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New York Times, Wednesday, June 27, 1951

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 738
Across Down
1. First name of popular Duchess. : WALLIS
7. Pointed rod to keep a vehicle from running backward. : SPRAG
12. Professional entertainer, such as Hildegarde. : DISEUSE
13. Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
15. Imposes. : ENTAILS
16. Girl's name. : MARIANA
17. Jeff Davis' government: Abbr. : CSA
18. Arrangement. : SETUP
20. Part of a printing press. : INKER
21. Charles Lamb's pseudonym. : ELIA
23. Mario Lanza's voice. : TENOR
25. Essence of a matter. : GIST
26. Hollywood's Miss Shearer. : NORMA
28. Neophytes: Var. : TIROS
30. Educational group. : NEA
31. Suits made from Scottish materials. : TWEEDS
33. Resident of Gotham's art colony. : VILLAGER
35. Follower of F.D.R. : NEWDEALER
37. More expensive. : COSTLIER
40. Leatherneck's "always." : SEMPER
44. Regal title: Abbr. : HRH
45. Out of order. : AMISS
47. Minister Mesta. : PERLE
48. Wide streets: Abbr. : AVES
50. Indian trophy. : SCALP
52. Slightly foolish. : DAFT
53. Sweet thick liquid. : SIRUP
55. Pertaining to part of the hip. : ILIAC
57. 800-mile river of Central Asia. : ILI
58. Sam Clemens was one. : ELMIRAN
60. Playbill. : PROGRAM
62. Writing down for nomination or appointment. : SLATING
63. Russia's "breadbasket." : UKRAINE
64. Opponent. : ENEMY
65. Expanded with unnecessary words. : PADDED
1. British play, "The ___ Boy." : WINSLOW
2. Star in "Royal Wedding." : ASTAIRE
3. He wrote "The Brave Bulls." : LEA
4. Mr. Firpo. : LUIS
5. Insular dot. : ISLET
6. Part of a sonnet. : SESTET
7. Saratoga attraction. : SPA
8. ___-mutuel machine. : PARI
9. Being sorry for. : RUING
10. Creamed with pimento or green pepper. : ALAKING
11. River in Pennsylvania and New York, flows into Lake Ontario. : GENESEE
12. Good enough. : DECENT
13. Home town of William Allen White. : EMPORIA
14. Mongol tribesman. : TARTAR
19. All-pervading. : UNIVERSAL
22. Catkin. : AMENT
24. Parker House ___. : ROLLS
27. Girl's name. : ADELA
29. Result of counting sheep. : SLEEP
32. Emulates Florence Chadwick. : SWIMS
34. ___ Forces. : ARMED
36. Ridding plane wings of sleet, etc. : DEICING
37. Decorates by tooling. : CHASES
38. Famous name in aviation. : ORVILLE
39. Chief of Naval Operations. : SHERMAN
41. ___ schooner. : PRAIRIE
42. Where Queen Mab rules. : ELFLAND
43. Use a stopwatch again. : RETIME
46. Mistake. : SLIPUP
49. Group of attendants. : SUITE
51. Hooded jacket. : PARKA
54. Proper or formal. : PRIM
56. 128 cu. ft. of wood. : CORD
59. Whatever it may be. : ANY
61. Ramble about idly. : GAD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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