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New York Times, Tuesday, March 4, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 989
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1. World War II correspondent and diarist. : SHIRER
7. A type of popular fiction. : ROMANCE
14. Power of Hollywood. : TYRONE
15. Correcting a fault. : REMEDIAL
16. Selects and takes. : ADOPTS
17. One of the Aleutian Islands. : UNALASKA
18. Categories used by biologists. : GENERA
19. Marsh bird of North America. : SORA
20. Poet's "even." : EEN
21. Coolidge's Vice President. : DAWES
23. Girl's name. : LOIS
25. Sound of an awkward dive. : PLAP
27. What used-car dealers do. : RESELL
30. Port of northern France. : CAEN
31. Instrument like a small tennis racquet. : BATTLEDORE
35. White and yellow flowers thriving in hot climates. : ACACIAS
37. King Kong. : MONSTER
38. Goalie in ice hockey. : DEFENSEMAN
40. Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
41. Playwright Crouse. : RUSSEL
42. College "club." : GLEE
43. Sarsaparilla at the fountain of youth. : SASS
45. Plied with remedies. : DOSED
47. More: Italian. : PIU
48. "Verboten." : TABU
51. Below a bishop and above a deacon. : PRIEST
55. Penn Station is one. : TERMINUS
57. Punish by a fine. : AMERCE
58. City in Montana, famed for copper smelting. : ANACONDA
59. ___ F. Stone, Chief Justice before Vinson. : HARLAN
60. City in California, near Monterey. : SALINAS
61. Extra leaf in a book. : INSERT
1. Groom's premarital party. : STAG
2. ___ Park in London or N. Y. : HYDE
3. Useful household implement. : IRON
4. Circus entertainers. : ROPEDANCERS
5. Catch. : ENTRAP
6. Machine for cutting timber into boards. : RESAW
7. Senator McCarran's home city. : RENO
8. First name of a J. C. S. member. : OMAR
9. "Voice of the Yankees." : MELALLEN
10. National political organization. : ADA
11. Person of Japanese descent, born in the U. S. and loyal to it. : NISEI
12. Wedding symbols. : CAKES
13. Eagerness for action: French. : ELAN
15. Color of an autumn leaf. : RUSSET
22. Gets rid of pencil marks. : ERASES
24. Oft-sung immortals. : OLDSOLDIERS
25. Member of the Department of Defense. : PACE
26. Turn the pages of a book. : LEAF
28. Welsh monk for whom a French seaport was named. : STMALO
29. College in North Carolina. : ELON
30. Bounder. : CAD
31. Cesare Siepi of the Met. : BASS
32. Nebraska City's county. : OTOE
33. M. Pleven of France. : RENE
34. Time. : ERA
36. Burning; cauterization. : INUSTION
39. Maiden who turned people to stone. : MEDUSA
42. Expected recruit in the European army. : GERMAN
43. Art center in Tuscany. : SIENA
44. Perceived by the ear. : AURAL
46. Algerian cavalryman in the French army. : SPAHI
47. School-community groups. : PTAS
49. Mrs. Rosenberg. : ANNA
50. Sprouts. : BUDS
52. Name of whodunit fame. : ERLE
53. Seam. : SCAR
54. The big top. : TENT
56. 1,101. : MCI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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