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New York Times, Saturday, September 29, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 832
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1. Oregon capital,on the Willamette River. : SALEM
6. Villain's cry in melodramas. : AHA
9. Part of a church. : ALTAR
14. Have a hankering for. : CRAVE
15. The rage before Canasta. : GIN
16. Describing a Poe tale. : EERIE
17. Implements with tines. : RAKES
18. The Dionnes, for example. : ONTARIANS
20. Illinois statesman, G. O. P. whip in the House. : ARENDS
22. Bidu Sayão is one. : DIVA
23. Cashew ___. : NUT
24. A leading state in textile making. : MASSACHUSETTS
27. A West from the East. : MAE
28. Invention which aided Industrial Revolution. : REAPER
31. Actress friend of Tallulah Bankhead. : BETTEDAVIS
37. Much, many: Prefix. : POLY
38. Environs. : AREAS
39. Bolivian source of wealth. : TIN
40. Layer of the skin. : DERMA
41. Native of Helsinki. : FINN
42. Author of Father Brown stories. : CHESTERTON
44. Waver uncertainly. : TEETER
46. The Paleozoic ___. : ERA
47. Military captain of Plymouth colony, 1620. : MILESSTANDISH
54. Robin Hood's drink. : ALE
56. It's new, fair, square, big, or raw. : DEAL
57. Command given by a magician. : PRESTO
58. The Federal Council of Switzerland. : BUNDESRAT
61. Forearm bones. : ULNAS
62. Between: Prefix. : INTER
63. Street sign abbreviation. : AVE
64. Stir up a fire. : STOKE
65. Makes things simple. : EASES
66. Practice witchcraft on: Colloq. : HEX
67. Patricia Morison and Anne Jeffreys, on Broadway. : KATES
1. Modern version of "avaunt." : SCRAM
2. Brazilian parrot. : ARARA
3. The Finger ___ in New York. : LAKES
4. "Quits." : EVENS
5. Bovary and Butterfly. : MESDAMES
6. In days of yore. : AGO
7. Native of New Delhi. : HINDU
8. Oppositionists. : ANTIS
9. Make effervescent. : AERATE
10. Souvenir from Waikiki. : LEI
11. The Comet, British jet, for instance. : TRANSPORT
12. Native of northernmost islands of Japan. : AINU
13. Take a breather. : REST
19. Says it and means it. : AVERS
21. Mackerel-like fish. : SCAD
25. Tract of waste land. : HEATH
26. Long waxed wick. : TAPER
29. Poll-taker Roper. : ELMO
30. Judge in Communist bail controversy. : RYAN
31. Astern. : BAFT
32. Cleveland's lake. : ERIE
33. Problem of the Housing Authority. : TENEMENTS
34. Worthwhile: Latin. : TANTI
35. Try for the prize. : VIE
36. Small map within a larger one. : INSET
40. Acheson's assistant for Far Eastern Affairs. : DEANRUSK
42. Fur-trading Indians. : CREES
43. It catches the unwary. : TRAP
45. They accused Susanna. : ELDERS
48. The "divine" Bernhardt. : SARAH
49. Great ___ Lake, in Canada. : SLAVE
50. The Nile's is 120 miles wide. : DELTA
51. Two plus two ___ five. : ISNOT
52. For the Hambletonian, $95,263. : STAKE
53. Fire fighting equipment. : HOSES
54. Hero of Anne Nichols' play. : ABIE
55. Goddess of the moon. : LUNA
59. Aberdeen's river. : DEE
60. Husband of Jinx. : TEX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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