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New York Times, Monday, May 19, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,065
Across Down
1. Its Premier is Thakin Nu. : BURMA
6. Turkish title abolished in 1924. : CALIPH
12. Eastern Christian. : UNIAT
13. The real losers at Abadan. : IRANIANS
16. Defensive maneuver in boxing. : CLINCH
17. Person under Tito's rule. : CROATIAN
18. Part of the psyche. : EGO
19. Citizens of ROK. : KOREANS
21. Trygve Halvdan ___. : LIE
22. Warbled. : SANG
24. Left to shift for oneself. : LORN
25. 40-mile river flowing through Leningrad. : NEVA
26. Coloratura's forte. : ARIAS
28. Thickskulled. : LOGHEADED
31. Minced meat covered with pastry and fried in deep fat: Fr. : RISSOLE
33. Deserve. : EARN
34. A swatch, for instance. : SAMPLE
35. Island just N of LaGuardia Field. : RIKERS
39. Senator from the Empire State. : IVES
41. Performance by 30 Down. : RECITAL
42. Law breaker in a Western. : DESPERADO
46. First name of playwright of "Gigi." : ANITA
47. R. P. M., for instance. : RATE
48. Whose pal is Abner? : LUMS
50. Labor-trouble bad man. : GOON
51. And said "What a good boy ___." : AMI
52. Spells of forty winks. : CATNAPS
55. Presidential (cabin) timber. : LOG
56. Gov. Bonner, for instance. : MONTANAN
58. Important industrial city in N. Y. : ALBANY
60. Sophocles' classic drama. : ANTIGONE
61. Highway. : ROUTE
62. Hunts, as a hound. : SCENTS
63. Fitted the last stone in an arch. : KEYED
1. Sofia is its capital. : BULGARIA
2. Principle on which A. F. of L. and C. I. O . are based. : UNIONISM
3. Japanese measure. : RIN
4. The great Connie. : MACK
5. Town in central Massachusetts. : ATHOL
6. Suburb of Chicago, Ill. : CICERO
7. Set in order. : ARRANGE
8. City 77 miles northeast of Paris. : LAON
9. Miss Claire and others. : INAS
10. Part of a English theatre. : PIT
11. Greeted. : HAILED
14. Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
15. Champion of the Masters. : SNEAD
16. M. Franck and others. : CESARS
20. Part to play. : ROLE
23. Recent installation from Texas to New England. : GASPIPE
25. City of more than a million on the Yangtze. : NANKING
27. Work out. : SOLVE
29. Our ambassador at Jidda. : HARE
30. Violinist Morini. : ERICA
32. Villain's look. : LEER
36. Whiten in the dark, as celery. : ETIOLATE
37. Sprouted from an old root. : RATOONED
38. Fashion of Jimmy Durante's patter. : SLANGY
40. Leaping; jumping. : SALTANT
41. Where the Quirinal Palace is. : ROMA
42. Arthur Miller's forte. : DRAMA
43. Dev's first name. : EAMON
44. Serves scantily. : STINTS
45. Actress Irene and others. : DUNNES
49. Scintillate. : SPARK
52. The goal at hockey. : CAGE
53. In a little while. : ANON
54. The black haw. : SLOE
57. Twitch in a muscle. : TIC
59. First word of a U. S. bond slogan. : BUY

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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