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New York Times, Thursday, March 13, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 998
Across Down
1. Ambassador Butterworth's post. : SWEDEN
7. Director Frederick Lawton's concern. : BUDGET
13. Miss Dahl of Hollywood. : ARLENE
14. Very much to the point. : APROPOS
16. Portion of a mountain range, containing one or more summits. : MASSIF
17. Treated as unimportant. : SLIGHTED
19. Glasses: Colloq. : SPECS
20. Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
21. Set a value on. : RATE
22. City in New York on the Chemung River. : ELMIRA
24. Spurious. : FALSE
25. The fabulous Mr. Barnum. : PHINEAS
28. Language allied to Sanskrit. : PALI
30. Shortening. : LARD
31. Dip lightly into water. : DAP
33. He had his locks clipped. : SAMSON
37. Get along by makeshifts. : EKE
38. Stalin's son. : VASSILY
40. Red chief in Peiping. : MAO
41. Scene of uproar and confusion. : BEDLAM
43. Man's name. : IRA
44. Work by Jo Davidson. : BUST
45. British film star Guinness. : ALEC
47. One of Papa Dionne's famous five. : ANNETTE
49. Any aspect of a situation. : PHASE
52. Successful batsman. : HITTER
54. City in Kansas. : IOLA
55. One's occupation or business. : LINE
56. Dieter's luncheon. : SALAD
60. One method of price control. : ROLLBACK
62. Ambassador Woodward's post. : OTTAWA
63. Rouget ___, who wrote words and music of "La Marseillaise." : DELISLE
64. President Miguel ___ of Mexico. : ALEMAN
65. Gained as pure profit. : NETTED
66. Whisky of poor quality: Slang. : REDEYE
1. Goldwyn, Rayburn, Snead. : SAMS
2. Evening cloak. : WRAP
3. Otherwise. : ELSE
4. Incline downward. : DESCEND
5. Isolate: Poetic. : ENISLE
6. Clock in the form of a ship. : NEF
7. Meaner in spirit. : BASER
8. Bound with joy. : UPLEAP
9. Projecting cornice to throw off rain. : DRIP
10. Colossal wooden statue in the Guildhall, London. : GOG
11. Arthur Train's Mr. Tutt. : EPHRAIM
12. Find the sum of. : TOTAL
15. Arrangements of scenery. : SETS
18. River in the Highlands. : DEE
20. Endorsements on a passport. : VISAS
23. Puccini's "Butterfly." : MADAME
24. Criticize witheringly. : FLAY
25. One of the common people: Slang. : PLEB
26. A fish allied to the cod. : HAKE
27. Provoked to wrath. : IRED
29. Inclining from a straight line. : ASLANT
32. Greek letter. : PSI
34. A piece of soot. : SMUT
35. A kind of oven. : OAST
36. A quaver or a semiquaver. : NOTE
38. Place between hills: Poetic. : VALE
39. Incensed. : IRATE
42. Financial street of Chicago. : LASALLE
44. Tongue-lashed. : BERATED
46. Chewing gum ingredient. : CHICLE
48. Lie close for warmth and comfort. : NESTLE
49. Mohammedan saint. : PIR
50. Covering for an automobile engine. : HOOD
51. Our Ambassador in Yugoslavia. : ALLEN
53. Prepared, as a roller of a printing press. : INKED
55. At the end of the line. : LAST
57. Ineffective. : LAME
58. Refrain word of "Dixie Land." : AWAY
59. Member of the Landsting. : DANE
61. Curb or snaffle. : BIT
62. Member of the crew. : OAR

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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