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New York Times, Saturday, August 25, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 797
Across
1. Pinza, Kipnis, etc. : BASSOS
7. Make a summoning gesture. : BECKON
13. Of the Seven Seas. : OCEANIC
15. Monastery dwellers. : OBLATES
17. Optimistic line from a nursery rhyme. : WHATAGOODBOYAMI
19. Permit. : LET
20. Miss Winters of Hollywood. : SHELLEY
21. The thing: Lat. : RES
22. City near Padua. : ESTE
24. Bill of sale. : DEED
25. Greeting for the villain. : HISS
26. Work out the answer to. : SOLVE
28. Capuchin monkey. : SAI
29. Rupee, dinar, escudo, etc. : MONEY
30. Requires. : NEEDS
32. Dispositions. : NATURES
34. Tumult. : RIOT
36. Ibsen's Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
37. Competed in a "bee." : SPELLED
40. Gnawed away. : EATEN
43. Herb of the carrot family. : ANISE
44. Part of "to be." : ARE
46. Gareth was her champion. : LINET
48. One of Britain's great P.M.'s. : PITT
49. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
50. Fragrance. : ODOR
51. River between Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
52. Outcasts. : PARIAHS
55. Frigid. : ICY
56. Javits, Vinson, F. D. R. Jr., etc. : REPRESENTATIVES
59. Soldier at boot camp. : TRAINEE
60. Clear to vision and mind. : EVIDENT
61. Booths for business. : STANDS
62. Rubs out. : ERASES
Down
1. He headed the O. P. A. : BOWLES
2. Ass't Secy of State, 1941–45. : ACHESON
3. Port on Puget Sound. : SEATTLE
4. Little Miss Muffet did. : SAT
5. Tribe of Tierra del Fuego. : ONAS
6. Emotional outlet. : SIGH
7. Oxford's famous library. : BODLEIAN
8. Waned. : EBBED
9. Surfeit. : CLOY
10. Winsor or Armen. : KAY
11. Eared seal. : OTARINE
12. Inflicters of retribution. : NEMESES
14. Girls at 48 Across. : COEDS
16. "Little Lord Fauntleroy." : SISSY
18. City southeast of Buffalo. : OLEAN
23. British engineer for whom a mountain is named. : EVEREST
25. Hamlet's friend. : HORATIO
27. Roman official. : EDILE
29. Diego Rivera masterpiece. : MURAL
31. Monetary unit of Peru. : SOL
33. "On the light fantiastic ___." : TOE
35. Valuable Chinese shrubs. : TEATREES
37. Hidden marksmen. : SNIPERS
38. In a flutter. : PITAPAT
39. Deprive of moisture. : DRAIN
41. Salad ingredients. : ENDIVES
42. Geological period. : NEOCENE
43. Separated. : APART
45. Puff up. : ELATE
47. Lovers' meetings. : TRYSTS
49. Alleviated. : EASED
52. Football power in Ivy League. : PENN
53. Enjoy. : HAVE
54. Be in circulation. : STIR
57. Inlet. : RIA
58. Gov. Jordan's state: Abbr. : IDA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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