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New York Times, Wednesday, August 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 780
Across
1. Strategist in Korea. : RIDGWAY
8. Price control expert of O. P. A. days. : BOWLES
14. Royal awaiter of peace treaty. : HIROHITO
15. They go out: Latin. : EXEUNT
16. Navigated a plane. : AVIGATED
17. Canal-street city. : VENICE
18. Small horse used for courier service. : BIDET
19. Russian hero. : LENIN
21. Portuguese India. : GOA
22. Dregs. : LEES
23. Convicted criminal. : FELON
24. "Sugar and spice." : GIRL
25. Gold colors: Heraldry. : ORS
26. Well-known comedian. : OLSEN
27. Sweet Afton flows among green ones. : BRAES
28. Seaport on Puget Sound. : TACOMA
30. Interview again. : RESEE
32. Austere. : SEVERE
34. Man of learning. : SAVANT
37. Hostile force. : ENEMY
39. Natives of Crimea. : TATARS
41. Apprehensions. : FEARS
44. Fisherman's shack. : CABIN
46. A political party: Abbr. : REP
47. Transported. : RAPT
48. Bird related to the canary. : SERIN
49. Title of respect, in India: Var. : SREE
50. Viper. : ASP
51. Farm buildings. : SHEDS
52. Musical stairway. : SCALE
53. Bluish gray Indian antelope. : NILGAI
55. Prompted. : ACTUATED
57. Cling to. : CLEAVE
58. Without tracks. : RAILLESS
59. Tidbit for the Walrus and the Carpenter. : OYSTER
60. Numberless hordes. : MYRIADS
Down
1. French and Italian coasts on the Mediterranean. : RIVIERAS
2. Flash like the rainbow. : IRIDESCE
3. Magistrates of old Venice. : DOGES
4. A stairway on the Ganges. : GHAT
5. G. B. S. or Oscar Wilde. : WIT
6. Genus of spider monkeys. : ATELES
7. Hillbilly falsetto singer. : YODELER
8. Britain's late Foreign Secretary. : BEVIN
9. Farm animals. : OXEN
10. Small excrescence. : WEN
11. Louisa in Italy. : LUIGIA
12. Additional piece, as at a Stadium concert. : ENCORE
13. Purloins. : STEALS
14. ___ Knight Browne, illustrator of Dickens novels. : HABLOT
20. Ninth day before the ides. : NONES
23. Very gun signal. : FLARE
24. Renowned. : GREAT
26. Prophetic signs. : OMENS
27. Britain's former Health Secretary. : BEVAN
29. Manifest. : OVERT
31. Wedding dress material. : SATIN
33. Master of ceremonies. : EMCEE
35. Told. : NARRATED
36. Descriptive of the tundra. : TREELESS
38. Pirate's gibbet. : YARDARM
40. Courses swiftly. : SPEEDS
41. He seeks a bid from the U. N. : FRANCO
42. Without impediment. : EASILY
43. Symbols in Greek myth. : APPLES
45. Bay that borders France and Spain. : BISCAY
48. Less bold. : SHIER
49. World-famous opera house. : SCALA
51. Rescue. : SAVE
52. Greek mountain stronghold in Epirus. : SULI
54. Gun: Slang. : GAT
56. Shooting match: Fr. : TIR

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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