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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 960
Across
1. Creator of the March family. : ALCOTT
7. Household remedy. : ASPIRIN
14. Zany comedian. : GROUCHO
15. Ukrainian city, near Rostov. : STALINO
16. Not the same. : ANOTHER
17. The "stay put" skipper. : CARLSEN
18. Means of transportation. : BUS
19. American chemist, 1951 Nobel Prize winner. : SEABORG
21. Compass point. : ESE
22. French-Belgian river. : YSER
24. Thornton Burgess' "little Joe." : OTTER
26. Bird that can walk under water. : OUSEL
30. Where came the Magi. : STABLE
34. Anatolia. : ASIAMINOR
38. Chinese money of account. : TAEL
39. Winston's host in America. : BERNARD
40. Delphian utterances. : ORACLES
43. Mr. Roper. : ELMO
44. Disney heroine. : SNOWWHITE
46. Quenched. : SLAKED
49. Feminine Astaire. : ADELE
50. Very large: Archaic. : ENORM
52. Youthful ones. : TADS
56. Girl's name. : EDA
59. Millionaire of 6th Century, B. C. : CROESUS
63. Scotch negative. : NAE
64. Tow for the "Flying Enterprise." : TURMOIL
66. Mr. Attlee. : CLEMENT
68. Rank of Arthur William Radford. : ADMIRAL
69. Cause to forget. : UNTEACH
70. Makes light with yeast. : LEAVENS
71. Kind of food stolen by Knave of Hearts. : PASTRY
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1. Ancient name for river Arno. : ARNUS
2. Disconnected. : LOOSE
3. ___ and dried. : CUT
4. American newspaper publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
5. Fifth word of "America." : THEE
6. The Pentateuch. : TORA
7. Racetrack village. : ASCOT
8. Inaugurates. : STARTS
9. Ornamental wall coating. : PARGET
10. Unfortunate. : ILL
11. Take up arms. : RISE
12. Spanish girl's name. : INES
13. "And then there were ___." : NONE
14. French girl's name. : GABY
20. Philippine knife. : BOLO
23. City between the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mts. : ROANOKE
25. Pawl or detent. : RATCHET
27. A consort of Siva. : UMA
28. Lancelot's title. : SIR
29. Concludes. : ENDS
31. One of the Netherlands Indies. : BALI
32. Old English manor court. : LEET
33. If not. : ELSE
34. Men named after a President. : ABES
35. Put on the market. : SELL
36. Radio role. : IRMA
37. 1/4 acre in England. : ROOD
41. Initials of a famous American essayist. : RWE
42. Piercing instrument. : AWL
45. Reputation. : NAME
47. Performer's hope. : ENCORE
48. Oscar Wilde's ___ Gray. : DORIAN
51. Bakery specialties. : ROLLS
53. Close by: Poet. : ANEAR
54. He joined 17 Across. : DANCY
55. ___ Thomas, maker of clocks. : SETH
56. And others: Abbr. : ETAL
57. Tenderfoot. : DUDE
58. ___ virumque cano. : ARMA
60. Marine food fish. : SCUP
61. Arm bone. : ULNA
62. Readies. : SETS
65. 1004. : MIV
67. Music mecca. : MET

Answer summary: 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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