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New York Times, Friday, April 20, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 670
Across Down
1. Big Four conferee at the Paris meeting. : JESSUP
7. Top production man in U. S. : WILSON
13. Arbiter of strikes. : UMPIRE
14. Continental at bay. : ASIATIC
16. High-octane Ethel. : MERMAN
17. Gumshoed around. : SLEUTHED
19. Ante-. : PRE
20. Machine shaping tool. : LATHE
22. France's longest river. : LOIRE
23. Regency oath. : EGAD
25. Lithuanians. : LETTS
27. Bridge player's delight. : SLAM
28. Immerse again. : REDIP
30. Indian deer, sambars. : RUSAS
32. Hawaiian baking pit. : IMU
33. Hitchhiker's prop. : THUMB
35. Treaty city in Prussia, Treaty of ___, 1807. : TILSIT
37. Perfume flasks. : FLACONS
40. Captivate. : BEWITCH
41. Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. : RIGHTS
42. Angle-shaped fortification. : REDAN
43. Mr. Burrows. : ABE
44. Where caravans rest. : OASES
46. Whicker. : NEIGH
50. Dickens' pet heroine. : NELL
52. Holly tea used by Indians of southern U. S. : YUPON
54. Arena bull. : TORO
55. Slogans. : CRIES
57. Particles. : IOTAS
59. Mr. Topping. : DAN
60. Lack of variety. : SAMENESS
62. Guncotton explosive. : TONITE
64. Necessity of a dog's life. : LICENSE
65. One of Kefauver's witnesses. : ADONIS
66. Propositions of argument. : THESES
67. Dormant. : LATENT
1. Paratrooper. : JUMPER
2. Come out. : EMERGE
3. Branch out. : SPREAD
4. Simeon for short. : SIM
5. Russian river to the Caspian. : URAL
6. Punitive. : PENAL
7. Predecessor of the laundromat. : WASHTUB
8. Lands at sea. : ISLETS
9. Technique of the "Big ___." : LIE
10. First king of Israel. : SAUL
11. Klemperer and Kahn. : OTTOS
12. Russian adherent of anarchy. : NIHILIST
15. Of pottery. : CERAMIC
18. American watercolorist of flowers. : DEMUTH
21. Acceptable contract conditions. : TERMS
24. Leave in the lurch. : DITCH
26. Overfed. : SATED
29. Margaret Bourke-White's specialty. : PHOTO
31. Ninth Jewish month. : SIWAN
34. Recall the spoken word. : UNSAY
36. Gareth and ___. : LINET
37. The wherewithal in Paris. : FRANCS
38. Adolph Berle Jr.'s party. : LIBERAL
39. Barrier against extreme youth or advanced years. : AGELIMIT
40. Fuddle. : BESOT
42. Lies quietly. : REPOSES
45. Switzerland: Fr. : SUISSE
47. First aid item. : IODINE
48. The browned crust of buttered crumbs or grated cheese. : GRATIN
49. Foursquare. : HONEST
51. Bloodsucker. : LEECH
53. Seaport and airport of Brazil. : NATAL
56. Knife. : SNEE
58. Fountain of youth. : SODA
61. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
63. Word of negation. : NOT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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