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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
Across Down
1. Ruler in Stockholm. : GUSTAV
7. "Chewing the rag." : JAWING
13. Basis for daylight saving. : SUNTIME
14. Jacks or better. : OPENERS
16. December vocalist. : CAROLER
17. Firm layer of clay underlying soft soil. : HARDPAN
18. Large lake in Finland. : ENARE
19. 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
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
26. Principle held as true. : TENET
27. Everlasting: Poetic. : ALWAY
29. Upper House of British Parliament. : LORDS
30. ___ palabras (few words): Spanish. : POCAS
32. Drummer. : SALESMAN
33. King and pyramid builder. : CHEOPS
34. King who abdicated. : LEOPOLD
35. English steeplechase track. : AINTREE
37. A time in the history of mankind. : IRONAGE
38. Accommodated. : OBLIGED
39. Members of the family. : NIECES
41. Famous dance by Ravel. : BOLERO
44. Former golf champion. : HAGEN
45. Puzzling problem. : POSER
47. Old-fashioned cough cure of sirupy grape juice. : SAPA
48. ___ de Pinos. : ISLA
50. Distant: Comb. form. : TEL
52. 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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