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New York Times, Wednesday, July 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,109
Across
1. Helps in difficulty. : SUCCORS
8. City near Potsdam, part of Berlin since 1920. : SPANDAU
15. Live. : INHABIT
16. Garble. : MISTELL
17. Gov. Warren's state. : FLORIDA
18. Herring at a cocktail party. : ANCHOVY
19. Card played no more. : TAROT
20. The Hebraic law. : TORAH
22. ___ Plaines, near Chicago. : DES
23. Cheese in a red coat. : EDAM
24. Facetious. : WITTY
25. D. H. Lawrence's New Mexican home. : TAOS
26. Having connection: Abbr. : REL
27. A young pig: Var. : SHOTE
28. A former Governor of Pennsylvania. : EARLE
29. Quietly crash the gate: 2 wds. : SNEAKIN
31. Goddess of retribution. : NEMESIS
33. Epithet for a "ten-twenty-thirty" villain. : CUR
34. Clip the edges of coins. : NIG
35. Inflationary convolutions. : SPIRALS
39. Run in triumph, à la Lewis Carroll. : GALUMPH
43. Sea birds. : ERNES
44. First decisive battle in England's 100-Year War, 1346. : CRECY
46. Gen. Eaker, of W. W. II. : IRA
47. Loch in Scotland. : NESS
48. Parent of bridge. : WHIST
49. Smug obnoxious one. : PRIG
50. Manufacturing commune in Belgium. : ATH
51. Stole on all fours. : CREPT
52. Brazen clamor. : CLANG
53. Ladies' rendezvous. : TEAROOM
55. Georgia's largest city, pop. 331,314. : ATLANTA
57. Pay the penalty. : EXPIATE
58. Long-distance swimmer. : LEANDER
59. A fast base-runner. : STEALER
60. English stein. : TANKARD
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1. Searchers in sand. : SIFTERS
2. With empty holds. : UNLADEN
3. Composition for voices. : CHORALE
4. Bounce, in billiards. : CAROM
5. Notice on a certain page of a newspaper. : OBIT
6. Free of pests. : RID
7. Post of vigil. : STATION
8. Spruce up. : SMARTEN
9. French Premier since March. : PINAY
10. Polish novelist writing in Yiddish, living in U. S. : ASCH
11. Superlative in degree. : NTH
12. The cedars of India. : DEODARS
13. Tooth sockets, anatomically speaking. : ALVEOLI
14. Joyce's main claim to fame. : ULYSSES
21. Popular Giant of yesteryear. : OTT
24. Rotate with great speed. : WHIRL
25. War-torn city, South Korea. : TAEGU
27. Jaeger gulls. : SKUAS
28. Post for manners. : EMILY
30. Farm lands. : ACRES
32. Legislate. : ENACT
35. Legislative bodies. : SENATES
36. Excuse to cloak one's real intention. : PRETEXT
37. In fine fettle: 2 wds. : INSHAPE
38. Wily dreamer. : SCHEMER
39. German school of psychology based on "A whole is more than the sum of its parts." : GESTALT
40. Heroine of "The Tempest." : MIRANDA
41. Benjamin Franklin was one. : PRINTER
42. He wrote "King Solomon's Mines." : HAGGARD
45. Cloth parting. : RIP
48. Emulated Emerson. : WROTE
49. Board provided for candidates. : PLANK
51. A relative of diamonds. : COAL
52. The Campbells, for instance. : CLAN
54. Creek. : RIA
56. A mate of maté. : TEA

Answer summary: 15 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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