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New York Times, Monday, May 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,051

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Across
1. Place to play shuffleboard. : DECK
5. Half of Ethiopia's capital. : ABABA
10. Spouse of the first lady. : ADAM
14. Half of a Spanish game. : ALAI
15. He carried the message to Garcia. : ROWAN
16. ___ Pompilius, second king of Rome. : NUMA
17. Your opponent in a political argument. : SILLYGOOSE
19. Work with needles. : KNIT
20. President of N. Y.'s City Council. : HALLEY
21. Thirst quenchers. : LIMEADES
23. Told by Mr. I. Magination. : TALE
25. Half of a famous university. : NOTRE
26. Sorry. : PENITENT
30. Adjacent. : NEARBY
33. Mohammedan teachers of religion. : ALIMS
34. Governor in Boston. : DEVER
36. Clear of weeds. : HOE
37. Any transportation company. : LINE
38. Struggles, with a degree of success. : COPES
39. Beginning. : GERM
40. Plus more that are similar. : ETC
41. Well-known Hollywood name. : POWER
42. Martha of the radio. : DEANE
43. Petty officers in the Navy. : YEOMEN
45. Sardonic comedienne. : EVEARDEN
47. Department stores. : MARTS
49. Singer Berger. : ERNA
50. Expressions of great delight. : RAPTURES
53. Husband of Lavinia. : AENEAS
57. Hautboy. : OBOE
58. Easily attained. : ACCESSIBLE
60. Where heather grows. : MOOR
61. Raise or get (with "up"). : SCARE
62. Prodding influence. : URGE
63. Young seals. : PUPS
64. Modulations of the voice. : TONES
65. Complaint. : MOAN
Down
1. Signal in Morse code. : DASH
2. Mr. Kazan. : ELIA
3. A short visit. : CALL
4. Dawdle: 2 wds. : KILLTIME
5. Sock. : ARGYLE
6. Sound from the bleachers. : BOO
7. This, in the Army, is bad. : AWOL
8. Area enclosed by higher lands. : BASIN
9. Relatives of the buttercup. : ANEMONES
10. Celal Bayar's capital. : ANKARA
11. Chap who won't vote for your candidate. : DUNDERHEAD
12. Parisienne friend. : AMIE
13. Doilies. : MATS
18. Irish dramatist and poet. : YEATS
22. Upper regions of space: Spanish. : ETER
24. Furnish, as with a gift. : ENDOW
26. Radio and TV executive. : PALEY
27. Small typewriter type. : ELITE
28. The other fellow's candidate. : NINCOMPOOP
29. Pre-Hudson apartment in Manhattan. : TEPEE
31. Endured. : BORNE
32. Kingdom in Arabia, member of U. N. : YEMEN
35. Enthusiasm. : VERVE
38. A striking exhibition of unlikeness. : CONTRAST
39. Denizen of the window sill. : GERANIUM
41. Where Callao is. : PERU
42. Neighbors of the Germans. : DANES
44. Mothers, so called by British schoolboys. : MATERS
46. Does away with. : ERASES
48. Painting on dry plaster, in Italy. : SECCO
50. Frisk about. : ROMP
51. Arabian name. : ABOU
52. Part of Europe: Abbr. : SCAN
54. 470-mile river in Spain. : EBRO
55. Seaweed. : ALGA
56. Observed. : SEEN
59. Cockney's answer to the rollcall. : ERE

Answer summary: 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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