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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { B Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 999

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Students & seniors
Across
1. The cap of a breaking wave. : FOAM
5. Assuage. : EASE
9. Cleopatra on the stage. : LEIGH
14. Dogcatcher. : IMPOUNDER
16. Fish. : ANGLE
17. Uta Hagen on the stage. : SAINTJOAN
18. Grind and bolt. : FLOUR
19. One guilty of betrayal. : TRAITOR
20. More beautiful. : FAIRER
21. They will sound off at the Chicago conventions. : KEYNOTERS
24. Encourages. : CHEERS
27. 155-mm guns. : LONGTOMS
31. Outbreaks of boisterous laughter. : ROARS
32. Because. : SINCE
33. Sound at a seance. : RAP
34. Energy units. : ERGS
35. One type of Broadway entertainment. : REVUE
36. Bertrand Russell's rank. : EARL
37. Compass point. : ESE
38. Where NATO will set up headquarters. : PARIS
39. 252. : CCLII
40. Understand. : PERCEIVE
42. Treat as a pet. : COSSET
43. Status of the children of the old woman who lived in a shoe. : UNDERFOOT
45. Squirrel food. : ACORNS
48. Blind alley. : IMPASSE
52. Tuesday: French. : MARDI
53. 9 Across stars in it. : STREETCAR
55. A fireplace, in a Scottish home. : INGLE
56. Theodore Koerner is their President. : AUSTRIANS
57. He wrote "The Barrel Organ." : NOYES
58. Morse code signals. : DOTS
59. Saskatchewan Indian. : CREE
Down
1. One kind of a fight. : FIST
2. Poet freely rendered by Edward Fitzgerald. : OMAR
3. Seaport on Upolu Island. : APIA
4. Tramps' identification marks. : MONIKERS
5. Takes pleasure in. : ENJOYS
6. Embellish. : ADORN
7. 39 Down wrote about it. : SEA
8. Man's name: Abbr. : ERN
9. Novelist who writes about American Indians. : LAFARGE
10. Enter into some cause. : ENLIST
11. Man's name. : IGOR
12. Stick. : GLUE
13. Term of address in Vienna. : HERR
15. Speaks. : UTTERS
20. Parry arguments. : FENCE
22. Antony and Caesar. : OLIVIER
23. Natural state of muscle tension. : TONUS
24. Move stealthily. : CREEP
25. Predecessor of the Model T. : HORSE
26. A kind of beaver. : EAGER
28. Milestone for the Ph. D. student. : ORALS
29. "Rose ___." : MARIE
30. Serbian name for a seaport in Yugoslavia. : SPLIT
32. Do duty for a term. : SERVE
35. Missions of the Air Force. : RAIDS
36. Transported with rapture. : ECSTATIC
38. A problem for Nellie Tayloe Ross. : PENNIES
39. America's earliest novelist to achieve world-wide fame. : COOPER
41. Congeal or thicken. : CURDLE
42. Sights to see at the Planetarium. : COMETS
44. Highest in an examination. : FIRST
45. Chemical compound. : AMIN
46. "Arma virumque ___." : CANO
47. Revelry. : ORGY
49. Blemish. : SCAR
50. Showing good sense. : SANE
51. Pertaining to the Highland Celts. : ERSE
53. ___ sack. : SAD
54. Your: Italian. : TUO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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