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New York Times, Thursday, November 27, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,257
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1. He ate the first Thanksgiving dinner. : PILGRIM
8. Cooker for 12 Down. : ROASTER
15. A public service. : UTILITY
16. Gush. : ENTHUSE
17. Withdraws from circulation. : RETIRES
18. Glass vessels for distilling. : RETORTS
19. Miss Rich. : IRENE
20. Mr. Heyerdahl and others. : THORS
22. Krazy of the comics. : KAT
23. Sour. : TART
24. Too-popular affliction. : VIRUS
25. Falstaff's "lieutenant." : PETO
26. Indonesian. : ATA
27. Co-author of "The Front Page." : HECHT
28. More timid. : SHYER
29. Popular radio family. : NELSONS
31. All together. : ENMASSE
33. Dog without a pedigree. : MUT
34. Beautiful yellow moths. : IOS
35. Muddies. : BEMIRES
39. Stories the Indians told. : LEGENDS
43. Type of stocks or bonds. : RAILS
44. Non-professionals. : LAICS
46. Skill. : ART
47. Being. : ESSE
48. Samoset's gift. : MAIZE
49. Lady Jane ___. : GREY
50. Parasite's egg. : NIT
51. Pre-Mayflower ship. : PINTA
52. Perceived by hearing. : AURAL
53. Something that leads nowhere. : DEADEND
55. Publicity, à la Français. : RECLAME
57. With suspicion. : ASKANCE
58. Irresponsible person. : DRIFTER
59. More severe. : STERNER
60. Impudent children: Colloq. : SASSERS
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1. John Winthrop, for instance. : PURITAN
2. Repeat. : ITERATE
3. Matter-of-fact. : LITERAL
4. Flash. : GLINT
5. To laugh: French. : RIRE
6. Noun suffix. : ITE
7. Persons claiming special insight. : MYSTICS
8. Send by another way. : REROUTE
9. Great experts: Slang. : ONERS
10. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
11. Southern "yes." : SHO
12. Pot shots for 1 Across. : TURKEYS
13. Places in the country. : ESTATES
14. Put back into use. : RESTORE
21. Elizabeth II: Abbr. : HRH
24. Sale: French. : VENTE
25. Stage of development. : PHASE
27. Second word of "The Rosary." : HOURS
28. Mixtures of smoke and fog. : SMOGS
30. Refrain of "Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit-Bag." : SMILE
32. Female relative. : NIECE
35. Miss Starr of the comics, and others. : BRENDAS
36. Most comfortable. : EASIEST
37. A wrong definition, for instance. : MISTAKE
38. Basis of some campaign speeches. : SLANDER
39. Iguanas. : LIZARDS
40. Tell a story. : NARRATE
41. Impractical person. : DREAMER
42. Dress designers. : STYLERS
45. River island. : AIT
48. Rival of pumpkin. : MINCE
49. Mexico, Guinea, etc. : GULFS
51. He came to America in 1682. : PENN
52. Beloved of Galatea. : ACIS
54. Kin of the Mayflower descendants. : DAR
56. Time. : ERA

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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