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New York Times, Monday, September 3, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { F H J Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 806
Across
1. Master of the coal industry. : LEWIS
6. Queen who loved Aeneas. : DIDO
10. Teapot ___. : DOME
14. Iron rust. : OXIDE
15. Grain and oil city of Oklahoma. : ENID
16. Of an epoch. : ERAL
17. Pre-inflation nickel buy. : CIGAR
18. Adm. Fechteler's successor as head of the Atlantic fleet. : MCCORMICK
20. High-school math: Abbr. : ALG
21. "Into the wild ___ yonder." : BLUE
23. Lipstick companions. : ROUGES
24. Minus. : LESS
26. Decorative vessels. : URNS
28. Three-way: Prefix. : TRI
29. Condition useful in mystery plots. : AMNESIA
32. Cinch. : SNAP
35. Auctioneer in "Edwin Drood." : SAPSEA
38. Comestibles. : EATS
40. Turkish title. : AGA
41. Fixes beforehand. : PRESETS
43. Commissar at U. N. : MOLOTOV
45. "First the blade and then the ___." : EAR
46. Cattle: Poetic. : KINE
48. Art of horsemanship. : MANEGE
49. Coagulate. : CLOT
51. Scheme. : CONNIVE
53. Monomaniac: Slang. : NUT
55. Tito's real name. : BROZ
56. Poisonous vapor in coal mines. : DAMP
60. French mayors. : MAIRES
63. Say. : AVER
65. ___ Tse-tung. : MAO
66. Belittle. : DISPARAGE
68. Iridescent gems. : OPALS
70. The opposition. : ANTI
71. Land of innocence. : EDEN
72. Newsman in Czech jail. : OATIS
73. Chinese dollar. : YUAN
74. Icelandic literature. : EDDA
75. An ear, as of wheat. : SPIKE
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1. Branch of a union. : LOCAL
2. Former status of King Leopold. : EXILE
3. Cabbage-patch lady. : WIGGS
4. Miss Lupino. : IDA
5. Croat's co-countryman. : SERB
6. Affectedly modest. : DEMURE
7. Enrage. : INCENSE
8. Word book, for short. : DIC
9. Redolence. : ODOR
10. Objects. : DEMURS
11. Start. : ORIGINATE
12. Spice like nutmeg. : MACE
13. Benevolent Brotherhood. : ELKS
19. Nonsense. : ROT
22. Bedlamite. : LUNATIC
25. Fresh talk. : SASS
27. Where Yul Brynner reigns. : SIAM
30. Earth's passive inheritors. : MEEK
31. Reduce to particles. : ATOMIZE
33. Excited. : AGOG
34. Cover with bricks. : PAVE
35. Wall Street gambling: Colloq. : SPEC
36. Inland sea E. of the Caspian. : ARAL
37. Supporter of Evita and Juan. : PERONISTA
39. Ruthenian, Pole or Czech. : SLAV
42. Admirer of rank and money. : SNOB
44. United. : ONED
47. Maddened. : ENRAGED
50. He took Sugar Ray's measure. : TURPIN
52. Nine-day devotion. : NOVENA
54. British meal. : TEA
57. Italian violin. : AMATI
58. Colleague of 43 Across. : MALIK
59. Sheriff and deputies. : POSSE
60. When armies mobilize. : MDAY
61. Japanese aborigine. : AINU
62. Hindu title used by Nehru: Var. : SREE
64. Marsupials: Colloq. : ROOS
67. Increase. : ADD
69. Soft food. : PAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 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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