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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { G J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 962
Across Down
1. British colony 580 miles east of North Carolina. : BERMUDA
8. Where gauchos ride. : PAMPAS
14. Father of all waters, in Greek myth. : OCEANUS
15. Pleasant. : AMIABLE
17. British motor trucks. : LORRIES
18. Australian Prime Minister. : MENZIES
19. Make into law. : ENACT
20. Raised the price. : UPPED
22. Without ___ or hindrance. : LET
23. Picture section: Colloq. : ROTO
24. More valuable, as a stamp. : RARER
25. Toy dog. : PEKE
26. Where the 'eart is. : OME
27. Lord of the ___. : MANOR
28. A schoolmaster of the old school. : CANER
29. Australian metropolis. : SYDNEY
31. Ruiners of currency. : DEBASERS
33. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
35. Soap-box tarradiddle. : RANT
36. Bright-red, crested songbird. : CARDINAL
40. Mountains, in poesy. : STEEPS
44. Oily. : OLEIC
45. Japanese city and anagram of the capital. : KYOTO
47. Goddess: Latin. : DEA
48. Brand. : SCAR
49. Sorceress in Book X of the "Odyssey." : CIRCE
50. Window ledge. : SILL
51. Where earth meets sky: Abbr. : HOR
52. Harried. : BESET
53. Suit. : BEFIT
54. Plain to see. : EVIDENT
56. Land of the free. : AMERICA
58. Explorer Doughty's famous book, "Arabia ___." : DESERTA
59. Where the Sistine Chapel is. : VATICAN
60. Harry Emerson Fosdick specialty. : SERMON
61. Recent post card rise. : ONECENT
1. Hypnotic Spanish rhythms. : BOLEROS
2. Enemy of inflation. : ECONOMY
3. Gave a new status. : RERATED
4. Hero of a Donn Byrne romance. : MARCO
5. A complete device. : UNIT
6. Scheduled to arrive. : DUE
7. City on the Nile with 6,397-ft. dam. : ASSUAN
8. Doting parent. : PAMPERER
9. Afghan ruler. : AMEER
10. Intellectual ability. : MIND
11. Publisher of La Prensa, ousted by Peron. : PAZ
12. Eisenhower's home town. : ABILENE
13. Richer, fatter, smoother. : SLEEKER
16. Salts used in making plastics and explosives. : ESTERS
21. Poke. : PROD
24. Fabric made from wood fiber. : RAYON
25. Material for artificial diamonds. : PASTE
27. Intended to be sung. : MELIC
28. Portion of "Childe Harold," for instance. : CANTO
30. The very depths. : NADIR
32. Cooking instruction. : BASTE
34. Where Nazimudden is Prime Minister. : PAKISTAN
36. Blackjacked, London style. : COSHED
37. Cozy nooks. : ALCOVES
38. Resurge. : REARISE
39. Musical symbol of Erato and Terpsichore. : LYRE
41. The U. N. Building, for instance. : EDIFICE
42. Big bird on the state seal of Louisiana. : PELICAN
43. Leaping; jumping. : SALTANT
46. Book sheet folded eight times. : OCTAVO
49. Poetry made up of lines borrowed from established authors. : CENTO
50. Silken. : SERIC
52. Shoulder of the road. : BERM
53. ___ noire (aversion or bugbear). : BETE
55. German article. : DER
57. "Friday," for instance. : MAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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