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New York Times, Saturday, September 1, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.32)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 804
Across
1. Future visitor to Mars? : ROCKET
7. Red Sox ace southpaw. : PARNELL
14. He helped set our China policy. : ACHESON
16. Small spaces. : AREOLAE
17. Alarm. : STARTLE
18. New York hockey team. : RANGERS
19. Writer of best-selling mystery stories. : CARR
20. Marguerite ___, F. D. R.'s secretary. : LEHAND
22. Fuel. : GAS
23. Turkish officer. : AGA
24. Whey of milk. : SERUM
25. Ignominy. : SHAME
27. Established in a place. : LODGED
29. Baby talk. : GOO
31. United: French. : UNIE
32. Three-time winner of P. G. A. tournament. : SNEAD
33. Monte Carlo gambling games. : ROULETTES
35. Cape in Newfoundland. : RACE
37. "___ as a pin." : NEAT
38. Last word of "A Visit from St. Nicolas." : GOODNIGHT
42. It may steer 1 Across. : ROBOT
46. Port near Haifa. : ACRE
47. "___ Fledermaus." : DIE
48. Lake in Switzerland. : GENEVA
49. A singing Frankie. : LAINE
51. ___ days, or time of youthful inexperience. : SALAD
53. Allow. : LET
54. Where income taxes go: Abbr. : IRO
55. Being the second mentioned of two. : LATTER
57. Offended. : HURT
58. Loot. : PILLAGE
60. Colony in French West Africa. : SENEGAL
62. Adornment on brigadier general's shoulder strap. : ONESTAR
63. Type of battery. : STORAGE
64. Food samplers. : TASTERS
65. Attractions at Hialeah. : HORSES
Down
1. They ran "around the ragged rock." : RASCALS
2. Eight-sided polygon. : OCTAGON
3. Parlor game. : CHARADE
4. Senator from Oklahoma. : KERR
5. Superlative ending. : EST
6. Rang, as a big bell. : TOLLED
7. Times Square landmark. : PARAMOUNT
8. ___ Isles, in Galway Bay. : ARAN
9. Tears asunder. : RENDS
10. Eggy drink. : NOG
11. Tasteful. : ELEGANT
12. Site of University of Wyoming. : LARAMIE
13. Tenants under contract. : LESSEES
15. ___-do-well. : NEER
21. Supreme Court Justice Black. : HUGO
24. Family car. : SEDAN
26. Betty or Babs. : HUTTON
28. American soprano, born 1877. : GARDEN
30. Bairnsfather's "The Better ___." : OLE
33. City records of births, marriages, etc. : REGISTERS
34. Auriculate. : EARED
36. Important department of Scotland Yard. : CID
38. Crude turpentine oleoresin. : GALIPOT
39. Musical "potato." : OCARINA
40. Babe Ruth once played for them. : ORIOLES
41. Trial race in track meet. : HEAT
43. White whales. : BELUGAS
44. Too old. : OVERAGE
45. Tells secrets. : TATTLES
48. Nephew of King Arthur. : GARETH
50. Make exultant. : ELATE
52. Not so much. : LESS
56. Substance from seaweed. : AGAR
57. German "Mr." : HERR
59. Landing ship. : LST
61. Mrs. Nussbaum's favorite word. : NOO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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