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New York Times, Tuesday, May 1, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 681
Across Down
1. Boy meets girl, etc. : PLOT
5. One-time White House Scottie. : FALA
9. Small nails. : BRADS
14. Fly a plane. : AERO
15. English historical painter (1761–1807). : OPIE
16. Uncanny. : EERIE
17. Britain's new Board of Trade head. : SHAWCROSS
19. Truman's birthplace in Missouri. : LAMAR
20. Sherlock Holmes' favorite vehicle. : HANSOM
21. Combine into a whole. : TOTALIZE
23. Louvre attraction. : ART
24. Smith, Jolson, etc. : ALS
26. Heads: Humorous. : PATES
27. Ragout, goulash, etc. : STEWS
29. Maiden consecrated to the hearth goddess. : VESTAL
32. Throws overboard. : JETTISONS
36. Steps over a wall. : STILE
37. Poet Pound. : EZRA
38. "Opera" sponsors on radio. : SOAPS
40. They're worth 20 each at Canasta. : ACES
41. The Pope's triple crown. : TIARA
43. Very powerful. : PREPOTENT
45. Without light or brightness. : SOMBRE
47. Summer resort in New Hampshire. : KEENE
48. Bingo's ancestor. : LOTTO
50. ___ Ichi building, Occupation H. Q. in Tokyo. : DAI
51. Famous pro golf tournament. : PGA
54. Issues of a newspaper in one day. : EDITIONS
57. Fighter near the Parallel. : KOREAN
59. Famous husband-wife stage team. : LUNTS
60. Sang to. : SERENADED
62. Little fish. : SMELT
63. Arabian title. : EMIR
64. Skipper's assistant. : MATE
65. Church recesses. : APSES
66. Useful hints. : TIPS
67. Oh, dear me! : ALAS
1. Turkish title. : PASHA
2. Composer of "The Merry Widow." : LEHAR
3. Praying female figure, in art. : ORANT
4. Strings of barges. : TOWS
5. Amorphous. : FORMLESS
6. Soldier's overseas address. : APO
7. Roster. : LIST
8. He wrote about talking animals. : AESOP
9. Retards. : BELATES
10. George F. Babbitt's business. : REALESTATE
11. 11:11 A. M., Nov. 11, 1918, at Rethondes, France. : ARMISTICE
12. President of Mexico, 1877–80 and 1884–1911. : DIAZ
13. Withered. : SERE
18. Raccoon's cousin. : COATI
22. Hebrew letter. : TAV
25. Rush down at. : SWOOP
27. Colonel ___, eccentric lawyer in Bret Harte tales. : STARBOTTLE
28. Boojum. : SNARK
30. Danish measure. : ALEN
31. "___ we forget." : LEST
32. Grumman Panthers. : JETS
33. First name of a basso from Rome. : EZIO
34. London street car systems. : TRAMLINES
35. Asset of 32 Down. : SPEED
39. Cannon, Rayburn, etc. : SPEAKERS
42. Pen and brush men. : ARTISTS
44. Vegetable. : ONION
46. Theatre under Ike in World War II. : ETO
49. Assault. : ONSET
51. Part of a bike. : PEDAL
52. Gulf between Rome and Naples. : GAETA
53. Llama's habitat. : ANDES
54. Role for a Wagnerian soprano. : ELSA
55. Throw a basketball game: Slang. : DUMP
56. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
58. King of Siam. : RAMA
61. Washington Irving character. : RIP

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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