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New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,033
Across Down
1. Melville’s monomaniac. : AHAB
5. Land of the Dalai Lama. : TIBET
10. Trygve Lie’s home town. : OSLO
14. Cyrano’s handicap. : NOSE
15. Originate. : ARISE
16. Amazon, Orinoco, Parana, etc. : RIOS
17. Vocalist of “The Walrus and the Carpenter.” : TWEEDLEDEE
19. Middle name of the Wizard of Menlo Park. : ALVA
20. Zoo attractions. : SEALIONS
21. A jack-of-all-trades. : TINKER
23. Section of a city. : ZONE
24. Garage mishaps. : DENTS
25. Thin, crisp cakes. : WAFERS
28. Backstitch. : PURL
29. William Paley’s organization. : CBS
32. Nefud desert dweller. : ARAB
33. Strictly hush-hush. : TOPSECRET
35. Popular picture puzzle. : REBUS
37. Godfrey strums it. : UKE
38. Second word of a Cohan song. : THERE
39. Overheated. : PARBOILED
41. M. Descartes. : RENE
42. Hindu title of respect. : SRI
43. Exclusively. : ONLY
44. Man from Tulsa. : SOONER
46. Burn spices. : CENSE
48. Part of the “Ship of State.” : HELM
49. Judge’s statement to the jury. : CHARGE
51. Feeds to the full. : SATIATES
55. Product under price control. : AUTO
56. Relative of Flopsy and Mopsy. : COTTONTAIL
58. Wend one’s weary way. : PLOD
59. Fables. : TALES
60. Yesterday: Italian. : IERI
61. Reduce. : PARE
62. General ___. : STORE
63. Winnie succeeded him. : CLEM
1. Crawlers. : ANTS
2. He took N. Y. C. in ’76. : HOWE
3. On the bounding main. : ASEA
4. “Prince of the devils.” : BEELZEBUB
5. Owl’s weapons. : TALONS
6. One of Juliana’s daughters. : IRENE
7. Oswald Jacoby’s maneuvers. : BIDS
8. Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ESE
9. Wavers uncertainly. : TEETERS
10. Praying female figure. : ORANT
11. Stencil process for cloth, often used commercially. : SILKSCREEN
12. Zero in Sedgman’s game. : LOVE
13. Glacial ridges. : OSAR
18. Parisian couturier. : DIOR
22. Bay or creek. : INLET
24. Made a fool of. : DUPED
25. Distorts from the truth. : WARPS
26. In the back. : AREAR
27. Liar. : FABRICATOR
28. Small and cramped. : POKEY
30. Between Zurich and Lausanne. : BERNE
31. Specimen of Aberdeen Angus. : STEER
33. Net for veils. : TULLE
34. Highly colored. : CHROMATIC
36. Madam Chiang, nee ___. : SOONG
40. Entomologists study them. : INSECTS
44. Bristly. : SETOSE
45. Rep. Teague of Texas. : OLIN
47. Wear away as a glacier does. : ERODE
48. Misanthropic person. : HATER
49. “Founder” of Dogpatch. : CAPP
50. Waikiki pantomime. : HULA
51. City in France. : STLO
52. Chinese weight. : TAEL
53. West end of Europe. : EIRE
54. Nickname for Lindbergh. : SLIM
57. Seed of a cereal grass. : OAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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