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New York Times, Thursday, March 6, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 991
Across
1. Its headquarters are at Rocquencourt. : SHAPE
6. He originated the pay-as-you-go tax plan. : RUML
10. Surpasses. : CAPS
14. Reporter jailed in Prague. : OATIS
15. Wild ox. : ANOA
16. Kurt Carlsen, for instance. : HERO
17. ___ mignon. : FILET
18. Josephine's palace, near Versailles. : MALMAISON
20. What Mr. Keen does. : TRACES
22. Aaron's gold calf. : IDOL
23. Acknowledge. : OWN
24. Settled in. : NESTED
26. Describing pretty smiles. : DIMPLY
28. Rackets. : BATS
30. Hail! or Farewell! : AVE
31. Australia's gift to crosswords. : EMU
32. Pronoun. : ONE
33. Stan Benham and Pat Martin ride them. : SLEDS
35. Beaver-like fur. : OTTER
39. Dyer. : STAINER
41. An amount lacking. : WANTAGE
43. That on which something turns. : HINGE
44. Alarming. : SCARY
46. Like the Hatter. : MAD
47. Precipitate escape: Slang. : LAM
49. Ingredient of wassail. : ALE
50. Where flowers grow. : BEDS
51. Swift hunting dog of Persia, Arabia and Egypt. : SALUKI
54. Farmer's machine. : REAPER
56. Girl's name. : ADA
57. Otherwise. : ELSE
59. Yellowish. : SALLOW
62. Presides over a public meeting. : MODERATES
65. Dred Scott was one. : SLAVE
66. Make tea. : BREW
67. Nothing. : NONE
68. Harmonized. : TONED
69. Mrs. Lindbergh. : ANNE
70. British kiln. : OAST
71. Jugs. : EWERS
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1. The answer that turns away wrath. : SOFT
2. Poodle's pride. : HAIR
3. Strong as Atlas. : ATLANTEAN
4. Short musical compositions. : PIECES
5. First name of a Presidential candidate. : ESTES
6. Heavy weight in a piledriver. : RAM
7. Without help. : UNAIDED
8. Utensil in which pudding is cooked. : MOLD
9. The fashion, in France. : LAMODE
10. Nickname for a city. : CHI
11. Master fabler. : AESOP
12. Wild beasts do it. : PROWL
13. Mr. Tufts. : SONNY
19. Calculation arrived at in Reno. : ALIMONY
21. Commonplace. : STALE
25. Hall of Fame baseball player. : EVERS
27. Comic-strip character. : MUTT
28. Nonsense. : BOSH
29. Opposed. : ANTI
33. Soft shoe. : SNEAKER
34. Low moist place. : SWALE
36. Fabulous Mongol conqueror. : TAMERLANE
37. Little oath. : EGAD
38. Vermilion and cherry. : REDS
40. Arctic winter home: Var. : IGLU
42. Regions. : AREAS
45. Tips. : CAREENS
48. Opera city of Italy. : MILANO
50. Loud, deep, resounding noise. : BELLOW
51. Brazilian dance. : SAMBA
52. Trim. : ADORN
53. Burdened. : LADEN
55. Imitation jewels. : PASTE
58. Portico. : STOA
60. On the other side of. : OVER
61. Becomes a Benedict. : WEDS
63. Member of the flock. : EWE
64. Appoint. : SET

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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