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New York Times, Tuesday, September 4, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 807
Across
1. Governor of Missouri. : SMITH
6. Tributary of the Po. : ADDA
10. Sultanate challenged by Gil Hodges. : SWAT
14. Queen of the ice. : HENIE
15. The Dodgers hold it. : LEAD
16. Mr. Dionne. : PAPA
17. Studied at Los Alamos. : ATOMS
18. Attlee's supporters. : LABORITES
20. Threw the hat into the political ring. : RAN
21. Equipped with footwear. : SHOD
23. "The ___ Wife," Raimu film. : BAKERS
24. Rainy, by Jupiter! : PLUVIOUS
26. Onlooker. : EYER
27. Cleveland's Luke. : EASTER
29. Chief city of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
32. Member of the U. P. A. : PARENT
35. Between "ready" and "fire." : AIM
37. A great shouting. : HUE
38. Excess printed material. : OVERSET
40. Part of Coney's crowds. : BATHERS
43. Speaker of the House, to friends. : SAM
44. A Mae West role. : LIL
46. Englishman whose will provides 32 annual scholarships for U. S. students. : RHODES
47. Nickname for team of 27 Across. : TRIBE
50. A crayon drawing. : PASTEL
52. An ointment. : NARD
54. From these we get linoleum, glue, soap, house paint, etc. : SOYBEANS
58. Diesel's specialty. : ENGINE
60. Packages for Europe. : CARE
61. Single circuit of a race course. : LAP
62. Shipbuilding center in Holland. : ROTTERDAM
64. Yale's immortal Mr. Booth. : ALBIE
66. Nebraska City is in the county. : OTOE
67. Tree trunk. : BOLE
68. One who can't keep a secret. : SIEVE
69. Excite: Slang. : SEND
70. Affirmative votes. : YEAS
71. Repaired the piano. : TUNED
Down
1. Thackeray's female opportunist. : SHARP
2. Manganese, for instance. : METAL
3. Recent President of Turkey. : INONU
4. Man's nickname. : TIM
5. German troops hired by George III. : HESSIANS
6. With might and main. : ALLOUT
7. Salt lake, important source of potash for Israel. : DEADSEA
8. Flatfish. : DAB
9. Type of house Pueblo Indians often build. : ADOBE
10. Worn by 27 Across. : SPIKES
11. The Great Divide is one. : WATERSHED
12. Copycat. : APER
13. Russian news agency. : TASS
19. Comical Martha. : RAYE
22. Inn for bicyclists. : HOSTEL
25. Change direction. : VEER
28. Part of an umbrella. : RIB
30. Seine tributary. : EURE
31. Common suffix for nouns. : NESS
32. Etiquette authority. : POST
33. A North Caucasian language. : AVAR
34. Economist whose conviction was reversed by Court of Appeals. : REMINGTON
36. Joan of Arc was one. : MARTYR
39. Foul ___, in baseball. : TIP
41. Beauty's kiss restored him. : THEBEAST
42. Part of a golf course. : HOLE
45. Milan's opera house. : LASCALA
48. Tormented. : BAITED
49. Lake in Ireland. : ERNE
51. "Man of Property" in "The Forsyte Saga." : SOAMES
53. Count Turf won it. : DERBY
55. The Veep. : ALBEN
56. Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
57. Asset on the diamond. : SPEED
58. Winged boy, in art. : EROS
59. Memo. : NOTE
63. Game laws protect her. : DOE
65. Home of the "Blackbirds." : LIU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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