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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,091
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1. Mr. Kinder of the Red Sox. : ELLIS
6. Weakens. : SAPS
10. Discover the meaning of. : READ
14. T. R.'s daughter. : ALICE
15. Section. : AREA
16. Site of Vulcan's workshop. : ETNA
17. Less hazardous. : SAFER
18. One of a race of noble horses in "Gullliver's Travels." : HOUYHNHNM
20. Uncle, in Aberdeen. : EME
21. Herr's spouse. : FRAU
23. Fabric with glossy surface. : SATEEN
24. Virginia ___. : DARE
26. Birds of the sea. : ERNS
28. Crooner Torme. : MEL
29. Bizet or Hemingway character. : MATADOR
32. Uninteresting. : DRAB
35. Native of Godthaab or Godhavn. : ESKIMO
38. Too much: French. : TROP
40. Part of one's character. : EGO
41. Youngsters' popular game. : FOLLOWTHELEADER
44. Uncle or old man: Spanish. : TIO
45. Withered. : SERE
46. Annie Laurie's friends. : LASSES
47. Upper classman: Abbr. : SENR
49. Rule behind the Iron Curtain. : DICTATE
51. Instrumental twosome. : DUO
53. Promptly. : SOON
54. Snakes. : ASPS
58. Middle parts of ships and planes. : WAISTS
61. Ukraine legislative body. : RADA
63. Bubble bum sound. : POP
64. Symbols of the writer's craft. : INKSTAINS
66. Sebastian's twin sister. : VIOLA
68. Snick and ___. : SNEE
69. Marianne Moore, for instance. : POET
70. Church official. : ELDER
71. Product of Oporto. : PORT
72. Pronoun. : OURS
73. Peewee of Flatbush. : REESE
1. Pulled one's punches. : EASED
2. South American wool-producer. : LLAMA
3. Man sentenced under the Baumes Law. : LIFER
4. Dick Button's medium. : ICE
5. Feudal worker. : SERF
6. 3,500,000 miles of sand. : SAHARA
7. Where prosperity has often been. : AROUNDTHECORNER
8. A little: French. : PEU
9. Declares. : SAYS
10. Took a lease. : RENTED
11. Men named after "the Unready" king. : ETHELREDS
12. Miss Baxter. : ANNE
13. "___ with faint praise."—Pope. : DAMN
19. Amateur of the airways. : HAM
22. Made the tug do a second job. : RETOWED
25. Mr. Verban of baseball. : EMIL
27. Boiling mad: Colloq. : SORE
30. Man's name. : AMOS
31. Author of "Jean-Christophe." : ROLLAND
33. To one side. : AGEE
34. Knight of the Round Table, Lancelot's nephew. : BORS
35. Newts in the land stage of development. : EFTS
36. Silk: French. : SOIE
37. A seeker after gold. : KLONDIKER
39. Fuel from bogs. : PEAT
42. Mr. Speaker. : TRIS
43. Bewildered. : ASEA
48. A winter apple. : RUSSET
50. Banquet compliments. : TOASTS
52. Famous name in baseball. : OTT
55. Fine English pottery. : SPODE
56. Natives of Przemysl. : POLES
57. Equipment for a car. : SPARE
58. Fragment or shred. : WISP
59. ___ Domini. : ANNO
60. A cleansing agent, in pharmacy. : SAPO
62. Declare confidently. : AVER
65. Acknowledgment of debt. : IOU
67. ___ de la Cité, in Paris. : ILE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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