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New York Times, Friday, May 4, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.33)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 684
Across Down
1. Where the Big Three met in 1945. : POTSDAM
8. Helena is its capital. : MONTANA
15. Heroine of "barbershop" harmony. : ADELINE
16. TV actress. : EMERSON
17. He wrote comedies in ancient Rome. : TERENCE
18. Sea nymphs. : NEREIDS
19. Jacob's older brother. : ESAU
20. An ounce in Abyssinia. : OKET
22. Tierra del Fuego Indians. : ONAS
23. Unit of weight. : TON
25. What trackmen do with poles. : VAULT
27. They hold that any means justifies the end. : MACHIAVELLIANS
33. Gather. : AMASS
34. Poker stake. : ANTE
35. Building sites. : LOTS
37. Witty remark. : MOT
38. Anglo-Irish diminutive suffix. : EEN
40. The nineteenth letter. : ESS
42. Fish dish. : ROE
43. Curves. : ARCS
45. Totals. : ADDS
47. Animal with a long ringed tail. : LEMUR
49. The argument over foreign policy. : THEGREATDEBATE
52. Italian Socialist leader. : NENNI
53. Much ___. : ADO
54. Sewing machine line. : SEAM
56. Former French Premier. : BLUM
58. Organization raising a European army. : NATO
62. Diversion. : PASTIME
64. New Jersey river dear to Rutgers. : RARITAN
66. Chanter. : INTONER
67. Stir up. : AGITATE
68. Nazi party leader. : GOERING
69. Anna Rosenberg's maiden name. : LEDERER
1. ___ de foie gras. : PATE
2. Keats wrote them. : ODES
3. Japanese monastery. : TERA
4. Spade, Chan, et al. : SLEUTHS
5. Gunga ___. : DIN
6. Seaport in Italy, on the Adriatic. : ANCONA
7. Mild of temper. : MEEK
8. Psychological procedure to ascertain ability: 2 wds. : MENTALTEST
9. Cockney's dwelling. : OME
10. Oil used in perfumes. : NEROLI
11. A series of thirty requiem masses. : TRENTAL
12. Most populous continent. : ASIA
13. Inclines the head. : NODS
14. Answer: Abbr. : ANS
21. Smooth. : EVEN
24. Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
26. Rubber-yielding trees. : ULES
27. Pistol-packin' lady. : MAMA
28. Spiritless. : AMORT
29. What Campanella and Berra do for a living. : CATCH
30. Chief of Staff of the Air Force. : VANDENBERG
31. Bellini's opera. : NORMA
32. Creator of Nero Wolfe. : STOUT
36. "The ___ and yellow leaf." : SERE
39. Merit. : EARN
41. Winter vehicle. : SLED
44. Washington ballplayer. : SENATOR
46. Lower house of Eire Parliament. : DAIL
48. Black variety of hard rubber. : EBONITE
50. Astronomical twins. : GEMINI
51. Harm. : DAMAGE
54. Mens sana in corpore ___. : SANO
55. Princely Italian family. : ESTE
57. Russian mountain system. : URAL
59. Flower essence: Var. : ATAR
60. Famous art gallery in London. : TATE
61. Unique person: Slang. : ONER
62. Grand larceny of the piper's son. : PIG
63. Soldiers. : MEN
65. Free. : RID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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