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New York Times, Wednesday, November 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,256
Across
1. State of Hubbard cupboard. : BARE
5. The boards. : STAGE
10. Republic since June 17, 1944: Abbr. : ICEL
14. Mountain system between two continents. : URAL
15. Small group of secret plotters. : CABAL
16. ___ nostrum (our sea): Latin. : MARE
17. New York City's parade shower. : TICKERTAPE
19. Affectedly precise person. : PRIG
20. Football formation. : TEE
21. Pleasing to the eye. : NEAT
22. Relatives of the sedan. : COUPES
24. Second century ascetic. : ESSENE
26. Worldly condition. : ESTATE
28. Member of the family. : AUNT
30. He elopes with Jessica in "Merchant of Venice." : LORENZO
33. M. Bonnet, French Ambassador. : HENRI
36. Sign-off for a letter. : YOURS
38. Small boy. : TAD
39. Place for the turkey. : OVEN
40. Thick-headed. : CRASS
41. Hang in balance. : PEND
42. Where Sen. Malone was re-elected: Abbr. : NEV
43. Symbol of laziness. : SLOTH
44. Hearts. : CORES
45. Having to do with Ambassador Peurifoy's post. : GRECIAN
47. Jordan Olivar's team. : YALE
49. A sense of loss. : REGRET
51. Dogfight. : BATTLE
55. Adriatic port of Italy. : RIMINI
57. Ah me! : ALAS
59. Homburg. : HAT
60. Coin in Plato's pocket. : OBOL
61. What Eisenhower cracked. : SOLIDSOUTH
64. Pure and simple. : MERE
65. Roman dictator of 81 B. C. : SULLA
66. Circus performer. : FLEA
67. Cut down. : AXED
68. An Indo-European. : ARYAN
69. House plant. : FERN
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1. Sen. Murray's home city. : BUTTE
2. First sign of the zodiac. : ARIES
3. Ice skating events. : RACES
4. Shoe leather. : ELK
5. Relative of 5 Across. : SCREEN
6. Bye-bye. : TATA
7. Let up. : ABATE
8. Wide divergence. : GAP
9. They cast 531 votes. : ELECTORS
10. Attribute something discreditable to a person. : IMPUTE
11. Adam Bede's vocation. : CARPENTER
12. City of 130,803 in Pennsylvania. : ERIE
13. Sides of a triangle. : LEGS
18. Boredom. : ENNUI
23. Equipment for a trireme. : OARS
25. Be a breadwinner. : EARN
27. Weather for galoshes. : SLUSHY
29. Namesake of an Irish county. : TYRONE
31. Western author Grey. : ZANE
32. Bookies' offerings. : ODDS
33. In China, a group of factory buildings. : HONG
34. Continually. : EVER
35. Last word in a famous poem. : NEVERMORE
37. Seed of a cereal grass. : OAT
40. Mrs. Eden. : CLARISSA
41. Archibald MacLeish. : POET
43. Men Working, for instance. : SIGN
44. Type of accommodation on ships. : CLASS
46. Wainscoted. : CEILED
48. Almost paralyzed oil port. : ABADAN
50. Reckon up. : TALLY
52. Northern air base of U. S. and Denmark. : THULE
53. Not of this moment. : LATER
54. Allen of the Green Mountains. : ETHAN
55. Where the Lateran is. : ROMA
56. Mountain goat. : IBEX
58. Girl's name. : LILA
62. Pronoun. : OUR
63. On one's way. : OFF

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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