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New York Times, Tuesday, June 10, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,087
Across Down
1. Ott and Allen. : MELS
5. Small, tropical islands. : CAYS
9. Corpulent. : OBESE
14. Informal test. : ORAL
15. Nautical term. : ALEE
16. Its capital is Karlsruhe. : BADEN
17. Character in a fairy tale. : OGRE
18. Silver coin of Iran. : RIAL
19. Stereotyped. : TRITE
20. Day of decision. : NOVEMBERFOURTH
23. Part of a radio network. : STATION
24. "What's the ___ of worrying?" : USE
25. Ferber and Best. : EDNAS
27. Vote counter. : TELLER
31. Where Ambassador Raymond Hare is resident. : JIDDA
34. Tree ___. : TOAD
36. Word element meaning Chinese. : SINO
37. Where: Latin. : UBI
38. Eskimo or Husky. : SLEDDOG
41. Political bigwig. : VIP
42. Abstruse. : DEEP
44. Classic furniture design. : ADAM
45. Thin and piping in sound. : REEDY
47. Still existing. : EXTANT
49. Rope fiber named for a Yucatan port. : SISAL
51. Defendants: Lat. : REI
52. Supplant. : REPLACE
56. They've been used in New York since 1892. : VOTINGMACHINES
60. Pinay's capital. : PARIS
61. Essential part. : YOLK
62. Fur coat in the rough. : PELT
63. Pines and Wight. : ISLES
64. Fixed procedure. : ROTE
65. A bargain event. : SALE
66. They go south in winter. : GEESE
67. Hypothetical force. : ODYL
68. Antony's friend, in "Antony and Cleopatra." : EROS
1. Planetary satellites. : MOONS
2. Fungus growth on cereal plant. : ERGOT
3. Egg, ___, pupa, adult. : LARVA
4. Rained and froze. : SLEETED
5. Stenographer's necessity. : CARBON
6. Estranged. : ALIENATED
7. Sabbatical ___. : YEAR
8. One's own nature. : SELF
9. Stupid. : OBTUSE
10. What a cooper makes. : BARRELS
11. Blue-pencil. : EDIT
12. Next after Abel. : SETH
13. Compass point. : ENE
21. King with the ass's ears. : MIDAS
22. Excel. : OUTDO
26. Sundaes and ___. : SODAS
28. Of current interest. : LIVE
29. Miss Bagnold. : ENID
30. Stringy. : ROPY
31. Obscure Hardy character. : JUDE
32. Mountain goat. : IBEX
33. Highest organ of state power in Japan. : DIET
35. Headquarters of the British navy. : ADMIRALTY
39. High school subject. : LATIN
40. Sales manager's wall decoration. : GRAPH
43. Democratic and Republican. : PARTIES
46. Flattened circle. : ELLIPSE
48. Tributary of the Oder. : NEISSE
50. Small, juicy pear. : SECKEL
53. Close by: Poetic. : ANEAR
54. Symphonic instrument. : CELLO
55. Nancy sometimes pinch-hits for him at political rallies. : ESTES
56. Decorative container. : VASE
57. Heraldic band. : ORLE
58. Nonmagnetic compass. : GYRO
59. Inclination. : MOOD
60. Mass of iron. : PIG

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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