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New York Times, Wednesday, March 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 990
Across
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North Africa's new United Kingdom. : LIBYA
6
Shorten. : ABRIDGE
13
Popular name for a theatre. : ODEON
14
Name for the U. S. atom-powered submarine. : NAUTILUS
16
Seaport of 1 Across. : DERNA
17
Form in overlapping curves. : INTERARCH
19
Vivacious. : GAY
20
Walk heavily. : SLOG
22
Fish that clings to a shark. : REMORA
23
Poetess Wilcox. : ELLA
25
Printers' materials. : INKS
27
Become ready for harvest. : RIPEN
28
India's rainy season. : MONSOON
31
Go in quest of. : SEEK
32
Subject. : TOPIC
34
Former Secretary of the Interior. : KRUG
36
Greeting for Caesar. : AVE
37
Homer of the "Gulf Stream" painting. : WINSLOW
39
More sunbaked. : BROWNER
41
Refugee organization of the U. N.: Abbr. : IRO
42
Spill over. : SLOP
44
Native of Zermatt. : SWISS
45
The Atlantic, by understatement. : POND
47
Ava ___, Hungarian actress. : NORRING
49
Minor church dignitary. : ELDER
51
At an early date. : SOON
52
Watch part. : STEM
56
Spanish coins. : REALES
58
Outfit of clothes. : TOGS
60
Eggs. : OVA
61
Indian chiefs. : SAGAMORES
63
Assistant to Harry. : ALBEN
65
Someone like Thoreau. : NATURIST
66
Herman Wouk's mutinous ship. : CAINE
67
Parts of sonnets. : SESTETS
68
British ducal family. : KENTS
Down
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Senatorial supporter of Eisenhower boom. : LODGE
2
Noble objective. : IDEAL
3
One of October's birthstones. : BERYL
4
The one there: Archaic. : YON
5
Genus of freshwater ducks. : ANAS
6
Negative ions. : ANIONS
7
Capital of Thailand. : BANGKOK
8
Hopeless routine. : RUT
9
Road for Caesar's hosts. : ITER
10
More desperate. : DIRER
11
Macbeth, Thane of ___. : GLAMIS
12
Continentals. : EUROPEANS
15
Draws in chalk on sidewalks: Slang. : SCREEVES
18
Yearn for. : HANKER
21
Gov. Val Peterson's capital. : LINCOLN
24
Units of electric current: Abbr. : AMPS
26
Soak up, in chemistry. : SORB
29
Cottonseed expressions. : OILS
30
Vital profession manned chiefly by women. : NURSING
32
Native of an Alpine region: Var. : TIROLEAN
33
Indians of a New York tribe. : ONONDAGAS
35
Baccalaureate cloak. : GOWN
37
Ypres, to the Tommies. : WIPERS
38
Courts. : WOOS
40
Berates soundly. : WIGS
43
Formal declaration of disapproval. : PROTEST
46
Bear witness against. : DELATE
48
Perches. : ROOSTS
50
Uncle in Joe Chandler Harris books. : REMUS
53
Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
54
Happening of importance. : EVENT
55
Crests of the lions. : MANES
57
Variety. : SORT
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A rather sad soldier. : SACK
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___ grass, meadow barley. : RIE
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Wartime capital of New Guinea. : LAE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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