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New York Times, Monday, September 17, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 820

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
6. Barge. : SCOW
10. Cram. : PACK
14. Descriptive of certain weather. : RAINY
15. Sport from India. : POLO
16. Statesman from Tennessee. : HULL
17. Make amends for an offense. : ATONE
18. Jakarta is its capital. : INDONESIA
20. On ___ (it is said): Fr. : DIT
21. Touches a base runner. : TAGS
23. Builder of the "Clermont." : FULTON
24. Jacob's twin. : ESAU
26. Toddlers. : TOTS
28. Any tribunal. : BAR
29. More cockeyed. : NUTTIER
32. Appoint. : NAME
35. Gap. : LACUNA
38. Former deduction for weight. : TRET
40. Leo Durocher. : LIP
41. America's projected undersea craft. : ATOMICSUBMARINE
44. Sea: Fr. : MER
45. The one there. : THAT
46. Oleic acid salt. : OLEATE
47. Picnic welcoming committee. : ANTS
49. Formal letter. : EPISTLE
51. Chill. : ICE
53. Filleted fish. : SOLE
54. Rumor, personified. : FAMA
58. Engross wholly. : ABSORB
61. Stool pigeon, in England. : NARK
63. Bao ___ of Vietnam. : DAI
64. Favoring H. S. T. : PROTRUMAN
66. Living spaces. : ROOMS
68. Part of a fork. : TINE
69. Sea tang. : SALT
70. Of the city. : URBAN
71. One gifted with second-sight. : SEER
72. Cowpoke's critter. : HOSS
73. Honkers flying south. : GEESE
Down
1. Commerce. : TRADE
2. American in a Czech prison. : OATIS
3. The flora and fauna of a region. : BIOTA
4. River flowing into the Danube. : INN
5. Russian "no." : NYET
6. Faucet. : SPIGOT
7. Health walks. : CONSTITUTIONALS
8. Antiquated. : OLD
9. Warp and ___. : WOOF
10. Yankee football coach. : PHELAN
11. Scene of this year's Davis Cup match. : AUSTRALIA
12. Muse of history. : CLIO
13. Secret society forbidden by state laws. : KLAN
19. Gist. : NUB
22. Member of ambassador's staff. : ATTACHE
25. E pluribus ___. : UNUM
27. Croat's co-countryman. : SERB
30. Any complete mechanism. : UNIT
31. More aloof. : REMOTER
33. Money-making plant. : MINT
34. Fencing foil. : EPEE
35. Tibetan priest. : LAMA
36. Solar disk. : ATEN
37. New drug for arthritis. : CORTISONE
39. Over six feet. : TALL
42. Undermines. : SAPS
43. Australia's Great Barrier ___. : REEF
48. Large sea duck. : SCOTER
50. Aims at a particular audience. : SLANTS
52. Slip. : ERR
55. Building mud. : ADOBE
56. Mothers. : MAMAS
57. River in Northern France. : AISNE
58. Housing units: Abbr. : APTS
59. Soft French cheese. : BRIE
60. Minor league. : BUSH
62. Former Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
65. Chinese dictator. : MAO
67. Crude metal. : ORE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 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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