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New York Times, Monday, June 30, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.70, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 58, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,107
Across
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Former Government agency. : WPB
4
Sing cheerfully. : LILT
8
Material for a ranch house. : ADOBE
13
Be under the weather. : AIL
14
Jai ___. : ALAI
15
He'll speak in Chicago. : TRUMAN
16
Subway sardines. : STANDEES
18
Coarsely humorous. : RIBALD
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Glass bottles. : PHIALS
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Region of unrest. : SUEZ
22
Creator of David Balfour. : RLS
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Farmer's crop. : RYE
24
Olympic figure-skating champion. : BUTTON
26
Interrogative sounds. : HUHS
28
Relative of the chigoe. : FLEA
29
Salamanders. : NEWTS
33
Swedish name of Turku. : ABO
34
Art colony north of Santa Fe. : TAOS
35
It's used on the fairway. : MASHIE
36
Live without ordinary comforts. : ROUGHIT
38
One hundredth of a franc. : CENTIME
39
More moderate. : EASIER
40
School homework. : SUMS
41
Dickens character. : TIM
42
Suffixes denoting agents. : STERS
43
Likewise. : ALSO
44
Government agents: Colloq. : FEDS
45
He finished 5th in 1948. : THOMAS
47
Relative of pooh. : BAH
48
It's now the M. S. A. : ECA
51
A famous play. : RAIN
52
Region of unrest. : EUROPE
55
Pawn sacrifice, in chess. : GAMBIT
57
Husband's occasional secondary abode. : DOGHOUSE
59
Natives of Crete and Corfu. : GREEKS
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Man's name. : EMIL
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Serious transgression. : SIN
62
A votre ___ (to your health). : SANTE
63
Former editor of "The New Yorker." : ROSS
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Bandleader Morales. : ESY
Down
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Recently crippled warship. : WASP
2
Spongy substance in an orange. : PITH
3
Where V. I. P.'s are entertained. : BLAIRHOUSE
4
Kitchen spoon. : LADLE
5
Tracts of land in the St. Lawrence. : ILES
6
Port on the Huon Gulf, New Guinea. : LAE
7
Second sheets for the steno. : TISSUES
8
Senators Hayden and McFarland. : ARIZONANS
9
Make a knight. : DUB
10
General Bradley. : OMAR
11
Horsehide. : BALL
12
Football players. : ENDS
15
Relative of tare. : TRET
17
Opposition votes. : NAYS
21
Girl's name. : UTA
24
Blemish. : BLOT
25
Kind of egg that fools a hen. : NEST
26
Relatives of "Harvey." : HARES
27
Ancestor of the "Nautilus." : UBOAT
28
Entertainment for the countryside. : FAIR
30
Millions saw this on T. V. : WHITEHOUSE
31
Fainthearted. : TIMID
32
Appears to exist. : SEEMS
34
1952 Pulitzer Prize play. : THESHRIKE
35
Interoffice message. : MEMO
37
Surround. : GIRT
38
A fellow: Colloq. : CUSS
40
Malicious report. : SLANDER
43
"Mon ___ Pierrot." : AMI
44
Card game. : FARO
46
Farmer's crop. : OATS
47
Pieces of furniture decorated with inlays. : BUHLS
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Farm product. : EGGS
49
Dear: Italian. : CARA
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Verily. : AMEN
52
Shield or sponsorship. : EGIS
53
Greek letters. : PSIS
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Child's counting-out word. : EENY
56
Bouncing ___. : BET
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Shoulder: Comb. form. : OMO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 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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