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New York Times, Tuesday, April 29, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,045
Across
1. A great one was granted at Runnymede, 1215. : CHARTA
7. Principal features. : MOTIFS
13. Postwar Belgian Premier. : PHOLIEN
14. Son in line for Hirohito's throne. : AKIHITO
16. Elizabeth II to her family. : LILIBET
17. Copenhagen's Parliament. : RIGSDAG
18. Everything: German. : ALLES
19. He was Secretary of the Interior, 1933–46. : ICKES
21. Alexander Pope's axiomatic slip. : ERR
22. O'Kelly of Eire. : SEAN
23. Drug from a plant. : ALOES
24. In the style of: Italian. : ALLA
25. Biped. : MAN
26. Assign as a share. : ALLOT
27. Minded other people's business. : PRIED
28. Famous Danish author. : ANDERSEN
30. Conceited: Slang. : CHESTY
31. Indicating political trends emerging spontaneously from the people. : GRASSROOT
33. Symbol of ancient Egypt. : SCARAB
36. Peak in Georgia, now part of a national park. : KENNESAW
40. Radio and TV comedian. : HALEY
41. Very small insect. : MIDGE
42. Diminutive suffix. : ULA
43. Landed. : ALIT
44. Star of "Point of No Return." : FONDA
45. Ready: French. : PRET
46. Miss Hunter, Oscar winner. : KIM
47. A principle or movement. : CAUSE
48. Casts to perdition. : DAMNS
49. Spotted wildcats. : OCELOTS
51. Boxer defeated by Villemain. : NARDICO
53. Ladies of Spain. : SENORAS
54. Governor of the Green Mountain State. : EMERSON
55. Rival of the paper clip. : STAPLE
56. Irishman's short tobacco pipe. : DUDEEN
Down
1. Native of Santiago. : CHILEAN
2. Juliana's land. : HOLLAND
3. Unorthodox. : ALIEN
4. Knitter's measuring units. : RIBS
5. Short piece of connective pipe. : TEE
6. Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, et al. : ANTILLES
7. Black or gray, it's a threat to U. S. economy. : MARKET
8. John Steinbeck's Joads. : OKIES
9. Touches: Scot. : TIGS
10. Sacred symbol meaning "in this sign." : IHS
11. Part of the Leathernecks' motto. : FIDELIS
12. Nancy Davis of Hollywood, for instance. : STARLET
13. Red Cross bank deposit. : PLASMA
15. Rosie of an old song. : OGRADY
20. Emblems of one of the candidates. : COONSKINS
23. Well-known racehorse of the 1940's. : ALSAB
24. Ridge dividing two glacial valleys. : ARETE
26. Formation. : ARRAY
27. Bookie's office fixture. : PHONE
29. Plumed heron. : EGRET
30. One, two, three, kick! : CONGA
32. Blushed. : REDDENED
33. West Pointers' headpieces. : SHAKOS
34. Drinking cups. : CALICES
35. Nourishment. : ALIMENT
37. Conjecture. : SURMISE
38. Home of needlepoint in France. : ALENCON
39. Erstwhile boarder in Baker Street. : WATSON
41. Dessert for a banquet. : MOUSSE
44. Destined. : FATAL
45. Military sky pilot. : PADRE
47. Industrial setup: Abbr. : CORP
48. ___ Scott of the famous decision, 1856. : DRED
50. Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano. : LOA
52. ___ Darya, or Oxus River, emptying into the Aral Sea. : AMU

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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