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New York Times, Saturday, July 7, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 104, Cheaters: 5, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 24 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 748
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1. North African country. : ALGERIA
8. Fodders for winter use. : SILAGES
15. Feminine V. I. P. : LIONESS
16. Illustrious. : EMINENT
17. New York mayoralty candidate, 1950. : FERDINANDPECORA
19. In addition. : AND
20. Legal minorities. : NONAGES
21. King: French. : ROI
22. Mr. Durocher and Mr. Wolman. : LEOS
24. Bound with adhesive. : TAPED
25. Biblical name. : AGUR
26. Perennial herb with aromatic seeds: Var. : FENEL
28. Lugubrious. : SAD
29. Greek island in the Mediterranean. : CRETE
30. Analyzes and appraises. : ASSAYS
32. Desisted. : CEASED
33. Where the penny goes. : SLOT
34. ___ mater. : ALMA
35. Rathskeller mugs. : STEINS
37. Whiten by removing color. : BLANCH
40. Grants by the R. F. C. : LOANS
41. Rubles: Abbr. : ROS
44. Long-podded Philippine herb. : SITAO
45. Force onward. : URGE
46. Send down. : DEMIT
48. "___ Nome," from "Rigoletto." : CARO
49. Steamer: Abbr. : STR
50. Disease prevented by proper diet: Var. : PELAGRA
52. Affirmative reply: Colloq. : YEP
53. Popular pianist and composer. : HOAGYCARMICHAEL
56. Wrap up. : ENVELOP
57. Part of a TV set. : ANTENNA
58. Slenderizers. : DIETERS
59. Document issued to neutral vessel in time of war. : SEAPASS
1. "___ Bill" Murray, former Governor of Oklahoma. : ALFALFA
2. Those whose property is subject to seizure. : LIENEES
3. The "Burma Surgeon." : GORDONSSEAGRAVE
4. Pass receiver in football. : END
5. Bridle strap. : REIN
6. Lacks being: 2 wds. : ISNOT
7. Timber trees of the Philippines. : ASANAS
8. Bordered with marsh plants. : SEDGED
9. Acted like a gremlin. : IMPED
10. Whoppers. : LIES
11. Army nurses' group: Abbr. : ANC
12. Author of "The Last Puritan." : GEORGESANTAYANA
13. On the way. : ENROUTE
14. Equipped with steps. : STAIRED
18. Manufacturing city in California. : NAPA
23. Oceanic horizon. : SEALINE
25. The language spoken by Jesus. : ARAMAIC
27. Third largest city in France. : LYONS
29. Small compartments. : CELLS
31. Paved ways: Abbr. : STS
32. Relative of the jitney. : CAB
35. Splashed with mud. : SLUSHED
36. Italian dessert. : TORTONI
38. Heels over. : CAREENS
39. Exclamations of delight. : HOOPLAS
41. Passes the field again in a race. : RELAPS
42. General Bradley. : OMAR
43. Greek letters. : SIGMAS
46. Ornamental ensemble. : DECOR
47. Triple. : TRINE
50. Beloved war correspondent. : PYLE
51. Judicial proceedings. : ACTA
54. Capture. : GET
55. Well-informed: Slang. : HEP

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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