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New York Times, Monday, July 28, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,135
Across
1. Broadway comedian. : LAHR
5. Educational organizations. : PTAS
9. Tell secrets. : BLAB
13. Character in Genesis. : ESAU
14. Without company. : ALONE
15. Capital of Latvia. : RIGA
16. Homework for musicians. : FINGEREXERCISES
19. Small boy. : TAD
20. The best workers use it. : ELBOWGREASE
21. Accounts. : TALES
23. Geological time division. : EON
24. Peculated. : STOLEN
26. Grow genial. : THAW
28. Carry Nation enemy. : WET
31. Hungarian composer of operettas. : LEHAR
32. Its final encampment was in 1949. : GRANDARMY
34. "My Name Is ___," by Saroyan. : ARAM
35. Dishearten. : DAUNT
36. A college course: Abbr. : BIOL
37. Americans abroad, à la Mark Twain. : INNOCENTS
39. Stickum. : PASTE
40. Pitcher Garver. : NED
41. Oriental nurse. : AMAH
42. Rubbish. : LITTER
43. Common verb. : ARE
44. Nervous energy. : SINEW
45. Beguiling but tricky methods of reasoning. : SOPHISTRIES
50. Roman bronze. : AES
53. Vignette. : THUMBNAILSKETCH
55. Where Limerick is. : EIRE
56. Drug from a fungus. : ERGOT
57. Seaport near Mt. Carmel. : ACRE
58. Short talk. : WORD
59. Fresh talk in Elsie Dinsmore's day. : SASS
60. Dull sound. : THUD
Down
1. Political wing. : LEFT
2. Birthplace of civilization. : ASIA
3. At close quarters. : HANDTOHAND
4. Kurdistan or Bokhara. : RUG
5. The common people. : PLEBS
6. Poison: Comb. form. : TOXO
7. Again. : ANEW
8. Alvin Cullum York. : SERGEANT
9. Sen. McMahon of the Joint Atomic Energy Committee. : BRIEN
10. Actress Kirk. : LISA
11. Eisenhower, 61; Stevenson, 52. : AGES
12. Station. : BASE
14. British author, first name Michael. : ARLEN
17. A certain piscator. : EELER
18. The people on the beach. : CROWD
22. Texan shrine built in 1722. : ALAMO
24. Annihilated. : SLAIN
25. Coat with tin and lead alloy. : TERNE
26. Veritas. : TRUTH
27. Hero of "The Magic Mountain." : HANS
28. Timely present. : WRISTWATCH
29. Overact. : EMOTE
30. Pres. Harrison's successor. : TYLER
32. Ancient Sudanese kingdom. : GANA
33. Decrease. : ABATE
35. Realms of interest. : DEMESNES
38. Brazilian Indian. : CARIB
39. Polish city. : PINSK
42. Say falsely: Poet. : LIEST
43. Former Shah of Persia. : AHMED
44. Airtight storehouses for grain. : SILOS
45. State of agitation. : STEW
46. Where Chillicothe is. : OHIO
47. Low murmuring sound. : PURR
48. Ancient capital of Irish monarchs. : TARA
49. Manipulates by fraudulent means. : RIGS
51. Unbleached. : ECRU
52. Cast off. : SHED
54. Partake of viands. : EAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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