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New York Times, Monday, December 29, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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Across Down
1. Title MacArthur and Ridgway held. : SCAP
5. Occasional companion of "wiser." : OLDER
10. Substances used in cookery. : FATS
14. Get fewer votes. : LOSE
15. Georgia ___ Clark, outgoing Treasurer. : NEESE
16. 470-mile river in Spain. : EBRO
17. Popular story of 1843. : ACHRISTMASCAROL
20. Massachusetts. : BAYSTATE
21. What Alphonse and Gaston were. : POLITE
22. Contemporary of Rubens. : HALS
23. Disperse by defeating. : ROUT
24. City of 129,009 in Alabama. : MOBILE
27. Hope or Benny. : FUNNYMAN
31. Outcome of events contrary to what was expected. : IRONY
32. Ground grain. : GRIST
33. In past time. : AGO
34. Senator from Baton Rouge. : LONG
35. Fictional outlaw of Devonshire. : DOONE
36. A way to carry out a design. : PLAN
37. Noun suffix. : ENE
38. U. S. voice in U. N. : GROSS
39. One of Macbeth's titles. : THANE
40. Colonial supporter of George III. : ROYALIST
42. Symbols of cowardice. : HYENAS
43. Granular snow. : NEVE
44. Miss Negri of silent films. : POLA
45. French girl's name. : SIMONE
48. Theatre curtain. : ASBESTOS
52. Heights near Quebec, where Montcalm fell, 1759. : PLAINSOFABRAHAM
54. Related. : AKIN
55. Papal cape. : ORALE
56. Push slowly forward, as a boat. : NOSE
57. Extravagant talk. : RANT
58. Average marks in achievement tests. : NORMS
59. Instruct privately: Humorous. : TUTE
1. Chunk. : SLAB
2. TV comedienne. : COCA
3. Light-gray. : ASHY
4. He had Collins' job, 1921–24. : PERSHING
5. Sign for the bargain counter. : ONSALE
6. Natives of the Baltic coast. : LETTS
7. Greek commune. : DEME
8. DiSalle's temporary post. : ESA
9. Advertiser's hope. : RESPONSE
10. Allegiance. : FEALTY
11. Shelter: French. : ABRI
12. Bring forward for inspection (with "out"). : TROT
13. Relative of the flounder. : SOLE
18. Where the republic of San Marino is. : ITALY
19. ___ Turf, 1951 Derby winner. : COUNT
23. Babylon today. : RUINS
24. Runner. : MILER
25. Where the University of Maine is. : ORONO
26. Uncomplimentary nickname for the "Little Corporal." : BONEY
27. He wrote "North of Boston." : FROST
28. Controversial chief in Pretoria. : MALAN
29. Capital of Guam. : AGANA
30. Canonical hours. : NONES
32. Pièce de résistance of a holiday dinner. : GOOSE
35. Urges forward: 2 wds. : DRIVESON
36. Game for a pointer. : PHEASANT
38. Actor Ford. : GLENN
39. Tippecanoe's running mate. : TYLER
41. Consecrate with oil. : ANOINT
42. English philosopher who wrote "Leviathan." : HOBBES
44. "Blessed is the man . . . " : PSALM
45. Coast Guard girl. : SPAR
46. Each: Scot. : ILKA
47. Frankfurt's river. : MAIN
48. At a distance. : AFAR
49. Poetical pronoun. : THOU
50. Kiln to dry tobacco. : OAST
51. Pintail duck. : SMEE
53. Spanish gold. : ORO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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