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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 932
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1. "Pearl of the Antilles." : CUBA
5. The second or sixth U. S. President. : ADAMS
10. Twisted strings of pearls. : ROPE
14. An alma mater: Abbr. : UNIV
15. Where R. L. S. spent his last years. : SAMOA
16. Distinctive character. : AURA
17. Hollow block used in masonry. : TILE
18. Instrument for measuring angles. : PROTRACTOR
20. "Damned from here to ___." : ETERNITY
22. Potato chips, in Britain. : CRISPS
23. Songs. : AIRS
24. Street of bright lights. : MAIN
25. Tricolored hunting dog. : BEAGLE
28. Composer of "Manon," "Thais," etc. : MASSENET
32. Man with a microphone. : EMCEE
33. "Cherchez la ___." : FEMME
34. City in Peru. : ICA
35. Small coins, worth 12½ cents. : BITS
36. Nannies push them. : PRAMS
37. Text of an operetta. : BOOK
38. Norse name. : OLE
39. Place for wrestling or boxing matches. : ARENA
40. Story not founded on fact. : FABLE
41. Triangular gable on a building, as the Parthenon. : PEDIMENT
43. Employes. : PAYEES
44. House: Spanish. : CASA
45. Self-defense, Far Eastern style. : JUDO
46. Placid. : SERENE
49. Pre-Lenin revolutionist. : KERENSKY
53. The ruling party in Formosa. : KUOMINTANG
55. Traditional site of Vulcan's forge. : ETNA
56. Girl's name. : IRMA
57. Silver fir tree: German. : TANNE
58. Abound. : TEEM
59. Noted prisoner of Korean war. : DEAN
60. Influences. : SWAYS
61. Hope: Latin. : SPES
1. Pert and pretty. : CUTE
2. Standard quantity. : UNIT
3. Anger. : BILE
4. One phase of statistics. : AVERAGES
5. Have an earnest desire. : ASPIRE
6. Popular indoor sport in Britain. : DARTS
7. Chinese port across from Formosa. : AMOY
8. Word: French. : MOT
9. Cutting remarks. : SARCASMS
10. Wisconsin port on Lake Michigan. : RACINE
11. They come in threes. : OUTS
12. What a jet plane lacks. : PROP
13. What Apollo gave to Midas. : EARS
19. Originate. : ARISE
21. From Lake Victoria to the Mediterranean. : NILE
24. Member of the family. : MAMMA
25. Trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie's forte. : BEBOP
26. Zola's first name. : EMILE
27. Indulged in histrionics. : ACTED
28. Signified. : MEANT
29. Daughter of Tantalus who was changed into a stone. : NIOBE
30. School: French. : ECOLE
31. Proceeds to occupy. : TAKES
33. Bands or folds, such as those under the tongue. : FRENA
36. Brings before the public. : PRESENTS
37. Combat weapons. : BAYONETS
39. Gold money in Afghanistan. : AMANI
40. Vanish. : FADE
42. He's busiest in the summertime. : ICEMAN
43. Common practices in totalitarian states. : PURGES
45. Early spinning machine. : JENNY
46. Sideslip. : SKID
47. River flowing into the Seine above Rouen. : EURE
48. City on the Tiber. : ROMA
49. Japanese system of syllabic writing. : KANA
50. Choreographer's notation. : STEP
51. Where the patella is. : KNEE
52. Vegetable dish. : YAMS
54. Fancy playing marble. : TAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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