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New York Times, Friday, October 31, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.76, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 28
PS notes: Original 50-Down clue had "cresendo"; changed to "crescendo."
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,230
Across Down
1. Trodden ways. : PATHS
6. Nymph reduced to a voice. : ECHO
10. Pronoun of the Psalms. : THOU
14. Stumbling. : ATRIP
15. Skyhigh cuts of meat. : LOINCHOPS
17. All the world, to W. S. : STAGE
18. Leagued for chicanery: 2 wds. : INCAHOOTS
19. Where the heather grows. : HIGHLAND
21. A discharge of artillery. : SALVO
22. Sharp with asperity. : ACIDULOUS
24. Consider. : DEEM
25. Not banal. : UNTRITE
27. Exerted attraction. : DREW
29. Count von ___, Prussian Field Marshal (1800–91). : MOLTKE
32. Tease: Var. : TARR
34. Explosive suffix. : ITE
35. Submissive ones. : OBEYERS
37. Winds up to 30 miles per hour. : BREEZES
39. Averell Harriman's post. : MSA
40. "___ the whirlwind." : REAP
42. Allude. : ADVERT
43. Brother of Cain and Abel. : SETH
45. Long-wearing. : DURABLE
47. Finish third. : SHOW
49. Mixed again. : REBLENDED
53. ___-comic, a type of actor. : SERIO
55. Mentally productive. : CREATIVE
56. Pertaining to action in two elements: 3 wds. : AIRANDSEA
58. Joe the Great, for short. : DIMAG
59. Produce a harmonic tone on an organ. : OVERSOUND
60. Italian girl's name. : EDITA
61. Miss Lamarr. : HEDY
62. A very little. : MITE
63. Collision mementoes. : DENTS
1. Egyptian title recently banned. : PASHA
2. Loft. : ATTIC
3. ___-comic, a type of actor. : TRAGI
4. Forbidding tariff wall: 2 wds. : HIGHDUTY
5. Cave explorer: Colloq. : SPELUNKER
6. Poetess Wylie. : ELINOR
7. Aqueduct. : CONDUIT
8. ___ jacet. : HIC
9. Miss Munson and others. : ONAS
10. Endured: Dial. : THOLED
11. Economize, as in 1918. : HOOVERIZE
12. Device for measuring vision. : OPTOMETER
13. Letters for American ships. : USS
16. French-African lake. : CHAD
20. In a new guise. : ALTERED
23. A jerky stroke, as with a bat. : STAB
26. Prone to mistake. : ERRABLE
28. Canyon country. : WEST
29. Members of families. : MOMS
30. Single-minded to a degree. : OBSESSIVE
31. Covered with horsehide. : LEATHERED
33. Painted with an anti-rust coat. : REDLEADED
36. Reptile: Comb. form. : SAUR
38. "All things come home at ___." : EVENTIDE
41. Lead a church choir. : PRECENT
44. Occurring every hour. : HORARY
46. Scrape off. : ABRADE
48. Comes out ahead. : WINS
50. Opposite of crescendo: Abbr. : DIMIN
51. Australian statesman. : EVATT
52. Balletomane painter. : DEGAS
54. Round-the-world solo flier, 1947. : ODOM
56. Famed Hibernian organization. : AOH
57. Of oneself: Lat. : SUI

Answer summary: 13 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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