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New York Times, Tuesday, April 1, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
PS notes: Left 54-Down clue as in original, but the ship was "The Pequod."
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,017
Across Down
1. Watering places. : SPAS
5. Winners. : ACES
9. Cutty ___, 19th century American clipper. : SARK
13. Like the decks of the Flying Enterprise. : AWASH
14. Mother of Poseidon. : RHEA
15. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
16. John Paul Jones’ famous man-of-war. : BONHOMMERICHARD
19. Silkworm. : ERI
20. Shelter or covering. : ROOF
21. Let out. : LOANED
22. He gave the famous toast ending, “ . . . but our country, right or wrong!” : DECATUR
24. Polar animal. : BEAR
25. Chemin de ___, French railway. : FER
26. Pirateers. : CORSAIRS
30. Nazi battleship sunk off North Cape. : SCHARNHORST
34. Book of the Old Testament: Abbr. : NEH
35. Man in a garden. : HOER
36. Part of a serviceman’s address. : APO
37. Alms box. : ARCA
38. Addition to a villa. : ELL
39. Donald McKay’s famous clipper ship. : FLYINGCLOUD
43. The makings of macaroni and spaghetti. : SEMOLINA
45. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
46. Unsophisticated person: Slang. : RUBE
47. Zealous enterprise. : CRUSADE
51. Fly a plane. : AVIATE
54. First Japanese Ambassador to U. S. : AOKI
55. Mal de ___. : MER
56. Mate of H. M. S. Bounty. : MISTERCHRISTIAN
59. Port on an inlet of the Skagerrak. : OSLO
60. Natterjack. : TOAD
61. U. S. coin, or a type of submarine chaser. : EAGLE
62. Prophet. : SEER
63. Recedes, as the tide. : EBBS
64. Stem. : ROOT
1. Used many oaths. : SWORE
2. Contagious fear. : PANIC
3. Wood for oars. : ASH
4. Not as tall as Long John Silver. : SHORTER
5. Feature of the Monitor and Merrimac. : ARMOR
6. Kin of a sea cook. : CHEF
7. Ever: Poetic. : EER
8. Ketch, lugger, yawl, etc. : SAILERS
9. Where the “ships” are four-legged. : SAHARA
10. Admiral Kirk. : ALAN
11. Briefly cooked. : RARE
12. Part of his treasure is recovered in “The Gold Bug.” : KIDD
13. Retired. : ABED
17. Grieve. : MOURN
18. The “C” in U. S. C. G. : COAST
23. Distant. : AFAR
24. Nonmetallic element, extremely hard. : BORON
26. Plenty, as in cornu___. : COPIA
27. Girdle receptacle carried by Japanese. : INRO
28. Received: French. : RECU
29. Herringlike fish. : SHAD
30. “___ Gone With the Wind.” : SHES
31. Composer Porter. : COLE
32. Rudder, tiller or wheel. : HELM
33. He debated with Daniel Webster. : HAYNE
37. Exclamation of pity. : ALAS
39. A wind instrument or a kind of flyboat. : FLUTE
40. New French passenger liner. : LIBERTE
41. He wrote “The Lower Depths.” : GORKI
42. U. S. S. Daytona or Chicago. : CRUISER
44. Campaign speaker. : ORATOR
47. Small ropes. : CORDS
48. Spanish friend. : AMIGO
49. Distributed. : DEALT
50. Sea bird. : ERNE
51. Man’s name meaning burden. : AMOS
52. Carpenter’s or machinist’s tool. : VISE
53. Pines or Wight. : ISLE
54. Captain of the “Pequod.” : AHAB
57. Male swan. : COB
58. Philippine peasant. : TAO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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