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New York Times, Saturday, March 29, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,014
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1. General Clark. : MARK
5. Loses assurance. : WILTS
10. Parts of a ball game. : SETS
14. Rose's husband. : ABIE
15. Good-by. : ADIEU
16. McCloy's predecessor in Germany. : CLAY
17. Where political deals are often made. : CONFERENCEROOMS
20. Famous nickname in the ring. : SUGARRAY
21. Man's name. : ERNST
22. Custom. : USE
23. Indian hemp plant used as a narcotic. : BHANG
25. He established the first steam ferry between New York and Hoboken. : STEVENS
29. Fellow of the American Academy: Abbr. : AAS
30. Humorist of the Gay Nineties. : ADE
33. 9,940 square miles of water. : ERIE
34. A meal or repast, in Italy. : PASTO
36. Husing or Williams. : TED
37. Belying. : MISREPRESENTING
41. A dessert. : ICE
42. Treasurer Clark's maiden name. : NEESE
43. Sock. : HOSE
44. A Congressman: Abbr. : SEN
45. Gnawed away. : ATE
46. Regally ensconced. : THRONED
49. Part of Dobbin's rig. : HAMES
51. Day for closing the books: Abbr. : EOM
52. Quarter-round molding. : OVOLO
54. Took a turn for the worse. : RELAPSED
59. Piece of land named for the man who arranged its purchase. : SEWARDPENINSULA
62. Melodramatic look. : LEER
63. Uncomplimentary phrase aimed at some Republicans. : METOO
64. Large airport near Paris. : ORLY
65. Radio's "Grand Ol' ___." : OPRY
66. Something to wear. : DRESS
67. Noun suffix. : NESS
1. Douglas and Charles. : MACS
2. ___ Ben Adhem. : ABOU
3. Legendary place for certain hats. : RING
4. Senator with big ideas. : KEFAUVER
5. Governor with the same. : WARREN
6. Something to think about. : IDEA
7. Striated. : LINY
8. Army subrating: Abbr. : TEC
9. Attorney's daughter. : SUE
10. Disdain. : SCORN
11. Protraction. : ELONGATION
12. Headgear. : TAMS
13. A group of radio stations: Abbr. : SYST
18. Celtic. : ERSE
19. Justification. : REASON
23. Dog resembling a dachshund. : BASSET
24. Abhor. : HATE
25. Partially detached houses, in England. : SEMIS
26. Three shakes of a lamb's tail. : TRICE
27. Victor of a recent battle. : EISENHOWER
28. High old times. : SPREES
31. Of high specific gravity. : DENSE
32. Sharpened. : EDGED
35. Roman bronze. : AES
38. Enchant or captivate. : ENAMOR
39. Man's nickname. : PETE
40. A type of submachine gun. : THOMPSON
47. The sun god, who drives a chariot across the heavens. : HELIOS
48. Soft leather made of sheepskin. : ROAN
50. Wing-shaped. : ALARY
52. Haakon VII's capital. : OSLO
53. Mr. Barkley. : VEEP
54. Nerve network. : RETE
55. One of Adam's grandsons. : ENOS
56. Word of agreement. : SURE
57. Additions to a farmhouse. : ELLS
58. "Ancient of ___." : DAYS
60. A dentist's degree. : DMD
61. For each. : PER

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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