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New York Times, Friday, August 17, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 789
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1. Sound of merriment. : HAHA
5. Collapsed (with "in"). : CAVED
10. Draftee's destination. : CAMP
14. Character in "The Good Earth." : OLAN
15. Where Androcles and the lion met. : ARENA
16. Subject of a long debate in Congress. : OLEO
17. Director of United States Psychological Strategy Board. : GORDONGRAY
19. Hindu fire god. : AGNI
20. River flowing into the Bristol Channel. : SEVERN
21. Hard or bony, as tissue. : SCLEROUS
23. Malicious burning. : ARSON
25. Cravats. : TIES
26. Private. : PERSONAL
29. Where United States aid stopped Communist aggression. : GREECE
33. Standish's deputy. : ALDEN
34. Capital of unoccupied France, 1940–42. : VICHY
36. ___ Angeles. : LOS
37. Draw. : LIMN
38. Old French dance. : GAVOT
39. Sooty matter. : SMUT
40. Greek letter. : ETA
41. Mrs. Charles MacArthur. : HELEN
42. Inscribed pillar of stone. : STELE
43. Becomes aware of. : SENSES
45. Author of "Captain January." : RICHARDS
47. Small islands. : AITS
49. Green vegetable. : CHARD
50. South Africa's late great statesman. : JANSMUTS
54. Substance that neutralizes acid. : ALKALI
57. Where the Great American Desert lies. : UTAH
58. Premier of France. : RENEPLEVEN
60. Official written diplomatic communication. : NOTE
61. Escape by trickery. : EVADE
62. Kitchen utensil. : SINK
63. An epic. : EPOS
64. Drive back. : REPEL
65. African flies: Colloq. : TSES
1. Needed for the nation's meat markets. : HOGS
2. Liliaceous plant. : ALOE
3. One of 11,175 under Dr. Conant. : HARVARDMAN
4. The fairy tale teller. : ANDERSEN
5. He was known as "Uncle Joe" (1836–1926). : CANNON
6. Evita's country: Abbr. : ARG
7. Line of poetry: French. : VERS
8. Decree. : ENACT
9. The D in DST. : DAYLIGHT
10. Not refined. : COARSE
11. Pain: Comb. form. : ALGO
12. Part of a cook book. : MENU
13. Petits ___, French green peas. : POIS
18. Actor Welles. : ORSON
22. Uncanny. : EERY
24. The N in U. S. N. A. : NAVAL
26. Fence pickets. : PALES
27. The cream. : ELITE
28. Menu item. : LIVER
30. Award-winning radio news commentator. : ELMERDAVIS
31. Had the ability to. : COULD
32. Park in Colorado. : ESTES
35. Shaped like an ice cream holder. : CONIC
38. He talks with his hands. : GESTURER
39. Most barren and grim. : STARKEST
41. Home: German. : HEIM
42. Verb indicating futurity. : SHALL
44. Parts of windows. : SASHES
46. ___ Hill, where 17 Across is college president. : CHAPEL
48. Mr. Canyon of the comics. : STEVE
50. Miss Havoc of Hollywood. : JUNE
51. Where the TV antenna is on the Empire State Building. : ATOP
52. Atlantic Pact organization. : NATO
53. Picture: Colloq. : SNAP
55. Unaspirated. : LENE
56. Printers use them. : INKS
59. British Cabinet member. : EDE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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