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New York Times, Wednesday, May 28, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,074
Across Down
1. Jazz with an accent on the upbeat. : BEBOP
6. Plato was one. : DIALOGIST
15. Humble. : ABASE
16. Anything that whets the appetite. : ANTIPASTO
17. Mme. Lehmann, lieder singer. : LOTTE
18. "And may the ___ win." : BETTERMAN
19. Be a basic attribute. : INHERE
21. Roofer's tool. : ZAT
22. Governor of Kansas. : ARN
23. Haystack. : RICK
25. Postponement. : RESPITE
28. Duse of Italy. : ELEONORA
32. Small brook. : RILL
33. Mr. Harrison of "Venus Observed." : REX
34. Secluded valleys. : GLENS
36. Boisterous. : NOISY
39. Entranced. : RAPT
41. Throws off. : EMITS
43. City in central Texas. : WACO
44. Algerian cavalryman. : SPAHI
46. Slapstick blow. : SMACK
48. Negative vote. : NAY
49. Chinese secret society. : TONG
51. In "Aida," the king of Ethiopia. : AMONASRO
53. Wore a conceited smile. : SMIRKED
56. Pre-collegiate. : PREP
57. Mauna ___, Hawaiian volcano. : LOA
58. Lord Boyd ___, Peace Prize winner, 1949. : ORR
60. What Bonnie Prince Charlie is to Princess Margaret. : NEPHEW
64. Of the knights of Camelot. : ARTHURIAN
68. Girl's name. : LEILA
69. A kind of dog. : SEEINGEYE
70. Hurler Wynn, of the Indians. : EARLY
71. Boldness, impudence: Fr. : HARDIESSE
72. Premier of the Netherlands. : DREES
1. Mountainous island of Java. : BALI
2. Black. : EBON
3. Where Chaucer's "wife" came from. : BATH
4. One of the Faeroe Islands. : OSTERO
5. Looking intently. : PEERING
6. A flat fish. : DAB
7. Girl's name. : INEZ
8. Product of rose petals. : ATTAR
9. Means of locomotion in eastern countries. : LITTER
10. Unclose: Poetic. : OPE
11. The Boys in Blue. : GAR
12. Spiritual subjects of the Aga Khan. : ISMAILIANS
13. Originate. : START
14. Weight of 1,000 kilograms. : TONNE
20. French school. : ECOLE
24. Austrian city on the Danube. : KREMS
26. Pride or wrath. : SIN
27. Till. : PLOW
28. Goes astray. : ERRS
29. What "timber toppers" do. : LEAP
30. One who talks at great length. : EXPATIATER
31. Soul: Latin. : ANIMA
35. Philatelist's delight. : STAMP
37. Steep, rocky eminence. : SCAR
38. Junior's favorite toy. : YOYO
40. Son of Odin and Earth. : THOR
42. Disdain. : SCORN
45. "The ___ Spots." : INK
47. Genuflected. : KNEELED
50. Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee. : GEORGE
52. Materialize. : APPEAR
53. Debris in the forest. : SLASH
54. The Peloponnesos of the modern republic. : MOREA
55. Removes moisture. : DRIES
59. Skates. : RAYS
61. Engage for a wage. : HIRE
62. French pronoun. : ELLE
63. Habits or customs. : WAYS
65. Secreted. : HID
66. One: Comb. form. : UNI
67. Adverb introducing a bride's family name. : NEE

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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