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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,024
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1. Philanthropist and benefactor of the Met. : KAHN
5. Post-election office cleanup. : SWEEP
10. Talk indiscreetly: Colloq. : BLAT
14. Member of a famous Virginia family: 2 wds. : ALEE
15. Famous name in Ohio politics. : HANNA
16. To laugh, in Paris. : RIRE
17. Supervisor of 150 miles of track. : ROADMASTER
19. One of the Roosevelts. : ANNA
20. Went first. : LED
21. City near Padua. : ESTE
22. Pre-auto transportation. : TANDEM
24. Du Maurier’s Svengali, for instance. : MASTERMIND
27. First name of Hercule Poirot’s creator. : AGATHA
29. Eight-armed cephalopod. : OCTOPUS
33. First, second or third. : BASE
34. Spout used to tap maple trees. : SPILE
36. Character in “Peer Gynt.” : ASE
37. Bridle parts. : BITS
38. Diaphanous fabric. : VOILE
39. Annapolis. : USNA
40. Beverage. : ALE
41. Beats decisively. : ROUTS
42. Part of a flower. : STEM
43. Citizens of Beyrouth. : SYRIANS
45. Greek letters. : GAMMAS
47. Morocco port, scene of 1943 conference. : CASABLANCA
50. City in “Kubla Khan.” : XANADU
53. Jacob van___, Flemish painter. : OOST
54. Emulate Andrea Mead Lawrence. : SKI
57. Actress Jean. : MUIR
58. Albert Goldman, for instance. : POSTMASTER
61. Island in the Bering Sea. : ATTU
62. ___ Vecchio, famous bridge in Florence. : PONTE
63. Wife of Zeus. : HERA
64. Provided that: 2 wds. : SOAS
65. City of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
66. White-tailed eagles. : ERNS
1. Senator Mundt of South Dakota. : KARL
2. A lily. : ALOE
3. Heely of Lawrenceville, for instance. : HEADMASTER
4. Garver of the Browns. : NED
5. Our second highest dam. : SHASTA
6. Use profligately. : WASTE
7. Become a party to. : ENTER
8. Chemical suffix. : ENE
9. Scintilla. : PARTICLE
10. Hero of “Viva Zapata.” : BRANDO
11. Sensational singer of 1850. : LIND
12. He composed “Rule Britannia.” : ARNE
13. Men working together. : TEAM
18. Net. : MESH
23. Card term. : ANTE
25. Roscoe the stutterer. : ATES
26. Works hard. : MOILS
27. Hebrew fathers. : ABBAS
28. “___ the Troubadour touch’d his guitar.” : GAILY
30. Truman’s Masonic title. : PASTMASTER
31. Large genus of tree mosses. : USNEA
32. Lines of stitching. : SEAMS
34. Famous bandmaster. : SOUSA
35. Where gravel comes from. : PIT
38. He composed “Poet and Peasant.” : VONSUPPE
39. Gen. Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr.’s command. : USMC
41. Former assembly of the Transvaal Republic. : RAAD
44. Mythological flier. : ICARUS
45. They read the meters. : GASMEN
46. Helen Hayes’ theatrical group. : ANTA
48. Petty officers on merchant ships. : BOSNS
49. The “beloved Lehmann.” : LOTTE
50. 267 days to ___. : XMAS
51. Jeep or jalopy. : AUTO
52. Girl in a Spanish song. : NITA
55. He composed “Show Boat.” : KERN
56. Hirschmann and Gershwin. : IRAS
59. Hawaiian birds. : OOS
60. First word of a Goldsmith title. : SHE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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