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New York Times, Friday, December 26, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.68, Missing: { J K Q W X }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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Across Down
1. Gaps. : SPACES
7. French horse cab. : FIACRE
13. Hassock. : TABORET
15. Outdoor timer. : SUNDIAL
16. Bring to light. : UNEARTH
17. Frame on two poles, transport device of Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
18. Device to warn mice of cats. : BELL
19. The above was his idea. : AESOP
21. Ye Olde Wayside ___. : INNE
22. Histrionics. : THEATRICS
25. The chocolate tree. : CACAO
28. Home for Swiss Family Robinson. : TREEHOUSE
32. Exhaust. : OVERTIRE
34. Famous trapper and guide of the West. : CARSON
35. Column front. : VAN
36. Hound on the trail. : SCENTER
38. Swiss canton. : URI
39. Shake pursuit. : ESCAPE
41. Expressed in pantomime. : GESTURED
43. Rouse to action. : STIMULATE
45. ___-Maritimes, where Nice is. : ALPES
46. Cool effrontery. : BRASHNESS
48. Swiss river: Var. : AARE
51. Jewish month. : NISAN
52. Porous rock. : TUFA
56. Scene of the fabulous Mizner saga. : FLORIDA
58. Thomas Handy's rank. : GENERAL
60. "Morning's ___, The hillside's dew-pearled." : ATSEVEN
61. Polish with an abrasive. : EMERIZE
62. A conservative middle-of-the-___. : ROADER
63. They never disagree. : YESMEN
1. Part of a ticket. : STUB
2. Where frost pictures appear. : PANE
3. Actor Walter. : ABEL
4. Source of benzene, phenol, etc. : COALTAR
5. Miss. : ERR
6. Bristles. : SETAE
7. Stoles and muffs. : FURPIECES
8. Girl's name. : INA
9. Dewey or Dodge, to Eisenhower. : ADVISOR
10. Young shoot or offshoot. : CION
11. Famed Colton-Randolph play. : RAIN
12. Other. : ELSE
14. Shakespeare's Globe. : THEATRE
15. Where Santa Claus held court. : STORE
20. Degrees of intensity. : STRENGTHS
23. Person with no temper control. : HOTSPUR
24. The Magna ___ signer was King John. : CHARTAS
25. Snug harbors. : COVES
26. Sailor's shout. : AVAST
27. Beatrice of Rome (1577–99). : CENCI
29. Seize and hold without right. : USURP
30. Rail or crake: Var. : SOREE
31. Miss Bagnold and others. : ENIDS
33. Native of an eight-year-old republic. : ICELANDER
37. Growing-up time. : TEENAGE
40. Made of clear yellow resin. : AMBERED
42. Overcoats. : ULSTERS
44. Arab, Indian or Japanese. : ASIAN
47. Hostile. : ENEMY
48. Distantly. : AFAR
49. Palo ___. : ALTO
50. Pasquale's fat daughter. : ROSA
53. Biblical objects, used with oracles. : URIM
54. Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
55. A little over 2 feet, in Norway. : ALEN
57. Common verbal contraction. : IVE
59. For the maiden name. : NEE

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

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