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New York Times, Thursday, April 24, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,040

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Revoke a lawyer’s license to practice. : DISBAR
7. Legendary Irish beauty. : DEIRDRE
14. NATO conference city in Canada. : OTTAWA
15. Fechteler’s Navy rank. : ADMIRAL
16. Good blue suits. : SERGES
17. Warren Austin, for instance. : DIPLOMAT
19. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
20. Ring out. : PEAL
22. Fra. Lippi’s first name. : LIPPO
23. Lawton Collins’ rank: Abbr. : GEN
24. Discoverer. : ESPIER
26. Island south of Australia: Abbr. : TASM
27. Mr. Dowling of the stage. : EDDIE
29. Something of value. : ASSET
31. British nickname for their greatest stronghold. : GIB
32. Stretch of land. : TRACT
34. Night watchman, named for his cry: Spanish. : SERENO
36. Adherent of totalitarian ideas. : FASCIST
39. Church ritual. : LITURGY
40. Found in Washington Square, Champs Elysées, and Hyde Park. : ARCHES
41. Typesetting machines, for short. : LINOS
42. Japanese apricot. : UME
43. Outstanding French modern composer. : RAVEL
45. Star of India. : NEHRU
49. Learns by heart. : CONS
51. Infuriated women, so called after the bacchantes. : MENADS
53. Dine. : EAT
54. Sister of Euterpe. : ERATO
56. Staple oriental diet. : RICE
57. Bide one’s time. : WAIT
58. Boring. : TIRESOME
60. Unwilling. : AVERSE
62. Bowling target. : NINEPIN
63. English founder of antiseptic surgery (1827–1912). : LISTER
64. Like manna from heaven. : GODSENT
65. Brown and gray butterflies. : SATYRS
Down
1. Addendum to a prescription. : DOSAGE
2. Listed. : ITEMED
3. Important London street. : STRAND
4. Sacks. : BAGS
5. Impress mightily. : AWE
6. Harsh files. : RASPS
7. Any unhampered expressionist artist. : DADAIST
8. Roman magistrates. : EDILES
9. Saucy urchin. : IMP
10. Streamlet. : RILL
11. “Dieu et mon ___,” motto of British royalty. : DROIT
12. A hellion on the loose. : RAMPAGER
13. Slipping away. : ELAPSING
18. Hoyden. : TOMBOY
21. Moon’s age on January 1. : EPACT
24. Weirder. : EERIER
25. Pine ooze. : RESIN
28. Hankering. : ITCH
30. A range of the Rockies, in Wyoming. : TETONS
33. Province of India, between Burma and Tibet. : ASSAM
35. Stratagem. : RUSE
36. Fixture for the kitchen sink. : FAUCET
37. Plating with steel. : ARMORING
38. Movie script. : SCENARIO
39. State flower of New Hampshire. : LILAC
41. Inclined to mercy. : LENIENT
44. Rats, mice, weasels, etc. : VERMIN
46. Cordial. : HEARTY
47. Elevator. : RAISER
48. Speaks. : UTTERS
50. Stride: Scot. : STEND
52. Political or business transactions. : DEALS
55. Simple sugars. : OSES
57. Adenauer’s portion of Germany. : WEST
59. Unshut: Poetic. : OPE
61. By way of. : VIA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 3 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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