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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
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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
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Large snail with a bowl-like shell. : ABALONE
18
___ de France. : ILE
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Movie star’s double. : STANDIN
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Educational group: Abbr. : NEA
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4,160-mile river. : NILE
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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
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A ringing sound. : TING
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Girl’s name. : ROSA
35
English city on the Aire. : LEEDS
37
Removed from office. : DEPOSED
40
Preserves in brine. : CORNS
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3 dots, 3 dashes, 3 dots. : SOS
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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
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In philosophy, a thing grasped by the intellect alone. : NOESIS
59
Lengths of yarn. : SKEINS
Down
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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
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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
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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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