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New York Times, Monday, August 6, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 778
Across
1. Crucial part of the Far Eastern problem. : FORMOSA
8. Governor Persons' state. : ALABAMA
15. Having interstices. : AREOLAR
16. American who was ransomed from Hungary. : VOGELER
17. Material used for circus rings. : TANBARK
18. Mollusk with a spiral shell. : ABALONE
19. Purposes. : ENDS
20. Scolder. : RAILER
22. Corrode. : EAT
23. Friend of Herman and Verman. : PENROD
24. She wrote "Kiss the Boys Goodbye." : LUCE
25. Microscopic animal. : AMEBA
29. ___ Fernando Valley. : SAN
30. Ornamental vessels. : VASES
31. Sen. Dick Russell, for instance. : GEORGIAN
33. Small mass of cotton, wool, etc. : WAD
34. Uncomfortable finger ailments. : AGNAILS
35. Heroine of a medieval romance. : HELOISE
39. Cuttlefish's protective fluid. : INK
40. Gen. Lucius Clay's middle name. : DUBIGNON
41. Truman's labor mediator. : CHING
44. Expert golfer's score. : PAR
45. Where swimmers congregate. : SANDS
46. Electrified particles. : IONS
47. Young man of Glasgow. : LADDIE
49. Direct the steering of a ship. : CON
50. Songs for December. : CAROLS
51. Waste. : LOSE
55. Slackers. : EVADERS
57. Appropriate to summer. : ESTIVAL
59. V. I. P.'s traveling companions. : RETINUE
60. Destroyers. : RUINERS
61. White Sox player, ___ Minoso. : ORESTES
62. River in Mongolia, flows into Lake Baikal. : SELENGA
Down
1. Clotho or Lachesis or Atropos. : FATE
2. Algerian seaport. : ORAN
3. Cleave. : REND
4. Attacks with riotous violence. : MOBS
5. Norse name. : OLA
6. River from the Vosges to the Moselle. : SARRE
7. Gov. McMath's state. : ARKANSAS
8. Popular song of nostalgic memory. : AVALON
9. Having rounded divisions. : LOBED
10. Shirley Temple's former name. : AGAR
11. Physics unit named after an inventor. : BEL
12. Son of Poseidon. : ALOEUS
13. Threat. : MENACE
14. Sharp mountain spurs. : ARETES
21. Crucial part of the Near Eastern problem. : IRAN
23. Seeking by calling aloud. : PAGING
24. Largest lake in Europe. : LADOGA
25. Oriental title. : AGA
26. The eldest Miss March. : MEG
27. A very long time. : EON
28. Important possession of a former "trust." : BRAINS
30. Traveler's bag. : VALISE
32. Kind. : ILK
33. "The ___," TV mystery program. : WEB
35. Forrest Towns and William Porter, for instance. : HURDLERS
36. Summer hotel. : INN
37. Sward. : SOD
38. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
40. Broad lower part of an interior wall. : DADO
41. Scene of riots near Chicago. : CICERO
42. Head of a famous Commission. : HOOVER
43. Natural. : INNATE
44. Describes grammatically. : PARSES
47. Grace ___ of the stage. : LARUE
48. Point in dispute. : ISSUE
50. Copper. : CENT
51. TV program, "What's My ___?" : LINE
52. Hot room. : OVEN
53. Famous puppet maker. : SARG
54. Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
56. Apart: Prefix. : DIS
58. Sesame plant. : TIL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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