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New York Times, Saturday, July 21, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { F J Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 762
Across
1. Heavenly being: French. : ANGE
5. Quickly: Slang. : PDO
8. Usual addendum to a written invitation. : RSVP
12. Gull-like sea bird. : TERN
13. "Every day in every way I am becoming better and better." : COUE
14. Part of a flower. : PETAL
15. The horse, for instance. : QUADRUPED
17. Think. : OPINE
18. Leatherneck's outfit. : USM
19. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
20. Historic Greek city. : SPARTA
21. Especially: Abbr. : ESP
22. Flagpole on a golf course. : PIN
23. Horrified. : SHOCKED
24. Flying machine. : AERO
26. "Doctor" with a fake diploma. : QUACK
27. What the Barrymores send each other on opening nights. : APPLE
29. Pseudonym of popular authoress. : OUIDA
30. Railway depot: Abbr. : STA
33. Author of a famous diary. : PEPYS
34. Egg of an insect. : NIT
35. City on the Loire, Balzac's birthplace. : TOURS
37. Undertake. : TRY
38. M. Zola. : EMILE
40. Silas Marner's little girl. : EPPIE
41. Nosy person. : SNOOP
42. He; himself: Latin. : IPSE
43. A braid used in lacemaking. : HONITON
46. Fruit drink. : ADE
47. Party of the first part, in the color controversy. : RCA
50. Wood sorrel, used as a window plant. : OXALIS
51. Ink spatter. : BLOT
52. Soft food. : PAP
53. Dictator Juan. : PERON
54. Very large numbers. : TRILLIONS
56. Staring at. : EYING
57. Girls in uniform. : WACS
58. Italian wine city. : ASTI
59. Companion of dem and dose. : DESE
60. Be beholden to. : OWE
61. People interested in new things. : NEOS
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1. And also: Latin. : ATQUE
2. City in Rhenish Prussia. : NEUSS
3. Hillbilly's relative. : GRAMPAPPY
4. Football linesman. : END
5. Make a surprise visit: 2 wds. : POPIN
6. Union collections. : DUES
7. Addendum to Euclid's theorems. : OED
8. Fill the valise again. : REPACK
9. Young bullock or heifer. : STIRK
10. Praise: French. : VANTE
11. Beg. : PLEAD
13. Unusual object of art. : CURIO
14. Perpetually snowcapped volcano in Mexico. : POPOCATEPETL
16. Speaking or acting for. : REPRESENTING
20. Fish full of bones. : SHAD
23. Series, such as the Peer Gynt ___. : SUITE
25. Mr. Culbertson. : ELY
26. Villainous dwarf in "The Old Curiosity Shop." : QUILP
27. Pat. : APT
28. By means of. : PER
29. Cousin of the leek. : ONION
30. Place above. : SUPERPOSE
31. Three: Prefix. : TRI
32. Peer Gynt's mother. : ASE
36. Target of the cattleman's lobby. : OPS
39. Barn noises. : MOOS
41. Noted Italian author, "The School for Dictators." : SILONE
42. Graven images. : IDOLS
43. Expected with confidence. : HOPED
44. The black-eyed susan. : OXEYE
45. Nostril. : NARIS
46. T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
48. Part of a long poem. : CANTO
49. The apogee or perigee of the moon. : APSIS
51. "A ___ bricht moon-licht nicht." : BRAW
54. Company. : TWO
55. Man's name. : IAN

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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