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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 946
Across
1. Ambler or Hodgins. : ERIC
5. Dip, draw or drain. : LADE
9. Cigar-making city in Florida. : TAMPA
14. Card game using a "banker." : FARO
15. Man's name. : ABEL
16. Humbert II for Italy, for instance. : EXILE
17. Here today; gone tomorrow. : TRANSIENT
19. Tie; link. : NEXUS
20. Pithy; axiomatic. : SENTENTIOUS
22. A World War II theatre. : ETO
23. Wool-bearer. : EWE
24. V. I. P. at Topeka. : ARN
25. Part of the mise en scène. : PROP
26. Open rolling country, in England. : DOWNS
29. Symbol of prosperity. : CLOVER
31. Fail to send. : OMIT
32. Where Tirol is: Abbr. : AUS
33. Constructs. : ERECTS
37. French playwright, master of satire. : MOLIERE
39. Younger set hairdo. : PIGTAIL
40. One way to say good-bye. : SOLONG
41. Buddy. : PAL
42. Sea eagle. : ERNE
43. Senator Watkins, for instance. : UTAHAN
45. Mix dough into a mass. : KNEAD
46. Bowlers. : HATS
49. Spanish plural article. : LAS
50. Tiny island. : AIT
51. ___ et labora (pray and work). : ORA
52. Factious; wrangling. : DISSENTIOUS
57. He wears gold-embroidered leaves. : MAJOR
59. He wrote "The Marble Faun," 1860. : HAWTHORNE
60. Roman official. : EDILE
61. Tributary of the Elbe. : EGER
62. Component part. : UNIT
63. Worked in the garden. : RAKED
64. Wheys of milk. : SERA
65. Meeting of Congress: Abbr. : SESS
Down
1. Cousins of the Salamanders. : EFTS
2. Lowell's "day in June." : RARE
3. Land of Abadan. : IRAN
4. Looking for an argument. : CONTENTIOUS
5. Popular singer. : LAINE
6. What accomplices do. : ABET
7. Contradictions. : DENIALS
8. Cry heard in a Mexican arena: 2 wds. : ELTORO
9. Bills. : TENS
10. Used by Paul Bunyan. : AXE
11. It makes batter for cake. : MIXER
12. Disney canine. : PLUTO
13. Early teller of animal tales. : AESOP
18. Overcasts. : SEWS
21. Exhibit a statue to the public. : UNVEIL
25. Showy; pompous. : PRETENTIOUS
26. Titled men of Portugal and Brazil. : DOMS
27. Book by Melville. : OMOO
28. Carol's husband in "Main Street." : WILL
29. Willie Hoppe's implement. : CUE
30. C. G. S. unit. : ERG
32. Wild sheep with big horns. : ARGALI
34. Help for Europe's needy. : CARE
35. Girl's name. : TINA
36. Vehicle used on Dec. 24–25. : SLED
38. Common suffix. : ENT
39. Move a TV camera. : PAN
41. Enactment, as of a law. : PASSAGE
44. Makes a mess of. : HASHES
45. One's friends collectively. : KITH
46. Thomson's sank the Dodgers. : HOMER
47. Plowed land. : ARADA
48. Asiatic republic of the U. S. S. R. : TAJIK
50. Sinuses. : ANTRA
52. ___ Scott, famous slave. : DRED
53. Wide-mouthed pitcher. : EWER
54. River in France. : ORNE
55. Etats ___. : UNIS
56. Davis Cup contests. : SETS
58. Norse name. : OLE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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