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New York Times, Saturday, April 5, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
PS notes: Original 33-Down clue had "across"; changed to "Across."
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,021
Across Down
1. Somewhat pixilated. : DAFT
5. Rest the weary bones. : SLEEP
10. Say “me too.” : ECHO
14. Small case for small articles. : ETUI
15. Outlandish. : OUTRE
16. Comparative particle. : THAN
17. Mawkish humor. : CORN
18. Port of ancient Rome. : OSTIA
19. Sharpen. : HONE
20. Party in Taipeh. : KUOMINTANG
22. Diving birds of the north. : AUKS
23. Quality of a tough steak. : STRINGY
24. Character of an ancient alphabet. : RUNE
26. Serbian city. : NIS
27. Birthday harvest. : PRESENTS
31. Hebrew prophet. : HOSEA
34. Subject of King Paul. : GREEK
35. Famous cartoonist of Great Britain. : LOW
36. River boundary of China. : AMUR
37. Carol to a winner. : PAEAN
38. Famous editor. : DANA
39. Became a candidate. : RAN
40. Status of most countries today. : ARMED
41. Stoop. : DEIGN
42. What some tailors do. : DRYCLEAN
44. Man’s nickname. : SOL
45. He helps the general. : AIDE
46. Where Breslau is. : SILESIA
50. Little lizards. : EFTS
52. Chairman in Peking. : MAOTZETUNG
55. Equipment for a “jockey.” : DISC
56. Former Spanish novelist and poet. : PEREZ
57. Hence: Spanish. : ENDE
58. Something to go with bread. : OLEO
59. Favorite path for a camper. : TRAIL
60. Make worthless. : RUIN
61. Ware in a haberdashery. : MENS
62. Ring (the bell): French. : SONNE
63. Cross words. : SPAT
1. Main, boat, poop, etc. : DECKS
2. ___ prix (at all costs): French. : ATOUT
3. Great excitement. : FUROR
4. Important worker in Bolivia. : TINMINER
5. Mmes. Kung, Sun, Chiang, and brother T. V. : SOONGS
6. Vigorous. : LUSTY
7. Girl’s nickname. : ETTA
8. Green land. : ERIN
9. Descriptive of the Owl and the Pussy-Cat’s boat. : PEAGREEN
10. Element in natural gas. : ETHANE
11. Foreign Minister in Peking. : CHOUENLAI
12. Mr. Greenberg of baseball. : HANK
13. Particular persons. : ONES
21. Fresh-water porpoise. : INIA
25. River in Wales. : USK
27. Dress up. : PREEN
28. Curl up with a good book. : READ
29. Top secret society. : TONG
30. Lohengrin’s boat. : SWAN
31. Obdurate. : HARD
32. ___ Nelson Bradley. : OMAR
33. Original leader of 20 Across. : SUNYATSEN
34. Vasco da ___, Portuguese navigator. : GAMA
37. Confiscates. : PREEMPTS
38. Blue-pencilers. : DELETERS
40. City official: Abbr. : ALD
41. Famous name in Hawaii. : DOLE
43. Great Lakes fish. : CISCOS
44. Sound from the frying pan. : SIZZLE
46. German kin of a toby. : STEIN
47. Six in the morning. : SUNUP
48. Neighbor of China. : INDIA
49. Literary middleman. : AGENT
50. Region bordering ancient Palestine. : EDOM
51. ___ and forget. : FILE
53. Flying machine. : AERO
54. North African seaport. : ORAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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