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New York Times, Monday, August 27, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 799

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Bernard Baruch's middle name. : MANNES
7. Troubles. : AILS
11. Where Daniel was cast. : DEN
14. Fly in a glider. : AVIATE
15. "Not a ___ was stirring, not even a mouse." : CREATURE
17. Revolutionary device for avoiding buttons. : ZIPPER
18. Our Ambassador to Ireland. : MATTHEWS
19. ___ Quam Videri: motto of North Carolina. : ESSE
20. Bearings. : MIENS
22. Designated group. : UNIT
23. Swindles. : ROOKS
25. Lagoons or marshy lakes in Russia. : LIMANS
27. Switzerland's popular tourist resort. : LUCERNE
30. Handful of straw. : WISP
31. River from the Alps to the Rhine. : ISERE
32. Adjunct to the Big Top. : SIDESHOW
36. It opens November 13th with "Aida." : MET
37. Gold or silver cup given as prize in horse racing. : PLATE
39. Before. : ERE
40. Made suitable for use. : PREPARED
43. Pertaining to the sense of hearing. : AURAL
45. Watched closely. : EYED
46. New Secretary of the Navy. : KIMBALL
48. Goes wide of the mark. : MISSES
51. Change the color of. : REDYE
52. Stage organization. : ANTA
53. Porcupine's quill. : SPINE
55. Event at Baltimore's Bowie. : RACE
59. New king who will be 21 on September 7. : BAUDOUIN
61. Greek god of fine arts. : APOLLO
63. Made beloved. : ENDEARED
64. Native of Germany. : TEUTON
65. Willy ___, expert in rocket travel. : LEY
66. Messrs. Rolfe, Ruffing, Schoendienst. : REDS
67. George Orwell wrote them. : ESSAYS
Down
1. Perplexing state of things. : MAZE
2. Rara ___. : AVIS
3. Checks in growth. : NIPS
4. Major-domo of a royal household's table linen. : NAPERER
5. Summertime, in France. : ETE
6. Serious exhortation. : SERMON
7. The highest points. : ACMES
8. Trouble spot in the Near East. : IRAN
9. Allow to go unnoticed: 2 wds. : LETSLIDE
10. Rested. : SAT
11. Landlady of an inn: Spain. : DUENA
12. Charles Wilson's middle name. : ERWIN
13. Ingredients for a certain kind of soup. : NESTS
16. Makes dull sounds. : THUMPS
21. Dwight's nickname. : IKE
24. Senator Cordon's state: Abbr. : ORE
26. Bay on Honshu Island. : ISE
27. Walk with a halt. : LIMP
28. Availer of services, or things. : USER
29. A whale. : CETE
30. Ingenuity. : WIT
32. Deplorably bad. : SAD
33. Queen of Olympus. : HERA
34. A kind of examination. : ORAL
35. Result of a dowser's activities. : WELL
37. A kind of cooker. : PRESSURE
38. Commanded. : LED
41. The rearing of a horse. : PESADE
42. Always: Poetic. : AYE
43. Girl's name meaning beloved. : AMY
44. Fruitful; plentiful. : UBEROUS
46. Senator Wherry to his friends. : KEN
47. Use one's imagination. : IDEATE
48. Girl's name meaning lovable. : MABEL
49. Devoid of sense. : INANE
50. Mental absorption. : STUDY
51. Lemon peelings. : RINDS
54. Like the Piper of Hamelin. : PIED
56. Where Edmonton is: Abbr. : ALTA
57. Cause to feel satiated. : CLOY
58. Time out of mind. : EONS
60. Member of the varsity eight. : OAR
62. Spanish coin: Abbr. : PES

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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