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New York Times, Thursday, May 31, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 711
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1. Stalin's native land. : GEORGIA
8. Where Leavenworth is. : KANSAS
14. Mysterious. : UNCANNY
15. Popular song of the Mauve Decade. : BEDELIA
16. Written will of the legislature. : STATUTE
17. Churchill's forte. : ORATORY
18. Noun ending. : TER
19. What battle fleets maneuver for. : SEAROOM
21. Temptress. : EVE
22. "Caro Nome," for instance. : ARIA
24. Indian peasants. : RYOTS
25. Substance to mellow wine. : AGER
26. Hawks; peddles. : VENDS
28. She: French. : ELLE
29. Triumphs. : WINS
30. May Whitty, for instance. : DAME
31. Merciful. : LENIENT
33. Peruvian Indian. : INCA
36. Mr. Cohan and Mr. Ade: Abbr. : GEOS
37. Irene ___, actress and singer. : BORDONI
40. In ___ parentis. : LOCO
43. Certain. : SURE
44. Small tributary of the Tiber. : NERA
46. ___-propre. : AMOUR
48. Nickname of a famous baseball player. : TRIS
49. Refrain of an old song beginning, "Pack up your troubles . . . " : SMILE
51. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
52. Nancy Hanks' son. : ABE
53. Thingumbobs. : DOODADS
55. Time. : ERA
56. American Confederate general. : VANDORN
58. The kingdom of coal. : MINERAL
60. ___ cordiale. : ENTENTE
61. Pertaining to sea lions. : OTARINE
62. Comic strip boy. : SKEETS
63. Sounds of loud laughter. : SHRIEKS
1. King of Sweden. : GUSTAV
2. Joined. : ENTERED
3. Musical potato. : OCARINA
4. Gibson Girl's hairdo accessory. : RAT
5. African antelopes. : GNUS
6. ___borough Rapid Transit. : INTER
7. Sailor's "yes," usually with "sir." : AYEAYE
8. Fuel in use since 1852. : KEROSENE
9. Madam, I'm ___. : ADAM
10. In which shad are taken. : NET
11. Plum-favored distilled spirit. : SLOEGIN
12. Adjustable device over plane passenger's window. : AIRVENT
13. Creator of Lord Peter Wimsey. : SAYERS
15. Made, sold, or transported illegally. : BOOTLEG
20. Player-piano attachment. : ROLL
23. Regards with delight. : ADMIRES
25. Fear-inspiring. : AWESOME
27. Excite a jazz performer or listener: Swing Music. : SEND
32. City W of Fort Scott, Kan. : IOLA
34. Husbands or wives. : CONSORTS
35. Windflower. : ANEMONE
37. American scientist, improver of plants (1849–1926). : BURBANK
38. Large province of Cuba. : ORIENTE
39. Any plant of the crocus or gladiolus family. : IRID
41. Social or literary circle. : COTERIE
42. Take precedence of. : OUTRANK
43. Barrel parts. : STAVES
45. Cottonwood trees. : ALAMOS
47. Former Spanish silver coins. : REALES
50. Congresswoman Rogers, from Massachusetts. : EDITH
53. Parents' favorite word. : DONT
54. Old word for tangle. : SNAR
57. River in Scotland. : DEE
59. Joseph C. Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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