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New York Times, Friday, May 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 23
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,048

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Between divisions of Greater New York. : INTERBOROUGH
13. Division of The British Isles. : NORTHOFIRELAND
16. Ribbed dress material. : TRICOT
17. Ailments. : MALADIES
19. Saint usually pictured with his dog. : ROCH
20. Part of Italy. : TOE
22. Supremely happy. : EDENIC
23. Miss Hagen. : UTA
24. Flickers, thrashers, kinglets. : BIRDS
26. Lily of Utah. : SEGO
27. Beetle. : DOR
28. Goodman of radio. : ACE
29. School group. : PTA
32. British prototype of U. S. N. R. : RNR
33. Sword-shaped. : ENSATE
35. Henri ___, author of "Under Fire," 1916. : BARBUSSE
37. Redemption. : SALVATION
39. Large island off coast of Siberia. : SAKHALIN
42. Don of stage and screen. : AMECHE
46. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
47. Chill in the air. : NIP
48. Snow, in Scotland. : SNA
49. Garden implement. : HOE
50. Poem by Tennyson. : MAUD
52. Swings heavily or unsteadily. : SWAGS
54. Capek's play about robots. : RUR
55. Matisse or Grandma Moses. : ARTIST
58. Evidence of a debt. : IOU
59. Town near Paterson, N. J. : LODI
60. Nocturnal tree-climbing animals. : RACCOONS
62. Girl's name. : LEONIE
64. Members of NATO. : THEFREENATIONS
66. One of N.Y.C.'s problems. : RAPIDTRANSIT
Down
1. Trespass. : INTRUDE
2. Town on L. I. Sound above Stamford, Conn. : NOROTON
3. Tricycles. : TRICARS
4. Engrave with acid. : ETCH
5. Greek letter. : RHO
6. He painted "The Birth of Venus." : BOTTICELLI
7. Preposition. : OF
8. Frosted. : RIMED
9. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
10. 700-mile river in the Belgian Congo. : UELE
11. Philosophy of Pollyanna. : GLAD
12. Pluto's gloomy abode. : HADES
14. Forty-___. : NINERS
15. Condescends to grant. : DEIGNS
18. Twenty. : SCORE
21. Where Mt. Hood is: Abbr. : ORE
24. Scene of Gen. Wainwright's surrender. : BATAAN
25. Tiff. : SPAT
30. Shape of a lateen sail. : TRIANGULAR
31. Serpents of the constrictor family. : ABOMAS
34. Tough elastic wood. : ASH
35. Interdict. : BAN
36. One, in Paris. : UNE
38. Certain people of important. : VIPS
39. One of the Philippine Islands. : SAMAR
40. Final berth of the Ark. : ARARAT
41. Joseph Wood ___, author of "The Desert Year." : KRUTCH
43. A name for Father Time. : CHRONOS
44. Man who can get out of impossible situations. : HOUDINI
45. Most haunting. : EERIEST
48. ___ Paulo, Brazil. : SAO
51. Kitchen gadget. : DICER
53. Made aware of (with "up"). : WISED
56. Living room piece. : SOFA
57. Small farm, in Sweden. : TORP
59. Cut of meat. : LOIN
61. Moslem flute: Var. : NEI
63. Greek letter. : ETA
65. Division of the Bible: Abbr. : NT

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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