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New York Times, Friday, October 3, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,202
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1. Agreeable terms. : PACT
5. ___ mater. : ALMA
9. Mater. : MAMA
13. Yearn. : ACHE
14. Scorch. : SEAR
15. Lover: Fr. : AMANT
17. Conversation in Korea. : TRUCETALK
19. He slays Tybalt in combat. : ROMEO
20. Home for Plymouth Rocks. : HENHOUSE
21. Look with the eyes partly closed. : SQUINT
22. Midge. : GNAT
23. Little flowers with a French accent. : FLEURETS
25. Former famous ballet choreographer. : FOKINE
27. Minimum amounts. : IOTAS
28. A North Caucasian language. : UDIC
29. The Arctic or Antarctic. : OCEAN
30. Col. Gabreski. : ACE
33. Rainy season in India. : MONSOON
36. U. S. amateur tennis champion. : SEDGMAN
38. Unit of work. : ERG
39. Sorties against the enemy. : RAIDS
41. River in Spain. : EBRO
42. Denizen of the Everglades. : GATOR
43. Blows like a whale. : SPOUTS
45. Italy's violin genius. : PAGANINI
48. Fling with force. : HURL
49. Husky apes. : ORANGS
50. Self publicist. : BRAGGART
54. Piano piece. : ETUDE
55. Ethiopia of yore. : ABYSSINIA
56. Player who ended in the A. L. cellar. : TIGER
57. Inkspot. : BLOT
58. Stage turns. : ACTS
59. Creepy. : EERY
60. Greek letter. : BETA
61. Hunt high and low. : SEEK
1. Walk. : PATH
2. Seaport in Palestine. : ACRE
3. China's World War II capital. : CHUNGKING
4. The science of mechanical arts. : TECHNICS
5. Sagacious. : ASTUTE
6. Where sheep graze. : LEAS
7. Emanating evil. : MALEFIC
8. Little Rock is its capital: Abbr. : ARK
9. Creator of Mr. Moto. : MARQUAND
10. Casanova's specialty. : AMOURS
11. Mrs. Ike. : MAMIE
12. Concerning. : ANENT
16. The carriage trade. : TOTS
18. Of dawn. : EOAN
21. Bristles. : SETAE
24. River deposit of clay. : LOESS
25. Show irritation or anger. : FUME
26. Scent. : ODOR
29. Ingredient of goulash. : ONION
30. Vehicle having the right of way. : AMBULANCE
31. Two-wheeled vehicle. : CART
32. Long-lived Biblical man. : ENOS
34. Glasshouse for growing fruit. : ORANGERY
35. American in a Czech jail. : OATIS
37. Treasurer Clark and others. : GEORGIAS
40. Bounce a basketball. : DRIBBLE
42. Newfoundland take-off spot. : GANDER
43. Second highest dam, 602 feet. : SHASTA
44. Heavyweights, welterweights, etc.: Slang. : PUGS
45. Marianne Moore, for instance. : POET
46. The musical Shaw. : ARTIE
47. Distance between the rails of a railroad, 4 ft. 8½ in. in U. S. : GAUGE
51. Peasant of India. : RYOT
52. Ceremonial act. : RITE
53. A kind of master. : TASK
55. Warp yarn. : ABB

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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