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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
1. 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
1. 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
59. A rather sad soldier. : SACK
62. ___ grass, meadow barley. : RIE
64. 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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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