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New York Times, Monday, May 28, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 708
Across Down
1. Senator since 1939. : TAFT
5. He wrote "Winnie-the-Pooh." : MILNE
10. Lounge idly. : LAZE
14. Venezuelan copper town. : AROA
15. Constellation containing Betelgeuse and Rigel. : ORION
16. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
17. Tom's constituents. : NEWYORKERS
19. Mention. : CITE
20. He takes polls. : GALLUP
21. It's named after a planet. : SATURDAY
23. Roman emperor, 69 A.D. : OTHO
25. Loathe. : HATE
26. War horses. : CHARGERS
30. ___ dazzle. : RAZZLE
34. Soak. : RET
35. Should. : OUGHT
37. ___ City, on the Missouri. : SIOUX
38. Songstress Fitzgerald. : ELLA
40. Churchill's daughter. : SARAH
42. Bullets, bombs, etc.: Slang. : AMMO
43. Army camp in Maryland. : MEADE
45. Hercules slew a lion here. : NEMEA
47. Where flowers grow. : BED
48. Reduce to slavery. : ENSERF
50. Girl's name. : DELPHINE
52. German song. : LIED
54. River bank. : RIPA
55. Wooer of Lydia Languish. : BOBACRES
59. Excuses. : ALIBIS
63. Kirghiz mountains. : ALAI
64. Queen Mary, for instance. : GRANDEDAME
66. "The Swedish Nightingale." : LIND
67. Consolidate. : UNITE
68. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
69. Leave far behind. : LOSE
70. Hans, in "Die Meistersinger." : SACHS
71. Queen Juliana's grandmother. : EMMA
1. Sharp flavor. : TANG
2. Sector. : AREA
3. Ducks, pheasants, etc. : FOWL
4. Joseph Deems of the air. : TAYLOR
5. Greek god of dreams. : MORPHEUS
6. Annoy. : IRK
7. Tales. : LIES
8. Little Eleanor. : NORAH
9. Bespangle. : ENSTAR
10. Thrice-wed Duchess of Ferrara. : LUCREZIA
11. Moistless. : ARID
12. Betwixt epsilon and eta. : ZETA
13. Holey, as cheese. : EYEY
18. Expenditure. : OUTGO
22. Girls named after Miss Hagen. : UTAS
24. "Lost Chord" instrument. : ORGAN
26. ___ de menthe. : CREME
27. Name meaning bright one. : HELEN
28. He supported the world before E.C.A. : ATLAS
29. Fragment. : SHRED
31. Voodoo specter. : ZOMBI
32. Unit of light. : LUMEN
33. A going out: Var. : EXODE
36. Clyde Beatty, for instance. : TAMER
39. Capital of S. Australia. : ADELAIDE
41. Daughters of Greek sun god, changed into poplar trees. : HELIADES
44. Man's name. : ERIC
46. Northern Spy. : APPLE
49. Irishman's name. : FERGUS
51. Girl's name. : HAIDEE
53. Libyan port, east of Bengasi. : DERNA
55. Former Senator from Minnesota. : BALL
56. Potpourri. : OLIO
57. Forbids. : BANS
58. Levantine ketch. : SAIC
60. Yeast. : BARM
61. Priest of a mosque. : IMAM
62. Bristle. : SETA
65. The ___ degree. : NTH

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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