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New York Times, Thursday, July 12, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
David Steinberg notes:

Original 2-Down clue had "Shakespearian"; changed to "Shakespearean."

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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 753
Across
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Magician's skill. : PALMING
8
Part of New York City. : HARLEM
14
Calling of jet-ace Captain James Jabara. : AVIATOR
15
Rodent that eats sugar cane. : AGOUTI
16
Command. : MANDATE
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U. S. Secretary of Agriculture. : BRANNAN
18
Small dog. : PUG
19
George ___, actor. : SANDERS
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Soul: French. : AME
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Small wild ox. : ANOA
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Unctuous. : OILY
25
Circulate. : STIR
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The Main ___, i. e., Broadway. : STEM
27
Israel's Ambassador Eban. : ABBA
28
Heroine of Shaw's "Arms and The Man." : RAINA
29
Paisleys. : SHAWLS
31
Commuter's frequent burden. : PARCEL
32
Sea eagle. : ERNE
33
Sinn ___. : FEIN
34
Equinoctial events. : STORMS
37
Free from penalty. : PARDON
39
Lil' Abner's mammy. : PANSY
40
Stone breakwater. : MOLE
41
Cost of a ride. : FARE
44
Countenance. : ABET
45
Country. : LAND
46
Band-leader Waring. : FRED
47
Heavy weight. : TON
48
Accede. : CONSENT
51
Cakewalk music: Colloq. : RAG
52
George Washington's hat. : TRICORN
54
Vocal flourish: Music. : ROULADE
56
"Le Rouge et ___." : LENOIR
57
Judge. : ARBITER
58
Without end: Poetic. : ETERNE
59
Lombardo, Lopez, Whiteman. : LEADERS
Down
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Where Argentine cattle roam. : PAMPAS
2
Shakespearean equivalent of "scram." : AVAUNT
3
Peculiar languages. : LINGOES
4
Infatuated. : MAD
5
Negritos. : ITAS
6
The N in N. B. : NOTA
7
French city on the Isère. : GRENOBLE
8
Maj. Gen. Vaughan. : HARRY
9
Turkish officers. : AGAS
10
Nickname for actor Colman. : RON
11
The ___ fringe. : LUNATIC
12
Light cotton fabric. : ETAMINE
13
Category for "Twenty Questions." : MINERAL
17
Actor Lugosi. : BELA
20
Fishes with a bobbing bait. : DIBS
23
College in Massachusetts. : AMHERST
25
Important voice in the TV color controversy. : SARNOFF
27
Beards, as of oats. : AWNS
28
Incursion. : RAID
30
Its Secretary is Frank Pace Jr. : ARMY
31
Father: French. : PERE
33
Refrain of old songs. : FALDERAL
34
Pottery implement for mottling. : SPATTLE
35
Armless, backless seat. : TABORET
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A number. : ONENINE
37
A Lily of France. : PONS
38
Recount. : NARRATE
40
American educator, Horace ___. : MANN
42
A McGuffey product. : READER
43
Cement finishers' tools. : EDGERS
45
Peter ___, of the movies. : LORRE
48
Mint. : COIN
49
Estuary of the Thames (with The). : NORE
50
Deep-toned saxhorn. : TUBA
53
The heart: Anat. : COR
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Cover. : LID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 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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