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New York Times, Wednesday, June 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J K P Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,102
Across
1. Anna ___, painter. : MOSES
6. Briton's vague sentence-finisher. : WHAT
10. Stan Musial, for instance. : CARD
14. Criterion for English grammar. : USAGE
15. A German title. : HERR
16. Hebrew unit of dry measure. : OMER
17. "___ de Lune," by Debussy. : CLAIR
18. First requisite of a successful cartoon. : IDEA
19. Where Cleopatra went boating. : NILE
20. Middleground or Battlefield. : HORSE
21. Famous playwright's first name. : TENNESSEE
23. Adjective suffix. : IVE
25. Approaches with a greeting. : ACCOSTS
26. What we hope to see in the headlines. : GOODNEWS
31. NATO region: Abbr. : EUR
32. Not disposed of by will. : INTESTATE
34. The boards. : STAGE
38. Milliner's delight. : VEIL
39. Tributary of the Missouri. : OSAGE
41. Flag. : IRIS
42. Industrial hub of the Ruhr. : ESSEN
44. A hazard on some golf courses. : HILLINESS
46. Geographer's book: Abbr. : GAZ
48. Seaport and resort in southeast England. : RAMSGATE
49. Book sizes. : OCTAVOS
53. Word of prohibition. : NOT
54. Thanksgiving treat. : WHITEMEAT
56. An interesting race. : HUMAN
61. Miss Palmer. : LILI
62. Part of the Dutch East Indies. : BALI
63. One of Grant's major generals. : MEADE
64. The root of the taro. : EDDO
65. Kingdom between the Indus and the Tigris. : IRAN
66. A couple of bones. : ULNAS
67. A difficult age for parents. : TEEN
68. Last word of an old song. : SYNE
69. Appears. : SEEMS
Down
1. First word in a Shakespeare title. : MUCH
2. Where Haakon VII rules. : OSLO
3. Area involved in the Schuman plan. : SAAR
4. Sponsorship. : EGIS
5. Fine rains falling from a clear sky after sunset. : SEREINS
6. Political laundry. : WHITEWASH
7. German girl's name. : HEDE
8. Field of endeavor. : ARENA
9. Fit of complete mental absorption. : TRANCE
10. Associating. : CONSORTING
11. In a faulty manner. : AMISS
12. Sublease. : RELET
13. Premier of Queen Juliana's country. : DREES
22. Old gold and silver coins of France. : ECUS
24. Refuse to consent to. : VETO
26. The Red Cross slogan. : GIVE
27. Units. : ONES
28. Inventor Elisha. : OTIS
29. State group headed for Chicago. : DELEGATION
30. A step up. : STAIR
33. Sweetbriar. : EGLANTINE
35. Yard attached to a house. : AREA
36. Pith of the matter. : GIST
37. A most irregular verb in Latin. : ESSE
40. Man's name. : ELMO
43. Hub. : NAVE
45. Panama or Suez. : ISTHMUS
47. Products of voodoo. : ZOMBIS
49. "Little ___," name for the young Hiawatha. : OWLET
50. Express disapproval of. : CHIDE
51. Mark for a palatal nasal sound, as in cañon. : TILDE
52. Somewhat withered. : SEARY
55. Man's name. : ALAN
57. 700-mile tributary of the Ubangi River. : UELE
58. Horsehair. : MANE
59. "Madam, I'm ___." : ADAM
60. Noun suffix. : NESS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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