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New York Times, Wednesday, June 4, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,081

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Students & seniors
Across
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Ruler in Stockholm. : GUSTAV
7
"Chewing the rag." : JAWING
13
Basis for daylight saving. : SUNTIME
14
Jacks or better. : OPENERS
16
December vocalist. : CAROLER
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Firm layer of clay underlying soft soil. : HARDPAN
18
Large lake in Finland. : ENARE
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Small leaf at a flower's base. : BRACT
21
Aunt: Spanish. : TIA
22
Dan Kimball's responsibility. : NAVY
23
He blazed the trail on Wilderness Road. : BOONE
24
Decayed wood. : PUNK
25
Dick Button's arena. : ICE
26
Montana river or Wyoming mountain range. : TETON
27
Wild buffalo. : ARNEE
28
Members of the Ivy League. : COLLEGES
30
Electrician's tool. : PLIERS
31
Running independently: 3 wds. : ONONESOWN
33
Product of Bordeaux. : CLARET
36
Summer's highlight. : VACATION
40
Orchestral leader, of "Youth Opportunity" fame. : HEIDT
41
Sailor's cry meaning "Stop!" : BELAY
42
Runs batted in. : RBI
43
Millions of years. : EONS
44
Annie Oakley's "autographs." : HOLES
45
Native of Lublin. : POLE
46
Make a choice. : OPT
47
Jack Tars. : SALTS
48
Order of Greek architecture. : IONIC
49
Where the canoeist gets out and walks. : PORTAGE
51
Part of a trainer's job. : MASSAGE
53
Pullman. : SLEEPER
54
Asserts without proof. : ALLEGES
55
Branch on F. D. R.'s family tree. : DELANO
56
Approximated. : NEARED
Down
1
Wild animal of South America, relative of the camel. : GUANACO
2
Bring out of a tangled state. : UNRAVEL
3
"The Las Vegas ___." : STORY
4
High silk hat. : TILE
5
Soul: French. : AME
6
Forbidden. : VERBOTEN
7
Given name of the composers Strauss. : JOHANN
8
Swiftly. : APACE
9
"Hail to thee, blithe spirit! Bird thou never ___ . . . " : WERT
10
Sen. Jenner's state: Abbr. : IND
11
Presider at "court" crossing the equator. : NEPTUNE
12
Decorative painter of wood. : GRAINER
13
Dramatic. : SCENIC
15
Herpetologist's interest. : SNAKES
20
Democratic Representative from N. Y. : ROOSEVELT
23
Caused to be. : BEGOT
24
Picture from a negative. : PRINT
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Principle held as true. : TENET
27
Everlasting: Poetic. : ALWAY
29
Upper House of British Parliament. : LORDS
30
___ palabras (few words): Spanish. : POCAS
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Drummer. : SALESMAN
33
King and pyramid builder. : CHEOPS
34
King who abdicated. : LEOPOLD
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English steeplechase track. : AINTREE
37
A time in the history of mankind. : IRONAGE
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Accommodated. : OBLIGED
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Members of the family. : NIECES
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Famous dance by Ravel. : BOLERO
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Former golf champion. : HAGEN
45
Puzzling problem. : POSER
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Old-fashioned cough cure of sirupy grape juice. : SAPA
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___ de Pinos. : ISLA
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Distant: Comb. form. : TEL
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Beverage. : ALE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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