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New York Times, Tuesday, July 24, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
PS notes: Original 50-Across clue had "Leopoldsvill."; changed it to "Leopoldville."
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 765
Across Down
1. Buyers' bonanza of June. : PRICEWAR
9. It's wonderful. : PEACE
14. Unnatural death. : HOMICIDE
15. Covered passageway. : ARCADE
17. Takes in custody. : IMPOUNDS
18. Rung on a rope ladder. : RATLIN
19. Reclined. : LAIN
20. ___ and dagger. : CLOAK
22. Currently these are mostly veiling. : HATS
23. Tavern. : INN
24. The Navy mourns him. : SHERMAN
26. 5-centime piece. : SOL
27. Junior bank. : PIGGY
29. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
30. Artist's yellow. : OCHRE
32. Songs of joy. : PAEANS
34. Sawlike part. : SERRA
36. Place in authority. : INSTATE
38. Rootlet. : RADICEL
42. Queen Narriman's land. : EGYPT
44. Albanian capital: Native spelling. : TIRANE
45. Ezio Pinza. : BASSO
48. Carrier for bricks or mortar. : HOD
50. Leopoldville river. : CONGO
51. Deadly routine. : RUT
52. Farmers. : GROWERS
55. Peke's bite. : NIP
56. Soaking. : ASOP
58. Make blank. : ERASE
59. Siberian river to the Arctic. : LENA
60. Talking pigeons. : STOOLS
62. Contestant in 1 Across. : RETAILER
64. A ring for sealing wax. : SIGNET
65. Babbled senselessly. : DRIVELED
66. Shortages. : NEEDS
67. Helmsmen. : STEERERS
1. Where St. Paul founded a church. : PHILIPPI
2. Citizen in Mme. Pauker's land. : ROMANIAN
3. Encroaches. : IMPINGES
4. A budded shoot. : CION
5. Small shield. : ECU
6. Windlass. : WINCH
7. Makes confused. : ADDLES
8. Vacation spots. : RESORTS
9. Alaskan winter wear. : PARKA
10. Age. : ERA
11. New drug for arthritis. : ACTH
12. Two-wheeled carriage with convertible top. : CALASH
13. Manuscript buyer. : EDITOR
16. Follow. : ENSLE
21. Title for Afghan sovereign. : AMEER
24. House of worship. : SYNAGOG
25. Blonds from way back. : NORDICS
28. Revolutionary general, to whom Burgoyne surrendered, 1777. : GATES
31. Where Shepheard's Hotel is. : CAIRO
33. Place for 27 Across. : STY
35. Betrayer. : RAT
37. Magistrate in ancient Greece. : EPHOR
39. Fabric woven like bamboo stalks. : CANNELLE
40. Herbert Hoover's original calling. : ENGINEER
41. Spotted cats. : LEOPARDS
43. To. : TOWARDS
45. Army bigwigs. : BRASS
46. U. S. U. N. man. : AUSTIN
47. Henchman: Colloq. : STOOGE
49. The Mojave, for instance. : DESERT
53. Pauses to refresh. : RESTS
54. Knot again. : RETIE
57. Southern cornbread. : PONE
59. One who waits in concealment. : LIER
61. Showed the way. : LED
63. Roman greeting. : AVE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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