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New York Times, Wednesday, December 3, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,263
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1. Olivar's team. : YALE
5. Elder statesmen of Japan. : GENRO
10. Cookbook abbreviation. : TSPS
14. Girl's name. : ALIX
15. Not sotto voce. : ALOUD
16. Egyptian goddess. : APET
17. Leader of a brain trust. : MASTERMIND
19. Girl's name. : NONA
20. Watchdog's warnings. : SNARLS
21. Causing acute irritation. : STINGING
23. Decamp. : ELOPE
25. Receptacle for money. : TILL
26. Purplish red. : CARMINE
29. Cardplayer's strategy. : FINESSE
32. French friends. : AMIES
33. Street show. : RAREE
35. Crest of a mountain: Fr. : PIC
36. Chatter of Hope and Crosby. : GAGS
37. Waits. : BIDES
38. Porky Pine's friend. : POGO
39. Suffix of ordinal numbers. : ETH
40. Slow-witted chaps. : CLODS
41. Damocles' situation. : PERIL
42. Got rid of: Slang. : DITCHED
44. A word from Lewis Carroll. : CHORTLE
46. Landing area of Nov., 1942. : ORAN
47. Becomes less cordial. : COOLS
48. Wrongdoer. : OFFENDER
51. Western Indian. : PAIUTE
55. Hillbilly parents. : PAWS
56. Said "not guilty." : EXONERATED
58. French state. : ETAT
59. Kitchen gadget. : RICER
60. Important military alliance. : NATO
61. "It ___ here." : SAYS
62. Worries: Colloq. : STEWS
63. Passenger on the Ark. : SHEM
1. Side dish with turkey. : YAMS
2. Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
3. Girl's name. : LISA
4. The sublime and the ridiculous, for instance. : EXTREMES
5. Ruth Gordon's Mr. Kanin. : GARSON
6. Treaty ___, historic tree in Philadelphia. : ELM
7. Cacophony. : NOISE
8. Shorty. : RUNT
9. Strange happenings. : ODDITIES
10. State of perplexity. : TANGLE
11. Wet blanket. : SPOILSPORT
12. Signer of treaty, 1682, under 6 Down. : PENN
13. "The ___ at eve . . . " : STAG
18. Mr. Arnall. : ELLIS
22. Dodgers or Yanks. : NINE
24. Time. : PERIOD
26. Scored a goal, in hockey. : CAGED
27. Superb violin. : AMATI
28. Strip of land for railroad tracks. : RIGHTOFWAY
29. A painting done on wet plaster. : FRESCO
30. An official seal. : SIGIL
31. Where M. Topaze taught. : ECOLE
34. Augment. : ADD
37. Mixers. : BLENDERS
38. Natives of Isfahan. : PERSIANS
40. Detective in the Earl Derr Biggers stories. : CHAN
41. A kind of bear. : POLAR
43. Figures above escutcheons. : CRESTS
45. Optimists. : HOPERS
47. Italian historian-philosopher. : CROCE
48. Reveals, poetically. : OPES
49. ___ Morgana. : FATA
50. Stadium sign. : EXIT
52. Where the Wasatch Range is. : UTAH
53. French head. : TETE
54. A name for Esau, brother of Jacob. : EDOM
57. Unaccustomed. : NEW

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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