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New York Times, Wednesday, July 18, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 759
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1. Business of bus and subway. : TRANSIT
8. Turning point. : CRISIS
14. Mediterranean playground. : RIVIERA
15. Halo. : AUREOLE
17. Proceed from a source. : EMANATE
18. More smooth and soothing. : BLANDER
19. Fisherman. : EELER
20. Bearing or aspect. : MIEN
21. Out-of-the-way. : ODD
22. French vocalist, Jean ___. : SABLON
25. Miss Maxwell, perennial hostess. : ELSA
26. Part of Canada: Abbr. : LAB
29. Somerset Maugham film. : TRIO
30. Auto club insignia. : AAA
32. Man's name. : AMOS
34. What the U. N. does, via earphones. : INTERPRETS
39. Ape. : IMITATE
41. In the future: 2 wds. : LATERON
42. He wrote music and lyrics of "Kiss Me, Kate." : COLEPORTER
44. Legendary queen of Carthage. : DIDO
45. Pig or fountain. : PEN
46. Bradley or Khayyam. : OMAR
48. Truman's plane, "The Sacred ___." : COW
49. Vaudeville turns. : ACTS
52. Teased. : BAITED
54. Expression of disgust. : BAH
55. Like Pollyanna. : GLAD
57. Fruit of the vine. : GRAPE
61. Foes. : ENEMIES
63. Released from prison conditionally. : PAROLED
65. Colorful golf pro. : DEMARET
66. Where De Valera is Premier again. : IRELAND
67. To the right: Comb form. : DEXTRO
68. Rooftop or built-in necessity. : ANTENNA
1. Subject of Joyce Kilmer poem. : TREE
2. Hoarfrost. : RIME
3. Grandfatherly. : AVAL
4. Baseball teams. : NINES
5. A pirate, in olden days. : SEARAT
6. Subway in N. Y. City Transit System. : IRT
7. To: Scot. : TAE
8. Vacationer's hideout. : CABIN
9. Regulation. : RULE
10. Country on the Persian Gulf. : IRAN
11. Member of Congress: Abbr. : SEN
12. Antiseptic compound. : IODOL
13. Troikas in Russia. : SLEDS
16. Earth goddess in Wagner's "Ring." : ERDA
20. Debatable. : MOOT
23. Winston Churchill is one. : BRITON
24. The "Queen Elizabeth." : LINER
25. Having auricles. : EARED
26. Secular. : LAIC
27. War material: Colloq. : AMMO
28. Be greatly agitated. : BOIL
30. Where Noah landed the Ark. : ARARAT
31. Likely. : APT
33. Choreographers' stock in trade. : STEPS
35. Fragrant oleoresin. : ELEMI
36. Man's name. : ERIC
37. Commotion. : TODO
38. Winter blanket. : SNOW
40. Gorilla. : APE
43. Spring peeper. : TOAD
47. Remorse. : REGRET
49. Retired. : ABED
50. Woven with bamboo. : CANED
51. Brief essay. : THEME
52. The ace of clubs in certain games. : BASTO
53. Comical: French. : DROLE
55. Encircled. : GIRT
56. Look slyly. : LEER
58. Man's name. : ALAN
59. Founder of a state. : PENN
60. Mussolini's daughter. : EDDA
62. Mr. Beerbohm. : MAX
63. Ingrid Bergman's daughter. : PIA
64. Kansas Governor. : ARN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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