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New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,223
Across Down
1. Aerial on the gridiron. : PASS
5. Premier Naguib's headquarters. : CAIRO
10. Gulf of Arabia. : OMAN
14. Peak. : ACME
15. Miss Best and others. : EDNAS
16. Miss Dorsay, actress. : FIFI
17. Alabama. : THELANDOFCOTTON
20. Woodcutters. : HEWERS
21. ___ East. : NEAR
22. Playwright Akins. : ZOE
23. $100 bill: Slang. : CNOTE
25. Overhauls, as a ship. : REFITS
27. Blast of a trumpet. : TANTARA
30. Famous puppeteer. : SARG
31. Norse name. : OLE
32. Symbols of nothing. : ZEROS
35. Miss Spenlow and others. : DORAS
38. The year Christopher Columbus died. : MDVI
40. Prohibit. : DEBAR
42. Mr. Raymond of Hollywood. : GENE
43. Max, Buddy, and others. : BAERS
45. He persuaded the Trojans to take in the wooden horse. : SINON
47. Noun suffix. : ENE
48. Frog genus. : RANA
50. Opera star Steber. : ELEANOR
52. Rocky Marciano, for instance. : WINNER
54. Church vault. : CRYPT
55. It comes between printemps and automne. : ETE
56. A handle or loop. : ANSA
58. Quality that arouses pity. : PATHOS
62. A pair of ancient fighters. : DAVIDANDGOLIATH
65. A narrow valley. : GLEN
66. Not unlawful. : LEGAL
67. Relative of the mandolin. : LUTE
68. Wildcat or jaguarundi. : EYRA
69. Distrustful: Slang. : LEERY
70. Not even. : ALOP
1. The way with primroses. : PATH
2. Long. : ACHE
3. Saw-billed duck. : SMEW
4. Exclusive. : SELECT
5. Examined for unsuitable matter. : CENSORED
6. Do a sum. : ADD
7. Three ___ (The Trinity). : INONE
8. Man's nickname. : RAFE
9. Coveted acting awards. : OSCARS
10. Poetic substitute for frequently. : OFT
11. She plays with Abbott & Costello in "Lost in Alaska." : MITZIGREEN
12. Walking. : AFOOT
13. Baseball teams. : NINES
18. Desi that loves "Lucy" on TV. : ARNAZ
19. Hill nymph. : OREAD
24. Vetches. : TARES
26. Hoarseness of the vocal cords. : FROG
27. Wherein Aida perishes with Radames. : TOMB
28. Frances Davis of opera fame. : ALDA
29. The sort of land Peter Pan liked. : NEVERNEVER
33. Kimono sash. : OBI
34. More reasonable. : SANER
36. ___ Domini. : ANNO
37. Predictor of the future. : SEER
39. Ambassador Henderson's post. : IRAN
41. Short and pudgy. : ROLYPOLY
44. Champion on the links. : SNEAD
46. Country of King Tribhubana. : NEPAL
49. Tighe Woods' predecessor as director of Price Stabilization. : ARNALL
51. Hun king of the first century. : ATTILA
52. Formation in a football play. : WEDGE
53. Pinocchio's birthplace. : ITALY
54. Sponge on others: Colloq. : CADGE
57. Kind of knife Koko used. : SNEE
59. Seiner's catch. : HAUL
60. Actor Preminger. : OTTO
61. Bandsman Fields. : SHEP
63. Girl's name. : INA
64. Civil War society. : GAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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