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New York Times, Saturday, March 1, 1952

Author: H. H. Chapman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Helen H. Chapman has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 986
Across Down
1. An Italian's hurrah. : VIVA
5. 1,671-mile highway. : ALCAN
10. Tasty dinner dish. : STEW
14. Source of indigo. : ANIL
15. Open in weave. : LOOSE
16. Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
17. Early-in-the-year Presidential address. : STATEOFTHEUNION
20. Accept with condescension. : TOLERATE
21. Inject without regard to pertinency: 2 wds. : DRAGIN
22. Britain's fliers. : RAF
23. Noncom. : SGT
24. Shrinks away from. : SHIES
27. Enthusiastic interjection. : BOY
30. Tidal bore, as in the Bay of Fundy. : EAGRE
34. Sound of glass against glass. : TING
35. Derivative of morphine. : HEROIN
37. Man's nickname. : RED
38. Restorations, as of the houses at Williamsburg. : RECONSTRUCTIONS
41. Constellation, the "Altar." : ARA
42. Clothing. : ATTIRE
43. Device to muffle the sound of a musical instrument. : MUTE
44. Blood Bank visitor. : DONOR
46. Double curve. : ESS
47. Stamp of the foot, in fencing. : APPEL
48. Ad ___. : LIB
50. Ben Hogan or Byron Nelson. : PRO
51. The "patient" Judge. : MEDINA
54. Manufacture steel. : ACIERATE
59. Summer show spots. : DRIVEINTHEATERS
61. Out of line. : AGEE
62. Follower of Genghis Khan. : TATAR
63. Home of the Blarney Stone. : ERIN
64. "Hurry-up" Fielding H. ___. : YOST
65. Strikes with astonishment. : STUNS
66. Terminus of the Appian Way. : ROME
1. Immense. : VAST
2. Toward the center. : INTO
3. Essence container. : VIAL
4. Mr. Hyde to Dr. Jekyll. : ALTEREGO
5. Half is better than none. : ALOAF
6. Slope of a golf club face. : LOFT
7. Animal shelter. : COTE
8. Tough, straight-grained wood. : ASH
9. Exigencies. : NEEDS
10. The "Moonlight," for instance. : SONATA
11. Smartly turned out. : TRIG
12. Patron saint of artists. : ELOI
13. Famous comedian. : WYNN
18. Notable periods of time. : ERAS
19. Pressing. : URGENT
24. Instrument for Menuhin. : STRAD
25. Sacred: Prefix. : HIERO
26. Indian of Peru. : INCAN
27. Tallulah's feudin' partner. : BETTE
28. Fragrant ingredient of sachets. : ORRIS
29. Letter finale. : YOURS
31. Place several things together. : GROUP
32. Income or revenue: French. : RENTE
33. Late member of a well-known motor family. : EDSEL
35. Famous initials. : HST
36. Kitchen commodity. : ICE
39. Of the nostrils. : NARINE
40. Buyer of British tweeds, for instance. : IMPORTER
45. Mountain east of Jerusalem. : OLIVET
47. A small space between buildings. : AREA
49. Shrimp, mullet and minnows. : BAITS
50. Water-front structures. : PIERS
51. Start of mobilization. : MDAY
52. Accordingly. : ERGO
53. Pre-Kefauver investigator. : DIES
54. Alaskan battleground in World War II. : ATTU
55. Biggers' detective. : CHAN
56. Flying machine. : AERO
57. Prune or clip. : TRIM
58. Feudal slave. : ESNE
60. Man's nickname. : NAT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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