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New York Times, Friday, June 20, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,097
Across
1. A noisy quarrel. : FRACAS
7. Dweller near the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. : ALASKAN
14. Further. : PROMOTE
15. Relative of the pterodactyl. : REPTILE
16. Sew again. : REBASTE
17. Eight-line poem with two rhymes. : TRIOLET
18. Frederick Lewis Allen's "Only ___." : YESTERDAY
20. Pieces of furniture. : COTS
21. Angler's throw. : CAST
22. A message: Abbr. : TEL
23. Imaginary belt of the heavens. : ZODIAC
27. Sounds from the stadia. : RAHS
29. Part of Jesse Donaldson's service. : RFD
32. Kind of knight. : ERRANT
33. Oriental name. : ALI
34. A crafty maneuver. : WILE
35. Famous French printer of the 16th century. : PLANTIN
37. Land of peace and innocence. : ARCADIA
39. Boston orchestra or Mr. Whiteman. : POPS
40. Inflammable liquid, in more ways than one. : OIL
42. Popular TV program. : DANGER
43. The last Little Indian. : ONE
44. Penny ___. : ANTE
45. Chemical compounds. : ESTERS
46. Penn., B & O, etc. : RRS
47. Kind of while. : ERST
49. A sudden blessing. : BOON
51. Thanksgiving feeling. : GRATITUDE
56. Adjective for a scholar. : ERUDITE
58. Protection against the sun. : PARASOL
59. Palace just north of St. Peter's Church. : VATICAN
60. Israel Zangwill's idea of Zion. : ITOLAND
61. What trappers do. : ENSNARE
62. Miss Darcel of Hollywood. : DENISE
Down
1. Given readily. : FREE
2. Deprives of something. : ROBS
3. He loves: Latin. : AMAT
4. One of the trigonometric functions. : COSECANT
5. Coming at the movies. : ATTRACTIONS
6. Food for the birds. : SEEDS
7. Overdecorated. : ARTY
8. Gaelic god of the sea. : LER
9. Summits. : APICES
10. Piece of furniture. : STOOL
11. Short pleated skirt. : KILT
12. Ginger drinks. : ALES
13. Less than gross. : NET
14. Inspect nosily. : PRY
19. Black: Comb. form. : ATRA
22. A social group, the common people. : THIRDESTATE
23. Herbert Marx. : ZEPPO
24. New quick-drying fabric. : ORLON
25. Hanging. : DRAPE
26. Mr. Hunter and Mr. Keith. : IANS
28. Sen. Sparkman's state: Abbr. : ALA
29. A range of mountains. : RIDGE
30. Aerialist in a trapeze act. : FLIER
31. Darlings. : DEARS
34. One of the Four Freedoms. : WANT
36. Kind of wit. : NIT
38. Hard and brittle metal. : CASTIRON
41. Villain's glance. : LEER
44. Remedy for Charley horse. : ARNICA
46. Sculptor of "The Thinker." : RODIN
48. Acting with great speed. : RAPID
49. A breakfast cereal. : BRAN
50. The Labor party, for instance. : OUTS
51. Mr. Raymond of Hollywood. : GENE
52. The ankle bones, anatomically speaking. : TALI
53. Countries in America and Africa. : USAS
54. Cooked. : DONE
55. Poetic antiquity. : ELD
56. Symbolic woman. : EVE
57. Road covering. : TAR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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