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New York Times, Friday, March 21, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 2, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,006
Across
1. King Farouk's new son and heir. : AHMED
6. Handsome furs. : SABLES
12. Fruitcake tidbit. : RAISIN
14. New U. S. Ambassador to the Philippines. : SPRUANCE
16. Close relative of the soup-and-fish. : TUXEDO
17. One method of adult education. : LECTURES
18. Exclamatory word: Abbr. : INT
19. Salad zester. : ONION
21. Beyond: Prefix. : TRANS
22. Unfermented grape juice. : STUM
24. Eat away gradually. : ERODE
26. Not straight. : AGEE
27. Father of Abraham. : TERAH
29. Higher or lower point in a planet's orbit. : APSIS
31. Bird of the sea. : ERN
32. Double-dealers' tactics. : DECEITS
34. Head of the household. : DADDY
36. Disburden. : EASE
37. Nothing more than. : MERE
38. President of U. N Sixth General Assembly Session. : NERVO
40. Takes to task. : BERATES
43. Famous Downing St. address. : TEN
44. Gov. Anderson of Minnesota. : ELMER
46. Mrs. Melvin Douglas. : HELEN
48. Symbols of wisdom. : OWLS
50. Maurice ___, of the Cabinet. : TOBIN
52. Where gambling is legal. : RENO
53. Quick-moving. : AGILE
55. Transient's stopover. : HOTEL
57. Piece of equipment in a cheese factory. : VAT
58. Frank Sedgman helped to keep it in Australia. : DAVISCUP
60. Growing in pairs: Bot. : BINATE
62. Persons with very powerful voices. : STENTORS
63. Spellbinder. : ORATOR
64. Adorns with rare objects. : ENGEMS
65. Impersonators, in a way. : APERS
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1. Georgia O'Keeffe, for instance. : ARTIST
2. What Ebeneezer Scrooge was, on Christmas Eve. : HAUNTED
3. Hodgepodge. : MIXTURE
4. Compass point. : ESE
5. Legendary queen of Carthage. : DIDO
6. Passes, as time. : SPENDS
7. E. Roland Harriman's organization. : ARC
8. An object of ridicule. : BUTT
9. Mrs. Hobson, author of "The Celebrity." : LAURA
10. Infuriated. : ENRAGED
11. Imposing features of open country. : SCENERY
13. "___ But the Lonely Heart." : NONE
14. Fore-and-aft rigged vessels. : SLOOPS
15. German city in the British Zone. : ESSEN
20. Ditto for 10 Down. : IRATE
23. In the House of Commons, the sergeant at arms. : MACER
25. St. Cuthbert's duck. : EIDER
28. Rise and fall alternately. : HEAVE
30. President Polk's wife. : SARAH
33. Character in "Idylls of the King." : ISOLT
35. Hold back. : DETER
37. Earn by service. : MERIT
38. Famous old prison in London, razed in 1902. : NEWGATE
39. Make cheerful. : ENLIVEN
40. Plays music for jives. : BEBOPS
41. Promote. : ELEVATE
42. One of 96. : SENATOR
43. Pond hoppers. : TOADS
45. Gold coins of Calcutta. : MOHURS
47. Observers. : NOTERS
49. David's weapon. : SLING
51. From its summit Moses viewed the Promised Land. : NEBO
54. City near Padua. : ESTE
56. Money in 54 Down. : LIRA
59. Naval officer: Abbr. : COM
61. Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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