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New York Times, Saturday, December 13, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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1. Watch over and care for. : TEND
5. Stuff. : CRAM
9. Spice from nutmeg. : MACE
13. Upright. : PIANO
14. "Gentleman" tramp. : HOBO
15. Singer Gorin. : IGOR
16. The soldiers' vote. : ABSENTEEBALLOTS
19. Nevertheless. : YET
20. Stone and iron ages, for instance. : ERAS
21. Problem for Ike. : BUDGET
22. Kind of temporary legislation. : STOPGAP
24. Governor at Harrisburg. : FINE
25. Top-seeded tennis player. : FLAM
26. Red official in Prague. : GOTTWALD
30. Brother of "beg" and "borrow." : STEAL
32. Tree trunks. : BOLES
33. 24 hours in Madrid. : DIA
34. Hero of the wild West. : CODY
35. Saturn's daughter. : CERES
36. German river. : EDER
37. Presidential nickname. : ABE
38. It's capital. : MONEY
39. Bacteriologists use it. : SLIDE
40. George Sand and George Eliot. : PENNAMES
42. Man's name: Abbr. : CHAS
43. First word of a Shaw title. : ARMS
44. Temperature, pressure, humidity, etc. : CLIMATE
47. A very light kind of cake. : SPONGE
50. Soraya's country. : IRAN
51. Call for an encore. : BIS
52. Ambassador Kennan's status with the Russians. : PERSONANONGRATA
55. British composer. : ARNE
56. Shipping room items. : TAGS
57. German name for a Latvian seaport. : LIBAU
58. Harold of the comics. : TEEN
59. Takes court action. : SUES
60. Israeli envoy to U. S. : EBAN
1. Land occupied by Chinese. : TIBET
2. Current best seller. : EASTOFEDEN
3. Compass reading. : NNE
4. County in Ulster. : DONEGAL
5. Of little account. : CHEAP
6. Small agile deer. : ROES
7. The yarn for the warp. : ABB
8. Ancient Semites. : MOABITES
9. Vegetable discoloration. : MILDEW
10. Highly excited. : AGOG
11. ___ d'Azur. : COTE
12. Formerly. : ERST
13. Is profitable. : PAYS
17. Car for ore haulage in a mine. : TRAM
18. Alfred and Lynn. : LUNTS
23. The thing, according to Hamlet. : PLAY
24. Square where N. Y. C.'s County Court House is. : FOLEY
26. Pierces. : GORES
27. Capital of the Negus. : ADDISABABA
28. A song in Hamburg. : LIED
29. Challenge. : DARE
30. Title held by two Generals. : SCAP
31. A common infinitive. : TOBE
32. President of Czechoslovakia, 1935–38 and 1945–48. : BENES
35. Observations. : COMMENTS
36. Ancient country. : ELAM
38. Actress from Mexico. : MARGO
39. John Doe, Attorney-at-law, for instance. : SHINGLE
41. He won the Nobel peace prize, 1922. : NANSEN
42. Group of families. : CLAN
44. Governor-elect of Maine. : CROSS
45. A giant. : TITAN
46. Isaac's son. : ESAU
47. Lover's quarrel. : SPAT
48. Senior, as Dumas ___. : PERE
49. Caen's river. : ORNE
50. Famous British dean. : INGE
53. Athletic group: Abbr. : AAU
54. Umbrella part. : RIB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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