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New York Times, Saturday, March 8, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 993
Across
1. Whose works are "Tamerlane" and Ulalume"? : POES
5. Accessory for evening wear. : WRAP
9. ___ chairman. : MADAM
14. ___ facto (by that very fact). : IPSO
15. Where G. B. S. was born. : EIRE
16. Old Latin version of the Bible. : ITALA
17. "Everything goes," in the grappling fraternity. : CATCHASCATCHCAN
20. French girl's name. : THERESE
21. Soup holders. : TUREENS
22. Watchful. : ALERT
24. Dieu et ___ droit. : MON
25. Drawing made with crayons. : PASTEL
28. Noisy objections to umpires' decisions: Slang. : RHUBARBS
33. Ellis Island transient. : ALIEN
34. Insidious cunning. : GUILE
35. Not in vogue. : OUT
36. Goes away quickly: Dial. : GITS
37. Helmet of medieval times. : ARMET
38. Mechanical routine in learning. : ROTE
39. Shield: French. : ECU
40. Excursions. : TRIPS
41. This or that: French. : CETTE
42. Remove cream from milk. : SEPARATE
44. Decoration on a mortarboard. : TASSEL
45. Etruscan god. : LAR
46. City near Hong Kong. : TAIPO
48. An expected deliverer. : MESSIAH
52. A thoroughfare in Berlin. : STRASSE
56. It expresses the peaceful aims of U. S. and Britain. : ATLANTICCHARTER
58. One inch, in France. : POUCE
59. Part of a brake. : SHOE
60. "Boxes" atop Page 1. : EARS
61. Scornful expression. : SNEER
62. Indian ponies. : TATS
63. Mild expletive. : DRAT
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1. Forebear of the Scot. : PICT
2. Oceanic fish noted for brilliancy of colors. : OPAH
3. Ducal family of Ferrara. : ESTE
4. Xanthippe's famous husband. : SOCRATES
5. The "pop" animal. : WEASEL
6. Part of a step from tread to tread. : RISER
7. Line made by a compass. : ARC
8. Fuel from bogs. : PEAT
9. Laboratory phenomenon. : MICROBE
10. Greek goddess of wisdom. : ATHENA
11. Golden shiner. : DACE
12. Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
13. "___ inhumanity to man." : MANS
18. Name for a beautiful woman. : HELEN
19. Popular outbreak or uprising. : TUMULT
23. Symbol for Harry James. : TRUMPET
25. Congressional messengers. : PAGES
26. T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
27. ___ and take notice. : SITUP
29. Goes in a hurry. : HIES
30. Elihu, George Frederick, etc. : ROOTS
31. Copper city. : BUTTE
32. What Churchill came here for. : STEEL
34. Quality all Alger heroes had. : GRIT
37. Diluvial debarkation point. : ARARAT
38. Took off again, as a jet. : RESOARED
40. Machine for teaching flying. : TRAINER
41. Frank ___, well-known movie director. : CAPRA
43. Region between the Vosges and the Rhine. : ALSACE
44. Tenth parts of things. : TITHES
47. Village six miles from Windsor. : ASCOT
48. Requisites for treasure seekers. : MAPS
49. Public school founded in 1440 by Henry VI. : ETON
50. Turn about. : SLUE
51. Listen! : HIST
53. Arcturus or Antares. : STAR
54. Evening: Italian. : SERA
55. Formerly. : ERST
57. Chinese name for tea. : CHA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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