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New York Times, Friday, February 15, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 91, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 971
Across Down
1. Windsor home of Britain's royal family. : CASTLE
7. Noted Primate of Yugoslavia. : STEPINAC
15. Reach or achieve. : ATTAIN
16. Unit of Hudson River escarpment. : PALISADE
17. Certain photographs. : STILLS
18. Unfasten, as a coat. : UNBUTTON
19. African lily plant. : CALLA
20. Bar of cast metal. : INGOT
21. Bone: Comb. form. : OST
22. Bobolink or bunting. : ORTOLAN
24. "Garry ___," old Irish tune. : OWEN
26. Where oil comes from. : WELLS
28. Mrs. Tony Beauchamp. : SARAH
32. He audits the books. : CPA
35. Lunar periods. : EPACTS
38. Rational. : SANE
39. ___ Kong. : HONG
41. Late Senator Johnson of California. : HIRAM
42. Female red deer. : HIND
43. A very small quantity. : IOTA
44. Well-known Slovene-born American writer. : ADAMIC
46. He wrote "Life With Father." : DAY
47. Weizmann of Israel. : CHAIM
49. A kind of bear. : POLAR
51. Soft, porous rock. : TUFA
54. Set bounds again. : RELIMIT
58. Opportunity to proceed. : WAY
61. Game like halma. : SALTA
63. The animals of a region. : FAUNA
64. Opera by Richard Strauss. : ARABELLA
66. Important Czech city, 52 m. SW of Prague. : PILSEN
67. Reveler. : CAROUSER
68. Fall flowers. : ASTERS
69. Something that beautifies. : ORNAMENT
70. Man's nickname. : SHORTY
1. Isle-studded bay off Portland, Me. : CASCO
2. Perfume obtained from flowers. : ATTAR
3. Long-legged wading bird. : STILT
4. Soap ingredient. : TALLOW
5. Screen actress born in N. Y. C. : LILALEE
6. Annapolis graduate: Abbr. : ENS
7. Drawn out and twisted. : SPUN
8. Ballroom dance from the Argentine. : TANGO
9. Bend in a river. : ELBOW
10. Indians of Utah: Var. : PIUTES
11. Adherer to a cult. : IST
12. Atlantic Pact group. : NATO
13. Fussy activities. : ADOS
14. Scarce U. S. coin. : CENT
20. Set in a surface. : INLAID
23. Designation for the brightest star. : ALPHA
25. Poet and humorist. : NASH
27. Junk. : SCRAP
29. Incursion. : RAID
30. Eugene O'Neill's Miss Christie. : ANNA
31. Viennese screen star Lamarr. : HEDY
32. Fashionable. : CHIC
33. A famous Winnie. : POOH
34. Theatrical production group. : ANTA
36. Queen in "Titus Andronicus." : TAMORA
37. Friendly greeting. : SMILE
40. Singlefoot or canter. : GAIT
45. Like an awkward, silly youth. : CALFISH
48. The Metropolitan. : MUSEUM
50. Theatre district. : RIALTO
52. Untrue. : FALSE
53. George Burns' partner, Gracie. : ALLEN
55. Ponderer. : MUSER
56. Sluggish. : INERT
57. Strong-scented herb, a common weed in North America. : TANSY
58. City in Texas. : WACO
59. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
60. Tall story. : YARN
62. Small pie with no top crust. : TART
65. Feathered or furred neckpiece. : BOA
66. Step for a ballerina. : PAS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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