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New York Times, Saturday, July 28, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 19 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 769
Across Down
1. Hat worn by hussars in the British Army. : BUSBY
6. Flagpole. : MAST
10. A fabulous Ali. : BABA
14. Musical Mr. Shaw. : ARTIE
15. Alms box. : ARCA
16. Oh, dear! : ALAS
17. Where Socrates took the air. : AGORA
18. Soldiers' hats; King George sometimes wears one. : BEARSKINS
20. Priers. : LEVERS
22. Environment: Var. : AMBIENCE
23. Stoves. : ETNAS
25. Most meager. : POOREST
26. Boy Scout shelters. : PUPTENTS
29. Netherlands ounce. : ONS
30. A long tale of woe. : ILIAD
31. Collect. : AMASS
33. Father of Osiris. : SEB
36. Mortarboards. : CAPS
37. Good of fish, bad of children. : FRESH
38. Destined. : SURE
39. The same. : ONE
40. Asiatic windstorms. : BURAS
41. Nurse: French. : BONNE
42. Topees protect against it. : SUN
43. Pet verb of the nostalgic. : REMEMBER
45. Underground chambers. : CAVERNS
49. Helen Bannerman's hero, 1900. : SAMBO
50. G. I. caps. : OVERSEAS
52. Mrs. Topping's professional name. : TURNER
55. Hat favored by Texans. : TENGALLON
57. Medicinal leaves. : SENNA
58. Steadfast. : TRUE
59. Augusta Evans' hero, 1866. : ELMO
60. Build. : ERECT
61. Roscoe ___, actor. : ATES
62. Property owner's paper. : DEED
63. Is daffy about. : DOTES
1. Any false god. : BAAL
2. An impulse. : URGE
3. Hat worn by Lincoln. : STOVEPIPE
4. Bishops' purple hats. : BIRETTAS
5. Longed. : YEARNED
6. "No bigger than an agate stone on the forefinger of an alderman." : MAB
7. Environs. : AREA
8. He may wear a dunce cap. : SCAMP
9. Cousin of the fez, worn in Near East. : TARBOOSH
10. They wear tall white hats. : BAKERS
11. Miss MacMahon. : ALINE
12. Benches: Fr. : BANCS
13. A plus value. : ASSET
19. Common suffixes. : SIONS
21. Juan of Salvador. : SAN
24. Actress Frances ___. : STARR
26. Conical mountain: Spanish. : PICO
27. ___ Bator, Mongolian capital. : ULAN
28. Daub. : SMEAR
32. Dolts. : ASSES
33. Headgear popular in Kansas. : SUNBONNET
34. River in Irish Free State. : ERNE
35. Bock. : BEER
37. Moved through a central point. : FUNNELED
38. Hat worn in Aleman's country. : SOMBRERO
40. Serous sac in a joint. : BURSA
41. Dreamy. : BEMUSED
42. Blue lint-gatherers. : SERGES
44. Where Gorgeous George shines. : MAT
45. Terra ___. : COTTA
46. Prevent. : AVERT
47. Judicial area. : VENUE
48. ___ à manger. : SALLE
51. More than a couple. : SOME
53. Noun-forming suffix. : ENCE
54. Exclamation of scoffing disbelief: Slang. : RATS
56. Land of slumber. : NOD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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