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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,082
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1. Members of a ten-year-old branch of the Army. : WACS
5. Kind of army training. : BOOT
9. Subject to the rule of. : UNDER
14. Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
15. Drive. : URGE
16. Miss Shearer of "Red Shoes." : MOIRA
17. Anticipate. : FORESTALL
19. Caused by poison. : TOXIC
20. Dome scandal of the Twenties. : TEAPOT
21. Out-of-date railways. : ELS
23. ___ die (without fixing a day for future meeting). : SINE
24. Bills said to be unlucky. : TWOS
26. River that runs through Berlin. : SPREE
28. American woman star of the Olympics. : LAWRENCE
32. Native East Indian sailor. : LASCAR
35. Afghan prince. : AMEER
36. Region of influence. : ORBIT
38. ___ de la Plata. : RIO
39. Mademoiselle. : MISS
40. Painter of mist and sunlight. : COROT
41. Bed or couch: Spanish. : CAMA
42. Ten-percenter: Abbr. : AGT
43. Go by car. : MOTOR
44. Destined. : FATED
45. Epithet for the umpire. : ROBBER
47. Goes back to a former condition. : RELAPSES
49. Fished for morays. : EELED
51. Disorderly retreat. : ROUT
52. Where the Taj Mahal is. : AGRA
54. Part of a wheel. : RIM
56. Tacanan Indian of Bolivia or Brazil. : ARAUNA
60. Former Carmen of the Metropolitan. : CALVE
62. Cloyed. : SURFEITED
64. City in West Germany. : TRIER
65. When false, it's a red herring. : CLUE
66. Part of a church. : NAVE
67. U. S. Olympic speed-skating winner. : HENRY
68. Transmit. : SEND
69. "___ my sweetheart, I'm her beau . . . " : SHES
1. Float. : WAFT
2. Plant of the lily family. : ALOE
3. Wax: Latin. : CERA
4. Emblems of authority. : SCEPTRES
5. Olympic figure-skating champion. : BUTTON
6. Old English coin. : ORA
7. Coquettish glance. : OGLE
8. Informs. : TELLS
9. Armed Services bill shelved by Congress. : UMT
10. Snares. : NOOSES
11. State's Rights Party. : DIXIECRATS
12. Land of the leprechaun. : ERIN
13. Cape of Newfoundland. : RACE
18. Seeder. : SOWER
22. "___ the difference." : SPLIT
25. Run like Rizzuto. : SCOOT
27. Deserter. : RAT
28. President Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
29. Friend: Spanish. : AMIGO
30. Where Dr. Ernst Reuter is Mayor. : WESTBERLIN
31. Fielder's mistake. : ERROR
33. French girl's name. : AIMEE
34. Turnpikes. : ROADS
37. Boll weevil or shipworm. : BORER
40. Kitchen gadget. : CORER
41. Blood, Traprock and Brassbound. : CAPTAINS
43. Mr. Allen, Yankee raconteur. : MEL
44. One of the series of French Premiers. : FAURE
46. Oregon's state nickname. : BEAVER
48. Idled. : LOAFED
50. Saucers in the sky. : DISCS
52. One of the miracle drugs. : ACTH
53. Railroad station: French. : GARE
55. Army mascot. : MULE
57. Where Rainbow Bridge is. : UTAH
58. Granular snow. : NEVE
59. Summertime beverages. : ADES
61. Common noun suffix. : ERY
63. Nylon disaster. : RUN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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