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New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,213
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1. Peculiar slant. : BIAS
5. Chanteuse of the night clubs, Edith ___. : PIAF
9. "They ___ not pass!" : SHALL
14. A logical conclusion from a premise. : INFERENCE
16. Corded fabric. : PIQUE
17. A remote possibility. : OFFCHANCE
18. Loan shark's penchant. : USURY
19. Ladies' wear in India: Var. : SAREES
20. Biblical name meaning "serving." : OBED
22. River islet. : AIT
23. Raced madly. : TORE
24. Choreography on Oahu. : HULA
25. Surrender. : CEDE
26. James ___, film star. : DUNN
27. She wanted to marry Jonathan Swift. : VANESSA
29. Grain for the feedbag. : OAT
30. Turn to water. : MELT
31. Put a finishing flourish to: 2 wds. : TOPOFF
35. James ___, film star. : STEWART
37. Rudimentary forms of life. : AMOEBAE
38. Boredom. : TEDIUM
39. Climax of Kipling's "If": 2 wds. : AMAN
40. Football forward. : END
41. Minstrels of olden days. : GLEEMEN
43. Computes. : ADDS
44. Hands: Humorous. : PAWS
47. Ebullience. : ELAN
48. A theatre of ideological warfare. : ASIA
49. One chosen at random. : ANY
50. Chafe. : FRET
51. Compares. : LIKENS
53. Hardly novel. : STALE
55. The price of liberty: Eternal ___. : VIGILANCE
57. All. : TOTAL
58. Displayer. : EVIDENCER
59. Paid back (with "up"). : ANTED
60. Scandinavian name. : NELS
61. Kin of a quiz. : TEST
1. Animal and plant life. : BIOS
2. Captivate to the point of folly. : INFATUATE
3. Offended by disrespect. : AFFRONTED
4. Separate; discriminate. : SECERN
5. Frozen vegetables. : PEAS
6. Home away from home. : INN
7. Newspaper report. : ACCOUNT
8. Decrepit. : FEEBLE
9. In Mrs. Murphy's chowder. : SPUD
10. Not hers. : HIS
11. Waters: Lat. : AQUAE
12. Sensational. : LURID
13. Historic Philippine island. : LEYTE
15. A South Korean. : RHEE
21. Inventor in the camera field. : EASTMAN
24. Hold up. : HALT
25. Dashing evening wear. : CAPE
26. Biblical form of "do." : DOST
27. Great Dutch painter, subject to forgeries. : VERMEER
28. Just around the figurative corner. : SOON
30. Heavy hammer. : MAUL
32. An asset in any family. : OBEDIENCE
33. Burlesque show specialties. : FANDANCES
34. G-men: Slang. : FEDS
36. Worn by barristers. : WIGS
37. Hearty approval. : AMEN
39. Loving. : AMATIVE
42. Charley Caldwell's Tigers, for instance. : ELEVEN
43. With a jaundiced eye. : ASKANT
44. Spaghetti, macaroni, etc. : PASTA
45. Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
46. First aide for Gov. Stevenson. : WYATT
48. Winged, in heraldry. : AILE
50. ___-Crawford price-fixing act. : FELD
51. Movable covers. : LIDS
52. Spanish muralist. : SERT
54. New Guinea port. : LAE
56. McDougald of the Yankees. : GIL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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