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New York Times, Monday, March 3, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F Q U Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 988
Across Down
1. One of their favorite games is curling. : SCOTS
6. Part of a skier's equipment. : POLE
10. 12 or 13 tricks. : SLAM
14. TV guest experts. : PANEL
15. Roaster. : OVEN
16. Scarlett's home. : TARA
17. Mrs. Lawrence, winner of two Olympic gold medals. : ANDREAMEAD
19. Hymnal Rock. : AGES
20. Their ways baffle grown-ups. : TEENAGERS
21. Vote in. : ELECT
22. The late Mr. Novello. : IVOR
23. Exoduses, like Mohammed's. : HEGIRAS
25. ___ alai. : JAI
28. Mild oath. : EGAD
30. Moist. : DANK
31. Wearers of the burnoose. : ARABS
33. Feline immortality. : NINELIVES
37. Peggy Wood on TV. : MAMA
38. Michelangelo movie, with "The." : TITAN
39. He ducked under the Iron Curtain. : TITO
40. High-ranking officers: Slang. : BRASSHATS
42. Nuisances. : PESTS
43. Whale. : CETE
44. Recently rampaging river. : OHIO
46. Truth, in Chinese philosophy. : TAO
47. Parts of flowers. : STAMENS
50. Books: Abbr. : VOLS
52. An earlier Halley's claim to fame. : COMET
53. Continents. : MAINLANDS
58. Undecided, as a question. : OPEN
59. Symbol of high finance. : WALLSTREET
60. Saucy. : PERT
61. A form of examination. : ORAL
62. Bouquet. : AROMA
63. Periods. : ERAS
64. To be: French. : ETRE
65. Gaseous element. : XENON
1. Squabble. : SPAT
2. Split rattan. : CANE
3. Wave: French. : ONDE
4. City in central Italy, north of Rome. : TERNI
5. Divides into threads, as silk. : SLEAVES
6. Part of Germany, in the Russian zone. : POMERANIA
7. Finished. : OVER
8. Poodle halter. : LEASH
9. Finis. : END
10. Follower of the man from Georgia. : STALINITE
11. Nobel Prizewinner in Literature. : LAGERKVIST
12. Palm tree. : ARECA
13. Fore, mizzen, etc. : MASTS
18. Atwitter. : AGOG
21. Equal: French. : EGAL
24. Welcome man at Downing Street. : EDEN
25. Part of a door. : JAMB
26. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
27. Play by Van Druten cum Isherwood. : IAMACAMERA
29. As before. : DITTO
32. Bargain spots in department stores. : BASEMENTS
34. Gov. Browning's capital. : NASHVILLE
35. Girl's nickname. : ETTA
36. Mediocre. : SOSO
38. At another time. : THEN
41. Proofreader's word. : STET
42. Levy required by seven states. : POLLTAX
45. Electrified particles. : IONS
47. Room. : SCOPE
48. Old Soak. : TOPER
49. Well tailored. : SMART
51. French river, tributary of the Moselle. : SARRE
54. Like a wing. : ALAR
55. Cafe sign. : NEON
56. People: Prefix. : DEMO
57. Hollywood's Mr. Kramer. : STAN
59. "___ is me!" : WOE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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