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New York Times, Thursday, May 8, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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1. ___ Fields, originator of "Rippling Rhythm." : SHEP
5. Vice President, 1925–29. : DAWES
10. Part of a fraternity name. : BETA
14. Fill abundantly. : LADE
15. Horse goddess of the Gauls. : EPONA
16. Perennial radio character. : AMOS
17. Hence. : ERGO
18. Co-star with Edward G. Robinson. : MARSHAHUNT
20. Site of the famous Edison Institute. : DEARBORN
22. It missed statehood by one vote. : ALASKA
23. Laughing. : RIANT
24. Spring festival on the campus. : PROM
25. Big game expedition. : SAFARI
27. Rubenstein, Iturbi, Levant, et al. : PIANISTS
31. Respectful title in Turkey. : AGA
32. President Otto Harbach's group. : ASCAP
34. Entire range. : GAMUT
35. Gloomy. : DOUR
37. Alma ___. : MATER
39. It operates a defense college. : NATO
40. Massage into the skin. : INRUB
42. Thumb ___. : SCREW
44. Man's nickname. : RON
45. Cuspid. : EYETOOTH
47. Larder. : PANTRY
49. Pal of the "Groaner." : HOPE
50. A large drinking bowl. : JORUM
51. Salmon in a stage of growth. : GRILSE
54. Speak frankly: Slang. : SOUNDOFF
57. Aqueduct, Hialeah, etc. : RACETRACKS
59. Long-snouted Amazon fish. : INIA
60. Those in favor. : AYES
61. Century plants. : ALOES
62. Mailed. : SENT
63. Workers for the F. B. I.: Slang. : FEDS
64. It travels with the speed of sound. : SABRE
65. 80-mile river in Northumberland. : TYNE
1. Coaster. : SLED
2. Our Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Yemen. : HARE
3. Premier Antoine Pinay's predecessor. : EDGARFAURE
4. Home town of Fibber McGee and Molly. : PEORIA
5. Devil lore. : DEMONISM
6. Disjoined. : APART
7. Wearied or exhausted. : WORN
8. Naval equal of Army 2nd Lt. : ENS
9. It's seven times larger than the Gobi. : SAHARA
10. Native of Nassau. : BAHAMIAN
11. Cousins of the rhea. : EMUS
12. Honky-___. : TONK
13. Thin Man's dog. : ASTA
19. Onward. : ALONG
21. Theda of the "silents." : BARA
24. Player of a pibroch. : PIPER
25. Heroine of "Rain." : SADIE
26. ___ column, for personals in British newspapers. : AGONY
27. Beauty spot. : PATCH
28. Wagers placed by those "in the know." : SMARTMONEY
29. Supervisor in a system of education at some colleges. : TUTOR
30. Obdurate. : STONY
33. Social status in Nehru's land. : CASTE
36. Cruel. : RUTHLESS
38. Relief work in metal, Cellini's forte. : REPOUSSE
41. Elevating push. : BOOST
43. Admonish. : WARN
46. "Alcestis," "Fidelio," etc. : OPERAS
48. Follower of a certain cult. : NUDIST
50. High card in Canasta. : JOKER
51. A count, in Sweden. : GRAF
52. Martha ___, actress-singer. : RAYE
53. Glacé. : ICED
54. Weaving defect in fabric. : SCOB
55. Native of Turku. : FINN
56. Clotho, Lachesis or Atropos. : FATE
58. Chicken ___ king. : ALA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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