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New York Times, Tuesday, February 5, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J M Q X }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 961
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1. This Marx wasn't very funny. : KARL
5. Dressed. : ROBED
10. Miner's nail. : SPAD
14. Lily plant. : ALOE
15. Coin of Charlemagne's time. : OBOLE
16. Author of still popular travel book. : POLO
17. Tensely stretched. : TAUT
18. Recorder of business transactions. : BOOKKEEPER
20. How many amendments before Woman Suffrage? : EIGHTEEN
22. Port on the Black Sea. : ODESSA
23. A kind of spring. : HAIR
24. Adjective for a devotee. : AVID
25. Candidate for the Olympics. : ATHLETE
28. Status of Joe DiMaggio. : RETIRED
32. Baby's word. : GOO
33. ___ Row, for British equestrians. : ROTTEN
35. The ___, Thames estuary. : NORE
36. Musical work. : OPUS
38. River in Korea. : HAN
39. Character in "Treasure Island." : GUNN
40. Mount. : RISE
41. Edward Teach was one. : PIRATE
44. Farmer's "scram!" : GIT
45. Sour or severe. : ACERBIC
47. Swaggers. : SWASHES
49. Homeless wanderers: Slang. : VAGS
50. Roguish; saucy. : ARCH
51. Dishes made with meat jelly. : ASPICS
54. Wailing spirits of Ireland. : BANSHEES
58. A piece of bric-à-brac. : KNICKKNACK
60. Solemn, like a wise bird. : OWLY
61. Orson Wells' "Citizen." : KANE
62. Large triangular peninsula. : INDIA
63. Flax or linseed: German. : LEIN
64. Adjective for a nonagenarian. : AGED
65. Down-and-out. : NEEDY
66. Cutting tool with a curved blade. : ADZE
1. Her greeting is "Hello, everybody!" : KATE
2. Jai ___, game resembling squash. : ALAI
3. Noisy sport in a spirit of fun. : ROUGHHOUSE
4. Fatal. : LETHAL
5. Ingrid's husband. : ROBERTO
6. Its tones are reedy. : OBOE
7. Congenial, as a companion. : BOON
8. He's "benevolent" and "protective." : ELK
9. He composed "Robin Hood." : DEKOVEN
10. Highway hazard. : SPEEDING
11. Inexpensive concerts of well-liked music. : POPS
12. English country festivals. : ALES
13. Mrs. Copperfield, nee Spenlow. : DORA
19. Emulate Hibbs, Luce, etc. : EDIT
21. Part of the Met. : TIER
24. Meccas for sports fans. : ARENAS
25. Where Greek met Greek. : AGORA
26. A subject for discussion. : TOPIC
27. Science dealing with the moral duty of man. : ETHICS
29. Formed crudely. : ROUGHHEWED
30. Man's nickname. : ERNIE
31. Results of garage mishaps. : DENTS
34. Product of Georgia. : TAR
37. Repaired, as a TV set. : SERVICED
41. Oval in a grid game. : PIGSKIN
42. A kind of green tea. : TWANKAY
43. What little pitchers have. : EARS
46. Recent novel by Henry Green. : BACK
48. Where the "magister" taught. : SCHOLA
51. Belgian Congo pygmy. : AKKA
52. Hidden hindrance. : SNAG
53. Symbol of Maine. : PINE
54. Ordered. : BADE
55. Substance used by etchers. : ACID
56. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
57. Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
59. Opposite of SSW. : NNE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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