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New York Times, Wednesday, August 22, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 794
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1. Part of a name of a port of Israel. : AVIV
5. Crown Prince of Norway. : OLAF
9. Instruments used in military parades. : FIFES
14. A day in June? : RARE
15. Scoff at. : GIBE
16. Originated. : AROSE
17. Eagerly welcoming. : OPENARMED
19. Tapering pieces of cloth. : GORES
20. 555 foot shaft in Washington, D. C. : MONUMENT
21. John L. Lewis' men. : MINERS
22. Waving of a lighted lamp, in Hindu worship. : ARATI
23. The aborigines of Japan. : AINOS
24. "The ___ Jungle." : ASPHALT
28. Girl from Rio. : RITA
31. State of the oaken bucket. : OLD
34. What Lake Victoria is to the Nile. : SOURCE
35. Pianist Petri, of Germany. : EGON
36. New ___, Staten Island. : DORP
38. One appointed to try challenges of jurors: Var. : TRIOR
39. Hangar. : SHED
40. Plan of action. : IDEA
41. Workers in Siberia. : SLAVES
43. Experiment upon. : TRY
44. Nicholas II was the last. : CZAR
45. Sahara, Gobi, Death Valley. : DESERTS
47. Peninsula, north of Sumatra. : MALAY
49. Not to starboard. : APORT
53. Football yell: 2 wds. : HOLDEM
55. Baby's first game. : PEEKABOO
58. At full speed. : AMAIN
59. Coastal highway. : SHOREROAD
60. Debussy's "___ de Puck." : DANSE
61. Sound made by a hollow celluloid ball. : PING
62. Teak: Spanish. : TECA
63. Cradle of Lake Titicaca. : ANDES
64. Similarly. : ALSO
65. Light-gray. : ASHY
1. Fragrance. : AROMA
2. Mist. : VAPOR
3. Spenser's personification of Ireland. : IRENA
4. Benay ___, actress. : VENUTA
5. A Grimm being. : OGRE
6. Draw; paint. : LIMN
7. Countenance. : ABET
8. Gave sustenance. : FED
9. Alec Guinness role on the screen. : FAGIN
10. Important product of Minnesota. : IRONORES
11. Prescience. : FORESIGHT
12. Danish weights. : ESER
13. Soap-bar frame. : SESS
18. Out of order. : AMISS
21. Machine tool. : MITERER
23. Recessed part of a room. : ALCOVE
25. Meeting place of Truman, Churchill and Stalin. : POTSDAM
26. Our Ambassador to China, 1944. : HURLEY
27. Elaborate solos. : ARIAS
29. Word for a ballet dancer. : TOER
30. Radio's Mr. Devine. : ANDY
31. Pertaining to a lyric poem. : ODIC
32. City in Central Poland. : LODZ
33. Unreal, delightful country. : DREAMLAND
37. "Oh, Wilderness were ___ enow!" : PARADISE
42. Money wagered. : STAKE
46. Athens' rival. : SPARTA
48. Smooth consonants. : LENES
50. Orchestral instuments. : OBOES
51. Freshwater sunfish. : ROACH
52. The present. : TODAY
53. "Mary ___ little lamb." : HADA
54. Part of Arabia. : OMAN
55. Band leader ___ Harris. : PHIL
56. Divisions of time. : EONS
57. Therefore. : ERGO
59. Aix-la-Chapelle, for instance. : SPA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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