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New York Times, Wednesday, January 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
David Steinberg notes:

Original 45-Across clue was missing the period after "Jan"; added it. Original 62-Across clue had "lost"; changed it to "Lost."

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 927
Across
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Army man at the Pentagon. : PACE
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Wise lawgiver. : SOLON
10
"___ were the good old days." : THEM
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An object of peculiar interest. : IDOL
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Worship. : ADORE
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Claudio's beloved in "Much Ado." : HERO
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Miss Bett. : LULU
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Pictured on the reverse side of a Jeffersonian nickel. : MONTICELLO
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Gen. Marshall's home in Virginia. : LEESBURG
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Arranged in a regular series. : GRADED
23
Rouses to anger. : IRES
24
What Jim Fuchs tosses. : SHOT
25
Something very astonishing. : MARVEL
28
Descriptive of the furniture in a haunted house. : COBWEBBY
32
Diurnal sign of the zodiac. : ARIES
33
Game at Bostwick Field. : POLO
34
To laugh: French. : RIRE
35
It flows through the Big and Small Inch. : GAS
36
Periods of inertia. : TORPORS
39
___ Juana. : TIA
40
Output of cerebration. : IDEA
42
Hamsters, guinea pigs, etc. : PETS
43
Famous British essayist. : PATER
45
It meets again on Jan. 8. : CONGRESS
47
Runners. : MILERS
48
Disdainful mien. : AIRS
49
First-rate. : AONE
50
Growing above the tree line. : ALPINE
53
Municipal officer. : ALDERMAN
57
Device by which King Arthur avoided quarrels. : ROUNDTABLE
59
Volume. : TOME
60
Important part of war production. : ARMS
61
Mah-jongg pieces. : TILES
62
"Paradise Lost," for instance. : EPIC
63
Outgeneral. : BEAT
64
Catkin. : AMENT
65
Scrivener's place. : DESK
Down
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Hypochondriac's delight. : PILL
2
Together: Music. : ADUE
3
Legendary king of Britain. : COLE
4
Tricksy. : ELUSIVE
5
Pupil of Eli. : SAMUEL
6
They appeal to the olfactory sense. : ODORS
7
Governor or Senator of the Pelican State. : LONG
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Fragment of little value. : ORT
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Canada is one. : NEIGHBOR
10
Leland Hayward's domain. : THEATER
11
Harbored. : HELD
12
Mr. Gardner. : ERLE
13
Frame of mind. : MOOD
19
Infant's expression of joy. : CROW
21
French seaport and naval station. : BREST
24
Flights by Blair and Odom. : SOLOS
25
Thurston's forte. : MAGIC
26
Cultivated land in southwest U. S. : ARADO
27
Swelled in quantity. : RISEN
28
Native Christians of Egypt. : COPTS
29
Please: German. : BITTE
30
The wild rose. : BRIER
31
The time of one's life. : YEARS
33
Critical comment of newspapers. : PRESS
37
Sigmund Romberg's forte. : OPERETTA
38
Quill. : SPINE
41
On the other side. : AGAINST
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In a state of vigilance. : ALERTED
46
Part of a cheese. : RIND
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Free from vanity. : MODEST
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His embassy is at Belgrade. : ALLEN
50
Burnoose wearer. : ARAB
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Knowledge on a particular subject. : LORE
52
Mountain lion. : PUMA
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Having power. : ABLE
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Be in the doldrums. : MOPE
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Friends from Paree. : AMIS
56
Isthmus. : NECK
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Order on the firing range. : AIM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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