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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 969
Across
1. "Conqueror of yellow fever" and Nobel Prize winner, 1951. : THEILER
8. Audibly. : ALOUD
13. Matter-of-course. : ROUTINE
14. Commander-in-Chief of Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean forces. : CARNEY
16. Retrieve a knitting blunder. : UNRAVEL
17. One of billions made in this country. : CIGARET
19. Extinct birds. : MOAS
20. Large city in southern India. : MADURA
22. Pooh ___, panjandrum in "The Mikado." : BAH
23. ___ longa, vita brevis. : ARS
24. Printers' errors: Colloq. : TYPOS
25. Discord of the streets. : NOISE
27. From the horse's mouth. : NEIGH
29. Hurried. : SPED
31. Baltic native. : LETT
32. Part of French West Africa. : DAHOMEY
34. Province of eastern India, on the Bay of Bengal. : ORISSA
36. Assaying materials. : ORES
37. A book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : PROV
38. Cheerful. : JOCUND
41. Britisher's favorite breakfast food. : KIPPERS
44. Salt lake in Asia. : ARAL
45. Author Ambler. : ERIC
47. Blow one's top. : ERUPT
49. Left-hand page. : VERSO
51. Queried. : ASKED
53. Part of Mme. Chiang's name. : MEI
54. ___ Khan. : AGA
55. Sharp-edged tool for shaping wood, stone, etc. : CHISEL
57. Treaty. : PACT
58. Green hands. : NOVICES
60. Oberon's queen. : TITANIA
62. Mother of flora and fauna. : NATURE
63. British schoolboy. : ETONIAN
64. Decadent tyrants. : NEROS
65. Landlord's collections. : RENTALS
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1. Irving Fisher's role in "Call Me Madam." : TRUMAN
2. Held in high regard. : HONORED
3. Land mass of the Northern Hemisphere. : EURASIA
4. Greenland Eskimos. : ITAS
5. Fifty-four. : LIV
6. Foe. : ENEMY
7. Slips back into a former state. : RELAPSES
8. Lay guilt upon. : ACCUSE
9. Den. : LAIR
10. Harmonium. : ORGAN
11. Girl's name meaning one. : UNA
12. Bowlers. : DERBIES
15. Bread leaveners. : YEASTS
18. Greek letter. : THETA
21. Like Denny Dimwit: Var. : DOPY
24. Prickle. : THORN
26. Twist lost in London. : OLIVER
28. Evil demons of Oriental legend. : GHOULS
30. Village or hamlet. : DORP
33. Asiatic of ancient times. : MEDE
35. Caught with a lasso. : ROPED
37. Walking man carrying a sign. : PICKETER
38. Of an important East Indian island. : JAVAN
39. Gov. McKay's state. : OREGON
40. Desert train. : CARAVAN
41. Subject for a movie close-up. : KISS
42. Country on the Black Sea. : RUMANIA
43. Bargain offer. : SPECIAL
46. Hoists. : RAISES
48. Giants. : TITANS
50. Happen. : OCCUR
52. Typewriter type. : ELITE
56. Captain Carlsen, for instance. : HERO
57. Runner's breathing. : PANT
59. Suffix used for explosives. : ITE
61. Weight used in shopping. : TON

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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