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New York Times, Tuesday, February 26, 1952

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 26-Down clue had no "A" before "Bell"; added it.

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 982
Across
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Haver, Havoc, Hutton. : JUNES
6
Historical exile island. : ELBA
10
Celeste of "Anna Christie." : HOLM
14
In concord or friendship: 2 wds. : ATONE
15
Jack Sprat's favorite. : LEAN
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Parisian friend. : AMIE
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Swiss city on the Rhine. : BASLE
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White in New York, yellow in New Jersey. : MARGARINE
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Having a protecting covering. : SHEATHED
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Cock-a-hoop. : ELATED
23
Do odd jobs. : CHAR
24
Le Sage's hero, Gil ___. : BLAS
25
General course of action. : CAREER
28
Senator Kefauver's symbol in the ring. : COONSKIN
32
Fuss and feathers. : ADO
33
Gentleman in Toledo. : SENOR
35
Good mental capacity. : SENSE
36
Radio jokes. : GAGS
38
Flowing locks. : MANES
40
Definite portion. : DOSE
41
Man's name. : ENEAS
43
Snuggeries. : NESTS
45
Legendary king of Britain. : LUD
46
State of inactivity. : DORMANCY
48
Silver coins worth 100 kopecks. : RUBLES
50
Cause to bend or swerve. : SWAY
51
Member of the cat family. : PUMA
52
What a mangle is. : IRONER
55
Sweet and Irish. : POTATOES
59
Ashokan or Croton. : RESERVOIR
61
Aunt: French. : TANTE
62
Gottfried's sister, in "Lohengrin." : ELSA
63
Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
64
Tonsorial implement. : RAZOR
65
Two units treated as one. : DYAD
66
Famous lady from Padua. : KATE
67
In regard to. : ANENT
Down
1
Pugilistic punches. : JABS
2
Senators Watkins and Bennett hail from here. : UTAH
3
Forward end of an aircraft. : NOSE
4
Decorate with ornamental fabric. : ENLACE
5
Is in a state of ebullition. : SEETHES
6
Gov. Anderson of Minnesota. : ELMER
7
Product of galena. : LEAD
8
Lawyer's calling. : BAR
9
Character in "Measure for Measure." : ANGELO
10
Badgered. : HARASSED
11
Overskip. : OMIT
12
Mark in the hand or face. : LINE
13
Reward. : MEED
19
Actors Ladd and Mowbray. : ALANS
21
Residence of odalisques. : HAREM
24
Uninteresting people. : BORES
25
Confined. : CAGED
26
John Hershey's "A Bell for ___" : ADANO
27
Economic Stabilizer Putnam. : ROGER
28
N. Y. C. seaside resort. : CONEY
29
Hillock. : KNOLL
30
Point in question. : ISSUE
31
Perquisites. : NEEDS
34
Lady Astor. : NANCY
37
Star on the links. : SAMSNEAD
39
Majorettes' walk. : STRUT
42
Worker with a cutting tool. : SAWER
44
Large island of Indonesia. : SUMATRA
47
Seaport in Norway. : NARVIK
49
Where Wainwright surrendered, April 9, 1943. : BATAAN
51
Name for a Turkish Government. : PORTE
52
All mad. : IRED
53
Have faith in. : RELY
54
Famous mountain of mythology. : OSSA
55
Two cupfuls. : PINT
56
Eleven: French. : ONZE
57
Large, turnover collar. : ETON
58
Muralist of a Waldorf room. : SERT
60
Girl's name. : OSA

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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