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New York Times, Thursday, March 20, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,005
Across Down
1. Secretary Tobin's domain. : LABOR
6. Salon piece for Mme. Recamier. : SOFA
10. River of Asia, 2,700 miles. : AMUR
14. Foil pursuit. : ELUDE
15. River into the Caspian. : URAL
16. Madeira or Moselle. : WINE
17. Published. : AIRED
18. Symbolized by a lamb. : INNOCENCE
20. Senator from Kansas City. : KEM
21. The professions. : ESTATES
23. Grow careless. : NOD
24. Crisp cookie. : SNAP
26. Whit. : IOTA
27. Animal without a tail. : APE
29. The majesty of mountains. : EVEREST
32. Scene of the Winter Olympics. : OSLO
35. One for all and all for one. : SHARERS
38. The good earth. : TOPSOIL
40. Classier. : TONIER
41. Refreshed after quiet. : RESTED
42. Weather-map line denoting equal temperatures. : ISOGRAM
44. Fighters of the North and South. : KOREANS
45. M. Le Clair, French movie genius. : RENE
46. Red cedars. : SAVINES
48. Agree with. : YES
50. It ends April 13. : LENT
51. Superior of a frosh. : SOPH
55. Branch of the services. : ARM
57. Freedom from constraint. : ABANDON
60. Be repentant. : RUE
61. Reluctant new taxpayer. : BOOKMAKER
63. He wrote "Pal Joey." : OHARA
65. Case for small articles. : ETUI
66. Show runner: Var. : SKEE
67. What he who rides may read. : METER
68. Try. : TEST
69. Knotty. : HARD
70. Strain mightily. : EXERT
1. Lets out secret information. : LEAKS
2. One who must register. : ALIEN
3. Where the Irrawaddy flows. : BURMA
4. Heartfelt poem. : ODE
5. Interpret: Archaic. : REDE
6. Princess Margaret Rose's callers. : SUITORS
7. Baroque. : ORNATE
8. A visionary person. : FANTAST
9. Medicinal lily. : ALOE
10. Impression of grandeur. : AWE
11. "Land of ten thousand lakes." : MINNESOTA
12. Remarkable: Scot. : UNCO
13. Mouthpiece of a clarient. : REED
19. U. S. A. for Grant; ___ for Lee. : CSA
22. The jagged Nevadas, for instance. : SIERRAS
25. Point in the moon's orbit nearest the earth. : PERIGEE
28. Hold or occupy. : POSSESS
30. Swerve. : VEER
31. Metropolis on Lake Ontario. : TORONTO
33. Legal claim. : LIEN
34. Chairman of U. S. Steel. : OLDS
35. Excitement. : STIR
36. Gardener's equipment. : HOSE
37. Shy author. : ANONYMOUS
39. Balzac's Goriot, for instance. : PERE
43. Straits between Malaya and Sumatra. : MALAKKA
44. Of the same blood. : KINDRED
47. Surface civilization. : VENEER
49. The bearded "Uncle." : SAM
52. Speak like Bryan. : ORATE
53. Clearer and truer. : PURER
54. Suit. : HEART
55. Aid. : ABET
56. Repetition. : ROTE
58. Hit hard: Slang. : BASH
59. Alaska's former capital. : NOME
62. Carson of the Rockies. : KIT
64. Backwoods witchcraft. : HEX

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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