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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 967
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1. Zoom. : SOAR
5. Word used for indefinite dates. : CIRCA
10. Sweet singer of Avon. : BARD
14. Tin Pan Alley specialty. : TUNE
15. Bermuda product. : ONION
16. Enjoyer of. : USER
17. Suffix for Henry's little girl. : ETTA
18. He commands a corps: Abbr. : LTGEN
19. Range widely. : ROVE
20. Shake with shock. : TREMBLE
22. Delicate shades of feeling. : NUANCES
24. What to bring back from Florida. : TAN
25. Squad cars have them outside. : AERIALS
27. The ___ and outs. : INS
28. Unaware of. : IGNORANT
30. Striking double. : IMAGE
32. Intimate. : NEAR
33. Teamster's command. : GEE
34. Truckdriver by night. : HAULER
35. Very rare occasions: 2 wds. : BLUEMOONS
38. Fruitless. : FUTILE
41. League of eastern colleges. : IVY
42. Troubles. : ILLS
46. Dutch news service. : ANETA
47. The Old Testament's last king of Judah. : ZEDEKIAH
49. Eccentric wheel on a shaft. : CAM
50. Cut a picture-frame corner. : MITERED
53. Aneurin Bevan's nickname. : NYE
54. Embark for an air journey. : EMPLANE
56. Breathing device enabling protracted submarine immersion. : SNORKEL
58. Whine. : PULE
59. Blooms on the desert. : CACTI
61. Warren of California. : EARL
62. All over again. : ANEW
63. Islands of war fame off New Guinea: Var. : AROES
64. Askew. : AGEE
65. Length measures, 16½ feet. : RODS
66. Lady most lissome. : SYLPH
67. Clear up; make ready: Dialect. : REDD
1. City acquired by Poland through Potsdam, 1945. : STETTIN
2. Act of wanton violence. : OUTRAGE
3. Radio signal catcher. : ANTENNA
4. Enough paper to write a book. : REAM
5. Senator Lehman to Senator Ives, for instance. : COLLEAGUE
6. One detained by war or law. : INTERNEE
7. Type of sailing equipment. : RIG
8. Dinner or supper in early Rome. : COENA
9. Abolish, as a law. : ANNUL
10. Go up in smoke. : BURN
11. Uninterested in one's fellows. : ASOCIAL
12. Fierce vindication. : REVENGE
13. Chest of drawers with a mirror. : DRESSER
21. A Browning automatic rifle, in Army parlance. : BAR
23. Chinese. : ASIAN
26. Catalogue. : ITEMIZE
29. One's circle of travel. : ORBIT
31. "Eine Kleine Nacht___," Mozart's dazzling serenade. : MUSIK
34. Boisterously unladylike. : HOYDENISH
36. A wool-grower of South America. : LLAMA
37. Take too much for granted. : OVERSTEP
38. The nominal value of a stock certificate: 2 wds. : FACEPAR
39. Spanish philosopher, died in exile, 1936. : UNAMUNO
40. "Thy woods and ___ hills . . . " : TEMPLED
43. Connective units. : LINKAGE
44. Laminated. : LAYERED
45. Cannonaded. : SHELLED
48. Old name for Tokyo. : EDO
51. They felt Pizarro's heel. : INCAS
52. Inclined to weep. : TEARY
55. Author Wallace and Actor Ayres. : LEWS
57. A kind of admiral. : REAR
60. Not quite a general: Abbr. : COL

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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