek letter. : ETA
22. Country properties. : ESTATES
24. Star of the Met from 1908 to 1929. : ALDA
26. ___ Society. : CAFE
27. Second word of a fairy story. : UPON
28. Where Innsbruck is. : AUSTRIA
29. Ardor. : ELAN
31. Victor ___, stage and screen star. : JORY
33. Radioactive element isolated in 1940. : PLUTONIUM
34. Important commercial softwood. : PINE
35. Miss Skinner's middle name. : OTIS
37. Where Independence is. : MISSOURI
38. Of China. : SINO
40. State of being dormant. : LATENCE
43. Geronimo, for instance. : INDIAN
44. Marbles. : AGATES
45. Try the weight of by lifting. : HEFT
46. The British ___. : ISLES
47. Big bird. : STORK
49. Historical period. : ERA
51. Study for an examination: Colloq. : CRAM
52. Secluded valley. : GLEN
53. Ripped. : TORE
54. Snick and ___. : SNEE
57. To and ___. : FRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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