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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,073
Across Down
1. Rocquencourt's new chief. : RIDGWAY
8. East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
14. Operates a movie projection machine. : UNREELS
15. Stealthy. : FURTIVE
16. Walk clumsily. : SHAMBLE
17. French city famous for porcelain. : LIMOGES
18. One hundred pounds of nails. : KEG
19. Rocky Mountain canary. : BURRO
21. Aside from. : APART
22. All right, in the airman's code. : ROGER
24. Torrid. : HOT
26. Sea bird. : ERNE
27. Done over. : REMADE
28. Cupid. : EROS
30. What a divot is cut from. : SOD
31. A part of Vietnam: Var. : ANAM
32. Man from Chattanooga. : ESTES
34. Pertaining to a volcano. : ETNEAN
37. A patch, as of color or light. : SPLASH
41. Control lever of a plane. : STICK
44. Mountain: Comb. form. : OREO
45. Sing in a certain way. : HUM
48. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
49. Pollen brushes of bees. : SCOPAE
51. Violinist Bull and others. : OLES
53. ___ Henry, Olympic skater. : KEN
54. Part of a tuxedo. : LAPEL
55. A giant grass used for Mexican baskets. : OTATE
57. Slackener. : EASER
59. Boat reserved for ship's captain. : GIG
61. "___ Joe" Stillwell. : VINEGAR
63. An herb used in seasoning: Var. : TARAGON
65. Appears. : EMERGES
66. Fanny Burney's heroine. : EVELINA
67. Of unusual excellence. : RAREST
68. Member of the bony fishes. : TELEOST
1. Former member of the State Department. : RUSK
2. Belonging by nature. : INHERENT
3. A professional interpreter, in the Near East. : DRAGOMAN
4. Tourmaline. : GEM
5. Woven. : WEBBED
6. Fascinate. : ALLURE
7. River in France and Belgium. : YSER
8. He or him: French. : LUI
9. ___ virumque cano. : ARMA
10. Excavation made in a mine. : STOPE
11. One of Churchill's pastimes. : CIGARS
12. Lake near Naples. : AVERNO
13. Occupied a hammock. : RESTED
15. Elevator man's specialty. : FLOORS
20. Political power in Korea. : RHEE
23. The Olympics. : GAMES
25. Small fry. : TOTS
27. Girl's or man's name. : RAE
29. A month: Abbr. : SEP
33. Cutter. : SLOOP
35. Had a snack. : ATE
36. Broken place on a dish. : NICK
38. The sound of a rolling chord. : ARPEGGIO
39. Denizens of the Pacific Ocean. : SEALIONS
40. Garden tool. : HOE
42. Voice of the people, at 23 Down. : CHEERS
43. Coffee district of Hawaii. : KONA
45. First citizen of California. : HOOVER
46. ___ Thule (the farthest limit). : ULTIMA
47. More ignoble. : MEANER
49. Silk in filaments. : SLEAVE
50. Nobel prize winner in medicine, 1912. : CARREL
52. A cubic meter. : STERE
56. Ingredient of hollandaise sauce. : EGGS
58. Let it stand. : STET
60. Biting insect. : GNAT
62. Of age: Latin. : AET
64. Beverage. : ALE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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