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New York Times, Friday, February 22, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 978
Across Down
1. French military cap. : KEPI
5. Robin Hood's jovial companion. : FRIAR
10. Where Columbus was, Oct. 11, 1492. : ASEA
14. Product of Michigan. : IRON
15. Hero of 28 books for boys, 1834ff. : ROLLO
16. Her motto is "Semper Paratus." : SPAR
17. Master of platter patter. : DISKJOCKEY
19. Product of California. : PORT
20. Way up and out of control. : SKYHIGH
21. A "united" group. : NATIONS
23. Start. : ONSET
25. Forsaken. : LORN
26. Cause of hellish female fury. : SCORN
29. Interjections heard at the opera. : SHS
31. Little secret-teller. : BIRD
33. "One good ___ deserves another." : TURN
34. Secretary of State under F. D. R. and Truman. : STETTINIUS
37. Canton in Switzerland. : URI
38. Solid part of fat. : STEARIN
39. College for cadets in Lexington, Va. : VMI
40. Daunt. : DISHEARTEN
42. Ball-balancing circus star. : SEAL
43. Breaking a mirror, to the superstitious. : OMEN
44. A month: Abbr. : SEP
45. Disintegrate like a bubble. : BURST
46. Kiln to dry tobacco. : OAST
48. Severity. : RIGOR
50. Crossword fans. : SOLVERS
53. Oil port in Mexico. : TAMPICO
57. Relative of the yucca. : ALOE
58. Contemporary of George Washington. : ETHANALLEN
60. Affix one's John Hancock. : SIGN
61. Madame Chiang's maiden name. : SOONG
62. Institution at Annapolis. : USNA
63. Beans grown in China, Japan and U. S. : SOYS
64. Lights used in the theatre. : SPOTS
65. Sedgman seldom loses them. : SETS
1. Members of the American family. : KIDS
2. "___ Dorn," novel by Ben Hecht. : ERIK
3. Nosegay. : POSY
4. Small bottle for writing fluid. : INKHORN
5. Edible amphibians. : FROGS
6. Cities in N. Y., N. H., Minn., Ind. and Eng. : ROCHESTERS
7. Class; breed. : ILK
8. In Denmark, 24.7 inches. : ALEN
9. Mountain in Montreal. : ROYAL
10. Batter's term for a good fastball. : ASPIRIN
11. Edgar Lee Masters' "Anthology" of 1915. : SPOONRIVER
12. Do gainful labor. : EARN
13. Liberal ___ colleges. : ARTS
18. Demons in Arabian tales. : JINN
22. Cabinet successor to Schwellenbach. : TOBIN
24. Guthrie McClintic's bailiwick. : THEATER
26. Hole-card poker. : STUD
27. Antique shop item. : CURIO
28. Art of defining technical terms. : ORISMOLOGY
30. Noisy. : STREPITANT
32. He wrote "The Count of Monte Cristo." : DUMAS
34. Abbreviation for Santa. : STA
35. Export from the Malay States. : TIN
36. Tiny particles in rivers. : SILT
38. Awareness. : SENSE
41. Oh, goodness me! : HEAVENS
42. Reason for Government sales. : SURPLUS
45. Former capital of Belgian Congo. : BOMA
47. Lock of hair. : TRESS
49. Members of the infamous "Syndicate." : GANGS
50. Impudence: Dial. : SASS
51. Hodgepodge. : OLIO
52. Sign at a highway crossing. : STOP
54. German girl's name. : ILSE
55. Legal tender up to a quarter. : CENT
56. Tribe of Tierra del Fuego. : ONAS
59. Bird's call. : HOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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