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New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,010
Across
1. Former head of U. S. Public Health Service. : PARRAN
7. Answer to the roll call. : HERE
11. Scientist's workroom: Colloq. : LAB
14. Sharpened. : ACUATE
15. Mr. Jannings of the movies. : EMIL
16. Usual contents of a toby. : ALE
17. "Ruggles of ___." : REDGAP
18. Democrats' top political strategist. : MCKINNEY
20. Work over a manuscript. : EDIT
21. Home for Minnehaha. : TEPEE
23. Gov. Long of Louisiana. : EARL
24. The hand: Latin. : MANUS
26. A solitary monk. : EREMITE
28. Luxurious quality. : ELEGANCE
31. Bring a civil action against. : SUE
32. Mr. Yutang. : LIN
33. A white chemical compound. : CERIA
35. Necessity for rolling stock. : RAILS
39. River of Hades, causing forgetfulness. : LETHE
41. Eccentric. : ODD
42. Role played by Ethel Merman. : ANNIE
43. ___ Ford Mountains, in Antarctica. : EDSEL
44. An official of the Yankees. : WEISS
46. Age of innocence. : TEN
47. Kind. : ILK
49. Uncommunicative. : RETICENT
51. Stimulant found in coffee and tea. : CAFFEIN
55. Mountains from the Arctic to the Caspian. : URALS
56. Island group S. W. of New Guinea. : AROE
57. He composed "Stars and Stripes Forever." : SOUSA
59. On. : ATOP
62. Anthony Eden's predecessor. : MORRISON
64. Greek geographer who knew earth was a globe about the year 1. : STRABO
66. Time west of Rockies: Abbr. : PST
67. "___ we forget." : LEST
68. Newest member of the Senate, from Nebraska. : SEATON
69. "I do." : YES
70. Idea: Comb. form. : IDEO
71. Equipment for Klee and Braque. : EASELS
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1. Reduce as if by cutting. : PARE
2. Won a service in tennis. : ACED
3. First principles. : RUDIMENTS
4. Riffraff. : RAGTAG
5. One ___ time. : ATA
6. Third largest of the planets. : NEPTUNE
7. Fibrous shrub used for rope. : HEMP
8. Skillful man with a microphone. : EMCEE
9. ___ Island in the East River. : RIKERS
10. Yale. : ELI
11. Porch on a Hawaiian house. : LANAI
12. Watchful. : ALERT
13. His pseudonym was Stendhal. : BEYLE
19. ___ lion, strangled by Hercules. : NEMEAN
22. Deed held by third person until conditions are fulfilled. : ESCROW
25. The car of a balloon. : NACELLE
27. Two continents combined. : EURASIA
28. French pronoun. : ELLE
29. German song. : LIED
30. Duck that gives down. : EIDER
34. Parting words. : ADIEUS
36. Having made no will. : INTESTATE
37. Claim against property: Law. : LIEN
38. Dispatched. : SENT
40. Farm animal. : HEIFER
45. Street: German. : STRASSE
48. Bussed. : KISSED
50. Barton and Schumann. : CLARAS
51. Nickname of the National League's "most valuable player." : CAMPY
52. Ascended. : AROSE
53. Knox and Sumter. : FORTS
54. Part of a lasso. : NOOSE
58. As far as: Poet. : UNTO
60. Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
61. She made her debut as "Lucia." : PONS
63. 800-mile river of Central Asia. : ILI
65. Type of reception. : TEA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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