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New York Times, Tuesday, April 22, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F H J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
David Steinberg notes:

Added the accent over "e" in the 53-Down clue "___ Misérables."

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,038
Across
1. City of 243,872 in Ohio. : DAYTON
7. Having rhythm. : CADENT
13. First barbarian ruler of Italy. : ODOACER
15. Mr. Bromfield’s hacienda. : MALABAR
16. What arbitrators do. : MEDIATE
17. Large snail with a bowl-like shell. : ABALONE
18. ___ de France. : ILE
19. Movie star’s double. : STANDIN
21. Educational group: Abbr. : NEA
22. 4,160-mile river. : NILE
24. Add luster to. : ADORN
25. “The Great Commoner.” : PITT
26. Man’s name. : ENEAS
28. Common suffix. : INE
29. Golf strokes. : PUTTS
30. British general at Suez. : ERSKINE
32. Martinique volcano, quiet since 1902. : PELEE
33. A ringing sound. : TING
34. Girl’s name. : ROSA
35. English city on the Aire. : LEEDS
37. Removed from office. : DEPOSED
40. Preserves in brine. : CORNS
41. 3 dots, 3 dashes, 3 dots. : SOS
42. Play the bagpipes. : SKIRL
44. Etcher’s equipment. : ACID
45. Mr. Fitzgerald. : SCOTT
47. Poison for arrow tips. : INEE
48. Short for a periodical. : MAG
49. Where the Desert Fox was turned back. : ALAMEIN
51. Cleopatra’s way out. : ASP
52. More amusing. : DROLLER
54. Composition by Bach or Chopin. : PRELUDE
56. Groups of nine persons or things. : ENNEADS
57. One who withdraws from a group. : SECEDER
58. In philosophy, a thing grasped by the intellect alone. : NOESIS
59. Lengths of yarn. : SKEINS
Down
1. Master: Latin. : DOMINE
2. Girl in an oldtime song. : ADELINE
3. A Swiss Bing Crosby. : YODELER
4. Siamese. : TAI
5. Tubers eaten in South America. : OCAS
6. Girl’s nickname. : NETTA
7. Part of a motel. : CABIN
8. Mr. Mowbray, actor. : ALAN
9. Decaliter: Abbr. : DAL
10. Hard black stone. : EBONITE
11. The “No No” girl. : NANETTE
12. Pays the other fellow’s check. : TREATS
14. City of 110,568 in Pennsylvania. : READING
15. Sierra ___ Mountains in Mexico. : MADRE
20. In no way. : NONE
23. Thickly settled part of London. : EASTEND
25. Polish general in our Revolutionary Army. : PULASKI
27. Slides sideways. : SKIDS
29. Silver money in the Philippines. : PESOS
31. Hartford’s specialty: Abbr. : INS
32. Member of the family. : POP
34. Walks again a short distance. : RESTEPS
35. Scene of 1925 European peace pact. : LOCARNO
36. Daughter of Icarius. : ERIGONE
37. Adverse fate. : DOOM
38. President in Rome. : EINAUDI
39. Superior variety of porcelain. : DRESDEN
40. City of 124,555 in New Jersey. : CAMDEN
41. Catfaces. : SCARS
43. Outcasts. : LEPERS
45. Racers at Lake Placid. : SLEDS
46. White-walled items. : TIRES
49. Jai ___, Cuban game. : ALAI
50. Part of a violin. : NECK
53. “___ Misérables.” : LES
55. Governor of Utah. : LEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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