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New York Times, Friday, January 18, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 943
Across
1. Natives of Shikoku. : JAPS
5. Tiger's weapons. : FANGS
10. Castaway. : WAIF
14. Miss Cinders. : ELLA
15. Permitted. : LICIT
16. Heraldic term. : ENTE
17. Science of cave exploring. : SPELEOLOGY
19. Printer's word for "let it stand." : STET
20. Youngster. : SHAVER
21. In the future. : SOMETIME
23. Cross stroke of a letter. : SERIF
25. Stream or current. : TIDE
26. Self-righteous person. : PHARISEE
29. Wholly absorbed. : ENRAPT
33. Hastened. : RAN
34. Public storehouse. : ETAPE
36. Sinuses. : ANTRA
37. Academic course. : ARTS
39. Meteorologist's prediction. : STORM
41. Commotion. : STIR
42. Stepfather of Salome. : HEROD
44. Young food fish. : SCROD
46. Angler's equipment. : ROD
47. Place of refuge. : ASYLUM
49. Given as a token of esteem. : HONORARY
51. Heedless of. : DEAF
53. Trace of some outmoded custom. : RELIC
54. The capital of Bermuda. : HAMILTON
58. Honked. : TOOTED
61. Sheltered. : ALEE
62. Describing the agreement about Germany. : TRIPARTITE
64. First-rater. : STAR
65. Former President of Switzerland. : ETTER
66. Cry of the bacchanals. : EVOE
67. Devout. : HOLY
68. Darling. : DEARY
69. Split. : REND
Down
1. Mr. Willard. : JESS
2. Sacred river of Kubla Khan. : ALPH
3. A jest. : PLEASANTRY
4. Tray for calling cards. : SALVER
5. Specialists in American Beauties. : FLORISTS
6. Trouble. : AIL
7. Sergeants and corporals: Abbr. : NCOS
8. A leg of mutton. : GIGOT
9. Frustrating situation. : STYMIE
10. Popular movies. : WESTERNS
11. Against. : ANTI
12. Detail. : ITEM
13. Commemorate by an entertainment. : FETE
18. Causing gooseflesh. : EERIE
22. Girl's name. : EDNA
24. Heroic acts. : FEATS
26. Czech capital. : PRAHA
27. Runs fast. : HARES
28. Part of a geological period. : EPOCH
30. Charming. : ATTRACTIVE
31. Abbot's assistant. : PRIOR
32. Slow. : TARDY
35. Baseball term. : ERROR
38. The military. : SOLDIERY
40. Pertaining to currency. : MONETARY
43. Combat for two. : DUEL
45. Sorrow. : DOLOR
48. Having a dull finish. : MATTED
50. Disturber of the peace. : RIOTER
52. Strong point. : FORTE
54. Reminiscent meal. : HASH
55. Member of the glee club. : ALTO
56. High tea. : MEAL
57. Girl's nickname. : NITA
59. Type of jacket. : ETON
60. Exploit. : DEED
63. Through. : PER

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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