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New York Times, Thursday, March 29, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 648
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1. Coordinator in Civil Defense in New York. : WHALEN
7. Soviet oil center in Northwest Caucasus. : MAIKOP
13. Germ killer. : IODINE
14. Memory mislaid. : AMNESIA
16. Thousands of dollars. : GRANDS
17. Atomic laboratory town. : OAKRIDGE
19. Humorist. : WAG
20. Constellation for a general. : STARS
22. Aqua ___, solvent of gold. : REGIA
23. Sharp-tempered. : ACID
25. Hissing exclamation. : SHISH
27. Soaks fibers. : RETS
28. Cat calls. : MEOWS
30. Receivers of a service: Rare. : USEES
32. Wild sowing. : OAT
33. Throat clearing. : AHEM
35. Easing of strained international relations. : DETENTE
37. Noah's landfall. : ARARAT
40. Not as great. : LESSER
41. These help you catch cold. : WETFEET
43. Snakes. : ASPS
44. Part of Peter Cooper Village: Abbr. : APT
45. Releases. : FREES
47. Denominations. : SECTS
51. Angers. : IRES
53. Miss Chaffee, national indoor tennis champ. : NANCY
55. ___ Teasdale, poet, 1884–1933. : SARA
56. Sulphur and molasses. : TONIC
58. Timetable: Abbr. : SCHED
60. Weary Willie. : VAG
61. Damply. : SODDENLY
63. "With ___ toward none." : MALICE
65. Wheel rims. : FELLOES
66. Acts to the hilt. : EMOTES
67. Abominate. : DETEST
68. Most recent. : NEWEST
1. Nickname for Tammany Hall. : WIGWAM
2. Roman poet, friend of Maecenas. : HORACE
3. Slowly, in music. : ADAGIO
4. Chinese author in U. S. : LIN
5. Objectives. : ENDS
6. Arboreal homes. : NESTS
7. New Zealand natives. : MAORIS
8. Collected. : AMASSED
9. Source of Disney characters. : INK
10. Deborah from Britain. : KERR
11. Willow. : OSIER
12. Walter (Mr. Miniver) and family. : PIDGEONS
15. Start trouble. : AGITATE
18. ___ parade. : EASTER
21. Bee-loud. : AHUM
24. Friend of Snow White. : DWARF
26. Tilts like a fast boat. : HEELS
29. Eisenhower's old European command. : SHAEF
31. Measures to be taken. : STEPS
34. Everlasting: Archaic. : ETERN
36. Double curves. : ESSES
37. Expects. : AWAITS
38. A chiding. : REPROOF
39. Went to meeting. : ATTENDED
42. Prickly flower heads: Var. : TEASLES
43. Author of "The Nazarene." : ASCH
46. Envelop in protective tissue. : ENCYST
48. Port of Luzon on Manila Bay. : CAVITE
49. "When the hounds of spring are on winter's ___." : TRACES
50. Most wise. : SAGEST
52. Edge furtively. : SIDLE
54. Arab kingdom near Aden. : YEMEN
57. Scot or Irishman. : CELT
59. Edith Evans, for instance. : DAME
62. Noah in the Douay Bible. : NOE
64. Superb English political cartoonist. : LOW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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