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New York Times, Friday, November 14, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,244
Across Down
1. Edna Ferber's "Giant." : TEXAS
6. Takes the cover off. : UNCAPS
12. Well-proportioned. : SHAPELY
14. Passage from upper to lower New York Bay (with "The"). : NARROWS
16. Ingredients. : MAKINGS
17. Manager planning for "next year." : DRESSEN
18. What pitchblende is. : ORE
19. Snack in Scotland. : OATCAKE
21. Begin (with "off"). : TEE
22. Bin for grain. : CRIB
24. Annealing oven. : LEHR
25. ___-monnaie, Frenchwoman's purse. : PORTE
27. Caused to soar. : KITED
29. Mr. Waltari, best-selling novelist. : MIKA
31. Look intently. : PEER
32. Physical. : SOMATIC
34. Small fish found among rocks and seaweed. : BLENNY
36. Of the old Teutonic alphabet. : RUNIC
37. Plant life. : FLORA
38. Anything that heals or soothes. : BALSAM
40. Wind beforehand. : PRECOIL
42. Type of pointed arch. : OGEE
43. Fencer's weapon. : EPEE
45. Resource. : ASSET
47. Section of an orchestra. : BRASS
49. Brews. : ALES
51. Existence: Latin. : ESSE
52. A nickname of the colorful Aneurin. : BEV
53. Works energetically. : HUSTLES
56. American botanist, ___ Gray. : ASA
57. Describing a sly look. : LEERISH
59. Chanter. : INTONER
61. Ex-Italian colony now federated with Ethiopia. : ERITREA
62. Postures. : STANCES
63. Pilots. : STEERS
64. French dessert. : TARTE
1. Accept or reject unconditionally: Slang. : TAKEITORLEAVEIT
2. Part of a finial. : EPI
3. Strange: Comb. form. : XENO
4. Pertaining to seaweed. : ALGAL
5. Concerning the body as a whole. : SYSTEMIC
6. Fairly well lighted. : UNDARK
7. Stool pigeon, at Scotland Yard. : NARK
8. Move as in Sunday traffic. : CREEP
9. Military building: Abbr. : ARS
10. After the 16th century in Europe. : POSTRENAISSANCE
11. Mollify. : SWEETEN
12. Relative of the coverall. : SMOCK
13. Julie of the stage. : HARRIS
15. Derisive. : SNEERY
20. Style of the well-dressed woman. : CHIC
23. Dazes. : BEMUSES
26. Requiring labor. : OPEROSE
28. Mr. Andrews of the stage. : DANA
30. Fit. : ABLE
33. Respite on the football field. : TIME
35. Places connected with one another: Lat. : LOCA
37. Schedule of nondurable commodities. : FREELIST
38. An error, in baseball parlance. : BOBBLE
39. They concur. : AGREERS
40. Hurl a stream of missiles at. : PELT
41. Tenant. : LESSEE
44. Titled officers in the East. : PASHAS
46. Audience reaction to Johnnie Ray. : TEARS
48. Former name for county in Britain. : SHIRE
50. Maiden who saves the Flying Dutchman. : SENTA
54. The customer is one. : USER
55. Member of a galaxy. : STAR
58. Route: Abbr. : RTE
60. Where Toronto is: Abbr. : ONT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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