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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 947
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1. March award. : OSCAR
6. Predecessor of the mandolin. : LUTE
10. Strikes against violently. : RAMS
14. Deep sea game fish. : WAHOO
15. Author unknown. : ANON
16. Mountains in Asia. : ALAI
17. Make an effort. : EXERT
18. Recent visitor to U. S. : CHURCHILL
20. Eldest Greek in the Trojan War. : NESTOR
22. City or canal. : ERIE
23. Man's nickname. : GIL
24. One of the Gilbert Islands. : TARAWA
26. Cantankerous. : CRANKY
28. Division of geologic time. : EON
30. Betelgeuse, for instance. : STAR
31. Warm embrace. : HUG
32. Defeat decisively. : DRUB
34. Assists. : AIDS
36. Co-defendant in a famous trial. : SACCO
40. Withholds. : DETAINS
42. Cut the molars. : TEETHED
44. Item of value. : ASSET
45. Walked upon. : TROD
47. Mr. Gardner. : ERLE
48. Just before sigma. : RHO
50. Free from frost. : OPEN
52. Pronoun. : ITS
53. Colorfully garbed soldier. : HUSSAR
56. Spaniards. : SENORS
58. Girl's name. : ONA
59. Refer to as an example. : CITE
61. Explicitly set forth. : STATED
64. Recent visitor from England. : ELIZABETH
67. In a cool manner. : ICILY
68. Make over. : REDO
69. Toward the middle. : INTO
70. Discontinue. : CEASE
71. For men only. : STAG
72. Fuss and fret. : STEW
73. Miss Best and others. : EDNAS
1. Senator Brewster of Maine. : OWEN
2. ___-Coburg-Gotha. : SAXE
3. Jokes of "Joe Miller" vintage. : CHESTNUTS
4. Great artery. : AORTA
5. Helicopter blades. : ROTORS
6. Varnish ingredient. : LAC
7. Not given an audience. : UNHEARD
8. Theatrical trip. : TOUR
9. Add extra vitamins. : ENRICH
10. Part of a cheer. : RAH
11. Join in a cause. : ALIGN
12. Lebanon's U. N. delegate. : MALIK
13. Lacking good sense. : SILLY
19. White lead. : CERUSE
21. Wickerwork material. : RATAN
25. Central part of a plane. : WAIST
27. Chalcedony. : AGATE
28. Icelandic tale. : EDDA
29. Cinnabar, pyrites, etc. : ORES
33. Max and Buddy. : BAERS
35. Mine excavation. : STOPE
37. King of Denmark, 1912–47. : CHRISTIAN
38. Ancestor of the Irish and Welsh. : CELT
39. Keats and Shelley wrote them. : ODES
41. Home of Cornell's "Big Red." : ITHACA
43. Delightful regions. : EDENS
46. Flower-like ornament. : ROSETTE
49. Small African antelopes. : ORIBIS
51. Warning placard. : NOTICE
53. Truck garden workers. : HOERS
54. Vacant. : UNLET
55. Seaport in S. W. Lebanon. : SAIDA
57. Ran with undue speed, as an engine. : RACED
60. Portable shelter. : TENT
62. Charles Laughton's wife. : ELSA
63. Changes the color of. : DYES
65. Exiled King of Albania. : ZOG
66. Indian greeting. : HOW

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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