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New York Times, Friday, March 23, 1951

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 642
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1. Victim of unsolved million-dollar robbery, 1950. : BRINK
6. Hero's drowned swimmer. : LEANDER
13. TV musical program. : REVUE
14. The Rock, in San Francisco Bay. : ALCATRAZ
16. Contents of the pay envelope. : SALARY
17. Joan of "September Affair." : FONTAINE
18. Smooths. : EVENS
19. Corncobs. : PIPES
20. Public ways: Abbr. : STS
21. 75-mm. recoilless rifle, for instance. : GUN
22. Washes out. : ELUTES
24. Proofreader's direction. : STET
25. Useless fragments. : ORTS
27. Symbols of industry. : ANTS
28. Tinker Bell, for instance. : FAIRY
29. Out of the corner of the eye. : ASKANCE
31. Sailing vessels of the Levant. : SAICS
32. Washington Square landmark. : ARCH
33. Nursery rhyme vessel. : PAIL
34. Isolated hill with steep precipitous sides. : BUTTE
36. St. ___, Canada's Prime Minister. : LAURENT
39. Czechoslovakia's great president. : BENES
40. Term of address to a king. : SIRE
41. Union payments. : DUES
43. Woeful word. : ALAS
44. Places to sleep on a train. : UPPERS
46. Falling weight of a pile driver. : TUP
47. 502. : DII
48. Anoint: Obs. : ANELE
49. All: Italian. : TUTTI
51. He's in the army now. : INDUCTEE
53. St. Louis Cards' manager. : MARION
54. Denizens of the upper pharynx. : ADENOIDS
55. One of the great modern dramatists. : IBSEN
56. Manners and bearing. : ADDRESS
57. Ivan and Peter. : TSARS
1. A florid, brilliant style of music. : BRAVURA
2. Becomes more compassionate. : RELENTS
3. One of the Brothers Karamazov. : IVAN
4. Member of A. N. C. : NURSE
5. Part of typewriter. : KEY
6. Pirate of the Gulf of Mexico. : LAFITTE
7. Travels to Gretna Green. : ELOPES
8. Skin afflictions. : ACNES
9. Mr. Goodwin and Mr. Cole. : NATS
10. New transport agency in Washington. : DTA
11. Controversial. : ERISTIC
12. Boisterous talkers. : RANTERS
15. Keenly enjoyable. : ZESTY
16. Kind of lily, state flower of Utah. : SEGO
19. Source of British humor. : PUNCH
23. Uhlan's weapon. : LANCE
24. Took the next boat. : SAILED
26. Richard Button's footwear. : SKATES
28. N. Y. C. event, 1939–40. : FAIR
30. Grammar, logic and rhetoric, for instance. : ARTS
31. ___ braten. : SAUER
33. Gay ___. : PAREE
34. Jane Wyman's Oscar-winning role. : BELINDA
35. Solo. : UNAIDED
36. Having a very thin mouth. : LIPLESS
37. More eccentric: Slang. : NUTTIER
38. Natives of Europe. : TEUTONS
39. Monastery: Italian. : BADIA
40. Breaks the traffic law. : SPEEDS
42. Weave. : SPIN
44. Loosen. : UNTIE
45. Pierces. : STABS
48. Acidity. : ACOR
50. Astronomical bear. : URSA
52. Sturm ___ Drang. : UND
53. Institute in Cambridge. : MIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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