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New York Times, Saturday, November 1, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
David Steinberg notes:

Original 51-Across clue had "across"; changed to "Across."

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A
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L
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D
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,231

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Merry: Spanish. : ALAI
5
Stand-offish. : ALOOF
10
Within: Comb. form. : ENDO
14
The way to call Mrs. Spewack. : BELLABELLA
16
A cut of meat. : LOIN
17
Saratoga of Germany. : BADENBADEN
18
Early movie star. : INCE
19
Signal stage of history. : ERA
20
Integers: Abbr. : NOS
21
Balloon trips. : ASCENTS
23
The same. : DITTO
25
Third word of "Silent Night." : HOLY
26
Phenomena in the mountains. : ECHOES
29
Russian city in Asia. : STALINSK
33
Keeps clear of. : SHUNS
34
River craft. : SCOWS
35
Surprised exclamation. : OHO
36
Bass saxhorn. : TUBA
37
Wilsonian diplomat. : HOUSE
38
Stuck-up one. : SNOB
39
Globe. : ORB
40
Muni and Lukas. : PAULS
41
Category of art. : GENRE
42
Churchill's niece. : CLARISSA
44
Secretary of Commerce. : SAWYER
45
He wrote "Abou ben Adhem." : HUNT
46
Signs a lease. : RENTS
48
Sharp-tongued. : CAUSTIC
51
With 1 Across, a racket game. : JAI
52
Girl's name. : OSA
55
White vestments. : ALBS
56
"And I'm ___ sick at sea!" : NEVERNEVER
59
Beginning of a famous soliloquy. : TOBE
60
A gulping sound. : GLUCKGLUCK
61
Place in the grandstand. : SEAT
62
Directions on galleys. : STETS
63
Quantities: Abbr. : AMTS
Down
1
Constantin's title. : ABBE
2
The limerick man. : LEAR
3
Late opera star. : ALDA
4
___ de France. : ILE
5
Head monks. : ABBOTS
6
Slightest. : LEAST
7
___ Dominion (Virginia). : OLD
8
Plant genus prevalent in Greece. : OLEA
9
Hawthorne's first novel, 1826. : FANSHAWE
10
Traditional Hebrew melody. : ELIELI
11
Refrain of a song in "Much Ado About Nothing." : NONNYNONNY
12
Reference book: Abbr. : DICT
13
Some persons or things. : ONES
15
Miss Oakley and others. : ANNIES
22
Honorary Kentucky titles. : COLS
23
Spanish lady. : DONA
24
Pertaining to kissing. : OSCULAR
26
Renaissance sword. : ESTOC
27
Curmudgeon. : CHURL
28
Expression of approval: Slang. : HUBBAHUBBA
30
Move, as a boat on rough water. : TOSS
31
She sings torch songs. : SHORE
32
Author of "Wish You Were Here." : KOBER
34
French coins. : SOUS
37
Where Harold II met defeat. : HASTINGS
38
Bastes. : SEWS
40
Ice cream measure. : PINT
41
Restriction to quarters at Oxford. : GATING
43
Fall color. : RUSSET
44
Imaginary animals, named by Lewis Carroll. : SNARKS
47
Drive out. : EJECT
48
Part of a heavy rain. : CATS
49
Drug and fiber plant. : ALOE
50
Welshman or Breton. : CELT
52
Egg: Latin. : OVUM
53
The Dukhobors, for instance. : SECT
54
Flatboats. : ARKS
57
Scene: French. : VUE
58
Highest note in early music. : ELA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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