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New York Times, Tuesday, August 7, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 26, Avg Word Len: 5.69, Missing: { B F H J Q X }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
PS notes: Original 12-Down clue had comma after "violinist"; removed it.
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 779
Across Down
1. French soldiers in Arab costumes. : ZOUAVES
8. Ship defeated by the Bon Homme Richard. : SERAPIS
15. Showing sincerity. : EARNEST
16. Strive to equal. : EMULATE
17. Famous forest in France. : ARGONNE
18. Revoked. : RENEGED
19. New Guinea port. : LAE
20. Transferring property. : DEEDING
22. Town in Indiana. : ARI
23. Fairy tale characters. : OGRES
25. Supreme Court Justice since 1938. : REED
26. Central Vietnam. : ANAM
27. College entrance examination. : TEST
28. Small sailboats. : CATS
29. Eaglestone. : ETITE
30. Detroit's river. : ROUGE
32. Former gold coins, of Germany. : KRONEN
33. Mao. : INSURRECTIONIST
37. Approached. : NEARED
38. Strained. : TENSE
39. Carpet. : TAPIS
40. Roof covering. : TILE
41. Hindu peasant. : RYOT
45. Silkworm. : ERIA
46. Contributed. : GAVE
47. Hebrew vowel point. : TSERE
48. Arikara Indian. : REE
49. Miss Young of Hollywood. : LORETTA
51. Vanishing South American Indian. : ONA
52. Large city in China. : NANKING
54. Washington Indians. : YAKIMAS
56. Fugitive. : ESCAPEE
57. Ecclesiastic. : PRELATE
58. He plays Harvey's pal. : STEWART
59. Early Palestine ascetics. : ESSENES
1. Fanatical partisan. : ZEALOT
2. Rowing motion. : OARAGE
3. Insisters. : URGERS
4. Up: Comb. form. : ANO
5. Hawks. : VENDS
6. Former domestic slave. : ESNE
7. Certain ship accommodations. : STEERAGE
8. World ___. : SERIES
9. Rectify. : EMEND
10. Part of a wheel. : RUNG
11. Beverage. : ALE
12. Celebrated Italian violinist (1784–1840). : PAGANINI
13. Repeats. : ITERATES
14. Lees. : SEDIMENT
21. Member of the police department. : DETECTIVE
24. Ancient name of Tuscany. : ETRURIA
26. Expiators. : ATONERS
28. Ingredient of cheese. : CURD
29. God of love. : EROS
31. Native metals. : ORES
32. Cattle: Archaic. : KINE
33. Resident hospital physicians. : INTERNES
34. Turkey, Palestine, and neighbors. : NEAREAST
35. Wisdom. : SAPIENCE
36. Apparatus for news transmission. : TELETYPE
40. A goal to be reached. : TARGET
42. Petty officer in the Navy. : YEOMAN
43. Overdecorated. : ORNATE
44. Tantalizes. : TEASES
46. Something past recovery: Slang. : GONER
47. Captures. : TAKES
49. Fat, in medical parlance. : LIPA
50. Sailors. : TARS
53. River that flooded in Kansas. : KAW
55. ___ de France. : ILE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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