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New York Times, Friday, June 15, 1951

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 726

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
8. Wears down by friction. : ABRADES
15. Golden. : AUREATE
16. Menu item, full of paprika. : GOULASH
17. Work together for mutual political gain. : LOGROLL
18. Remove loose stitches. : UNBASTE
19. Pitcher handle. : ANSA
20. Harry's understudy. : ALBEN
22. Shot off the target. : MISS
23. Plastic for records. : VINYL
25. Conceit. : EGO
27. Knowing, skillfull: Rare. : SCIENT
30. "Everything's ___ in Kansas City." : UPTODATE
35. U. S. plane of World War II. : HELLDIVER
37. Birthplace of Columbus. : GENOA
38. Faulty. : ILL
39. Summer home for a polar bear. : ICEBERG
41. Possessive pronoun. : ITS
42. Feature of an accordion. : PLEAT
44. Popular color. : ROYALBLUE
46. Cathedral city and seaport on the Bay of Naples. : SORRENTO
48. Godly creeds. : DEISMS
49. Fruit drink. : ADE
50. Village chiefs: No. Africa. : KAIDS
52. Rebuke: Scot. : SNIB
55. Groundwork. : BASIS
57. Be apathetic. : MOPE
61. Fish of the Grand Bank. : HALIBUT
63. Revival singer. : SHOUTER
65. Horse of the year, 1946. : ASSAULT
66. Readers, in a church. : LECTORS
67. Artist's brown shades. : SIENNAS
68. Enjoyer of the artistic. : ESTHETE
Down
1. Room: Spanish. : SALA
2. Gulf, inlet of the Coral Sea. : HUON
3. Units of work. : ERGS
4. Unweave again. : RERAVEL
5. Arch Chinese Communist. : MAO
6. Admiral Fechteler's domain. : ATLANTIC
7. Miss Bly. : NELLY
8. A chill. : AGUE
9. French Ambassador to U. S. : BONNET
10. Polish up. : RUB
11. In the latest style. : ALAMODE
12. Female servant in Hindu countries. : DASI
13. Superlative suffixes. : ESTS
14. Females. : SHES
21. Social registers. : BLUEBOOKS
24. Wrote. : INDITED
26. Stared popeyed. : GOGGLED
27. "America," "United States," etc. : SHIPS
28. Casals' instrument. : CELLO
29. River flowing into the Danube near Ulm. : ILLER
31. Victim. : PREY
32. Indigos. : ANILS
33. All; the whole: Latin. : TOTUM
34. Relaxes. : EASES
36. Heraldic green. : VERT
40. Ornaments in the salad bowl. : RADISHES
43. ___ Sea, NW part of the Indian Ocean. : ARABIAN
45. Metallic element, poorest heat conductor. : BISMUTH
47. Cloudy celestial body. : NEBULA
51. Road to matrimony. : AISLE
52. Shinto temples. : SHAS
53. Nose: Comb. form. : NASI
54. German Elizabeth. : ILSE
56. Siamese coins. : ATTS
58. Nebraskan Sioux. : OTOE
59. Saucy. : PERT
60. Gaelic. : ERSE
62. Bread roll. : BUN
64. Crisp month: Abbr. : OCT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 16 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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