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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,037
Across Down
1. Author Sholem. : ASCH
5. A stalk of bananas. : STEM
9. Met soprano from Brazil, ___ Sayão. : BIDU
13. Special edition. : EXTRA
14. Salad on cook’s night out. : TUNA
15. Broad sashes worn in Japan. : OBIS
16. Character in “Love’s Labour’s Lost.” : BIRON
17. She’s twenty-six today. : ELIZABETH
19. Combine. : BLEND
20. Shrub bearing red berries. : ELDER
21. Devoured. : ATE
22. Where East meets West. : EUROPE
24. Metal plate. : ARMOR
26. Famous fictional doctor. : WATSON
28. Identical. : SAME
30. Its slogan is “Give.” : ARC
31. Having feet. : PEDATE
34. Man’s name meaning burden. : AMOS
38. Dean Rusk’s bailiwick. : STATEDEPARTMENT
41. Fire: Comb. form. : PYRO
42. A kind of vinegar. : ALEGAR
43. Sarnoff’s corporation. : RCA
44. Martha from Montana. : RAYE
46. Destroyer, in fleet slang. : TINCAN
48. Cliff of baseball. : MAPES
51. Sachem’s home. : TEEPEE
53. Wool giver. : EWE
54. Cavalry weapon. : SABER
57. Enriches with strips of bacon. : LARDS
60. New York State bastille. : DANNEMORA
62. Former President of Panama. : ARIAS
63. Ship of Greek myth. : ARGO
64. City in Belgium. : MONS
65. Is in want of. : NEEDS
66. Man’s name. : LEON
67. Migrant worker. : OKIE
68. Gaelic. : ERSE
1. Angle between a stem and branch. : AXIL
2. Short for a Vivien Leigh movie. : STREETCAR
3. Father of Zeus. : CRONUS
4. Flexible guide rail or signal pull. : HANDROPE
5. Precipitous. : STEEP
6. Open-meshed silk material. : TULLE
7. City of 36,017 in Oklahoma. : ENID
8. Confusing network of passageways. : MAZE
9. Nickname for one of the candidates. : BOB
10. Steel joist of a certain shape. : IBEAM
11. The aforesaid. : DITTO
12. Friend of the groom. : USHER
13. Point of decline. : EBB
18. Saroyan title character. : ARAM
23. Some indefinite time. : ONEDAY
25. 500 sheets. : REAM
26. World War II aircraft carrier. : WASP
27. Bohemian. : ARTY
28. Second word of “The Lady of the Lake.” : STAG
29. Charge with air. : AERATE
32. Take out. : DELE
33. Follow irrationally. : APE
35. Textile shops, in London. : MERCERIES
36. Portuguese ounce. : ONCA
37. Slugger Musial. : STAN
39. Ripped. : TORE
40. Early flying machine. : TRIPLANE
45. The hartebeest. : ASSE
47. First word of a great hymn. : NEARER
48. Decoration. : MEDAL
49. Informed. : AWARE
50. Silver coin in Budapest. : PENGO
51. Large province in Italy. : TERNI
52. Expunge. : ERASE
55. Contents of a munitions dump. : AMMO
56. “Mr. President,” for instance. : BOOK
58. Florida county, where Miami is. : DADE
59. Gen. Hershey’s bailiwick. : SSS
61. Prefix akin to un- or in-. : NON

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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