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New York Times, Friday, August 10, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 782

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Students & seniors
Across
1. M. D.'s round. : CALLS
6. 400,000,000 are sold a year: Slang. : CIGS
10. Recess in a church. : APSE
14. Profit. : AVAIL
15. Muddy up. : ROIL
16. Peter Lorre look. : LEER
17. Hyde Park Corner to Regent Street. : PICCADILLY
19. Statue in a Greek church. : ICON
20. Spent the summer. : ESTIVATED
21. Give another hint. : RECUE
22. Prong. : TINE
23. Local anesthetics. : SPINALS
25. Please: Fr. abbr. : SVP
28. F. D. R.'s mother. : SARA
30. Mild oath. : EGAD
31. Edinburgh's port. : LEITH
33. Counterfeit. : IMITATIVE
37. Early movie star, Ralph ___. : INCE
38. Becomes a member. : JOINS
39. Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
40. Things of very small value. : PICAYUNES
42. Mr. Harmonica. : ADLER
43. Acidity. : ACOR
44. Pre-eminent person. : STAR
46. He went to sea with a pussycat. : OWL
47. Ladies of Latin America. : SENORAS
50. Full-bodied beers. : ALES
52. Answer the alarm. : ARISE
53. Native of Asia. : MONGOLIAN
58. Singer Arden. : TONI
59. A relish made of chopped vegetables and spices. : PICCALILLI
60. Serf. : ESNE
61. Feminine suffix. : ETTE
62. In the ocean. : ADEEP
63. Former governors of Algiers. : DEYS
64. "___ Who." : WHOS
65. Thurber's great battle, in cartoons. : SEXES
Down
1. Ann or May. : CAPE
2. Girl's name. : AVIS
3. Milk: Comb. form. : LACT
4. Legitimate. : LICIT
5. Obsequious. : SLAVISH
6. Yardstick. : CRITERION
7. Hercules won her in an archery contest. : IOLE
8. Glosses over. : GILDS
9. Christopher, in "The Taming of the Shrew." : SLY
10. Estranged. : ALIENATED
11. A trifling sin or fault. : PECCADILLO
12. City much in the news. : SEOUL
13. Sea eagles. : ERNES
18. Famed editor of "The Sun." : DANA
21. Latvian capital and port. : RIGA
24. Hamsters, guppies, spaniels, etc. : PETS
25. Ferryboat landing. : SLIP
26. First word of Caesar's report. : VENI
27. What Topsy was. : PICCANINNY
29. French friends. : AMIES
32. They keep pots hot. : TEACOSIES
34. Examples put forth in illustration. : INSTANCES
35. Green Mountain specialty. : VIEW
36. Bertrand Russell's title. : EARL
38. Mountain range between France and Switzerland. : JURA
41. Olden days. : YORE
42. Small spaces. : AREOLAS
45. Seaweed. : ALGA
47. Full up. : SATED
48. Worn away. : EROSE
49. Senator from Maine. : SMITH
51. A Jackie Robinson specialty. : SLIDE
54. Eight: Prefix. : OCTO
55. Holly. : ILEX
56. On the sheltered side. : ALEE
57. Pinches. : NIPS
59. He tipped Billy Bones the black spot. : PEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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