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New York Times, Friday, January 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J V X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 950

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Theatregoer's disapproval. : CATCALL
8. Problem for the barber. : COWLICK
15. Spaces between the veins of a leaf. : AREOLAE
16. Awakening. : AROUSAL
17. Batting average. : PERCENT
18. College at Hamilton, N. Y. : COLGATE
19. Declined. : SANK
20. English blackjack. : COSH
22. Special talent. : FORTE
23. Pronoun. : SHE
25. Is informed of. : HEARS
27. An early Helen Hayes play. : COQUETTE
31. Heckled. : BAITED
35. Blue sky. : AZURE
36. Dominion. : REALM
38. Pronoun. : HER
39. Resort town in Cornwall. : LOOE
40. Unsteady. : TIPSY
41. Distressed. : SORE
42. Noun and adjective suffix. : ENT
43. Opposite of brickbat. : BOOST
44. Rooms in "Quo Vadis?" : ATRIA
45. One who cashes a check. : BEARER
47. Abducted. : KIDNAPED
49. Brazilian palm tree. : ASSAI
51. One of the Siamese Twins. : ENG
52. Invigorating. : CRISP
55. Indian sheep. : SNAS
57. Creator of Ferdinand, the Bull. : LEAF
61. Treat the way Maggie treats Jiggs. : HENPECK
63. The late Gargantua. : GORILLA
65. Role like Isabel Bigley's. : INGENUE
66. Young tophat wearer. : ETONIAN
67. Jumped. : STARTED
68. Bugbear of librarians. : DOGEARS
Down
1. Toy pistol ammo. : CAPS
2. Sector. : AREA
3. White bird with black crown and gray mantle. : TERN
4. Absolutely positive. : COCKSURE
5. Popular drink in Canada. : ALE
6. Surgeon's instrument. : LANCET
7. Apollo's mother. : LETO
8. Hiding place. : CACHE
9. Gold: Spanish. : ORO
10. Important ore of tungsten. : WOLFRAM
11. Sinister movie star. : LUGOSI
12. It flows through Munich. : ISAR
13. Famed suffragist. : CATT
14. Modern Swiss artist. : KLEE
21. Diploma. : SHEEPSKIN
24. Half of a bray. : HEE
26. Competently. : ABLY
27. Emissary of Moses, in Canaan. : CALEB
28. Refreshing air: Colloq. : OZONE
29. Immigration restriction. : QUOTA
30. Sister act. : TRIO
32. Noted U. S. economist. : THORP
33. Blood-chilling. : EERIE
34. Fear. : DREAD
37. Wine district in Piedmont, Italy. : ASTI
40. Pinnacles. : TORS
41. Feature of a debutante party. : STAGLINE
43. Used up: Rare. : BESPENT
44. Gloucester's cape. : ANN
46. Grater. : RASPER
48. He discovered the Mississippi. : DESOTO
50. Inquired. : ASKED
52. Greek letters. : CHIS
53. Take a house. : RENT
54. Swedish girl's name. : INGA
56. Beneficiaries of Social Security. : AGED
58. Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
59. Winged. : ALAR
60. Rooters. : FANS
62. Actor's warning. : CUE
64. Man's nickname. : ROG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 18 debuted here and reused later, 1 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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