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New York Times, Tuesday, April 3, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 653
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1. Word for the twin olive branches on the U. N. flag. : EMBLEM
7. Heroine of May 13. : MOTHER
13. Wearers of the eagle, anchor and globe. : MARINES
15. Compounds occurring in natural gas. : ETHANES
17. New Orleans confection. : PRALINE
18. Brooklynese, for instance. : DIALECT
19. Man's name. : ELI
20. Adherent of a twofold system. : DUALIST
22. Chief's title in India and Persia. : MIR
23. Repose. : REST
25. Astound. : STUN
26. Yugoslav marshal. : TITO
27. Big shots: Slang. : ONERS
29. Name for a dog. : TRAY
31. "Read 'em and ___." : WEEP
32. A return bid at bridge. : REDOUBLE
34. Their President serves for one year. : SWISS
36. Sequoia. : TREE
37. Letters. : DEES
38. Founded. : BASED
40. Popular Red Cross course. : FIRSTAID
44. Airport wind cone. : SOCK
45. Small shields. : ECUS
47. Succinct. : TERSE
48. American chemist, Nobel prize winner, 1934. : UREY
49. College yells. : RAHS
51. American statesman, Nobel peace prize winner, 1912. : ROOT
52. An O'Brien of Hollywood. : PAT
53. Food delicacy from the Hudson. : SHADROE
56. Rubber tree. : ULE
57. Anthony Eden is one. : ETONIAN
59. Handicraftsman. : ARTISAN
61. Status of the National Guard. : RESERVE
62. Highest peak in Wyoming. : GANNETT
63. Long benches: Var. : SETEES
64. A Department in S W France. : LANDES
1. Hirohito's title. : EMPEROR
2. First name of a movie star. : MARLENE
3. Pot-roasted. : BRAISED
4. Famous Mae West role. : LIL
5. Important railway center in Oklahoma. : ENID
6. Dinner cards. : MENUS
7. Judge at the American Communist leaders' trial. : MEDINA
8. Elevator safety-device inventor. : OTIS
9. Relative pronoun. : THAT
10. Detroit pitcher Newhouser. : HAL
11. Antagonists. : ENEMIES
12. Narrates. : RECITES
14. Pacific coast port. : SEATTLE
16. Razor edger. : STROP
21. Artificial fly. : LURE
24. He was Leiba Bronstein. : TROTSKY
26. Whirlwind. : TWISTER
28. Confident. : SURE
30. River in France and Belgium. : YSER
33. George Eliot's Adam. : BEDE
35. Rebecca ___. : WEST
37. Platter clout. : DISHRAG
38. Salts of a certain acid. : BORATES
39. Vinegary. : ACETOSE
40. Father of King Farouk of Egypt. : FUAD
41. Awakened. : AROUSED
42. Insulate. : ISOLATE
43. Ratchet-wheel pins. : DETENTS
44. Teen-age lingo for "tops." : SUPER
46. Long-legged birds. : CRANES
50. Pertaining to fern spores. : SORAL
53. Fair Play's relation to Man o' War. : SIRE
54. "To ___ and to hold." : HAVE
55. Volcano in Sicily. : ETNA
58. Mosquito ___. : NET
60. Fraunces Tavern, for instance. : INN

Answer summary: 16 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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