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New York Times, Wednesday, July 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 745
Across
1. Disputed drainage project in Israel. : HULEH
6. Egypt's Nationalist party. : WAFD
10. Coast Guard girl. : SPAR
14. Honshu seaport. : OSAKA
15. Medicinal lily plant. : ALOE
16. Form of Ernest. : ERNO
17. More sprightly. : GAYER
18. Fireworks for sidewalk celebrators. : TORPEDOES
20. Factor in voting. : AGE
21. Famous actor, uncle of the Barrymores. : DREW
23. Swelters. : ROASTS
24. More brazen. : NERVIER
26. Christopher Robin's brain-father. : MILNE
27. Connective. : AND
28. Prize U. S. hopes to wrest from Australia. : DAVISCUP
31. Special vocabulary of a group. : SLANG
34. Royal relatives. : DUKES
35. Diminutive suffix. : ULA
36. Lemon and ___. : LIME
37. Navy girls. : WAVES
38. Lone party man. : STAG
39. Soul: French. : AME
40. City duct. : SEWER
41. Tableau. : SCENE
42. "Mud-and-foxhole" general : VANFLEET
44. U. S. housing authority. : FHA
45. Cornices to throw off rain water. : DRIPS
46. Agricultural planner in the Cabinet. : BRANNAN
50. Ponce de Leon's fountain-of-youth isle. : BIMINI
52. German industrial basin. : SAAR
53. West coast state: Abbr. : ORE
54. Steady-floating ships: 2 wds. : EVENKEELS
56. Destiny: Hinduism. : KARMA
58. Sharp taste. : TANG
59. David's enemy. : SAUL
60. Playwright Rice. : ELMER
61. Opening stake. : ANTE
62. Arborvitae, for instance. : TREE
63. Irish poet (1865–1939). : YEATS
Down
1. He won the National Open for the third time. : HOGAN
2. Custom. : USAGE
3. Kind of cake. : LAYER
4. Piece out. : EKE
5. "Normalcy" President. : HARDING
6. Contents of old swimming hole. : WATER
7. Opposite of aloft. : ALOW
8. Pro. : FOR
9. Takes away from. : DEPRIVES
10. Family cars. : SEDANS
11. Subject to trial. : PROSECUTE
12. Dill. : ANET
13. Nellie Tayloe ___, chief of the U. S. Mint. : ROSS
19. Ancient Greek settlement in Asia Minor. : EOLIS
22. Mr. Barber, baseball broadcaster. : RED
25. Weathercock. : VANE
26. Manufacturer. : MAKER
28. Down quilt. : DUVET
29. ___ Bator Khoto, capital of Mongolia, formerly called Urga. : ULAN
30. Joe ___, ex-Yankee pitcher now with Kansas City Blues. : PAGE
31. Eastern European. : SLAV
32. Peruvian capital. : LIMA
33. The Twenty-second is the most recent. : AMENDMENT
34. Vice President recently dead. : DAWES
37. Nearest to tears. : WEEPIEST
38. Read rhythmically. : SCAN
40. Walk sinuously. : SLINK
41. Heavyweight champion in 1932. : SHARKEY
43. Decoration for a surrey. : FRINGE
44. Monk's title. : FRA
46. Swiss city on the Rhine: Fr. spelling. : BASLE
47. Bellini opera. : NORMA
48. Medieval visored helmet. : ARMET
49. Approaches. : NEARS
50. Designating second-brightest star. : BETA
51. Author Turgenev. : IVAN
52. Swing round. : SLUE
55. Piece of corn. : EAR
57. Beer's first cousin. : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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