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New York Times, Wednesday, May 2, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 682
Across Down
1. 100-yard track event. : DASH
5. Product of Los Alamos. : ABOMB
10. Rugged rock. : CRAG
14. "Sufficient ___ the day . . . " : UNTO
15. Free-for-all. : MELEE
16. Girl's name. : REBA
17. A home run. : FOURBAGGER
19. River between Manchuria and Soviet Russia. : AMUR
20. Striker-out. : FANNER
21. Wretched work of art: colloq. : ATROCITY
23. Ferry dock. : SLIP
25. Flat-bottomed scows. : ARKS
26. Native of Nikko. : JAP
29. George's Gracie. : ALLEN
32. English Derby Downs. : EPSOM
35. Parched. : ARID
37. Open cotton fabric. : LENO
38. Longest river in France. : LOIRE
39. Fill with ardor. : FIRE
40. Not concealed. : OVERT
42. Turnpike levy. : TOLL
43. A Saint's day. : FEAST
45. Queen Juliana's third name. : EMMA
46. Vulgar pretender. : SNOB
47. Girl's name meaning star. : ESTER
48. Site of proposed new Hudson River bridge. : NYACK
50. Saratoga. : SPA
51. Man's name meaning ruler. : ERIC
53. Number of Supreme Court justices. : NINE
55. Returns to a former position. : RESTORES
59. Silver coin of Abyssinia. : TALARI
63. County in North Carolina. : ASHE
64. Heartened. : ENCOURAGED
66. Rapunzel's claim to fame. : HAIR
67. Brenda of the comics. : STARR
68. Governor Earl Warren's daughter. : NINA
69. Takes nourishment. : SUPS
70. A range of mountains in the Rockies. : TETON
71. Accomplishes. : DOES
1. Pennsylvania's new Senator. : DUFF
2. Wild ox of Celebes. : ANOA
3. Astonish. : STUN
4. Orchestral section. : HORNS
5. Where the only U. S. helium plant is. : AMARILLO
6. ___, borrow, or steal. : BEG
7. Actress Nethersole. : OLGA
8. Suitable. : MEET
9. The Yankees' catcher. : BERRA
10. Partly pixilated people. : CRACKPOTS
11. Pardons. : REMISSIONS
12. Border on. : ABUT
13. The Cooper from Helena, Montana. : GARY
18. Actor Lugosi. : BELA
22. City N of Kursk, U. S. S. R. : OREL
24. Former Premier of France. : PLEVEN
26. Actor: his first name is Sam. : JAFFE
27. Zodiac Ram. : ARIES
28. Blackbeard's "Queen Anne's Revenge," for instance. : PIRATESHIP
30. Adversary. : ENEMY
31. Mr. Thomas, Socialist party leader. : NORMAN
33. Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
34. Kind of toast. : MELBA
36. Renegades. : DESERTERS
41. Habitually silent. : TACITURN
44. The Andrews sisters. : TRIO
49. Knot in wood. : KNAR
52. Rooster's comb. : CREST
54. Large antelope. : ELAND
55. Stadium echoes. : RAHS
56. Biblical character. : ESAU
57. Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
58. Exclamation akin to "shoo." : SCAT
60. Exchange premium. : AGIO
61. First name of 24 Down. : RENE
62. Miss Wylie and Miss Lupino. : IDAS
65. Gold: Spanish. : ORO

Answer summary: 12 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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