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New York Times, Saturday, April 26, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,042
Across Down
1. Where Simplon Pass is. : ALPS
5. Savings bank, for some people. : SOCK
9. A guess at something. : SHOT
13. A throwaway, ever since Eve. : CORE
14. Afghan prince. : AMEER
16. “To ___ and to hold.” : HAVE
17. One of an inseparable pair. : TWEEDLEDEE
19. South Korean official. : RHEE
20. MacArthur and Churchill. : SEPTUAGENARIANS
22. Queen of Olympus. : HERA
23. Author Yutang. : LIN
24. Sisters and cousins and aunts. : FAMILY
27. Short and stout. : THICKSET
32. Maurice of the footlights. : EVANS
33. Fixed at the present price. : FROZE
34. Cathedral town in England. : ELY
35. Large food fish. : LING
36. Shoe leather. : SUEDE
37. Change of scenery. : TRIP
38. High mountain in Colorado. : OSO
39. Means of transportation. : BUSES
40. 900-mile river into the Mississippi. : WHITE
41. Vikings. : NORSEMEN
43. Consolidated. : JOINED
44. Part of a chair. : ARM
45. “___ Yesterday.” : BORN
46. State of being natural and unconstrained. : SPONTANEOUSNESS
54. Considerate. : KIND
55. Being easily withstood. : RESISTIBLE
56. Atahualpa was one. : INCA
57. Source of vitamin B. : YEAST
58. Spiritual force. : SOUL
59. Bea Lillie, Lady ___. : PEEL
60. Certain payments. : DUES
61. It’s French or Cuban. : HEEL
1. Items on the circus bill. : ACTS
2. Edmund ___, actor. : LOWE
3. One kind of school. : PREP
4. Intensely hot. : SEETHING
5. Take-home pay. : SALARY
6. The end of a series. : OMEGA
7. Make over, as by treaty. : CEDE
8. Piercing. : KEEN
9. Contract. : SHRINK
10. It’s a laugh. : HAHA
11. Place to bake a cake. : OVEN
12. Golfer’s purchase. : TEES
15. Grasp. : REALIZE
18. Decatur and Hamilton died in these. : DUELS
21. Substitute for potatoes. : RICE
24. Malefactor. : FELON
25. Spanish dispatch boat. : AVISO
26. “To the ___ born.” : MANOR
27. Wooden. : TREEN
28. Carriers for brick or mortar. : HODS
29. Canary’s cousin. : SERIN
30. Cream of the crop. : ELITE
31. Did stenographer’s work. : TYPED
33. Protective strip in an electric circuit. : FUSE
36. Quickly executed. : SUMMARY
37. Somewhat slender. : THINNISH
39. Mr. Lahr of Broadway. : BERT
40. Most unfavorable. : WORST
42. Open-toed shoe. : SANDAL
43. Combats between armored knights. : JOUSTS
45. Gov. Jordan’s capital. : BOISE
46. Ricochet. : SKIP
47. Source of tar. : PINE
48. Formerly. : ONCE
49. Require. : NEED
50. Son of Rebecca. : ESAU
51. Tropical tree yielding oil. : EBOE
52. Twist or turn. : SLUE
53. Put on the block. : SELL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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