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New York Times, Wednesday, April 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 253 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 654
Across
1. Contemporary of Whirlaway. : ALSAB
6. Bristle. : SETA
10. That: French. : CELA
14. Spanish lariat. : RIATA
15. November college. : ELECTORAL
17. More competent. : ABLER
18. Governor Youngdahl's state. : MINNESOTA
19. Small part in a play. : BIT
20. Hangar. : SHED
22. April 13, 1952. : EASTER
23. Thought. : IDEA
25. Yale men. : ELIS
27. At all: Poet. : EER
28. Paris meeting of diplomats. : CONFERENCE
31. Nicholas II was the last. : TSAR
33. Governor of Kansas. : ARN
34. Frisco's Golden ___. : GATE
36. Island: Fr. : ILE
37. Worthless residue from melted metals. : SCORIAE
41. Composer of "Golliwog's Cakewalk." : DEBUSSY
43. General Arnold. : HAP
44. Princess Margaret's niece. : ANNE
46. Rubles: Abbr. : ROS
47. Imitated. : APED
49. President Sukarno's nationality. : INDONESIAN
54. Fury. : IRE
55. It contains the "Triumphal March." : AIDA
56. Emulated Joe Culmone. : RODE
57. Rossini's "___ Mater." : STABAT
60. Joust. : TILT
62. ___ Plaines, Illinois. : DES
63. People of Colon. : PANAMANOS
65. Heeled over, as a ship. : ALIST
67. Person concerned chiefly with his own thoughts. : INTROVERT
68. ___ Cassino. : MONTE
69. Native of Albania. : TOSK
70. Bar of soap frame. : SESS
71. Pegasus, for instance. : STEED
Down
1. Describing our numerals. : ARABIC
2. The impelling force in living beings. : LIBIDO
3. Bambi's creator. : SALTEN
4. Had dinner. : ATE
5. Silver insignia of Army captains. : BARS
6. Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
7. Ignoring. : ELIDING
8. "___ little Indians." : TEN
9. Skin blemish. : ACNE
10. Treat as a pet. : COSSET
11. Interrogation for rhetorical effect. : EROTESIS
12. Football passes. : LATERALS
13. Winged. : ALAR
16. "___ for Two." : TEA
21. Tragedy by Hugo; basis for Verdi opera. : HERNANI
24. On the horizon. : AFAR
26. Cigarfish. : SCAD
29. Assam silk worm. : ERIA
30. Appellation for Rome. : ETERNAL
32. King: Spanish. : REY
35. Central American tree whose seeds yield oil. : EBOE
37. Shinto temple. : SHA
38. Chief or head man: Ital. : CAPITANO
39. Workers. : OPERANTS
40. City in Sicily. : ENNA
42. Sixteen constituent republics. : USSR
45. Wallace, Ross, Hibbs, etc. : EDITORS
48. Go ashore. : DEBARK
50. Pindar and Horace. : ODISTS
51. Courtois' discovery, 1812, from burnt seaweed. : IODINE
52. "___ Fideles." : ADESTE
53. Settled down cozily. : NESTED
57. Roast holder at a barbecue. : SPIT
58. ___, amas, amat. : AMO
59. Hebrew letters. : TAVS
61. Millinery à la Burns. : TAMS
64. Born. : NEE
66. A motion picture studio. : LOT

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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