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New York Times, Thursday, December 11, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,271
Across Down
1. Large lake in Africa. : CHAD
5. A hamlet. : DORP
9. One way of sneezing. : ACHEW
14. Indian whose snake dances attract tourists. : HOPI
15. Canal begun in DeWitt Clinton's day. : ERIE
16. Irish-English physicist, noted for a famous "law." : BOYLE
17. Votes for a bill. : AYES
18. Black Sea naval base, near Yalta. : SEVASTOPOL
20. Commander of U. N. forces in Far East. : MARKWCLARK
22. Baker or Harris. : PHIL
23. G. I. : JOE
24. Founder of Mt. Holyoke College, Mary ___. : LYON
26. Graduate at Annapolis: Abbr. : ENS
27. Historic French forest. : ARGONNE
31. Geologic time. : AEON
33. Secular. : LAIC
34. Unpopular informer. : TATTLETALE
39. Large coarse fern. : BRAKE
41. Winning World Series pitcher. : ROE
42. Loved too fondly. : DOTED
43. Natives of French West Africa. : SENEGALESE
46. In phonetics, smooth. : LENE
47. Ropes used on shipboard. : TYES
48. Third and fourth words of "Casablanca." : STOODON
50. "___ Pinafore." : HMS
52. Ingredient for a pilaff. : RICE
55. Hold tight. : HUG
56. Diner sign. : EATS
58. Suffering from low morale. : DISPIRITED
63. Type of verse. : ANAPAESTIC
65. Sea between the Philippines and Borneo. : SULU
66. Where Innsbruck is. : TIROL
67. TV comedienne with Caesar. : COCA
68. Spruce up the Xmas spruce. : TRIM
69. Quick-tempered. : HASTY
70. The moonstone resembles it. : OPAL
71. Course nobody fails. : SNAP
1. Albanian tribe in Greece. : CHAM
2. Georgetown U. athlete. : HOYA
3. Imitator. : APER
4. He lives on sound tracks. : DISKJOCKEY
5. Pedigree. : DESCENT
6. City in Russia. : OREL
7. Antagonist. : RIVAL
8. He proved Greenland is an island. : PEARY
9. German composer of songs. : ABT
10. Hen pen. : COOP
11. Describing "what-you-may-call-it," "son-in-law," etc. : HYPHENATED
12. Remove afar off: Var. : ELOIN
13. Creator of Mr. Britling. : WELLS
19. Relative of "prosit." : SKOAL
21. Was voted in. : WON
25. Point 4 fights it. : NEED
27. White linen robes. : ALBS
28. Uncommon. : RARE
29. They're a hundred times brighter than the sun. : GIANTSTARS
30. Bertrand Russell's title. : EARL
32. They treat ears. : OTOLOGISTS
35. Part of Italy where Calabria is. : TOE
36. Mrs. Dick Tracy. : TESS
37. Dress fabric. : LENO
38. Scene of man's first disobedience. : EDEN
40. Elbe tributary. : EGER
44. Sotto voce remark. : ASIDE
45. Professionally right. : ETHICAL
49. Pronoun. : OUR
50. Shrub that grows on a moor. : HEATH
51. Exaggerated love for: Comb. form. : MANIA
53. The lake herring of the Great Lakes. : CISCO
54. Prohibit legally. : ESTOP
57. A small quantity, as of tea, in England. : SPOT
59. Size of type. : PICA
60. Form on a lathe. : TURN
61. Director Kazan. : ELIA
62. Place for temporary storage of military goods. : DUMP
64. ___ Khan. : ALY

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

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