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New York Times, Friday, April 25, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,041
Across Down
1. Capital behind the Iron Curtain. : WARSAW
7. Device for removing dirt from shoes. : SCRAPER
14. The late lamented Bushman. : GORILLA
15. Cookie. : TEACAKE
16. More poverty-stricken. : NEEDIER
17. Where Oran is. : ALGERIA
18. Its area is 3,022,387 square miles. : USA
19. Silences. : MUFFLES
21. Purpose. : END
22. Photographs for advertising purposes. : STILLS
23. Snappish. : EDGY
24. Fades away. : EBBS
28. The first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox. : EASTER
30. French psychologist, fad of the 1920’s. : COUE
31. Work at steadily. : PLY
32. Delineated. : IMAGED
36. She portrayed Bathsheba. : HAYWARD
38. Russian man’s name. : VASSILY
39. Tyrone Power’s role in “The Prince of Foxes.” : ORSINI
40. Man’s nickname. : HAL
41. First name of Perry Mason’s creator. : ERLE
42. Capital of the Bahamas. : NASSAU
44. Vehicle on runners. : SLED
45. A slight hoarseness in the throat. : FROG
48. Supposed. : OPINED
51. Paddle. : OAR
52. Short ___. : SNORTER
53. Sure, in Dixie. : SHO
56. He gets from first to second. : STEALER
58. Pertaining to controversy. : ERISTIC
60. New York or San Francisco. : SEAPORT
61. Cutting implements. : RIPPERS
62. A formal speech. : ADDRESS
63. Magic word in “Arabian Nights.” : SESAME
1. Troubles. : WOES
2. Two-dimensional extent. : AREA
3. Disencumber. : RID
4. Slenderizes. : SLIMS
5. Kinsman of the Eskimo. : ALEUT
6. Maiden name of the Duchess of Windsor. : WARFIELD
7. Compartments or booths. : STALLS
8. Heavenly. : CELESTIAL
9. Shreds. : RAGS
10. A highly skilled person. : ACE
11. Cut down. : PARED
12. Piecing out. : EKING
13. Quick in action or perception. : READY
14. Oxlike animal with curved horns. : GNU
20. Censure severely. : FLAY
23. Obliterates. : ERASES
24. She was a 47 Down. : ECHO
25. Animal with tusks. : BOAR
26. Obtains at a price. : BUYS
27. Needlework. : SEWING
29. River in Germany. : EMS
31. Important factor in the negotiations at Panmunjom. : PRISONERS
33. In Spain, it’s la muchacha. : GIRL
34. French pronoun. : ELLE
35. Stained. : DYED
37. Collection of memorable sayings. : ANA
38. Braggarts. : VAUNTERS
40. Poodle’s pride. : HAIR
43. Arthur Daley’s bailiwick. : SPORTS
45. A depression, as of the skull. : FOSSA
46. Appraised. : RATED
47. Nymph of mountains and hills. : OREAD
49. Serving to inspire fear. : EERIE
50. Overflows with moisture. : DRIPS
52. Bluish black, as a wild plum. : SLOE
53. Check. : STEM
54. Charter. : HIRE
55. Where a Pfc. can become a 2d Lieut. : OCS
57. Calendar abbreviation. : APR
59. Town of famous mineral springs. : SPA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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