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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,219
Across
1. Product of the Pacific Coast. : PEARS
6. "The Odyssey" is one. : EPIC
10. Rebuff. : SLAP
14. Fasten firmly. : RIVET
15. "Leapin' ___." : LENA
16. Ankles. : TALI
17. Natives of Salem. : OREGONIANS
19. Fate of Nineveh. : RUIN
20. Jeopardized. : PERILED
21. From that place. : THENCE
23. Propose formally. : MOVE
24. Came in throngs. : CROWDED
25. "Brain-child" of Zeus. : ATHENA
28. Machine tool. : PLANER
29. Governor of North Dakota. : BRUNSDALE
31. Well-known Washington correspondent. : KROCK
34. Author Yutang. : LIN
35. Coloratura's specialty. : ARIAS
37. Daisy ___ of Dogpatch. : MAE
38. Urged on. : EGGED
41. Traveler in the stratosphere. : AEROPLANE
44. City on the Somme. : AMIENS
46. Put in order. : NEATEN
47. Game fish caught off Florida. : TARPONS
49. Travel aimlessly. : ROAM
50. Another name for Adrianople. : EDIRNE
51. College in Pennsylvania. : URSINUS
55. Wings. : ALAE
56. Race track in California. : SANTAANITA
59. Supplies with workers. : MANS
60. Abrupt. : CURT
61. Scruffs. : NAPES
62. Sound of a boiling kettle. : SISS
63. Junior's usual reply. : OKAY
64. D. S. C. pick-up. : TRASH
Down
1. Stage accessory. : PROP
2. It lies west of St. George's Channel. : EIRE
3. State with conviction. : AVER
4. A prevailing system. : REGIMEN
5. Shoots developing buds and roots. : STOLONS
6. Omit in pronouncing. : ELIDE
7. Subject of a Mendel experiment. : PEA
8. Tabard or Wayside. : INN
9. Roman fortifications. : CASTRA
10. Spreader. : STREWER
11. Modern version of the washtub. : LAUNDROMAT
12. Heroine of an 1865 tale. : ALICE
13. Yearned intensely. : PINED
18. Smallest state in population: 160,083. : NEVADA
22. Highway warning. : HONK
24. Weather prediction. : CLEAR
25. Talented. : ABLE
26. High school subject: Colloq. : TRIG
27. Europeans under Communist control. : HUNGARIANS
28. Wields diligently. : PLIES
30. Islands of 2 Down. : ARANS
32. Woody stem of a plant. : CANE
33. Highly perceptive. : KEEN
36. Large state in Mexico. : SONORA
39. Nagako of Japan. : EMPRESS
40. Man's name. : DION
42. Agricultural worker of Europe. : PEASANT
43. Arranged in layers. : LAMINAR
45. Composer of "Roumanian Rhapsody." : ENESCO
47. The Owls, Lions and Rams. : TEAMS
48. Name in 1952 news. : ADLAI
49. Full of holes, as a road. : RUTTY
52. East Indian palm tree. : NIPA
53. Indians of the West. : UTES
54. Part of a window. : SASH
57. Bird of the North. : AUK
58. Bird of the 30's. : NRA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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