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New York Times, Saturday, September 8, 1951

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 6, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1951, The New York TimesNo. 811

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Chief of secret police in Moscow. : BERIA
6
Effigy. : IDOL
10
Military decorations. : DSOS
14
Home. : ABODE
15
Backgammon accessories. : DICE
16
Vision: Comb. form. : OPTO
17
Playwright-author winner of four Pulitzer Prizes. : ROBERTESHERWOOD
20
A light: Slang. : GLIM
21
Quantity of matter. : MASS
22
Girls named after Miss Baxter. : ANNES
23
One: German. : EIN
24
Sacred Buddhist language. : PALI
25
The heart of the matter. : GIST
26
Mr. Musial. : STAN
28
Think over. : MULL
30
Symbol of stupidity. : ASS
33
Bellowing. : AROAR
35
Japanese aborigine. : AINU
36
First letter: Abbr. : INIT
37
Thoughtfully. : CONTEMPLATIVELY
40
Indian prince. : RAJA
41
First-born son of Isaac. : ESAU
42
Outward appearance. : LOOKS
43
Girl's nickname. : EDE
44
Member of the House of Lords. : PEER
45
Teacher, in India. : GURU
46
Campus society: Colloq. : FRAT
48
Makes angry. : IRES
50
Olivier's title. : SIR
53
And no farther. : SOFAR
55
Prep school for British boys. : ETON
56
The A in A. D. : ANNO
57
Acting with foresight. : PRECAUTIOUSNESS
60
Latin phrase meaning "concerning." : INRE
61
Part of a goblet. : STEM
62
Where the Navy is. : ATSEA
63
Fictional heroine. : TESS
64
Disarrange. : MUSS
65
Becomes hazy. : MISTS
Down
1
Tugboat's trailer. : BARGE
2
City in Italy, near Salerno. : EBOLI
3
American poet, wrote "Roan Stallion," "Dear Judas," etc. : ROBINSONJEFFERS
4
The same: Latin. : IDEM
5
Air: Comb. form. : AER
6
Something imagined in a state of perfection. : IDEAL
7
Differences in appearance. : DISSIMILARITIES
8
Newspaper publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
9
Gold-digger Lorelei's last name. : LEE
10
Units of play in a game. : DOWNS
11
Naturalness; lack of guile. : SPONTANEOUSNESS
12
Indian. : OTOE
13
Pieces of turf. : SODS
18
Internal Revenue agent. : TMAN
19
Deck guard. : RAIL
24
Reduce by cutting. : PARE
25
Satiate. : GLUT
27
Bye-bye. : TATA
29
Two-toed sloth. : UNAU
31
Product of Japan. : SILK
32
Eyelid afflictions. : STYS
33
Historic Palestine seaport. : ACRE
34
Way of approach. : ROAD
35
Semicircular, vaulted recess. : APSE
36
The late Mr. Novello. : IVOR
38
Suitable. : MEET
39
The founder of Troy. : ILUS
44
River at the mouth of the Amazon. : PARA
45
The knee: Latin. : GENU
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Feature of the Olympiad. : RACES
49
Dens. : ROOMS
51
Small map as part of a large one. : INSET
52
Miss Dartle and Miss Ponselle. : ROSAS
53
Narrow point of land. : SPIT
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Department of France, where Alençon is. : ORNE
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Two of Caesar's last words. : ETTU
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Against. : ANTI
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General Cates' outfit. : USM
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Speaker Rayburn. : SAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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