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New York Times, Friday, September 14, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 817
Across Down
1. State needing flood relief. : KANSAS
7. Party disciplinarian in Congress. : WHIP
11. 1952 convention city: Slang. : CHI
14. Narcotic. : OPIATE
15. Mixture with air, purifying water. : AERATION
17. Calendar of court cases. : DOCKET
18. Plainsmen of South America. : LLANEROS
19. Sum of years. : AGE
20. Diplomatic handling. : TACT
22. Sail at an angle to the wind. : TACK
23. Range of sight or knowledge. : KEN
24. Tramped the country. : HOBOED
26. Cogitate. : MULL
28. Far from spruce. : SEEDY
30. Properly hoisted, as a sail. : ATRIP
32. U. N. veteran. : LIE
33. Sunburnt. : ADUST
35. President of Harvard. : CONANT
37. An upward billowing. : UPSURGE
40. Wants. : DESIRES
41. Connecting rod. : TIEBAR
42. Sun-crisped. : SERED
43. Stop. : END
44. Fascinating woman. : SIREN
46. Interprets. : READS
50. Scene of the new Rodgers musical. : SIAM
52. Perfumes with burning spices. : CENSES
54. Topic for a sermon. : SIN
55. Man's name. : OTIS
57. Lyric beauty. : POEM
58. Important bean crop. : SOY
59. Walt Disney, for instance. : ANIMATOR
61. Pres. Bierut's country. : POLAND
64. Eire's reconquering hero. : DEVALERA
65. Drug from tea. : THEINE
66. Salute to the West Wind. : ODE
67. Makes lace. : TATS
68. Serenading cat. : YOWLER
1. Photographs. : KODAKS
2. Highest point. : APOGEE
3. Pertaining to a certain creed. : NICENE
4. Creamy white Egyptian cotton. : SAK
5. Corroded. : ATE
6. Fracas. : SETTO
7. The new old champ. : WALCOTT
8. ___ skelter. : HELTER
9. Author Wolfert. : IRA
10. Labored breath. : PANT
11. Round. : CIRCULAR
12. First two of a fisherman's trio. : HOOKLINE
13. Office-holders. : INS
16. Smooth-functioning pair. : TEAM
21. Humble. : ABASE
24. Many-headed monsters. : HYDRAS
25. Gambler. : DICER
27. Permits. : LETS
29. Inartistic botch. : DAUB
31. Tough problems. : POSERS
34. Tongue like that of the Magyars. : UGRIC
36. Nest. : NIDE
37. Utah reservation dwellers. : UTES
38. Shackled. : PINIONED
39. Having a calming effect. : SEDATIVE
40. Thick. : DENSE
42. Ladies of Santander. : SENORAS
45. Detail the news. : REPORT
47. Attack. : ASSAIL
48. Oliva of Ontario. : DIONNE
49. Member of Truman's Cabinet. : SNYDER
51. Female mimic. : MIMA
53. Vacuous. : EMPTY
56. Great ___ Lake. : SALT
59. Fuss. : ADO
60. Supper. : TEA
62. Cry of triumph. : OHO
63. Actor Ayres. : LEW

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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