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New York Times, Tuesday, December 2, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,262
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1. Notre Dame's "subway alumni." : FANS
5. Something soothing. : BALM
9. Attention-getter. : AHEM
13. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
14. Leigh Hunt character. : ABOU
15. Girl's name meaning "lovable." : MABEL
17. Cement ingredient. : LIME
18. Full of commotion. : HURLYBURLY
20. Having rounded projections. : LOBAL
22. Usual result of a flop. : TOTALLOSS
23. Senator Bridges of N. H. : STYLES
25. The General and the President. : IKES
26. French meat paste. : PATE
27. Buttonlike device. : STUD
28. Montana's Hungry Horse. : DAM
31. Conversationalist's technique. : DRAWINGOUT
34. Fodder tower. : SILO
35. Brutus or Cassius. : ROMAN
36. Method of communication: Abbr. : RAD
37. Persian delicacy. : MELON
38. Girl's nickname. : ABBY
39. Entreats: 3 wds. : MAKESAPLEA
41. Ruler of Tunis. : BEY
42. Ammo for little Hopalongs. : CAPS
43. Showy but shallow. : ARTY
44. French pronoun. : ELLE
45. Items on Lotte Lehmann programs. : LIEDER
48. Part of the subject of a celebrated miracle. : THELOAVES
53. Town on the Tigris, near Baghdad. : AMARA
54. Without choice. : WILLYNILLY
56. Political combination. : BLOC
57. Pal of Kukla and Fran. : OLLIE
58. Bete ___ (bugbear). : NOIR
59. Otherwise. : ELSE
60. Fifty-five million square miles. : LAND
61. Book ___. : ENDS
62. Loaves of bread. : RYES
1. Cuts down trees. : FELLS
2. In turmoil. : ARIOT
3. Weakly sentimental. : NAMBYPAMBY
4. What Arabs and cares do. : STEALAWAY
5. Scrooge's word. : BAH
6. Border on. : ABUT
7. Green-and-gray parrot. : LORO
8. Throng. : MULTITUDE
9. Went at a leisurely gait. : AMBLED
10. Drags. : HAULS
11. Longest river entirely in Spain. : EBRO
12. Torme and Allen. : MELS
16. Tributary of the Scheldt. : LYS
19. Soviet republic in Asia. : YAKUT
21. Admit. : LETIN
24. Money in Tokyo. : SEN
27. Drenches. : SOAKS
28. Waste time. : DILLYDALLY
29. Lily plant. : ALOE
30. Actress Freeman. : MONA
31. Monotonous. : DRAB
32. L. C. Douglas subject. : ROBE
33. For those with a sense of rumor. : GRAPEVINE
34. Thirty days. : SEPTEMBER
37. Heroine of "For Whom the Bell Tolls." : MARIA
39. One cause of trouble in Africa. : MALAN
40. Pitcher Maglie. : SAL
42. Surfeited. : CLOYED
44. Mrs. Irving Berlin. : ELLIN
46. Worn away. : EROSE
47. Hialeah attractions. : RACES
48. Princess Anne's age. : TWO
49. Re-elected Senator from Alabama. : HILL
50. Actress Raines. : ELLA
51. College in N. C. : ELON
52. Hit the dirt. : SLID
55. There are a thousand in a chiliad: Abbr. : YRS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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