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New York Times, Monday, March 26, 1951

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 645
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1. Beetle used as a talisman in Egypt. : SCARAB
7. Planetarium specialties. : COMETS
13. Having unequal sides, as a triangle. : SCALENE
14. Mercurous chloride. : CALOMEL
15. Argentine seaport. : LAPLATA
16. Product of a fissionable element. : URANITE
17. Incumbents. : INS
18. Kitchen gadget. : DICER
20. Electrical unit of capacity. : FARAD
21. Zoo specialties. : GNUS
23. "Solid" portion of U. S. : SOUTH
25. Farmers' expletive. : DANG
26. Serves food. : HELPS
28. Electric-sparked waves discovered by Blondlot, 1903. : NRAYS
30. Day of the week: Abbr. : TUE
31. Entertains. : TREATS
33. Unctuous manner. : OILINESS
35. This is guarded by Campanella. : HOMEPLATE
37. Indian of Florida. : SEMINOLE
40. Governor Russell's state. : NEVADA
44. One: French. : UNE
45. Clothed: Archaic. : YCLAD
47. Rumanian tributary of the Danube. : SIRET
48. ___-a-brac. : BRIC
50. Pittsburgh Pirate slugger. : KINER
52. Word element meaning "standing." : STAT
53. Famous tavern of Shakespeare's day. : MITRE
55. Exclamation of impatience. : PSHAW
57. Small shield. : ECU
58. Overlooks. : IGNORES
60. Fifteenth letter of Greek alphabet. : OMICRON
62. Alias Jimmy Durante. : THENOSE
63. Polish anew. : RESHINE
64. Emphasize. : STRESS
65. Dark brown prints. : SEPIAS
1. TV "eye." : SCANNER
2. One form of vitamin pill. : CAPSULE
3. Any whatever. : ALL
4. Discover the meaning of. : READ
5. The opposition. : ANTIS
6. City in Dutchess County, N. Y. : BEACON
7. Station wagon. : CAR
8. Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAF
9. Single-celled plant or animal. : MONAD
10. District under an Arabian chief. : EMIRATE
11. Preventable disease. : TETANUS
12. Arctic conveyances. : SLEDGES
13. Not important. : SLIGHT
14. Cut short. : CURTAIL
19. People benefiting from Marshall Plan. : EUROPEANS
22. Native Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
24. He was Mayor of N. Y. C., 1918–25. : HYLAN
27. ___ Point, in Rockland County, N. Y. : STONY
29. Local positions. : SITES
32. Fashion item for artists. : SMOCK
34. Scottish Ben. : NEVIS
36. Shape of the orbit of a planet. : ELLIPSE
37. Refers for consideration. : SUBMITS
38. Former N. Y. C. police commissioner. : ENRIGHT
39. Woman physicist who aided in atomic research. : MEITNER
41. Blood vessel: Anat. : ARTERIA
42. Temporal officers of a church. : DEACONS
43. Harmonize. : ATTUNE
46. Outside: French. : DEHORS
49. Li'l Abner's Pansy, for instance. : CRONE
51. Ouida was her pseudonym. : RAMEE
54. Cupid to the Greeks. : EROS
56. Slender twisted piece of something. : WISP
59. Feminine suffix. : ESS
61. Where the Cubs play. : CHI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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