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New York Times, Wednesday, May 7, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.17, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,053
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1. Fabled weight lifter. : ATLAS
6. Military music makers. : FIFES
11. Walpole's ruined castle. : OTRANTO
13. French colony in Africa. : ALGERIA
15. A state in Brazil. : ALAGOAS
16. Hero's father in "Much Ado About Nothing." : LEONATO
17. Tag. : TAB
18. Island group in the Bay of Bengal. : NICOBAR
20. South: Spanish. : SUR
21. ___ Haynes Irwin. : INEZ
23. Eugenie Anderson spends her time with them. : DANES
24. Let it be done: Latin. : FIAT
25. Barber's equipment. : STROP
27. Karel Capek play. : RUR
28. Santa Maria, Nina, ___. : PINTA
29. Funafuti is one. : ATOLL
31. "___ Interlude." : STRANGE
33. Den. : LAIR
35. A distinctive atmosphere. : AURA
36. Poetic foot of two long syllables. : SPONDEE
39. Coal, copper, diamond, etc. : MINES
42. Popular color for Spring. : BEIGE
43. Picture border. : MAT
45. Shaft of a column or feather. : SCAPE
47. Just. : ONLY
48. Provide means of amusement, pleasure, etc. : CATER
50. Goes astray. : ERRS
51. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
52. Sound of leaves in the wind. : WHISPER
54. City in east Yugoslavia. : NIS
55. Idealistic. : UTOPIAN
57. Miss Coca. : IMOGENE
59. The first women's club formed in the U. S., 1869. : SOROSIS
60. Deprives of anything. : DIVESTS
61. International golf cup, U. S. vs. Great Britain. : RYDER
62. Camps out. : TENTS
1. Gov. Talmadge's capital. : ATLANTA
2. Tony ___, a clay court champion. : TRABERT
3. Delay. : LAG
4. Soon. : ANON
5. Not flighty. : STAID
6. Circus performers. : FLEAS
7. Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
8. Boggy land. : FEN
9. What mistakes need. : ERASING
10. Locate. : SITUATE
11. A. P. man still in Czech jail. : OATIS
12. Another for Miss Leigh. : OSCAR
13. Canadian province, center of oil boom. : ALBERTA
14. Main artery. : AORTA
19. A responsibility. : ONUS
22. Study of animal life. : ZOOLOGY
24. Wall Street specialty. : FINANCE
26. Scorpion, for instance. : PLANE
28. Lord Ismay's new headquarters. : PARIS
30. Cover. : LID
32. Ingredient of a Cuba libre. : RUM
34. "___ To Be Seen." : REMAINS
36. Member of "most exclusive club in the U. S." : SENATOR
37. Expose to public ridicule. : PILLORY
38. What a growing boy does well. : EATS
40. What life is, according to Longfellow. : EARNEST
41. Melvin Patton's specialty. : SPRINTS
42. Counterfeit. : BOGUS
44. Lukewarm. : TEPID
46. Curves in the road. : ESSES
48. Morris or Windsor. : CHAIR
49. Pardon. : REMIT
52. Famous rabbi and writer. : WISE
53. Traverse. : ROVE
56. Seed capsule. : POD
58. Handy's rank: Abbr. : GEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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