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New York Times, Monday, September 10, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 813
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1. Raspberry or blackberry. : BRAMBLE
8. Distinctive garments in certain uniforms. : SHIRTS
14. Actor Francis ___. : LEDERER
15. Vessels for serving soup. : TUREENS
17. Shunning. : EVADING
18. Mrs. Adams, second First Lady. : ABIGAIL
19. Evil spirit. : DEMON
20. Feel the absence of. : MISS
21. Vichy, for one. : SPA
22. Fighter who was killed in an air crash. : CERDAN
25. Spot where water or oil oozes out. : SEEP
26. Twitching. : TIC
29. Stitched. : SEWN
30. Bird talk. : COO
32. Those streaks on the TV screen. : SNOW
34. German knight and minnesinger in Wagnerian opera. : TANNHAUSER
39. Judge. : ARBITER
41. Ethereal. : AIRLIKE
42. Confers advantages again. : REBENEFITS
44. Hurried. : SPED
45. Shavetails: Abbr. : LTS
46. American pugilist. : BAER
48. Selective Service agency. : SSS
49. Scottish navigator and pirate. : KIDD
52. He painted "The Angelus." : MILLET
54. Taro root: Var. : EDO
55. Reimbursed. : PAID
57. Make fretful: Colloq. : PEEVE
61. Baudouin replaced him. : LEOPOLD
63. Affirmed. : AVERRED
65. Decorated with wainscoting. : PANELED
66. Refraining. : CEASING
67. Bequest. : LEGACY
68. Agreement, especially between nations. : ENTENTE
1. Drained or emptied of liquid. : BLED
2. Dream: French. : REVE
3. Man's name. : ADAM
4. Wine from a region of France. : MEDOC
5. Salty waters. : BRINES
6. Man's nickname. : LEN
7. Unit of work. : ERG
8. Dye or pigment. : STAIN
9. Central parts of wheels. : HUBS
10. Goddess of the rainbow. : IRIS
11. One who keeps records: Abbr. : REG
12. Harass. : TEASE
13. Bird related to the woodcock. : SNIPE
16. Action in a popular card game. : SLAP
20. Contemporary German novelist. : MANN
23. Sets up a golf ball again. : RETEES
24. Dopey or Grumpy. : DWARF
25. "These are the times that try men's ___." : SOULS
26. Peter was a famous one. : TSAR
27. Concerning: Latin. : INRE
28. Famous name in baseball. : COBB
30. Tool used in working stone. : CHISEL
31. Sweep used to propel a craft. : OAR
33. Handle with skill. : WIELD
35. Part of the Union of South Africa. : NATAL
36. Drinks through a straw. : SIPS
37. Supplements (with "out"). : EKES
38. Vermilion, madder, etc. : REDS
40. Contents of an explosive shell. : TNT
43. Abbr. found in footnotes. : IBID
47. Say over from memory. : REPEAT
49. Large brown seaweed. : KELP
50. A standard of perfection. : IDEAL
51. Richard Blackmore's Lorna. : DOONE
52. Student at Annapolis: Colloq. : MIDDY
53. Compact. : TERSE
55. Girl's name. : POLA
56. First name of blind pianist. : ALEC
58. Mother Machree's land. : ERIN
59. Small opening. : VENT
60. Border. : EDGE
62. Laurette Taylor's famous early role. : PEG
63. Good Canasta card. : ACE
64. Archdeacon's title: Abbr. : VEN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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