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New York Times, Friday, September 21, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
PS notes: In clue for 36-Down, added umlaut over "e."
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 824
Across Down
1. Mr. Truman's rank in Reserves. : COLONEL
8. Soviet chief at San Francisco. : GROMYKO
15. Alligator pear. : AVOCADO
16. Tempered with mercy. : LENIENT
17. Important city employes. : FIREMEN
18. Type of concert at Stadium or Tanglewood. : OPENAIR
19. Icelandic literature. : EDDA
20. Indian chief. : NEHRU
22. Gulf in N. W. Greece. : ARTA
23. Kobold. : NIS
25. Downy Arctic duck. : EIDER
27. Area drained by a river. : BASIN
30. Hallelujah chorusers. : PRAISERS
33. Cattle ranch: So. America. : ESTANCIA
35. Shrewd. : ASTUTE
37. Europe, as a war area. : ETO
38. Howl. : ULULATE
40. Street vendor's call. : CRY
41. Old Iran. : PERSIA
43. Soaker. : DRENCHER
45. Snakes and saurians. : REPTILIA
47. Crinkley fabric. : CREPE
48. Founder of the Ottoman Empire, 1259–1326. : OSMAN
49. A lion in the sky. : LEO
50. Inside dope: Slang. : INFO
53. New slant. : ANGLE
55. Brake for Dobbin. : WHOA
59. Star of "Rhubarb." : MILLAND
61. Breadwinning power. : EARNING
63. Oil city of Rumania. : PLOESTI
64. Field of knowledge. : SCIENCE
65. Lady who looks ahead. : SEERESS
66. Failed to complete the electrical circuit. : SHORTED
1. Bistro. : CAFE
2. Roman poet. : OVID
3. Pauline ___, famous actress. : LORD
4. All the Pacific isles. : OCEANIA
5. North Korean chief at Kaesong talks. : NAM
6. Arcadia, Utopia, etc. : EDENS
7. Forlorn. : LONE
8. Star of "Sunset Boulevard." : GLORIA
9. Disclaim. : REPUDIATE
10. Monogamous limit. : ONE
11. A tower in Mecca. : MINARET
12. Full round of the seasons. : YEAR
13. Furrowed, as the brows. : KNIT
14. Norwegian river emptying into the Skagerrak. : OTRA
21. Announcing with fanfare. : HERALDING
24. American Eskimos. : INNUITS
26. Vital spirit. : ESSENCE
27. Sound of a car horn. : BEEP
28. Starlike flower. : ASTER
29. Supply. : STORE
30. More: Musical direction. : PIU
31. Plaited frilling. : RUCHE
32. Kind of sore throat, for short. : STREP
34. People with rights. : CLAIMANTS
36. A Brontë Jane. : EYRE
39. Macaw. : ARA
42. Thread winder. : SPOOLER
44. Climax; topper. : CROWNER
46. Baseball's most famous commissioner. : LANDIS
49. Separate by washing with some solvent. : LEACH
50. Gamins. : IMPS
51. The White or the Blue. : NILE
52. Ice at sea. : FLOE
54. Not as much. : LESS
56. Clue. : HINT
57. "___ aboard the lugger." : ONCE
58. Spry no more. : AGED
60. Ibsen character. : ASE
62. Port of many cruise ships. : RIO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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