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New York Times, Saturday, October 4, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,203
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1. He sells short. : BEAR
5. Household storage place. : ATTIC
10. Author's output. : MSS
13. Highest point. : ACME
14. Kind of contract. : LEASE
15. Mountains in Kirgiz. : ALAI
16. Operetta by Rudolph Friml. : THEVAGABONDKING
19. Capital on Oahu. : HONOLULU
20. Mr. Wickfield's "'umble" clerk. : URIAH
21. Mr. Chaney. : LON
22. Serum: Comb. form. : SERO
24. Subject of a yearly Presidential speech. : STATEOFTHEUNION
32. Stoke ___, where Thomas Gray is buried. : POGES
33. Domain. : REALM
34. Government production agency. : NPA
35. Halifax's title. : LORD
36. City in Hesse, scene of Diet, 1521. : WORMS
37. Pitcher Labine of the Dodgers. : CLEM
38. Dined. : ATE
39. Pres. McKinley's influential adviser. : HANNA
40. Light signal shot from a Very pistol. : FLARE
41. Book by Pearl Buck. : THEHIDDENFLOWER
44. Dollars. : ONES
45. Evidence of a promise to pay. : IOU
46. Brace or support in a structure. : STRUT
49. Dipping the colors. : SALUTING
54. White House event. : PRESSCONFERENCE
57. Anchorage place for small boats. : COVE
58. H. S. T.'s late press secretary. : SHORT
59. A cause of hearty laughter: Slang. : RIOT
60. Orangutan. : APE
61. Early Christian pulpits. : AMBOS
62. Fresh talk. : SASS
1. British spa. : BATH
2. Be a parrot. : ECHO
3. So be it. : AMEN
4. Cast off subjection. : REVOLTED
5. Some: Spanish. : ALGUNO
6. Blue-winged duck. : TEAL
7. Forbidden. : TABU
8. Prefix meaning "equal." : ISO
9. A hundred years: Abbr. : CEN
10. 1052. : MLII
11. Capital of Yemen. : SANA
12. Sound of lament. : SIGH
15. Rubber products center. : AKRON
17. Leaves used for tonics. : ALOES
18. Macaroni wheat. : DURUM
22. Medicine man. : SHAMAN
23. Sea food. : EELS
24. Upright part of a chair back. : SPLAT
25. Bicuspid. : TOOTH
26. Live in concord. : AGREE
27. Leaves of ferns or palms. : FRONDS
28. Coat with an alloy. : TERNE
29. Member of the family. : INLAW
30. ___ citato (in the work cited). : OPERE
31. Nominator. : NAMER
36. Pitcher for the "Bums." : WADE
37. Sauer and Doby. : CLOUTERS
39. Intimations. : HINTS
40. Product of Minnesota. : FLOUR
42. Pres. Wilson's personal representative. : HOUSE
43. Cuts of meat: French. : FILETS
46. Animals' friend. : SPCA
47. Too much: French. : TROP
48. Frenchman's dream. : REVE
49. Social climber. : SNOB
50. A continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
51. Genus of cetaceans. : INIA
52. Sgts. and Cpls. : NCOS
53. Prepares. : GETS
55. The Confederacy: Abbr. : CSA
56. Electrical unit. : OHM

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

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