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New York Times, Thursday, September 20, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 102, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 823
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1. Manager of the Brooks. : DRESSEN
8. One of Queen Victoria's titles. : EMPRESS
15. Bright or promising. : ROSEATE
16. Home of hockey's Maple Leafs. : TORONTO
17. Electrical units. : AMPERES
18. Mourning becomes her. : ELECTRA
19. River in Germany. : WERRA
20. They thrive on inflation. : TIRES
22. Member of the GOP: Abbr. : REP
23. Goddess of discord. : ERIS
24. Familiar denizen of the garden. : PEONY
25. Misses West and Murray. : MAES
26. Exclamation of disgust. : ROT
27. Reveille instrument. : BUGLE
28. Mirabile ___. : DICTU
29. Valley ___. : FORGE
30. Breathed in a labored manner. : PANTED
31. Touchdown-makers. : SCORERS
34. George ___ of Hollywood. : SANDERS
35. Wax candles. : TAPERS
36. Natives of Lausanne. : SWISS
37. Large birds: Var. : EMEUS
38. Bootblack's handiwork. : SHINE
39. Cutting remark. : DIG
42. Direct one's way. : WEND
43. Loop the loop, for instance. : STUNT
44. Moon Goddess. : LUNA
45. Luminous glow between electrical terminals. : ARC
46. Strip of leather. : THONG
47. Amelita Galli ___. : CURCI
48. More muddy. : ROILIER
50. French landscape painter, real name Claude Gelée. : LORRAIN
52. Guardian. : TUTELAR
53. Large province of Cuba. : ORIENTE
54. Secretary of the Treasury and family. : SNYDERS
55. Margaret ___, theatrical director. : WEBSTER
1. Part of a desk. : DRAWER
2. Cesar of the movies. : ROMERO
3. ___ de corps. : ESPRIT
4. Clairvoyants. : SEERS
5. Girl's name. : SARA
6. Summer: Fr. : ETE
7. Rainy day insurance. : NESTEGGS
8. Endless: Poet. : ETERNE
9. Journalist and former Brain Truster. : MOLEY
10. Griswold's office at Yale: Abbr. : PRES
11. Monstrous bird of mythology. : ROC
12. Intermission at the theatre. : ENTRACTE
13. He wrote "Father of the Bride." : STREETER
14. Dishwasher's aid. : SOAPSUDS
21. Hercules' prize. : IOLE
24. Murmurs contentedly. : PURRS
25. Takes care of. : MINDS
27. Fighters against England, 1899–1902. : BOERS
28. "___ Macabre." : DANSE
29. He wrote "The Ego and The Id." : FREUD
30. Artist's prerequisite. : PAINT
31. Gloria and Jimmy, parents of twins. : STEWARTS
32. French mandate in Africa. : CAMEROUN
33. Prize-winning Italian movie. : OPENCITY
34. First two words of a spiritual. : SWINGLOW
36. Steer clear of. : SHUN
38. Home of the University of Connecticut. : STORRS
39. He wrote "The Story of Philosophy." : DURANT
40. Provoke. : INCITE
41. Fancy dive. : GAINER
43. Clip wool from sheep. : SHEAR
44. Anglers' artificial baits. : LURES
46. Roofing material. : TILE
47. Bin for storing corn. : CRIB
49. Played the first card. : LED
51. Gov. McKay's state: Abbr. : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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