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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.59, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,235
Across
1. All hands on deck. : CREW
5. Irish wit. : GBS
8. Stormed, as a bargain counter. : MOBBED
14. Sister or cousin or aunt. : RELATION
16. Small area. : AREOLA
17. In a captivating way. : ADORABLY
18. Shopkeeper. : DEALER
19. The man who prophesied the election results. : MINDREADER
21. Frenchman's dream. : REVE
22. Turkish title. : AGHA
23. Forgive. : REMIT
25. Kind of pepper. : RED
26. Wings. : ALAE
27. A Spanish rigadoon. : RIGODON
29. Nut chewed in the East. : BETEL
31. Look of amazement. : STARE
32. Describing an abandoned mine. : ORELESS
35. Fell down on the job. : SLIPPED
39. Diner. : EATER
41. Swimmer's handicap. : CRAMP
42. Escape to oblivion. : NIRVANA
44. They clash with the Crimson. : ELIS
45. An ocean: Abbr. : PAC
46. Tennyson's Arden. : ENOCH
48. Examine. : SCAN
49. Note. : ITEM
51. Citizen of Ulster. : FREESTATER
54. Costume for Madame Butterfly. : KIMONO
56. Of the morning: Archaic. : MATUTINE
57. Smoother. : EVENER
58. Lawyer's delight. : EVIDENCE
59. Let. : RENTED
60. Neighbor to Turkey: Abbr. : SYR
61. Try to find. : SEEK
Down
1. Stuff. : CRAM
2. Man who has just gotten a wrong number. : REDIALER
3. Protract. : ELONGATE
4. Political henchman. : WARDHEELER
5. Taunt. : GIBE
6. Clayey. : BOLAR
7. Signatures on paper money. : SNYDERS
8. Song for a glee club. : MADRIGAL
9. Gold as you find it. : ORE
10. Symbol on the California flag. : BEAR
11. Compelling Spanish rhythm. : BOLERO
12. Shoulder-and-knee-padded men. : ELEVEN
13. Took a chance. : DARED
15. A scene in "Gone With the Wind." : TARA
20. Sends forth. : EMITS
24. Describing an eyeglass lens. : TORIC
26. Swedish name for Turku. : ABO
28. Expresses disapproval of. : DEPRECATES
30. Permission. : LEAVE
33. 8,739 students. : STANFORD
34. Caballero. : SENOR
36. One of the seven hills of Rome. : PALATINE
37. A point of vantage. : EMINENCE
38. The displaced. : DPS
40. Flower clusters. : RACEMES
42. Indigenous. : NATIVE
43. They sell cubes. : ICEMEN
45. Tightwad: Slang. : PIKER
47. Villain in a melodrama. : HEAVY
48. Shirt button. : STUD
50. ___ Blanc. : MONT
52. Activity. : STIR
53. Smack of distinctly. : REEK
55. Word used after the wedding. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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