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New York Times, Monday, July 2, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
David Steinberg notes:

In 33-Down clue, the question mark in parentheses is as in the original.

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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 743
Across
1
White Rhine wine. : HOCK
5
Lithuanians. : BALTS
10
Machete-like knife used by U. S. Army. : BOLO
14
River in Spain, flowing into Mediterranean. : EBRO
15
Huddled together. : AHEAP
16
Great lake east of the Caspian Sea. : ARAL
17
Piece used in chess. : ROOK
18
Vacation place for many New Yorkers. : LONGISLAND
20
Broom made of twigs. : BESOM
22
Members of a certain class at West Point. : YEARLINGS
23
Pittsburgh fog. : SMOG
25
Mr. Goossens, oboist. : LEON
26
Cliff McBride's lop-eared dog. : NAPOLEON
30
Asparagus shoots. : SPEARS
34
Zeta, ___, theta. : ETA
35
John Llewellyn. : LEWIS
37
City of the Krupp works. : ESSEN
38
Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
40
Disunite. : SEVER
42
Essays of ___. : ELIA
43
A people amalgamated with the Scots. : PICTS
45
Spanish gentleman. : SENOR
47
Blackbird. : ANI
48
Cooper Union is one. : SCHOOL
50
League the Giants play in. : NATIONAL
52
Plan of a play. : PLOT
54
Playwright—his first name is Moss. : HART
55
A very old game, ___ base. : PRISONERS
60
Cut with a toothed blade. : SAWED
63
Where television flourishes. : LIVINGROOM
65
Dictator defying Stalin. : TITO
66
Highly excited. : AGOG
67
Appearing as if gnawed. : EROSE
68
Geologic ridges. : OSAR
69
Tall story. : YARN
70
Speed ___. : DEMON
71
Depend. : RELY
Down
1
Nickname for a former President. : HERB
2
Instrument with two reeds. : OBOE
3
Peevish person: Colloq. : CROSSPATCH
4
Airport city in Indiana. : KOKOMO
5
___ masque. : BAL
6
Cry of a sailor. : AHOY
7
Smooth consonant. : LENE
8
Central Luzon native. : TAGAL
9
Feature of Brooklyn's skyline. : SPIRES
10
Island people of Indonesia. : BALINESE
11
Algerian seaport. : ORAN
12
Former Archbishop of Canterbury. : LANG
13
Big name in the steel industry. : OLDS
19
Hillside. : SLOPE
21
Gangster's girl. : MOLL
24
Letters. : GEES
26
Poles of vehicles drawn by two animals. : NEAPS
27
Likely place for antiques. : ATTIC
28
Is indebted to. : OWES
29
David ___, British movie star. : NIVEN
31
Lying obliquely. : ASLANTWISE
32
Queen: Spanish. : REINA
33
She hastened (?) to befriend Pinocchio. : SNAIL
36
Zambezi bridge site, in Mozambique. : SENA
39
Traffic regulator. : STOPSIGN
41
Noted sculptor of animals. : ROTH
44
Wise Athenian statesman. : SOLON
46
Narrow inlets. : RIAS
49
Yearned. : LONGED
51
Fourth of July speaker. : ORATOR
53
___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
55
Summer theatre offering. : PLAY
56
Russian-dominated gulf, between Latvia and Estonia. : RIGA
57
Man's name. : IVOR
58
Hotel specialty. : ROOM
59
Middling. : SOSO
61
And others: Abbr. : ETAL
62
Grand Bank fisherman's boat. : DORY
64
Hands. : MEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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