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New York Times, Thursday, June 14, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 725
Across
1. Subject of famous F. D. R. epigram. : FEAR
5. Unruffled. : CALM
9. Supposedly extinct sea bird, recently seen in Bermuda. : CAHOW
14. Culmination. : ACME
15. Elaborate melody. : ARIA
16. Small tree found in Texas and Mexico. : ANAMA
17. Delicious dessert. : CREAMPUFF
19. Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
20. Revolving structure for naval guns. : TURRET
21. ___ Juana. : TIA
23. Ceremonial procedure. : RITE
24. Resort town in Suffolk County, Long Island. : ISLIP
26. Guardian spirits. : ANGELS
28. Medic. : DOC
30. Egg-shaped. : OVAL
32. Part of the city fleet. : TAXI
33. Association of doctors. : AMA
34. Title of the Emperor of Ethiopia. : NEGUS
36. Dumb bunnies. : SIMPS
39. British movie producer. : RANK
41. Became withered. : SERED
43. Plane. : AERO
44. War: German. : KRIEG
46. Having a pleasing flavor. : SIPID
48. Our: French. : NOS
49. Ardor for a person or cause. : ZEAL
51. Cupola. : DOME
52. Deuce. : TWO
53. Kind of military engineer. : SAPPER
55. Seaport in the Crimea. : YALTA
57. Cart wheels, cloches, etc. : HATS
58. Jack-in-the-box, for instance. : TOY
60. ___ bread. : GLUTEN
63. Epic of the siege of Troy. : ILIAD
65. Sometimes yellow, sometimes white. : MARGARINE
67. Call forth. : EVOKE
68. Mountains N. of Aral Sea. : ALAI
69. Small beds. : COTS
70. Recipient of a gift. : DONEE
71. Captain of Jules Verne's submarine. : NEMO
72. Singles. : ONES
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1. Reality. : FACT
2. Color of raw silk. : ECRU
3. Preparation for U. S. citizenship. : AMERICANIZATION
4. Constructs. : REARS
5. Prisoners. : CAPTIVES
6. Indeed: Anglo-Irish. : ARU
7. The historic Berlin air ___. : LIFT
8. Secret criminal organization. : MAFIA
9. Tabby. : CAT
10. Loss of appetite, in medical parlance. : ANOREXIA
11. The arts connected with the manufacture and use of clothes. : HABILIMENTATION
12. Fails to do. : OMITS
13. Opposite of wax. : WANE
18. Casaba. : MELON
22. ___ hill. : ANT
25. Congressional messengers. : PAGES
27. Petrol. : GAS
28. Alvin of the Giants. : DARK
29. Famous tentmaker. : OMAR
31. Ghastly. : LURID
35. Native soldier of India. : SEPOY
37. Place for the figurehead. : PROW
38. Indifferent. : SOSO
40. Token of friendship. : KEEPSAKE
42. Boston ballplayer. : DIMAGGIO
45. Breach. : GAP
47. Perry Mason's girl Friday. : DELLA
50. Rent. : LET
53. Burst of shots. : SALVO
54. Ruth ___ of the films. : ROMAN
56. French Algerian soldier, with zouave uniform. : TURCO
57. Hurried. : HIED
59. Lovett's alma mater. : YALE
61. Grafted: Heraldry. : ENTE
62. Suffix to form abstract nouns. : NESS
64. River in Wales and England. : DEE
66. Aries. : RAM

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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