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New York Times, Friday, March 30, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 649
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1. He made a famous last stand. : CUSTER
7. Roundabout courses. : DETOURS
14. Turkey's capital. : ANKARA
15. Jean Arthur's most recent role. : PETERPAN
16. Novelist Capote. : TRUMAN
17. Very eggy dish. : OMELETTE
18. Lamprey. : EEL
19. Meat holder at a barbecue. : SKEWER
21. Erudition. : LORE
22. ___ Gwyn, favorite of Charles II. : NELL
24. Miss Singleton, movie Blondie. : PENNY
26. Women's patriotic organization: Abbr. : DAR
27. ___ ran. : ALSO
28. Damaged. : HURT
29. Speedily. : APACE
31. Assume unrightfully. : USURP
33. Overlaid, as with gold or silver. : PLATED
34. Noontime eateries. : LUNCHEONETTES
37. Two-wheeled vehicles of India, pulled by bullocks. : TONGAS
38. Yankee southpaw. : LOPAT
39. Over. : ENDED
40. Parts of car wheels. : RIMS
41. Blunders. : ERRS
45. The Golden ___. : AGE
46. Election list. : SLATE
48. Illegal combat. : DUEL
49. Obstructions. : BARS
51. Supposed. : OPINED
54. A section of Africa: Abbr. : SWA
55. Part of Mrs. Kingsley's popular puzzles. : ACROSTIC
57. Dried fruit. : RAISIN
59. Blends. : GRADATES
60. Mr. Ives of N. Y. : IRVING
61. Job paying $15,000 a year. : SENATOR
62. Constant companion or sweetheart: Slang. : STEADY
1. Series of connected things. : CATENA
2. Do this before you 43 Down. : UNREEL
3. Brain enclosures. : SKULLS
4. Item of millinery. : TAM
5. Historical epochs. : ERAS
6. British film producer. : RANK
7. Drive crazy. : DEMENT
8. Ever: Arch. : ETERN
9. ___ Aviv. : TEL
10. Russian city. : OREL
11. Modern. : UPTODATE
12. Frustrating situations: Slang. : RATRACES
13. Snickered. : SNEERED
15. International diplomacy based on force. : POWERPOLITICS
20. Draft or drawing: Architecture. : EPURE
23. Sitting room. : LOUNGE
25. Meeting place of Roosevelt, Churchill and Stalin. : YALTA
28. Exclamations of interrogation. : HUHS
30. Tapped gently. : PATTED
32. Oodles. : SCADS
33. Invigorates. : PEPS
34. 19th Century designer of U. S. coinage, his name now a Manhattan phone exchange. : LONGACRE
35. Passed below. : UNDERRAN
36. Title: Latin. : NOMEN
37. They're dipped in water for a popular drink. : TEABAGS
40. Long, thin weapon. : RAPIER
42. The big question mark. : RUSSIA
43. Roll up again. : REWIND
44. Given to flashiness of speech. : SLANGY
47. Game of chance. : LOTTO
50. Pop. : SODA
52. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
53. Move suddenly. : DART
56. Minded a baby. : SAT
58. Common contraction. : IVE

Answer summary: 22 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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