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New York Times, Monday, June 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.53, Missing: { F K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,086

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Very poisonous snake. : MAMBA
6. The rabble. : RAGTAG
12. French seaport on Dover Strait. : CALAIS
13. French pastry. : ECLAIRS
15. Minority Whip of the House of Representatives. : ARENDS
16. Scampers. : SCURRIES
18. Something almost worthless. : SOU
19. Acquires certainly. : SECURES
21. Large glossy blackbird. : DAW
22. Little one. : TOT
23. Mothers. : MAMAS
24. City on the Arno river. : PISA
25. Harmonious costume. : ENSEMBLE
28. Jeopardy. : PERIL
29. Some are tossed. : SALADS
31. Positive pole of a battery. : ANODE
32. Rushes violently and noisily. : HURTLES
35. Brings into accord. : ATTUNES
37. Farewell from Honolulu. : ALOHA
38. Character in a Humperdinck opera. : HANSEL
40. Cow's cud. : RUMEN
41. Parts of automobiles. : STARTERS
45. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
46. Mr. Romero. : CESAR
48. Eat a light meal. : SUP
49. Polish river, flowing into the Vistula. : SAN
50. Woman's club. : SOROSIS
52. Philip Murray's realm. : CIO
53. Growing on like tendrils. : STIPULAR
55. Sitting, as a lion on a coat of arms. : SEJANT
57. Sincerely zealous. : EARNEST
58. Figures of speech. : TROPES
59. Headlands. : NESSES
60. Talker. : SAYER
Down
1. Popular upholstery shade. : MAROON
2. Natives of the Catherine Archipelago. : ALEUTS
3. "The only animal that blushes. Or needs to."—Mark Twain. : MAN
4. Makes an offer. : BIDS
5. Put together, as an engine. : ASSEMBLE
6. Proceeded after interruption. : RESUMED
7. Capital of the Gold Coast. : ACCRA
8. Fastens. : GLUES
9. Men of the sea. : TARS
10. Melody. : AIR
11. Famous Washington club of newspaper men. : GRIDIRON
12. Rigid system of social distinctions. : CASTE
14. Vacation spot. : SEASIDE
17. Low marshy places in a plain. : SWALES
20. Light two-wheeled carriage. : CALASH
24. The last but one. : PENULT
26. King Ahasuerus' Queen. : ESTHER
27. He has difficulties in South Africa. : MALAN
28. Father. : PATER
30. Kriss Kringles. : SANTAS
32. Pester. : HARASS
33. Howl like a dog. : ULULATE
34. Native of Bucharest. : ROMANIAN
36. Adherents of Nicholas II. : TSARISTS
39. Classifies. : ASSORTS
42. Avoidance of reality. : ESCAPE
43. Destroyer. : RUINER
44. Detects or recognizes: Colloq. : SPOTS
46. Mr. Porter and others. : COLES
47. Clean the blackboard. : ERASE
50. Warms on the beach. : SUNS
51. Antitoxins. : SERA
54. Denoting priority in time. : PRE
56. Midshipmen's new commander at Annapolis. : JOY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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