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New York Times, Monday, May 12, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,058
Across Down
1. Where Boeing Field is. : SEATTLE
8. Gov. Arn of Kansas. : EDWARD
14. 22-year-old King in Brussels. : BAUDOUIN
15. Man in the van. : LEADER
16. Brought to a standstill. : ARRESTED
17. Opera by Verdi, 1844. : ERNANI
18. Agreement, in two words. : IDO
19. Ship's emergency message. : SOS
20. Heroine of yesterday. : MOM
21. Gov. Russell's state: Abbr. : NEV
22. What the cabby expects the passenger to be. : TIPPER
24. Whiff. : FAN
25. America's gift to seamstresses. : HOWE
26. ___ East. : NEAR
27. Dove: Spanish. : PALOMA
29. President of Mexico for thirty years. : DIAZ
30. Alienated. : ESTRANGED
34. Gov. Thornton of Colorado. : DAN
35. Of a great Italian poet. : DANTEAN
37. Johnnie, the crying singer. : RAY
38. Preserves or cherishes as sacred. : ENSHRINES
40. First, second or third. : BASE
41. Foghorn. : SIRENE
42. Descendant of the ancient Egyptians. : COPT
43. Narrow cut. : SLIT
46. Lady of the house. : MRS
47. Treaters. : PAYERS
49. Traditional gift for the 10th wedding anniversary. : TIN
50. Owns. : HAS
51. The rage before Canasta. : GIN
52. "Keep up with the Joneses." : VIE
53. Mr. Gromyko. : ANDREI
55. Adjective for poets, painters, etc. : CREATIVE
57. Box-top food. : CEREAL
58. Forgave. : PARDONED
59. Prepares dough. : KNEADS
60. He analyzes ores. : ASSAYER
1. His island is west of Naples. : SARDINIAN
2. 392,788,000 people. : EUROPEANS
3. Contemporary of Kin Hubbard. : ADE
4. Hurler. : TOSSER
5. Friend in need at examination time. : TUTOR
6. Perjuror's output. : LIES
7. Conclude. : END
8. The immortal Duse. : ELEONORA
9. Layer of the skin. : DERM
10. Lacking color. : WAN
11. Hersey's bell town. : ADANO
12. Invigorate. : RENEW
13. Tee shot. : DRIVE
14. Night crawlers. : BAIT
20. His island is south of Sicily. : MALTESE
23. La ___, one of Bolivia's capitals. : PAZ
24. Secures; affixes. : FASTENS
25. River in the news since 1950. : HAN
27. Writers. : PENNERS
28. "What a piece of work!" according to Hamlet. : MAN
29. Possible initials of next President. : DDE
31. Person-to-person news service. : GRAPEVINE
32. It separates Manhattan from Long Island. : EASTRIVER
33. Henna. : DYE
35. "___ and I," novel by Irving Bacheller. : DRI
36. Puts 6c in stamps on the envelope. : AIRMAILS
39. Slated to join H. C. H. : HST
40. Page. : BOY
42. Lester Pearson's country. : CANADA
43. Three rifles hooked together to stand. : STACK
44. Traditional gift for 12th wedding anniversary. : LINEN
45. Tributary of the Loire. : INDRE
47. Breakwaters. : PIERS
48. Grass ___. : SEED
50. Stretched membrane covering a drum. : HEAD
51. Mardi ___ (Shrove Tuesday) : GRAS
54. Agency that electrified farm areas. : REA
55. Math is his forte. : CPA
56. Doll's house. : TOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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