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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,248
Across Down
1. U. S. F-86. : SABRE
6. To exist: Latin. : ESSE
10. British mining shacks. : COES
14. Look for and expect. : AWAIT
15. Flimsy. : THIN
16. Britain's Mr. Gaitskell. : HUGH
17. Broadway witch. : MRSMCTHING
19. Italian city. : ATRI
20. Benet's "Johnny ___ and the Fool-Killer." : PYE
21. Mr. Wickfield's 'umble clerk. : HEEP
22. Forest warden. : RANGER
24. Use a telephone. : DIAL
25. Arnold Cream. : WALCOTT
26. Punctuation marks. : COLONS
29. British dockworker. : NAVVY
30. Stamping as approved. : OKING
31. Book of the Old Testament. : HOSEA
32. Bopster's favorite verb. : DIG
35. Blemish. : BLOT
36. Villages. : DORPS
37. Fix over. : REDO
38. Tributary of the Yangtze. : HAN
39. Flying behemoths of World War II. : FORTS
40. The showman in "I Pagliacci." : CANIO
41. Laughter. : MIRTH
42. Writer about the sea. : CARSON
43. Symbol of slave labor. : SIBERIA
46. Big blow. : GALE
47. Devices for moving heavy weights. : CRANES
48. Girl at the k-k-k-kitchen door. : KATY
49. Importune. : WOO
52. Take a day off. : REST
53. Part owner of the Yankees. : DANTOPPING
56. "Do ___others . . ." : UNTO
57. Another word for 2 Down. : AGEE
58. More stable. : SURER
59. An order at 55 Down. : BEER
60. Evergreen trees. : YEWS
61. Adjective for Falstaff. : OBESE
1. Coarsely ground corn. : SAMP
2. Twisted to one side. : AWRY
3. Chief element in anything. : BASE
4. Part of a wheel. : RIM
5. Hogarth's specialty. : ETCHING
6. Famous first name in the theatre. : ETHEL
7. The Constitution. : SHIP
8. What all the candidates were against. : SIN
9. Emulates Timothy Cole. : ENGRAVES
10. Uncertain. : CHANCY
11. Expenditures. : OUTGO
12. Rare feather. : EGRET
13. Symbolic garment. : SHIRT
18. Oolong and souchong. : TEAS
23. Edison's middle name. : ALVA
24. First word of a campaign slogan. : DONT
25. Stingers. : WASPS
26. Seaport in south Eire. : COBH
27. Sen. Kerr's state: Abbr. : OKLA
28. Symbol on Iran's flag. : LION
29. Part of NATO. : NORTH
31. Plane stop in the Azores. : HORTA
32. Places of shelter. : DENS
33. Peculiar: Comb. form. : IDIO
34. Hoodlum. : GOON
36. Popular star. : DORISDAY
37. Steak—these days. : RARE
39. Trouble for 22 Across. : FIRE
40. Musical style of the West Indies. : CALYPSO
41. A wise counselor. : MENTOR
42. Stoic philosopher. : CATO
43. Second team. : SCRUB
44. Miss Dunne. : IRENE
45. Moisten with drippings. : BASTE
46. Movable barriers. : GATES
48. Had fixed in mind. : KNEW
49. Part of an armature. : WIRE
50. Particular persons. : ONES
51. Giant. : OGRE
54. Satchel Paige's secret. : AGE
55. Tavern on the Tyne. : PUB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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