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New York Times, Wednesday, August 1, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 773
Across Down
1. Senator from the Evergreen State. : CAIN
5. Acheson's assistant in Far Eastern Affairs. : RUSK
9. Senator from the Bay State. : LODGE
14. Arm bone. : ULNA
15. To me: French. : AMOI
16. Giant constellation. : ORION
17. Popular game. : BADMINTON
19. Stupefy. : BESOT
20. Grimaces. : SNEERS
21. Part of the name of four States. : NEW
23. Island near Venice. : LIDO
24. Musical groups. : TRIOS
26. The life of ___. : REILLY
28. Governor of the Beehive State. : LEE
30. Pintail duck. : SMEE
32. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
33. "To ___ is human." : ERR
34. Australian beefwood tree. : HEOAK
36. Cuddles. : SNUGS
39. U. S. admiral in World War I. : SIMS
41. The common talk. : RUMOR
43. Region of concern to 5 Across. : ASIA
44. River through Paris. : SEINE
46. Monk parrots. : LOROS
48. Doctrine. : ISM
49. Famous retired racehorse. : NOOR
51. Hero of Hindu legend. : NALA
52. Exclamations. : OHS
53. Mr. Google. : BARNEY
55. It's used for bristles. : NYLON
57. Target of ridicule. : BUTT
58. Its diameter is 866,500 miles. : SUN
60. Civil. : POLITE
63. Ellis Islander. : ALIEN
65. Settles. : COLONIZES
67. Greek market place. : AGORA
68. Part of an ignition system. : COIL
69. Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
70. Comprehend. : SENSE
71. Handy man. : ANDY
72. Baritone of concert, air and screen. : EDDY
1. Chicago ball team. : CUBS
2. Mr. Milne. : ALAN
3. A wavering state of mind. : INDETERMINATION
4. Designator. : NAMER
5. Redeemer. : RANSOMER
6. Bill recently signed by Truman. : UMT
7. Presently. : SOON
8. Home-run king of 1950. : KINER
9. Tennis shot. : LOB
10. Spanish discoverer of the Amazon River. : ORELLANA
11. Freed from enchantment. : DISILLUSIONIZED
12. Word expressing delight. : GOODY
13. Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
18. Dubliners. : IRISH
22. Minute. : WEE
25. War-torn city. : SEOUL
27. Pronoun. : ITS
28. Fewer. : LESS
29. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
31. Premier De Valera. : EAMON
35. Sacred scripture of Islam. : KORAN
37. Famous name in early movies. : GISH
38. Rayburn, McConnell, Yorty, etc. : SAMS
40. Loud laughers. : SNORTERS
42. Good description of the Fat Man. : ROLYPOLY
45. Geologic time span. : EON
47. Drawing room. : SALON
50. In medias ___. : RES
53. Final German battle, December, 1944. : BULGE
54. State flower of New Mexico. : YUCCA
56. Popeye's lady. : OLIVE
57. Term of address in South Africa. : BAAS
59. The most important hour. : NOON
61. Started a golf game. : TEED
62. Catch sight of. : ESPY
64. No: Scot. : NAE
66. Box top. : LID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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