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New York Times, Thursday, September 6, 1951

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 809
Across Down
1. The summer theatrical circuit. : STRAWHAT
9. Sudden bursts of activity. : SPASMS
15. The Vicar of Wakefield. : PRIMROSE
16. World's middle-weight champ. : TURPIN
17. What Cancer Fund dollars go for. : RESEARCH
18. Seaport in Italy, on the Adriatic. : ANCONA
19. Artist's equipment. : INK
20. Mom and pop. : PARENTS
22. ___ stick. : LIP
23. Pours. : TEEMS
25. Tennessee's flower. : IRIS
26. Slender twisted piece. : WISP
27. To be: French. : ETRE
28. "___ le Roi!" : ABAS
29. Talk too much. : PRATE
30. Symbol of darkness. : RAVEN
32. Tormentor. : BAITER
33. Buck sergeants wear three. : STRIPES
36. Trumpet blowers. : HORNERS
37. More predisposed. : PRONER
38. Eskimo canoe. : KAYAK
39. The Ins in Britain. : LABOR
40. Giants' star rookie. : MAYS
41. Privation. : LOSS
45. Girl's name. : AVIS
46. Pipe part. : STEM
47. Bahnhof; gare. : DEPOT
48. Its symbol is Sn. : TIN
49. Word used in Forster's and Roberts' title. : PASSAGE
51. Golfer's goal. : PAR
52. Dutchman, who gave his name to Australian state. : TASMAN
54. Where Celeste Holm couldn't say "No." : OKLAHOMA
56. Place at top end of Champs Elysées. : ETOILE
57. Why we need psychiatrists. : NEUROSES
58. Joel McCrea's radio role. : RANGER
59. It's distinguished at the temples. : GREYNESS
1. Goblin. : SPRITE
2. French Sinatra. : TRENET
3. Venturer. : RISKER
4. Soul: Fr. : AME
5. Does parcels. : WRAPS
6. Book of hours. : HORA
7. Attributes. : ASCRIBES
8. Mossadegh's capital. : TEHERAN
9. Photoprints: Colloq. : STATS
10. Ed Wynn-isms. : PUNS
11. It helps flood victims: Abbr. : ARC
12. Pillage. : SPOLIATE
13. Member of a Cabinet. : MINISTER
14. Party "crackers." : SNAPPERS
21. Yugoslav city, once capital of Serbia. : NIS
24. Sheep with wool over their eyes. : MERINOS
26. Fad. : WRINKLE
28. State, affirm. : AVER
29. Brazilian city. : PARA
31. Imitator. : APER
32. They're aided by PAL. : BOYS
33. Splash. : SPLATTER
34. Licia Albanese's role. : TRAVIATA
35. Victim of 16 Across. : ROBINSON
36. Landed by Jersey Joe. : HAYMAKER
38. City 45 miles north of Seoul. : KAESONG
40. Catskill ___. : MTS
42. Compete against. : OPPOSE
43. One of Galsworthy's Forsytes. : SOAMES
44. Glass that passes for gem. : STRASS
46. Less wild-eyed. : SANER
47. Pet name. : DEARY
49. Colorless. : PALE
50. Household mender. : GLUE
53. Russian plane. : MIG
55. Another pet name. : HON

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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