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New York Times, Friday, April 13, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F G J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 663
Across
1. Director of defense production. : WILSON
7. Secretary of the Interior. : CHAPMAN
14. Chicago's Wall Street. : LASALLE
15. Shed warmth. : RADIATE
16. Place in position. : INSTALL
17. Long-legged shore birds. : AVOCETS
18. City in The Netherlands. : EDE
19. Stench. : MALODOR
21. Landing ship. : LST
22. Our foreign information service. : USIS
24. The worrier's reward. : ULCERS
26. Quality of tone. : TIMBRE
30. Aleutian island. : ATTU
33. Cathedral city in the north of France. : CHARTRES
36. Mr. McCormick of "South Pacific." : MYRON
37. The most blessed. : HOLIEST
38. The steak one can't forget. : TEEBONE
40. Close by: Poetic. : ANEAR
41. Mardi Gras garb. : COSTUMES
42. A short passage of Scripture. : TEXT
43. Nearer to the end. : LATTER
44. Son of Zeus, father of Telamon. : AEACUS
47. Eisenhower and Montgomery head this organization. : NATO
51. Grain beard. : AWN
53. Broadway "angels." : BACKERS
57. Bird's cry. : CAW
58. Unpopular Government product. : REDTAPE
60. Time for hobbies. : LEISURE
62. Sedition. : TREASON
63. Overdue. : BELATED
64. Snake in the grass. : SERPENT
65. Runs away. : ELOPES
Down
1. Magicians' rods. : WANDS
2. Person born in Japan, living in the U. S., but not a citizen. : ISSEI
3. Coin of Riga. : LAT
4. Close with a bang. : SLAM
5. Large Spanish jar. : OLLA
6. Dickens' heroine. : NELL
7. Support for a ship before launching. : CRADLE
8. June ___, actress. : HAVOC
9. Idolize. : ADORE
10. Photograph: Slang. : PIC
11. Celebrated whirlpool off the coast of Norway. : MAELSTROM
12. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
13. Cozy home. : NEST
14. Place; stead. : LIEU
20. Not theirs. : OURS
23. Striped or streaked. : STRIATE
25. The Speaker of the House. : RAYBURN
27. Roman road. : ITER
28. Lady of the house. : MRS
29. Take a chance. : BET
31. Franchot of the movies. : TONE
32. Ones: French. : UNES
33. Informal talk. : CHAT
34. Sharpen. : HONE
35. Governor General of Canada. : ALEXANDER
36. Dole out. : METE
38. Little one. : TOT
39. Superlative suffix. : EST
41. Barrel-like container. : CASK
43. Transparent, glowing. : LUCENT
45. Humble. : ABASE
46. Plump roasting fowl. : CAPON
48. Intense, poignant. : ACUTE
49. Weeds. : TARES
50. Was indebted. : OWED
51. The A in B.A. : ARTS
52. As you ___. : WERE
54. Hamburg's river. : ELBE
55. Section of film. : REEL
56. Farm storage place. : SILO
59. Open a barrel. : TAP
61. Incipient maple syrup. : SAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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