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New York Times, Friday, January 4, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q V W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 929
Across Down
1. He wrote "The Grass Harp." : CAPOTE
7. Alabama seaport city. : MOBILE
13. Senator on the Kefauver Committee. : OCONOR
14. The age we live in. : ATOMIC
15. Kind of football pass. : LATERAL
17. Where Roosevelt and Coolidge dams are. : ARIZONA
18. Messrs. Wynn and Flynn. : EDS
19. Senator from Mississippi. : STENNIS
21. Western European country: Abbr. : GER
22. Ancient inhabitant of what is now N W Iran. : MEDE
24. Seaport of Honshu island. : OSAKA
25. Pièce de résistance. : MEAT
26. Gather together. : AMASS
28. Sesame. : TIL
29. ___ Cassino. : MONTE
30. Eurydice, Echo and others. : NYMPHS
32. Recipient of a bequest. : LEGATEE
34. Native of Jedda. : ARAB
36. Infamous Japanese general. : TOJO
37. Yehudi the violinist. : MENUHIN
40. Composer of "Begin the Beguine." : PORTER
44. Steal again. : REROB
45. Getaway: Slang. : LAM
47. Lizette Woodworth ___, American writer. : REESE
48. Spoken. : ORAL
49. Illinois manufacturing city west of Chicago. : ELGIN
51. Basic material for discussion. : DATA
52. Poetic contraction. : TIS
53. Where a sand hog works. : CAISSON
55. Silver coin of Peru. : SOL
56. Fatty. : ADIPOSE
58. Stirring up the fire. : STOKING
60. Ace-queen or king-jack. : TENACE
61. Skulls. : CRANIA
62. Make cheerful. : ENGLAD
63. Aircraft shelter. : HANGAR
1. Yankee second baseman of the past season. : COLEMAN
2. Annapolis. : ACADEMY
3. City near Berlin. : POTSDAM
4. Pronoun. : ONE
5. Hills in Britain. : TORS
6. She dwells on Mt. Helicon. : ERATO
7. Miss Riva, Marlene Dietrich's actress-daughter. : MARIA
8. Patriot of Revolutionary days. : OTIS
9. Charles Dickens' pseudonym. : BOZ
10. Sid Caesar's co-star. : IMOGENE
11. Marked with stripes. : LINEATE
12. Card game for two. : ECARTE
16. For fear that. : LEST
17. Sock. : ANKLET
20. Work at carpentering. : NAIL
23. What they speak in Mexico. : ESPANOL
25. Traveled by auto. : MOTORED
27. Beverage made from fruit juice. : SHRUB
29. Commander of a battalion. : MAJOR
31. About 2 yds. in Czechoslovakia. : SAH
33. Political epithet since 1880. : GOP
35. Wife of the late Flo Ziegfeld. : BILLIE
37. City in Connecticut. : MERIDEN
38. Obliterating. : ERASING
39. Small riding horses. : NAGS
41. Vexing with impertinence. : TEASING
42. Its capital is Tallinn. : ESTONIA
43. A shade of orange or yellow. : REALGAR
44. Alternate in a series. : ROTATE
46. Feel the want of. : MISS
49. Facilitated. : EASED
50. Crawford ___, skiers' paradise. : NOTCH
53. Last name of 10 Down. : COCA
54. Mrs. Nick Charles. : NORA
57. Close companion. : PAL
59. Geographical center of the U. S.: Abbr. : KAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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