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New York Times, Tuesday, January 15, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { J Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 940
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1. First name of first baseball arbiter. : KENESAW
8. Target of the duck hunter. : MALLARD
15. First name of a famous explorer. : AMERIGO
16. Side-stepper. : AVOIDER
17. Of small value. : NOMINAL
18. Young village girl in "Don Giovanni." : ZERLINA
19. Corroded. : ATE
20. U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James. : GIFFORD
22. Benchlike seat. : PEW
23. Barrie's "A ___ for Cinderella." : KISS
25. Born. : NEE
26. She created Simon Legree. : STOWE
28. City in central Spain. : AVILA
30. Chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. : DEAN
33. Right to enjoyment of property: Law. : USER
34. Magic key word. : SESAME
36. Actors' valets. : DRESSERS
38. Strove. : VIED
40. Inspires with reverence. : AWES
41. Plant stalks. : PEDICLES
45. Fricassee of game cooked in a rich sauce. : SALMIS
49. City near Des Moines. : AMES
50. What Babe Ruth was Sultan of. : SWAT
52. Sierra ___, West Africa. : LEONE
53. Plasterer's base. : LATHS
55. Tyro on a newspaper. : CUB
57. Capital of the Fiji Islands. : SUVA
58. Pronoun. : ONE
59. Relative of the Mafia. : CAMORRA
63. Once around the track. : LAP
64. Treatment for Charley horse. : MASSAGE
66. Mackerel-like Florida fish. : PINTADO
68. Dresses up. : ATTIRES
69. A whole number. : INTEGER
70. Takers of siestas. : RESTERS
71. Most intimate. : NEAREST
1. Natives of the South Sea islands. : KANAKAS
2. Expressing strong feeling. : EMOTIVE
3. Goddess who saw that men got their just deserts. : NEMESIS
4. Biblical name. : ERI
5. Emulate De los Angeles. : SING
6. Once more. : AGAIN
7. Ate in a hurry. : WOLFED
8. Miss de la Roche, author of the "Jalna" books. : MAZO
9. Allege as a fact. : AVER
10. Upper House of Parliament. : LORDS
11. Girl's nickname. : LIL
12. Describing Mrs. Sprat. : ADIPOSE
13. One who signs another lease. : RENEWER
14. " . . . hewers of wood and ___ of water." : DRAWERS
21. Hay, oats, etc. : FEED
24. Abjectly submissive. : SLAVISH
27. Wrestling matches. : TUSSLES
29. Of a chemical compound. : AMIC
31. A southern constellation. : ARA
32. "Dog bites man." : NEWS
35. Elvers. : EELS
37. Symbol affixed to Presidential proclamations. : SEAL
39. Moisture. : DEW
41. California mountain, location of giant telescope. : PALOMAR
42. Proceed from a source. : EMANATE
43. Abhors. : DETESTS
44. Maine city, founded about 1622. : SACO
46. Making of plaster molds for evidence: Criminology. : MOULAGE
47. Enters for conquest. : INVADES
48. New York or San Francisco. : SEAPORT
51. English prizefighter, defeated by Robinson. : TURPIN
54. Alarm. : SCARE
56. Water of Great Salt Lake. : BRINE
60. Agent for maturing. : AGER
61. Jumble. : MESS
62. Architectural pier. : ANTA
65. Hold a session. : SIT
67. Region: Abbr. : TER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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