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New York Times, Friday, October 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F J P Q }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Senator running for re-election. : BENTON
7. Mended shoes. : COBBLED
14. Large cupboard or wardrobe. : ARMOIRE
15. Using harsh words. : ABUSIVE
16. It no longer precedes Averell Harriman. : DOUBLEU
17. Things seen that aren't there. : MIRAGES
18. Harold. : HAL
19. Generous bestowal of gifts. : LARGESS
21. Tribe of New Zealand. : ATI
22. Rooms in a harem. : ODAS
24. Means of access. : DOOR
25. Up and about. : ASTIR
27. Pertaining to whales. : CETIC
29. Salad. : SLAW
31. Give up. : CEDE
32. Administered more medicine. : REDOSED
34. Assembled into a crowd. : HERDED
36. Equip with an engine using oil as fuel. : DIESELIZE
38. Armed guard. : ESCORT
41. Recount. : NARRATE
44. A thing to be thankful for. : BOON
45. Hard hit. : SWAT
47. Correct faults in. : AMEND
49. Explosion. : BLAST
51. "The emptiness of ___ in his face."—Edwin Markham. : AGES
53. Glut. : SATE
54. Burdensome charge. : TAX
55. Napoleon III's wife. : EUGENIE
58. 104. : CIV
59. Person of cold temperament. : ICEBERG
61. Accept willingly. : EMBRACE
63. Unsettle. : DERANGE
64. Smoothing tool. : SLEEKER
65. Endeavored. : ESSAYED
66. Polished with a certain substance. : SANDED
Down
1. More liberal. : BROADER
2. Strive to equal. : EMULATE
3. The head: Slang. : NOB
4. Drawer for money. : TILL
5. Mountain nymph in Greek myth. : OREAD
6. Emotional disorders. : NEUROSES
7. Important factor in campaign coverage. : CAMERA
8. Sashes for Japanese kimonos. : OBIS
9. Sac between bony parts, as at the shoulder. : BURSA
10. Boys' organization founded 1908: Abbr. : BSA
11. Tied with a band. : LIGATED
12. A time of day: Poetic. : EVETIDE
13. Coveted. : DESIRED
14. For this special purpose: Lat. phrase. : ADHOC
20. Period of great prosperity. : GOLDENAGE
23. Reynolds painted her as "Tragic Muse." : SIDDONS
26. Laughs immoderately. : SCREAMS
28. Fiber from cocoanut husk. : COIR
30. Sound of a fan. : WHIR
33. Groups of people. : SETS
35. Poet Pound. : EZRA
37. State of the bird who goes wormless. : LATENESS
38. Period of decline. : EBBTIDE
39. Cheers or comforts. : SOLACES
40. Wheedlers. : COAXERS
42. Tidbit at an afternoon social. : TEACAKE
43. Inveigled. : ENTICED
46. Oscillated. : WAGGED
48. Governor and Keynoter. : DEVER
50. Minute: Colloq. : TEENY
52. Summer capital of India. : SIMLA
56. Recommend insistently. : URGE
57. Man's name. : EBEN
60. Sound in the Whiffenpoof Song. : BAA
62. Ultraradical. : RED

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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