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New York Times, Wednesday, May 30, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 710
Across
1. Where the Stone of Scone rests again. : THRONE
7. Cooks in a pressure cooker. : STEAMS
13. Sugar. : SWEETEN
14. Small hat. : TURBAN
15. Captain Andy Hawks' craft. : SHOWBOAT
16. Typographical boners. : ERRATA
17. Calls to mind. : CITES
18. Hymn of praise. : PAEAN
20. Impudent talk: Slang. : LIP
21. Keen. : AVID
22. Lobby picture. : STILL
23. Bellevue, for instance: Abbr. : HOSP
24. Hebrew letter. : MEM
25. Balks. : FOILS
26. Wash out. : RINSE
27. Lays claim to a title. : PRETENDS
29. Boiled and put through a sieve. : PUREED
30. M. Pleven. : RENE
31. Girl's name. : META
32. Palermo is its capital. : SICILY
35. Hodgepodge. : MISHMASH
39. Spirited horses. : ARABS
40. Federal Reserve members. : BANKS
41. Please turn the page: Abbr. : PTO
42. Part of a highway. : LANE
43. Carl Sandburg's forte. : POESY
44. Woman in the U. S. Coast Guard. : SPAR
45. Collection of items. : ANA
46. Thanksgiving diner. : FEAST
47. Incipient tree. : ACORN
48. Small tavern or cafe. : BISTRO
50. Burlesque. : TRAVESTY
52. Kind of triangular sail. : LATEEN
53. Coats inside again. : RELINES
54. Congress does, between speeches. : ENACTS
55. Green or black table delicacies. : OLIVES
Down
1. Practice duplicity in love affairs: Slang. : TWOTIME
2. Chopped. : HEWED
3. Stonewall Jackson's men. : REBS
4. Siouan Indian. : OTO
5. High, but not highest, water level. : NEAPTIDE
6. Involves. : ENTAILS
7. Filch. : STEAL
8. Gyrate. : TURN
9. Stray. : ERR
10. Large snail. : ABALONE
11. Venerable French painter, now 82. : MATISSE
12. Took a picture. : SNAPPED
13. Break into many small pieces, as timbers. : SHIVER
15. Rascal. : SCAMP
19. Formerly on Sixth and Ninth Avenues. : ELS
22. Al Jolson's "boy." : SONNY
23. Former Senator Bingham. : HIRAM
25. Has compassion. : FEELS
26. Miss Gordon and Miss Hussey. : RUTHS
28. Cleveland's baseball team. : TRIBE
29. Troublesome: Colloq. : PESKY
31. Nanki-Poo, for instance. : MINSTREL
32. Vendible. : SALABLE
33. Oil company, with Anglo-. : IRANIAN
34. Two decks and sundry jokers. : CANASTA
35. Toscanini, for instance. : MAESTRO
36. Places before. : APPOSES
37. Broaches. : STARTS
38. ___-handed son of toil. : HORNY
40. Python. : BOA
43. Agricultural laborers. : PEONS
44. Subdivision of a play. : SCENE
46. Ridge on the finger board of a guitar. : FRET
47. Tel ___. : AVIV
49. Sleuth. : TEC
51. Mohammedan name. : ALI

Answer summary: 16 debuted here and reused later.

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