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New York Times, Thursday, October 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
David Steinberg notes:

Original 45-Down clue had two "etc."s; removed one.

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,201

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pertaining to the land down under. : ANTIPODAL
10. Molly's Fibber. : MCGEE
15. Voracious fish, caught off Florida. : BARRACUDA
16. Islands of Galway Bay. : ARANS
17. Covered with metal strips, as hoisting ropes. : STEELCLAD
18. Flickers. : BIRDS
19. "We, ___ people . . . " : THE
20. Kind of magazine. : PULP
21. Central American tree. : EBOE
22. Absorbed. : RAPT
24. Soaks, as flax. : RETS
26. Sunburned. : BROWN
27. Close to: Poetic. : ANEAR
29. Spanish gentlemen. : SENORS
31. Followers of Philip Murray. : CIOMEN
33. Philippine breadfruit. : RIMA
34. Fabulous white bird. : ROC
37. Bridge combinations. : TENACES
39. She was famous for "Death of the Swan." : PAVLOVA
41. Stealthy. : SLY
42. A Semite. : ARAB
44. Paying guest. : ROOMER
45. Hullabaloo. : CLAMOR
47. Point of departure. : START
48. Seagoing. : NAVAL
51. College ball. : PROM
53. Preposition. : INTO
54. Composer Stravinsky. : IGOR
55. Twofold. : DUAL
57. ___-Magnon. : CRO
58. Rice in general. : PADDY
60. Chou En-lai, for instance. : MONGOLIAN
62. Put the question. : ASKED
63. Symptom of spring fever. : INDOLENCE
64. Women's Reserve of the Coast Guard. : SPARS
65. Relinquished. : DISGORGED
Down
1. Summaries of books. : ABSTRACTS
2. Mr. Hawthorne. : NATHANIEL
3. Chinese shrub with showy flowers. : TREEPEONY
4. Wrath. : IRE
5. Feeler. : PALP
6. Come to pass. : OCCUR
7. U. S. foreign policy adviser. : DULLES
8. Rewriter of a play. : ADAPTER
9. Youth. : LAD
10. Queen described in "Romeo and Juliet." : MAB
11. Vocal court officers. : CRIERS
12. She played Susan, Anna, Camille, etc. : GARBO
13. Furnish with a gift. : ENDOW
14. Chief city of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
23. County in Iowa. : TAMA
25. A small piece of anything. : SNIP
26. Shouts of approval at the opera. : BRAVOS
28. Bring to mind. : RECALL
30. General Bradley. : OMAR
32. River into the Tiber. : NERA
34. Indulging in fanciful tales. : ROMANCING
35. Darken a lightly drawn line. : OVERTRACE
36. Caricatured. : CARTOONED
38. Coarse hominy. : SAMP
40. French novelist of Zola's time. : LOTI
43. Actress Irene. : BORDONI
45. Machine for combing wool, flax, etc. : CARDER
46. Active periods in boxing. : ROUNDS
48. Palm trees. : NIPAS
49. Panting. : AGASP
50. It's made from corn and potatoes. : VODKA
52. One of a famous pair of statues in London. : MAGOG
56. Native of Yunnan, China. : LOLO
59. Measures for football: Abbr. : YDS
60. First word of "Home, Sweet Home." : MID
61. Celtic Neptune. : LER

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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