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New York Times, Monday, December 22, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across Down
1. Lou, Eleanor, Bess, ___. : MAMIE
6. British Crown Colony in Borneo. : SARAWAK
13. Sound of cymbals. : CLANGOR
16. Ike's home town. : ABILENE
17. Territory administered by another nation. : MANDATE
18. Brian de Bois-Guilbert's knightly status. : TEMPLAR
19. Composer of "When the Swallows Homeward Fly." : ABT
20. Intrinsic worth. : DIGNITY
22. Baden-Baden or Saratoga Springs. : SPA
23. Vigorous. : HALE
25. Scene of a recent dramatic election. : SAAR
26. Man's nickname. : CHET
27. The end. : OMEGA
29. Foot levers on sewing machines. : TREADLES
32. Twangy utterance. : NASALITY
34. Damp. : MOIST
35. Miss Lee, actress. : LILA
36. Ecclesiastical mantle. : COPE
37. Compactly arranged. : THICK
39. Poisonous compound. : ARSENIDE
43. Detestable: Var. : HATEABLE
45. Play the ukulele. : STRUM
46. "Quo Vadis" locale. : ROME
47. Where Monument Valley is. : UTAH
49. King. : SIRE
50. Marshall Plan's onetime initials. : ERP
51. Gave color to. : CHROMED
54. Patriotic society: Abbr. : DAR
55. Roman officials. : AEDILES
57. Cleaning the blackboard. : ERASING
59. Rhythmic break in verse. : CAESURA
60. Direct traffic by another way. : REROUTE
61. Theodore Roosevelt, Carl Akeley, etc. : HUNTERS
62. Term denoting multiplication. : TIMES
1. Late Senator from Connecticut. : MCMAHON
2. Where Mobile is. : ALABAMA
3. Items from the gaslight era. : MANTLES
4. Nehru's land: Poet. : IND
5. Minced oath. : EGAD
6. Juvenal and Wilde wrote this. : SATIRE
7. Encourage, usually in a bad sense. : ABET
8. Frosty. : RIMY
9. Very high mountain. : ALP
10. Cheats by evading payment: Slang. : WELSHES
11. A trisyllable metrical foot. : ANAPEST
12. Horn: Comb. form. : KERAT
14. Cornelia's dad. : OTIS
15. Racing meet on the Thames. : REGATTA
21. Not one: Dial. : NARY
24. Found with Liberté and Fraternité. : EGALITE
26. Customers. : CLIENTS
28. Girl in an old song. : ALICE
30. Man's name meaning "burden." : AMOS
31. Dumbbells. : DOPES
33. Miss Chase. : ILKA
36. Companion of the sugar bowl. : CREAMER
37. Famous naturalist. : THOREAU
38. A famous Cyrano. : HAMPDEN
39. Low-range singer. : ALTO
40. Element used in platinum alloys. : IRIDIUM
41. Mr. Schnozzola. : DURANTE
42. Comes forth. : EMERGES
44. Sacs at the joints. : BURSAS
46. Establish communication with. : REACH
48. Present. : HERE
51. Sometimes it's a red herring. : CLUE
52. German title. : HERR
53. Arrow. : DART
56. Noun suffix. : IST
58. ___-disant (so-called): French. : SOI

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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