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New York Times, Monday, May 21, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J M Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 701
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1. Proxies for parents. : SITTERS
8. Hallowed. : BLESSED
15. Coming. : ARRIVAL
16. Baby's first trousseau. : LAYETTE
17. What the babies of 1937 are today. : TEENAGE
18. What some rayon is made of. : ACETATE
19. To be: Lat. : ESSE
20. Intuition is the sixth. : SENSE
22. Snap up bargains as a curio collector. : SNUP
23. Pet name for a child. : PATSY
25. Its birthstone is chrysolite or sapphire: Abbr. : SEPT
29. The British call them feeders. : BIBS
30. Borders on. : ABUTS
35. Baby's stamping grounds. : PLAYPENS
37. What parents deserve lots of. : CREDIT
38. Jolly good! : RIPPING
39. Tell in secret. : CONFIDE
40. Trees with tremulous leaves. : ASPENS
41. Portable baby's bed. : BASSINET
42. Card, as wool. : TEASE
43. The Grant who took Hollywood. : CARY
44. Girl's name. : TESS
45. More dreadful. : DIRER
47. Outlay. : COST
51. Persian coin. : DARIC
53. Where baby is dandled. : KNEE
57. Celebrated. : HONORED
59. A birth certificate is one. : ARCHIVE
61. Embroidered letter. : INITIAL
62. Blue white opal. : GIRASOL
63. Hiawatha at an early age. : PAPOOSE
64. Trees yielding valuable wood. : EBONIES
1. Surfeit. : SATE
2. Angers. : IRES
3. ___ bien. : TRES
4. Part of a fork. : TINE
5. Topsy's playmate. : EVA
6. What some dolls are made of. : RAGS
7. Baby's favorite pastime. : SLEEPING
8. Explosions. : BLASTS
9. Frilly fabrics. : LACES
10. Observe. : EYE
11. Outfits. : SETS
12. Man's nickname. : STAN
13. Caesar said it. : ETTU
14. Heartfelt. : DEEP
21. Catches: Colloq. : NABS
24. From which "little things" are made. : YARNS
25. Baby herring. : SPRAT
26. Girl's name. : ELISE
27. He hands out cigars. : PAPPA
28. What a stenographer does. : TYPES
29. Nevis and Lomond. : BENS
31. Be suitable. : BEFIT
32. City in northern Italy, near Trieste. : UDINE
33. They wait for nobody. : TIDES
34. Proofreader's marks. : STETS
36. Longed. : PINED
37. Comfortable. : COSY
39. Stroller. : CARRIAGE
41. Max or Buddy. : BAER
43. Old-fashioned bed. : CRADLE
46. Thoughts. : IDEAS
47. "___ off the old block." : CHIP
48. Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
49. Cut. : SNIP
50. Clown's name. : TOTO
52. Nursery necessity. : CRIB
53. Oriental chief. : KHAN
54. Unless: Latin. : NISI
55. Cry of the bacchanals. : EVOE
56. Wrigglers. : EELS
58. Copacabana city. : RIO
60. ___-Magnon. : CRO

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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