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New York Times, Friday, May 16, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,062
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1. Giant pitcher. : JANSEN
7. Deficient in quantity. : MEAGRE
13. Come up. : EMERGE
14. Britons in battle dress. : TOMMIES
15. Alarm bell. : TOCSIN
16. An artful Dodger. : ROBINSON
18. Ready. : SET
19. A species of literature. : SATIRE
21. Japanese stringed instrument. : KOTO
22. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
24. Weapons for the cavalry. : SABERS
26. Man's nickname. : LEN
27. Playwright Connelly. : MARC
28. Famous uncle. : NED
29. Accustom. : INURE
31. Equipment for a clothing store. : RACKS
34. Rare violins. : AMATIS
35. Despoilments. : RAPINES
38. Cover. : PROTECT
39. Changes to suit. : ADAPTS
40. Godsend. : MANNA
41. Hundred: Comb. form. : CENTI
42. Sun shade. : TAN
43. The mean; average. : NORM
47. Mythical queen. : INO
48. Hit the silk. : CHUTED
51. Palm. : TREE
52. Biblical spice. : NARD
54. Spider monkey genus. : ATELES
56. Cashew. : NUT
57. Promise to make good a loss. : GUARANTY
59. Envoy. : LEGATE
61. Striving to excel. : EMULOUS
62. Car accessory. : HEATER
63. Lettuce eater. : RABBIT
64. Lotus eaters. : IDLERS
1. Goods cast into the sea. : JETSAM
2. Elementary form of life. : AMOEBA
3. What the bees collect from the flowers. : NECTAR
4. Upperclassmen: Abbr. : SRS
5. Sponsorship. : EGIS
6. Baby girls: Spanish. : NENAS
7. Tied to a buoy and anchored. : MOORED
8. Fading fire. : EMBER
9. Mon ___ Pierrot. : AMI
10. Absurd, eccentric person: Slang. : GINK
11. Fixed of purpose. : RESOLUTE
12. Understood by a select few. : ESOTERIC
14. Sacs and Sioux. : TRIBES
17. It is not: Latin. : NONEST
20. Vehicles first used by the British in 1916. : TANKS
23. Scenario. : SCRIPT
25. Villain Legree. : SIMON
30. Swimming. : NATANT
32. Merry-andrew. : ANTIC
33. These: Fr. : CES
34. Governor interested in flood prevention. : ARN
35. Hill Gail's specialty. : RACING
36. Bonn chief. : ADENAUER
37. View of wide horizons. : PANORAMA
38. Jury. : PANEL
40. Pals: Sailor slang. : MATEYS
42. Pooh-pooh! : TUTTUT
44. Baroque. : ORNATE
45. Famous name in news-gathering. : REUTER
46. Measures equivalent to 39.37 inches. : METERS
49. Capital of French Indo-China. : HANOI
50. New ___, Nehru's capital. : DELHI
53. Thrash soundly. : DRUB
55. Next summer's plant. : SEED
58. White vestment. : ALB
60. Gas station abbreviation. : GAL

Answer summary: 9 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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