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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,227
Across
1. Narrow valley. : GLEN
5. Out of harmony. : AJAR
9. Acts of derring-do. : FEATS
14. Go by plane. : AERO
15. Old-fashioned instrument. : LUTE
16. TV puppet. : OLLIE
17. Terminus of the 1,600-mi. highway from St. John, B.C. : FAIRBANKS
19. Sportsman's weapon. : RIFLE
20. Star from Omaha. : FREDASTAIRE
22. Member of the House: Abbr. : REP
23. City in Nevada. : ELKO
24. Valves in furnace flues. : DAMPERS
26. La ___, once great newspaper. : PRENSA
29. Gold-producing peninsula west of 17 Across. : SEWARD
30. Cry of triumph. : AHA
31. Canal Zone town, suburb of Panama. : ANCON
33. Lloyd of stage and screen. : NOLAN
36. Comfortable. : COSY
38. Keeps from entering. : SHUTS
40. Italian title. : DUCE
41. Bar legally. : ESTOP
43. Resource. : ASSET
45. Emergency measure in the 1930's. : NRA
46. Proofreader's prey. : ERRATA
48. Light pattern on a TV screen. : RASTER
50. Pre-dawn adjective. : DARKEST
52. Popular headgear. : VEIL
53. Same schedule every day. : RUT
54. Broadway treat. : THEKINGANDI
59. Verona's river. : ADIGE
61. Where to pour the anti-freeze. : RADIATORS
62. Enlarge. : WIDEN
63. State: Fr. : ETAT
64. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
65. Rosinante, for instance. : STEED
66. Have confidence. : RELY
67. Frenzy. : RAGE
Down
1. Spar of a fore-and-aft sail. : GAFF
2. Father of Cordelia. : LEAR
3. City famed for electrical appliances. : ERIE
4. Bombsight of W. W. II. : NORDEN
5. They live in 17 Across. : ALASKANS
6. Political faction. : JUNTO
7. One of the Aleutians. : ATKA
8. Physicians training in hospitals. : RESIDENTS
9. Member of the jury. : FOREMAN
10. Inventor Whitney. : ELI
11. One of a famous acting couple. : ALFREDLUNT
12. Worker on floors or roofs. : TILER
13. Percolates. : SEEPS
18. Wood for toy airplanes. : BALSA
21. Describing November weather. : RAW
25. Goad or incite. : PROD
26. Member of Lovett's department. : PACE
27. Greek letters. : RHOS
28. Around April 5, 1953. : EASTERTIDE
29. Famous bandmaster. : SOUSA
32. Magpie. : CHATTERER
34. Seaport near Haifa. : ACRE
35. In the vicinity. : NEAR
37. City in Pennsylvania. : YORK
39. Clearness and calmness. : SERENITY
42. "Let's ___." : PRETEND
44. Swampy forest region of Siberia. : TAIGA
47. Wood for oars. : ASH
49. "Twenty Questions" emcee. : SLATER
50. Ties. : DRAWS
51. Examine accounts. : AUDIT
52. Gore ___, author. : VIDAL
55. A Smith from Virginia. : KATE
56. Observe: Latin. : NOTA
57. Pass tediously, as time. : DRAG
58. Wight. : ISLE
60. Fit: Colloq. : GEE

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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