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New York Times, Thursday, May 17, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { G J K Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 697
Across Down
1. French representative at the Paris conference. : PARODI
7. The winged fruit of the maple. : SAMARA
13. Where U. S. troops landed recently. : ICELAND
15. Vicar's assistants. : CURATES
16. Describing dirt roads after rain. : MUDDIER
17. Composer of "The Red Mill." : HERBERT
18. Mel ___, now in the Baseball Hall of Fame. : OTT
19. Famous Dutch philosopher (1632–77). : SPINOZA
21. Household god of Roman myth. : LAR
22. Pasture lands. : LEAS
24. Briny drop. : TEAR
25. First magnitude star in Virgo. : SPICA
27. Greek letter. : ALPHA
29. Mix. : STIR
31. Unit of film. : REEL
32. One's age. : YEARS
34. Nominators. : NAMERS
36. Mendacious one. : LIAR
38. Wife of Geraint. : ENID
39. Denounce or accuse. : DELATE
41. Vacation jaunts. : TRIPS
44. One of about 45 million in the U. S. : AUTO
45. Miss Ferber. : EDNA
48. Having much land. : ACRED
50. Thin, clear soup. : BROTH
52. Miss Stevens of the Met. : RISE
54. Piece of gossip. : TALE
55. Prohibit. : BAN
56. Absence of harmful micro-organisms. : ASEPSIS
59. ___ freedom ring. : LET
60. Isolates. : ENISLES
62. Any large building. : EDIFICE
64. Rude people. : STARERS
65. Occupants. : TENANTS
66. Spanish title. : SENORA
67. Try the "mike" again. : RETEST
1. A stuffed olive. : PIMOLA
2. Very sharply. : ACUTELY
3. Unpopular government product. : REDTAPE
4. What Father William was. : OLD
5. Speakers' platform. : DAIS
6. Absurd or foolish. : INEPT
7. Strategic canal. : SUEZ
8. City of northern France, noted for tapestry. : ARRAS
9. "Her chariot is an empty hazel nut." : MAB
10. Artist's studio. : ATELIER
11. Runs a heat over again. : RERACES
12. Of the stars. : ASTRAL
14. Wipes the dishes. : DRIES
15. Singing lady: Slang. : CHORINE
20. Any National League ballplayer. : NAT
23. Member of the onion family. : SHALLOT
26. Foretell the future. : PREDICT
28. The "Bell Song," for instance. : ARIA
30. Speak violently. : RANT
33. Fill to repletion. : SATE
35. Girl's name. : MIRA
37. Relief from a wrong. : REDRESS
39. Popular comedian on TV. : DURANTE
40. Graduate of a certain school. : ETONIAN
42. Pecan candy confection. : PRALINE
43. Culls. : SELECTS
44. Supervisor of a convent. : ABBESS
46. It goes with tuck. : NIP
47. Single item of property. : ASSET
49. Dislike thoroughly. : DETEST
51. Healthier. : HALER
53. Large sea duck. : EIDER
57. Liquids left from the manufacture of cheese. : SERA
58. Without: Latin. : SINE
61. Sign of the times at hit shows. : SRO
63. Like Falstaff. : FAT

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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