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New York Times, Wednesday, March 26, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { H J K Q U V W X }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,011
Across
1. Groucho waves it. : CIGAR
6. Part of Cassiopeia's Chair. : STAR
10. Kukla, ___ and Ollie. : FRAN
14. Old-womanish. : ANILE
15. Game often played in armories. : POLO
16. Savant's information. : LORE
17. Recipient of hair tonic. : SCALP
18. Kingdom of East Africa. : ABYSSINIA
20. Hygienic. : SANITARY
22. Implement used in farming. : SEEDER
23. Willie Keith's ship. : CAINE
24. Gas in London. : PETROL
25. ___ Fleischmann, head of N. P. A. : MANLY
26. Native of Riga. : LETT
27. Broadway offering. : FARCE
28. Jimmy Savo's forte. : PANTOMIME
33. Doing nothing. : IDLE
34. ___ gras. : MARDI
35. Arrow poison. : INEE
36. Scoreboard figures during shutouts. : GOOSEEGGS
38. Tree on Lebanon's flag. : CEDAR
39. Vivien Leigh's nickname. : CLEO
40. Hot. : CALID
41. "Banjo Eyes." : CANTOR
44. Star of TV and movies. : LANZA
45. One-fourth of a football game. : PERIOD
46. Second largest Mediterranean island. : SARDINIA
49. Ex-King Zog and Hoxha. : ALBANIANS
51. Characterless. : INANE
52. What a ringleader often leads. : RIOT
53. Part of a venetian blind. : SLAT
54. Tooth: Comb. form. : DENTO
55. Hill and Hall in Ireland. : TARA
56. "Lights Out" signal. : TAPS
57. Problem for the Police Department. : ARSON
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1. Hero of a Sinclair Lewis novel. : CASS
2. Pizzaro's victim. : INCA
3. Composer Menotti. : GIANCARLO
4. Grand, Holy, Triple, etc. : ALLIANCES
5. The crocodile, for instance. : REPTILE
6. Score for knocking down all the pins in two bowls. : SPARE
7. Small mug for ale. : TOBY
8. Oriental man's name. : ALY
9. He wrote "The Blessed Damozel." : ROSSETTI
10. One of General LeMay's men. : FLIER
11. Last movement of a sonata. : RONDO
12. Symbolic name for Jerusalem. : ARIEL
13. Stingy. : NEAR
19. A fight. : SETTO
21. What Simple Simon had not. : ANY
24. Is undecided now. : PENDS
25. Australian fish. : MADO
26. Slow dignified piece of music. : LARGO
27. California tree. : FIG
28. He furnishes folios. : PAGER
29. Famous stage designer. : MIELZINER
30. Senator Jenner and Capehart. : INDIANANS
31. World's largest artificial lake. : MEAD
32. Poetic contraction. : EER
34. Frederick Loewe or Dick Rodgers. : MELODIST
37. Senator from Montana. : ECTON
38. One of Katherine Cornell's roles. : CANDIDA
40. Product of Dearborn. : CAR
41. Girl in "As You Like It." : CELIA
42. ___ Day, first observed in 1872. : ARBOR
43. Breed of dwarf cattle. : NIATA
44. Endures. : LASTS
45. Straight line on 17 Across. : PART
46. Spell of cold weather. : SNAP
47. "Come ___ the garden, Maud." : INTO
48. An age of the world. : AEON
50. Iranian diplomat. : ALA

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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