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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 933
Across
1. Eric Johnston's successor as Economic Stabilizer. : PUTNAM
7. He cuts holes in the mail. : CENSOR
13. Western river gulch. : ARROYO
14. Vents righteous wrath. : AVENGES
16. An Italian police officer. : SBIRRO
17. Confuse. : BEFUDDLE
19. 'Bye, now! : TATA
20. Top turn. : SPIN
22. Foot lever. : PEDAL
23. ___ for the money. : ONE
24. Gist. : KERNEL
26. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
27. Give a second showing. : RERUN
29. Aircraft, for short. : AEROS
31. Knot in cotton fiber. : NEP
32. When Nox rules. : NIGHT
34. Fisherman's equipment. : WADERS
36. Country named for South America's great hero. : BOLIVIA
39. Set aside, as a legal decision. : REVERSE
40. School in New Hampshire. : EXETER
41. He worked in marble. : RODIN
42. Major general's command: Abbr. : DIV
43. Release carelessly. : STREW
45. Austrian alpine country. : TYROL
49. Brain product. : IDEA
51. A kind of Injun. : HONEST
53. Bankers' group: Abbr. : ABA
54. Moist ground. : MARSH
56. A Swiss marksman. : TELL
57. A stalk of bananas. : STEM
58. Statute, not Federal. : STATELAW
60. The man in the iron mask. : UMPIRE
62. Between Liberté and Fraternité. : EGALITE
63. Popular fur for coats. : MOUTON
64. Cleaned off. : ERASED
65. Child guide. : PARENT
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1. Niemoeller's title. : PASTOR
2. Polite in an elegant way. : URBANE
3. With less invention. : TRITER
4. Occupant of "A Doll's House." : NORA
5. Scots county noted for cattle. : AYR
6. T. R.'s political symbol. : MOOSE
7. Chapman, Sawyer, Tobin, etc. : CABINET
8. Flatter. : EVENER
9. Sixteenth-century clock, in the form of a ship. : NEF
10. Snap up bargains. : SNUP
11. City in Utah. : OGDEN
12. Rouge or a high wind. : REDDENER
15. Certain ships of the 19th century. : SLAVERS
18. Pass, as the days. : ELAPSE
21. What the Czechs call their capital. : PRAHA
24. Cold steel. : KNIVES
25. Mooed. : LOWED
28. An appliance. : UNIT
30. Tennis champion from East Orange. : SAVITT
33. Dieter's problem. : GIRTH
35. Say no. : DENY
36. Blurs the sight. : BEDIMS
37. Cover with a coating of rust. : OXIDATE
38. Increased power of action. : LEVERAGE
39. Small wheel on a horseman's spur. : ROWEL
41. Granted an extension of. : RENEWED
44. Circle. : ROTATE
46. Flightless type of bird. : RATITE
47. Puck's master. : OBERON
48. One of Jeremiah's discourses. : LAMENT
50. "When you wish upon ___." : ASTAR
52. When things are tough all over. : SLUMP
55. Loki's daughter: Var. : HELA
57. Ambition's thorn. : SPUR
59. Fleur-de-___. : LIS
61. Bird that is no more. : MOA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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