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New York Times, Tuesday, August 14, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 786
Across
1. Top tennis pro. : KRAMER
7. Express in words. : PHRASE
13. Convention city for 1952. : CHICAGO
14. Improving on nature. : ROUGING
16. A return to the first theme: Music. : REPRISE
17. Heighten. : ENHANCE
18. Revoke, as a legacy. : ADEEM
19. Less used. : NEWER
21. Food container in U. S. : CAN
22. Food containers in Britain. : TINS
23. Rose oil : ATTAR
24. Dry run. : TEST
25. First lady. : EVE
26. Epithet for Clemenceau. : TIGER
27. Thick soup. : PUREE
28. Savior. : REDEEMER
30. People in doctors' offices. : AILERS
31. Italy's mountain backbone. : APENNINES
33. Machine part. : STATOR
36. Amphibious landing tanks. : AMTRACKS
40. Stopwatch. : TIMER
41. Fielder's delights. : FLIES
42. Plane flight. : HOP
43. Israel's Ambassador in Washington. : EBAN
44. Becomes choked with sand. : SILTS
45. Max or Buddy. : BAER
46. The profession of writing. : PEN
47. Ex-Italian colony in North Africa. : LIBYA
48. Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
49. Turn to profitable account. : UTILIZE
51. Geological area. : TERRANE
53. Ceylon coastal vessel. : PATAMAR
54. Edited. : EMENDED
55. Specifiers. : NAMERS
56. More impenetrable. : DENSER
Down
1. Title of Turkish viceroy of Egypt, 1867–1914. : KHEDIVE
2. Came to maturity. : RIPENED
3. Lands. : ACRES
4. Make essentially defective. : MAIM
5. Egyptians: Abbr. : EGS
6. Discoverer of X-rays, 1895. : ROENTGEN
7. Before hostilities. : PREWAR
8. Blade sharpener. : HONER
9. German mining region. : RUHR
10. Aly Khan's father. : AGA
11. From the heart. : SINCERE
12. Encloser in a box. : ENCASER
13. Phenomenon of Mauna Loa, Cotopaxi, Rainier. : CRATER
15. Roman clans. : GENTES
20. Forever. : ETERNALLY
23. To love: French. : AIMER
24. Oklahoma oil city. : TULSA
26. Lukewarmness. : TEPOR
27. Landing slips. : PIERS
29. Finished, as a meal. : EATEN
30. Ponies up. : ANTES
32. Flattered sincerely. : IMITATED
33. Increase, as production: 2 wds. : STEPUP
34. Native of the world's highest country. : TIBETAN
35. Poisonous mushroom. : AMANITA
37. Puzzle in pantomime. : CHARADE
38. Austria's new president. : KOERNER
39. Painted the town red. : SPREED
41. Cottons, wools, synthetics. : FIBERS
44. Cambridge student who gets free meals. : SIZAR
45. Where mows and cribs are. : BARNS
47. Citrus fruit. : LIME
48. British machine gun. : BREN
50. Fugitive's flight: Slang. : LAM
52. Uncle: Dial. : EME

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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