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New York Times, Saturday, October 25, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,224
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1. A name in lights. : STAR
5. Forbidden, in Polynesia. : TABU
9. Take it easily. : COAST
14. Wire-wound dynamo parts. : ARMATURES
16. Not warranted. : UNDUE
17. Bring under the yoke. : SUBJUGATE
18. Take it easy. : RELAX
19. City in Afghanistan. : HERAT
20. Long-term inmate. : LIFER
22. First name of a screen actress. : AVA
23. Petty officer in charge of rigging, anchors, cables, etc. : BOSUN
25. Hoaxes. : DUPERIES
27. Today's doughboys. : GIS
28. Business in addition to one's regular occupation. : SIDELINE
30. Caliph, Pasha and Baba. : ALIS
32. No gentleman. : CAD
33. Steadfast and true. : STANCH
37. Walking-on-air feeling. : ELATION
39. Inimical. : HOSTILE
40. Athwart. : ASLANT
41. Grass-roots earth. : SOD
42. Acidity. : ACOR
43. One who takes something away secretly. : SPIRITER
46. He wore a lion's skin. : ASS
47. "South Pacific" derives from his book. : MICHENER
50. U. S. pursuit plane. : SABRE
52. Swallowed up. : ATE
53. Freshen. : RENEW
55. Intended. : MEANT
57. They "shall fold their tents, like the Arabs." : CARES
59. A base hit. : ONEBAGGER
61. A Pyrrhic victory for Santa Anna. : ALAMO
62. Business dealing in vintages. : WINEHOUSE
63. Eve and others. : WOMEN
64. Man's nickname. : NATE
65. Job. : TASK
1. Gay girdle. : SASH
2. Documents of indictment returned by the grand jury. : TRUEBILLS
3. Fit for Olympian tastes. : AMBROSIAL
4. Princely Indians. : RAJAS
5. Harbor troubleshooter. : TUG
6. Famous inland sea. : ARAL
7. Befell. : BETIDED
8. Practical. : USEFUL
9. Trends and tides. : CURRENTS
10. "___ nation, indivisible . . . " : ONE
11. Old Testament name. : ADLAI
12. Blandly polite. : SUAVE
13. Scene of Edna Ferber's "Giant." : TEXAS
15. Ballerina skirts. : TUTUS
21. Installments in the Pearl White days. : EPISODES
24. James M. Barrie's "My Lady ___." : NICOTINE
26. Spanish lariat. : REATA
27. Mother of the Titans. : GAEA
29. Actor Dailey. : DAN
31. Hide safely: Slang. : STASH
34. Central American republic. : NICARAGUA
35. Intimacy. : CLOSENESS
36. Possessive pronoun. : HERS
38. How movie stars sometimes appear: 2 words. : INPERSON
39. Very near the solution, in games. : HOT
41. The order to which dugongs and sea cows belong. : SIRENIA
44. Fame. : RENOWN
45. The biblical Arimathea. : RAMAH
47. Large, flashy parrot. : MACAW
48. Flier Balbo. : ITALO
49. Island of the Moluccas. : CERAM
51. Sired. : BEGOT
54. Left. : WENT
56. Journey by ox wagon. : TREK
58. Uncle: Dial. : EME
60. Eccentric idea in one's head. : BEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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