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New York Times, Wednesday, September 26, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 829
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1. "How about ___?" : THAT
5. Hedda Hopper's specialty. : HATS
9. Fort Dix, for instance. : CAMP
13. Man about town. : ROUE
14. Symbol of the present age. : ATOM
15. Ellis Island visitor. : ALIEN
17. Alberta (Canada): Abbr. : ALTA
18. Mr. Martini, tenor. : NINO
19. Musical composition, often the last movement of a sonata. : RONDO
20. World-wide labor group. : ILO
21. Place to play ball. : POLOGROUNDS
23. Quarry yielding a certain stone. : LIMEPIT
25. Ear-minded. : AUDILE
26. Dutch cheeses. : EDAMS
27. They make jokes. : WAGS
29. Eyes: Scot. : EES
30. Appraise. : RATE
31. Trained at 9 Across. : DRILLED
34. Place to play ball. : YANKEESTADIUM
38. Relative of the porpoise. : DOLPHIN
39. Part of Vietnam. : ANAM
41. Rowing implement. : OAR
44. Popular Aces of radio. : EASY
45. Miss Loos, of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." : ANITA
46. Sleepy. : DROWSY
48. Idle chatter. : PALAVER
50. Place to play ball. : EBBETSFIELD
53. David Lilienthal's middle name. : ELI
54. The R in R. F. D. : RURAL
55. Ecclesiastical court. : ROTA
56. Fox ___. : TROT
57. Kitchen equipment. : STOVE
58. Man's name. : OWEN
59. The Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
60. Starer. : EYER
61. Locale of some science-fiction stories. : MARS
62. Fisherman's equipment. : REEL
1. Mobile dwelling. : TRAILER
2. Oscar-winning Judy. : HOLLIDAY
3. Mechanical men. : AUTOMATA
4. Popular beverage. : TEA
5. Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
6. On a slant. : ATILT
7. "___ Bungay," by H. G. Wells. : TONO
8. Kin of New York's smoke. : SMOG
9. Had a gay time. : CAROUSED
10. In a stentorian voice. : ALOUD
11. Mrs. Guggenheim, of Lewisohn Stadium. : MINNIE
12. Sell door-to-door. : PEDDLE
16. Snoops about. : NOSES
21. Second addition to a letter. : PPS
22. Loose overcoat with special sleeves. : RAGLAN
24. Correct. : EMEND
27. Companion of washy. : WISHY
28. High: Comb. form. : ALTI
31. Procrastinates. : DELAYS
32. Members of Congress: Abbr. : REPS
33. Miss Lynn, actress. : DIANA
35. He wrote "Darkness at Noon." : KOESTLER
36. All things viewed as a whole. : UNIVERSE
37. Fish stew, or a sailor's hornpipe. : MATELOTE
40. Pertaining to wedlock. : MARITAL
41. The ___ waters flow into the Baltic Sea. : ODERS
42. Trailing plant with pink or white blossoms: Poet. : ARBUTE
43. Novel by Sir Walter Scott. : ROBROY
45. Alderman: Abbr. : ALD
47. Produce on a loom. : WEAVE
48. Mr. Lawford, actor. : PETER
49. Messrs. Young and Ladd. : ALANS
51. First word of a best-selling title. : FROM
52. Sen. Hickenlooper's state. : IOWA
56. Old salt. : TAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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