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New York Times, Friday, August 3, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 775
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1. French cabinet member. : PETSCHE
8. Famous name in boxing. : SHARKEY
15. Speech. : ORATION
16. Short stories, like Boccaccio's. : NOVELLE
17. Bacchus, in two words. : WINEGOD
18. Site of Mt. Suribachi. : IWOJIMA
19. Glance over. : SCAN
20. Rhythmic beats: Music. : TEMPI
22. Unwritten narrative poetry. : EPOS
23. "Hansel and Gretel," for instance. : OPERA
25. Tactical Air Command. : TAC
27. Cold. : ALGID
29. Official publications. : GAZETTES
34. Sheen. : GLOSS
35. In the opposite way. : INVERSELY
36. Decision of Congress. : ACT
37. Portuguese island in the Atlantic. : MADEIRA
39. God after whom sudden, groundless fear is named. : PAN
40. Timorousness. : MOUSINESS
42. Corny. : TRITE
44. Delicatessen smoked beef. : PASTRAMI
45. English author, appropriately named. : READE
46. Soak flax. : RET
47. Decree. : UKASE
49. ___ Scotia. : NOVA
52. Gil Hodges' specialty. : HOMER
54. The incomparable Johann Sebastian. : BACH
58. Modifier. : AMENDER
60. Cloudy luminosities of night skies. : NEBULAE
62. Sham battle: 2 wds. : WARGAME
63. First lady of old Russia. : TSARINA
64. Arms depot. : ARSENAL
65. More flinty. : STONIER
1. Prisoners of war. : POWS
2. Economic Stabilizer Johnston. : ERIC
3. Lake in Ethiopia, source of the Blue Nile. : TANA
4. Takers of dictation: Colloq. : STENOGS
5. A short smoke. : CIG
6. Shouted in disapproval. : HOOTED
7. Concluder. : ENDER
8. Cut. : SNIP
9. High-angle type of cannon. : HOWITZER
10. Small coin of Macao. : AVO
11. An author's unpublished works. : REJECTS
12. Cliff: So. Africa. : KLIP
13. Patron saint of sailors. : ELMO
14. Affirmative votes. : YEAS
21. Light-weight alloy metal. : MAGNESIUM
24. Ant. : PISMIRE
26. Charges with air. : AERATES
27. Town in Tennessee. : ALCOA
28. Water lily of Egypt. : LOTUS
30. Bird: Latin. : AVIS
31. Not hot, not cold. : TEPID
32. Uplift. : ELATE
33. "For auld lang ___." : SYNE
34. Sairey, in "Martin Chuzzlewit." : GAMP
35. The same: Latin. : IDEM
38. Execration. : ANATHEMA
41. Bizarre. : STRANGE
43. Scottish portrait painter, 1756–1823. : RAEBURN
45. Scarcest. : RAREST
48. British ducal family. : KENTS
49. Capital of Okinawa: Var. : NAWA
50. Rep. Burleson of Texas. : OMAR
51. Poetry: Fr. : VERS
53. Russian town of war fame. : OREL
55. Et ___. : ALII
56. Sugar source. : CANE
57. Give audience to. : HEAR
59. ___ Kimball, New Navy Secretary. : DAN
61. ___ Dal of Vietnam. : BAO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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