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New York Times, Saturday, November 15, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 5, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,245
Across
1. 30th Vice President. : DAWES
6. Miss Muller. : MAUD
10. Month: Abbr. : APR
13. American dogwood. : OSIER
14. Tributary of the Seine. : OISE
15. Relative of the rhea: Var. : EMEU
16. Communist tools. : FELLOWTRAVELERS
19. Jigsaw puzzles, for instance. : FAD
20. "For ___ a jolly good fellow." : HES
21. Japanese planes in World War II. : ZEROS
22. Find fault without reason. : CAVIL
25. Tammany leader DeSapio. : CARMINE
27. Friend of 11 Down, new President of Chile. : IBANEZ
29. Modern Greek vernacular. : ROMAIC
30. Observer. : NOTER
31. Certain persons not specified. : SOME
32. Man's name. : ASA
35. What many businesses need. : COSTACCOUNTANTS
39. Headline initials. : HST
40. Fordham's eleven. : RAMS
41. Wuchang's province. : HUPEH
42. Lapels. : REVERS
45. Famous clubs. : ROTARY
46. Social gatherings in the evening. : SOIREES
48. He beat Ben Hogan. : BOROS
49. German man's name. : OSKAR
50. Checkers, for instance. : PET
51. Aunt: Spanish. : TIA
54. Church government by elders. : PRESBYTERIANISM
59. Engage the services of. : HIRE
60. 26,166 sq. mi. of water. : ARAL
61. Hero of a favorite children's story. : SAMBO
62. Scales: Abbr. : SCS
63. Arizona's Governor. : PYLE
64. Pronounce. : SPEAK
Down
1. Lift one's hat. : DOFF
2. On the main. : ASEA
3. Labor hotheads. : WILDCATSTRIKERS
4. Sea food. : EEL
5. Broadway sign. : SRO
6. Highway sign. : MOTEL
7. Affected manners. : AIRS
8. Our initials. : USA
9. Eamon's nickname. : DEV
10. Baseball, for instance. : AMERICANPASTIME
11. Buenos Aires dictator. : PERON
12. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
15. Oleoresin used in varnishes. : ELEMI
17. Someone very capable: Slang. : WHIZ
18. Mr. Pound or Mr. Stone. : EZRA
23. Dill. : ANET
24. Girl's name. : VERA
25. Milton's poetic masque. : COMUS
26. Verily. : AMEN
27. Move by small degrees. : INCH
28. Comments from the crowd. : BOOS
29. Sign on a brownstone front. : ROOMS
31. Mementos of the past. : SCARS
33. Noun suffix. : STER
34. Very pale. : ASHY
36. Manitoba Indian. : CREE
37. Norse god of thunder. : THOR
38. Product of Flint, Mich. : AUTO
43. Remove marks from. : ERASE
44. Be, for instance. : VERB
45. A roast, in Paris. : ROTI
46. College students: Slang. : SOPHS
47. A courtier in "Hamlet." : OSRIC
48. Famous name in TV. : BERLE
50. Ring out. : PEAL
52. A log hut on the steppes. : ISBA
53. Running wild. : AMOK
55. U. S. cable station in the Pacific. : YAP
56. Examine: Law. : TRY
57. Booby. : ASS
58. Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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