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New York Times, Sunday, June 22, 1952

Author: Alice Cook
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 21, Columns: 21, Words: 138, Blocks: 61, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { J }, Scrabble score: 616 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 156, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 27
Alice H. Cook has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,099
Across Down
1. Emulated Bill Dickey. : COACHED
8. Ministers. : CLERICS
15. River of Hades. : LETHE
20. Offense. : UMBRAGE
21. Time for 35 Across. : HOLIDAY
22. Ruins. : ASHES
23. Its première in N. Y. was in 1882. : TALESOFHOFFMANN
25. Equals. : PEERS
26. Bird sound. : CHEEP
27. For fear that. : LEST
28. Sign: Span. : SENA
29. Finish among the winners. : PLACE
30. Listen. : HARK
31. Most admirable. : RAREST
33. Centuries. : AGES
35. Sport. : FUN
36. Congressman from N. J. : EATON
37. You had to take his first offer or nothing. : HOBSON
40. Man's name. : ERLE
41. Approached and spoke to. : ACCOSTED
45. Tributary of the Colorado. : GILA
46. Tasty sweets. : GOODIES
48. Fitted for inserting coins. : SLOTTED
49. Pastry crusts. : SHELLS
51. Unusual: Abbr. : SPEC
52. He conquered Montezuma II. : CORTES
53. Tale of Lygia and Vinicius. : QUOVADIS
55. Ordain. : ENACT
58. Ancient alphabet. : RUNES
59. Fulmination. : CURSE
60. Cheeses. : EDAMS
62. Conjunction. : NOR
63. A march for Caesar's soldiers. : ITER
64. A spell of work. : SHIFT
65. He sings "Anatole of Paris." : DANNY
66. Water. : AQUA
67. Unit of power ratio. : BEL
68. Piece of jewelry. : TIARA
69. Jefferson, Emerson, etc. : SAGES
70. Dark-eyed beauty. : HOURI
71. Instruct. : EDIFY
73. In addition. : SECONDLY
75. Native of Keijo: Var. : COREAN
76. French river. : AIRE
78. "___ and conquer." : DIVIDE
79. One helped by another. : PROTEGE
80. Most immense. : VASTEST
83. Part of Lovett's job. : NAVY
84. Treated with irreverence. : PROFANED
85. Sorts. : ILKS
86. Actress Anna, of London. : NEAGLE
88. Part of an orchestra. : BRASS
89. Sash. : OBI
90. Actor Wheeler. : BERT
91. Signs of spring. : LILACS
93. City of 22,898 in Iowa. : AMES
97. Weapon. : LANCE
99. King in Bangkok. : RAMA
102. Small amphibian. : NEWT
103. Bit of spice. : CLOVE
104. Grandma Moses and others. : ANNAS
105. Ideal fostered on Citizenship Day. : AMERICANIZATION
108. Rows. : TIERS
109. Madras seaport. : CALICUT
110. Skipped playfully. : CAPERED
111. Far back in time. : EARLY
112. Interminable. : ENDLESS
113. Put thoughts into words. : EXPRESS
1. State south of Pakistan. : CUTCH
2. Sen. Butler's home. : OMAHA
3. More talented. : ABLER
4. Indian of Alabama and Georgia. : CREEK
5. Wire loop for a padlock. : HASP
6. Part of the id. : EGO
7. Brought down, as prices. : DEFLATED
8. Selected. : CHOSEN
9. Upper stories. : LOFTS
10. Sprite. : ELF
11. Parts of eyeglasses. : RIMS
12. Suffix used in zoology. : IDAE
13. House plants. : CANNAS
14. House of worship. : SYNAGOG
15. Reindeer herders of Norway. : LAPPS
16. Donkey: Ger. : ESEL
17. Novel by C. S. Forester. : THEAFRICANQUEEN
18. Agatha Christie's detective. : HERCULE
19. Communists of 100 A. D. : ESSENES
24. Salome's stepfather. : HEROD
31. Appraises. : RATES
32. Steal. : THIEVE
34. Teammate of Stan the Man. : ENOS
36. Nancy's husband. : ESTES
38. Kettle: Span. : OLLA
39. He adorns the U. S. seal. : BALDEAGLE
40. Signer at the Quai d'Orsay. : EDEN
41. Impute. : ASCRIBE
42. Hit with a bat. : CLOUTED
43. Member of a famous stage family. : CORNELIASKINNER
44. Fur. : OTTER
45. Character in "Hamlet." : GHOST
47. Unfolds: Poet. : OPES
49. Submarine maneuver. : SURFACING
50. Actress Sylvia. : SIDNEY
53. Arranged in sheets, in bookmaking. : QUIRED
54. Without: Fr. : SANS
56. Pluck. : COURAGE
57. Disciplined. : TRAINED
59. Cartoonist Addams. : CHAS
61. Exclamation of surprise. : MY
64. Scale syllable. : SI
65. Head of the house. : DADDY
66. Artery. : AORTA
68. Ancient seaport. : TYRE
69. Sign of affected emotion. : SNIVEL
70. Dances: Colloq. : HOOFS
72. Suits. : FITS
74. Running track. : OVAL
75. Voice of the opera. : CROSS
77. Feudal slave. : ESNE
79. Business of a professional man. : PRACTICE
80. Break, as a law. : VIOLATE
81. Where Communist Hoxha rules. : ALBANIA
82. Outdoor living area. : TERRACE
84. Decapod. : PRAWN
87. Cossack chief. : ATAMAN
88. Farm noises. : BLEATS
90. Girl's nickname. : BESSY
92. Small bone of the middle ear. : INCUS
93. Modify. : ALTER
94. Silk fabric. : MOIRE
95. Bacchantes' shouts. : EVOES
96. Propels. : SENDS
98. Sen. Hayden of Arizona. : CARL
100. Pinochle play. : MELD
101. Seed coating. : ARIL
103. Popular cartoonist. : CAPP
106. An age, land or skate. : ICE
107. Tool for cutting roofing slate. : ZAX

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 22 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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