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New York Times, Tuesday, August 28, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { B Q Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 800
Across
1. Capital of Indonesia. : JAKARTA
8. Dean of diplomats. : ACHESON
15. Anniversary speech. : ORATION
16. A potion for Tristram. : PHILTRE
17. Pacific saga in book and movie. : KONTIKI
18. Using sleight-of-hand. : PALMING
19. Famous Italian family. : ESTE
20. A mouth of the Rhine, at Zuyder Zee. : YSSEL
22. Fleur-de-lis. : IRIS
23. Cobbler. : SHOEMAKER
26. Pasquale ___, Met baritone. : AMATO
29. High crag. : TOR
30. Inclined ways. : RAMPS
34. Yodeler's pitch. : FALSETTO
36. The Promised Land of Moses. : CANAAN
37. Twitch. : TIC
38. Fat fighters. : DIETERS
40. Smash-hit sign. : SRO
41. Charm. : ENAMOR
43. Boxer's roundhouse swing. : HAYMAKER
45. Revivify. : RENEW
46. Sea: French. : MER
47. Not prepared. : UNSET
48. Overcoat with a removable cape. : INVERNESS
51. Phone mechanism. : DIAL
54. Foe of Raleigh, friend of Elizabeth. : ESSEX
55. Small Air Force unit. : WING
59. Naval officers. : ENSIGNS
61. Indefinite number. : SEVERAL
63. Sedative derived from monkshood. : ACONITE
64. Three-banked galley. : TRIREME
65. Bounty. : LARGESS
66. Minnesota's chief statesman. : STASSEN
Down
1. Milton Berle specialty. : JOKE
2. Nigerian tribesmen. : AROS
3. Philosopher of "pure reason." : KANT
4. Bears witness. : ATTESTS
5. Venetian canals. : RII
6. U. S. Asiatic headquarters. : TOKYO
7. Pale sweet liqueur. : ANISETTE
8. Come on stage. : APPEAR
9. The cliffs of Dover. : CHALK
10. Hilary: Abbr. : HIL
11. Native of the New York city where Mark Twain lived. : ELMIRAN
12. Mild sensation. : STIR
13. Bird: Comb. form. : ORNI
14. Undeveloped photos: Colloq. : NEGS
21. Mollifiers. : SMOOTHERS
24. Lively country dance. : HOEDOWN
25. Dutch theologian and scholar of the Renaissance. : ERASMUS
26. Later. : AFTER
27. Down East state. : MAINE
28. Highway to Alaska. : ALCAN
31. Theatrical faces. : MASKS
32. A gay place. : PAREE
33. Sound of expelled breath. : SNORT
35. Shooting match: Fr. : TIR
36. Political slogan. : CRY
39. Token payments to bind a contract: Law. : EARNESTS
42. Mme. Chiang Kai-shek. : MEILING
44. Solutions. : ANSWERS
46. Pretty kettles of fish. : MESSES
49. Gives outlet. : VENTS
50. Strain. : EXERT
51. Plank of fir or pine. : DEAL
52. Royal Peruvian. : INCA
53. Hebrew lyrelike instrument. : ASOR
56. Provokes to anger. : IRES
57. One of nominal fame. : NAME
58. Where bagpipes resound. : GLEN
60. Offer: Scot. : GIE
62. By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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