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New York Times, Saturday, April 21, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 671
Across Down
1. California-Nevada lake. : TAHOE
6. George Gershwin's brother. : IRA
9. Gabler or Hopper. : HEDDA
14. Mr. Brundage of the A.A.U. : AVERY
15. Song-and-dance man Dailey. : DAN
16. Mountain nymph. : OREAD
17. Role played by Giuseppe Valdengo. : BARBEROFSEVILLE
20. Ad ___. : LIB
21. Salt of a certain acid. : SULFATE
22. Poorly. : ILL
23. Three R's school: Abbr. : ELEM
25. Valletta is its capital. : MALTA
26. Gratis. : FREE
27. Pillage. : ROB
29. Golfing gadget. : TEE
30. Siamese weight. : PAI
31. Barges in uninvited. : INTRUDES
34. Shining spot on the sun's surface. : FACULA
37. A hurricane, for instance. : DAMAGER
38. Peter J. Loftus' charges. : FIREMEN
39. South Pacific islands. : ATOLLS
40. Cardinals wear them. : BIRETTAS
41. Arikara Indian. : REE
42. Prickly seed covering. : BUR
43. The: Ger. : DER
44. Police ___. : CARS
46. Prepared chicken, Southern style. : FRIED
48. Skin. : DERM
51. System of sorcery prevalent in the West Indies. : OBI
52. He had a romance with Héloise. : ABELARD
54. Bossy's bellow. : MOO
55. Popular Hollywood actress. : ROSALINDRUSSELL
58. Type of house common in Mexico. : ADOBE
59. G.O.P. adversary. : DEM
60. Furnished with rattan. : CANED
61. Gentle consonants. : LENES
62. ___ Amatoria, by Ovid. : ARS
63. Little Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
1. Postpone consideration of a bill. : TABLE
2. Answer the purpose. : AVAIL
3. Britain's new Foreign Secretary. : HERBERTMORRISON
4. Celestial sphere. : ORB
5. Potatoes have them. : EYES
6. Worshiper of pagan deities. : IDOLATER
7. Famous hotel in Singapore. : RAFFLES
8. Having a handle. : ANSATE
9. Came into sight, as a ship. : HOVE
10. Silkworm. : ERI
11. Pachyderms of a certain color. : DELIRIUMTREMENS
12. Slab of marble for flooring. : DALLE
13. Role in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
18. Product of Puerto Rico. : RUM
19. Greek letter. : ETA
24. Noro ___, rumba specialist. : MORALES
26. Having small surfaces, as a diamond. : FACETED
28. Alarm clock at camp. : BUGLE
30. Peeled. : PARED
31. Famous mountain in Asia Minor. : IDA
32. A big league: Abbr. : NAT
33. Of the: French. : DES
34. Valuable timber tree. : FIR
35. Sward land. : LEA
36. Suburb of Liege, Belgium. : ANS
38. The Sullivan Law's concern. : FIREARMS
40. Construction man. : BUILDER
42. Miss Starr, star reporter. : BRENDA
44. Yellowish-red color. : CORAL
45. Dwelling. : ABODE
46. Hoover's agency. : FBI
47. Joanne ___ of Hollywood. : DRU
49. Thespians' goals. : ROLES
50. Musty. : MOLDY
52. Beverages. : ALES
53. Medals awarded by U.S. for heroism: Abbr. : DSCS
56. Man's nickname. : ABE
57. Long-tailed monkey. : SAI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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