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New York Times, Tuesday, May 22, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 702
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1. Title for a Hindu religious teacher. : SWAMI
6. Desert water course. : WADI
10. Social occasion, usually with seafood. : BAKE
14. President seeking Vice Presidency for wife. : PERON
15. Repute. : ODOR
16. Sicilian spouter. : ETNA
17. Topless-towered Troy. : ILION
18. Commander of Rainbow Division, World War I. : MACARTHUR
20. Double curve. : ESS
21. Impediment. : SNAG
23. Comforters. : QUILTS
24. Frank "Spec" ___, Yankee pitcher. : SHEA
26. Amazon cetacean. : INIA
28. Britain's Home Secretary. : EDE
29. Poll-box fillers. : BALLOTS
32. Make copper-plate art. : ETCH
35. Neat hair-do. : PAGEBOY
38. Trouble. : AIL
40. Debt chit. : IOU
41. Ornamental hole. : EYELET
42. ___ Shoals. : MUSCLE
44. Governor of Kansas. : ARN
45. Useful idea. : TIP
47. Non-filterable agencies of infection. : VIRUSES
48. Great Barrier of Australia. : REEF
50. Rode by dromedary. : CAMELED
52. The least bit. : RAP
54. 3000 mile river in Siberia. : LENA
55. Scissors onomatopoeia. : SNIP
59. Divided. : SHARED
62. Topsoil. : DIRT
64. Black cuckoo. : ANI
65. Scandalously famous. : NOTORIOUS
67. Oriental. : ASIAN
69. Character in the "Arabian Nights' Entertainments." : ABOU
70. El ___, Texas. : PASO
71. Send free of charge, as mail. : FRANK
72. Money for political patronage. : PORK
73. Mr. Musial. : STAN
74. High waters. : TIDES
1. Fuchs, Gold, etc. : SPIES
2. Lloyd George's origin. : WELSH
3. Get up. : ARISE
4. Low note. : MOO
5. Vacation spots. : INNS
6. Graciously feminine. : WOMANLY
7. Slow movement in music. : ADAGIO
8. Familiar address to a family friend. : DOC
9. Where the Tigris flows. : IRAQ
10. Befall. : BETIDE
11. Jimmy Dykes manages them. : ATHLETICS
12. Nobel-winner Hamsun. : KNUT
13. Corn flowers. : EARS
19. Street, in France. : RUE
22. Relating to Egypt's river. : NILOTIC
25. Child of Adam. : ABEL
27. Alma ___, capital of Kazak Republic. : ATA
30. Aid. : ABET
31. Alike. : SIMILAR
33. Mr. Porter. : COLE
34. Tints. : HUES
35. Alligator ___. : PEAR
36. Northern point on Isle of Man. : AYRE
37. Dynamo. : GENERATOR
39. Bait. : LURE
43. Monday bubbles. : SUDS
46. Best friend. : PAL
47. Meat popular in Britain. : VENISON
49. Narriman's groom. : FAROUK
51. Lady with a strange hair-do. : MEDUSA
53. For each. : PER
56. Fresh-water nymph. : NAIAD
57. Pointless. : INANE
58. Officer's dress trousers. : PINKS
59. Sinecure. : SNAP
60. Wandering worker. : HOBO
61. Short swims. : DIPS
63. Co-author with Hartley. : TAFT
66. Species of grass. : OAT
68. Hindu title of respect, used by Nehru. : SRI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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