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New York Times, Wednesday, May 16, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 696
Across
1. Recent addition to baseball's Hall of Fame. : FOXX
5. Members of the stag line. : MALES
10. Gumbo. : OKRA
14. Fruit-bearing tree. : LIME
15. Praying figure. : ORANT
16. An authoritative command. : FIAT
17. Impetuous ardor. : ELAN
18. A chain of hills. : RIDGE
19. Celebration. : FETE
20. Miscellaneous. : ASSORTED
22. Former French Premier. : PLEVEN
24. Ring out. : PEAL
25. "Fame is the ___." : SPUR
26. Kitchen implement. : MASHER
29. Miss at liberty. : SPINSTER
33. One of "The Three Musketeers." : ATHOS
34. Boat propelled by a pole. : PUNT
35. Girl's name. : RAE
36. The Schuman ___. : PLAN
37. National health program advocate. : EWING
39. ___ Wrong, Canadian Ambassador. : HUME
40. Household god. : LAR
41. Legal right. : LIEN
42. River in Texas. : PECOS
43. Roguish; frolicsome: Fr. : ESPIEGLE
45. A Marine Corps sharpie. : GYRENE
46. Arlene ___, movie actress. : DAHL
47. Bundle of goods. : BALE
48. He wrote "Remembrance of Things Past." : PROUST
51. A policeman is one. : ARRESTER
55. Gertrude Lawrence's adopted land. : SIAM
56. Former British Cabinet member. : BEVAN
58. José Ferrer once starred in this role. : IAGO
59. Self: Latin. : IPSE
60. Popeye's girl friend. : OLIVE
61. Units of energy. : ERGS
62. Slender bristle of a plant. : SETA
63. Less admirable. : BASER
64. Impudent talk. : SASS
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1. Circus insect. : FLEA
2. Rembrandt specialized in them. : OILS
3. December day. : XMAS
4. Athenian historian who wrote "Anabasis." : XENOPHON
5. A kind of cannon. : MORTAR
6. Spirit who was the slave of Caliban. : ARIEL
7. He played "The Great Gatsby." : LADD
8. One of the Siamese Twins. : ENG
9. Walking. : STEPPING
10. Presents for sale. : OFFERS
11. City on the Dnieper River. : KIEV
12. Consider. : RATE
13. Egyptian solar disk. : ATEN
21. Female ruffs. : REES
23. Actor with an actress wife. : LUNT
25. Woven. : SPUN
26. Source of something sweet. : MAPLE
27. He supported the sky on his shoulders. : ATLAS
28. Acute. : SHARP
29. Backbone. : SPINE
30. What U. N. hopes to arrange in Korea. : TRUCE
31. First name of former Irish Premier. : EAMON
32. He leads the Dodgers again. : REESE
37. English equivalent of $1.12. : EIGHTBOB
38. Healthy. : WELL
39. Unorthodox opinions. : HERESIES
41. Meadows. : LEAS
42. G. I. chronicler, killed in 1945. : PYLE
44. Ancient country near Palestine. : IDUMEA
45. Still living Vice President of U. S. : GARNER
47. Sid Gordon is one. : BRAVE
48. Greek letters. : PSIS
49. Ready for eating. : RIPE
50. A kiln to dry tobacco. : OAST
51. Girl's name. : AVIS
52. Where Scarlett O'Hara lived. : TARA
53. Urges. : EGGS
54. A late Truman aide. : ROSS
57. Anything high-flown or extravagant. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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