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New York Times, Wednesday, January 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 934
Across
1. River through Paraguay and Argentina. : PARANA
7. Chords of three notes. : TRIADS
13. St. Louis Cardinal official. : BREADON
14. More convenient. : HANDIER
16. Suburb of Sydney, Australia. : REDFERN
17. Contain. : ENCLOSE
18. "___ on parle Francais." : ICI
19. Parts of watches. : STEMS
21. Chief of the Jutes, brother of Hengist. : HORSA
22. Communicate. : TELL
24. Gives generously. : HEAPS
26. Upholsterer's necessity. : NAIL
27. Theatre in ancient Greece. : ODEON
29. Branch cut for grafting. : SCION
31. Man's nickname. : MOE
32. Cordell Hull, for instance. : NESTOR
34. Residents of a Washington city. : TACOMANS
36. Fair Dealer. : TRUMANITE
38. Follower of Tito: Var. : JUGOSLAV
41. Page size of a book, about 6x9 inches. : OCTAVO
45. Girl's name. : ENA
46. Adjective for Chas. Addams cartoons. : EERIE
48. Slave of Abraham's wife. : HAGAR
49. Normandy town not far from Cherbourg. : STLO
51. Demolished. : RASED
53. Girl's name. : LILA
54. Anklebone. : TALUS
56. Colorful lancer in the Prussian army. : UHLAN
58. Means of communication: Abbr. : TEL
59. Put into circulation. : EMITTED
61. Come forth. : EMANATE
63. Dissolution. : DECEASE
64. Spins about an axis. : ROTATES
65. Shake or tremble. : DODDER
66. ___ under. : SNOWED
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1. Go before in rank. : PRECEDE
2. Officials of ancient Rome. : AEDILES
3. Britain's defenders. : RAF
4. Soft drinks. : ADES
5. Mr. and Mrs. ___, of mystery fame. : NORTH
6. Years: French. : ANNEES
7. Member of the Lambs Club. : THESPIAN
8. Managed. : RAN
9. Move by small degrees. : INCH
10. Famous Berlin hotel. : ADLON
11. Picture viewed through a small opening. : DIORAMA
12. What Congress is in. : SESSION
13. Native of Albion. : BRITON
15. Small coins of Spanish America. : REALES
20. The typical Scotchman. : MACTAVISH
23. Popular game. : LOTTO
25. Relating to the community: Comb. form. : SOCIO
28. Ibsen's language. : NORSE
30. V-shaped cut. : NOTCH
33. Straightedge. : RULER
35. Molybdenum, for instance. : METAL
37. Buccaneer. : MARAUDER
38. Poked fun at. : JESTED
39. Feral. : UNTAMED
40. Sports writer turned novelist. : GALLICO
42. Discuss vigorously. : AGITATE
43. Acted as a manservant. : VALETED
44. Forms of the fanon. : ORALES
47. Conger catchers. : EELERS
50. Expelled. : OUTED
52. He was ready to lay down his life for his friend. : DAMON
55. Native village, in South Africa. : STAD
57. Western defense bloc. : NATO
60. Compass point. : ESE
62. Hillbilly's negative. : NAW

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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