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New York Times, Tuesday, February 19, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q V Y Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 975
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1. Secretary of the Army. : PACE
5. Shake up roughly. : JOLT
9. Sounds made by comic-strip canines. : WOOFS
14. Former Canadian Governor-General, now Churchill aide. : ALEXANDER
16. Chilean pianist. : ARRAU
17. American songstress. : LENAHORNE
18. Noted English philosopher. : LOCKE
19. Period of greatest activity. : PRIME
20. Worthy of emulation. : IDEAL
22. "All ___ up." : HET
23. Pronoun. : ITS
24. David Sarnoff's organization. : RCA
26. Where the papers are kept. : SAFE
28. Rumania's foreign minister, ___ Pauker. : ANA
29. Believers in a totalitarian government. : FASCISTS
33. Part of a famous quotation from Emerson. : MOUSETRAP
37. One of the crowd, in a movie. : EXTRA
38. Taverns. : INNS
39. Genus of the clothes moth. : TINEA
41. Kathleen Mavourneen's land. : ERIN
42. He made it: Latin. : FECIT
44. U. S. Air Force base in N. C. : FORTBRAGG
46. First-term Senators. : FRESHMEN
48. Heap or pile: French. : TAS
49. Black: Comb. form. : ATRO
50. Commodity introduced by Americans to Europe. : GUM
51. Army officers: Abbr. : LTS
54. What the papers are full of. : ADS
56. Where Senator Butler hails from. : OMAHA
59. Familiar sound on the farm. : BLEAT
61. Supreme power. : REIGN
63. British Ambassador to the Kremlin. : GASCOIGNE
65. Kin of the coracle. : CANOE
66. Work for intelligence men. : ESPIONAGE
67. Ancient city of Greece, rival of Sparta. : ARGOS
68. Went rapidly. : SPED
69. Sound of a horse's hoof on the pavement. : KLOP
1. Sense organs of insects. : PALPI
2. On the qui vive. : ALERT
3. Mont ___, Alpine pass between France and Italy. : CENIS
4. Student's nightmare. : EXAM
5. Man's name: Abbr. : JNO
6. President of Peru. : ODRIA
7. Adapt one's self to something. : LEND
8. The eucalyptus, for instance. : TREE
9. Quondam Vice President. : WALLACE
10. Mountain: Comb. form. : ORO
11. Toscanini has one. : ORCHESTRA
12. Designed to deceive. : FAKE
13. Source of tallow. : SUET
15. Actor in "The Constant Wife." : AHERNE
21. Beast of burden. : ASS
25. Carrie Chapman ___. : CATT
27. Go-betweens, usually up to no good. : FIXERS
28. Help. : ASSIST
29. Vestment worn on the left arm. : FANON
30. Mimic. : APER
31. Spruce. : TRIG
32. What Caruso did. : SANG
33. Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
34. Strange thing: Colloq. : ONER
35. Without an end. : UNCEASING
36. Prevalent. : RIFE
40. Westernmost Aleutian island. : ATTU
43. Owned by Elizabeth and Juliana. : THRONES
45. Import from the East Indies. : BAMBOO
47. Lady of the house. : MOM
50. Peninsula in Quebec. : GASPE
51. Enforced in the courts. : LEGAL
52. Piece of music for a dance. : TANGO
53. Saturate. : STEEP
54. Chest or box. : ARCA
55. Close to the heart. : DEAR
57. Generations. : AGES
58. Fastening for a box lid. : HASP
60. Division of a chain. : LINK
62. Sticky substance. : GOO
64. National hero of Spain. : CID

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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