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New York Times, Wednesday, July 9, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,116

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Students & seniors
Across
1. "When a Girl Marries," for instance. : SOAPOPERA
10. Prepare the way. : PAVE
14. Gov. McKeldin's capital. : ANNAPOLIS
15. Moves toward. : COMES
16. Jack's stairway to wealth. : BEANSTALK
17. F. B. I. man. : AGENT
18. "Ready to ___ and spread the alarm . . . " : RIDE
19. The makings of Donald Duck. : INK
20. Run. : SCORE
21. Town in Holland. : EDE
22. Fruit-shipping city in California. : MODESTO
24. ___ Gershwin. : IRA
26. Boats on the Yangtze. : SAMPANS
28. Like Thurston's art. : MAGICAL
30. Pronoun. : HIS
31. Cause to be. : GENERATE
32. Numskull. : MORON
35. Color. : HUE
36. Sunburned features. : NOSES
37. Site of Northwestern University. : EVANSTON
39. One of the Gumps. : MIN
40. Persephone's mother. : DEMETER
41. Product of a cash register. : RECEIPT
45. Kin of ECA and MSA. : ERP
46. Guardians of the forests. : RANGERS
48. Hardy annual cereal grass. : RYE
49. Prehistoric dwellings. : CAVES
51. Wartime agency. : OWI
52. Fatigue. : TIRE
53. Residence of Queen Juliana (with "The"). : HAGUE
54. Travelers' impedimenta. : SUITCASES
56. Small silvery food fish. : SMELT
57. Goal of the G.O.P. convention. : AGREEMENT
58. Chemical detection process. : TEST
59. Noblewomen. : PEERESSES
Down
1. Scorpions, Shooting Stars, ___. : SABRES
2. City between Utica and Syracuse. : ONEIDA
3. Wreath: Poetic. : ANADEM
4. Window part. : PANE
5. Ellis Arnall's agency. : OPS
6. Magic drafts. : POTIONS
7. Large antelopes. : ELANDS
8. Great German lyric poet (1875–1926). : RILKE
9. Inquire. : ASK
10. Harvard's candidate for President. : POGO
11. The Western Hemisphere. : AMERICAS
12. Regard with deep respect. : VENERATE
13. Common suffix. : EST
15. Science dealing with race deterioration. : CACOGENICS
20. That man Musial. : STAN
22. Story of Gopher Prairie, 1921. : MAINSTREET
23. Pintail duck. : SMEE
25. Bottled beverages. : ALES
27. Use an invention of 1876. : PHONE
29. Liquid used in perfumery. : IRONE
31. Long Tom. : GUN
32. Ancient Asian. : MEDE
33. Conquered. : OVERCAME
34. Rushes about wildly. : RAMPAGES
35. Cape discovered in 1616. : HORN
38. Products of Ceylon. : TEAS
39. Earner. : MERITER
41. Make electrical repairs. : REWIRE
42. Handsome flowers. : IRISES
43. A peach stone, botanically speaking. : PYRENE
44. Tinsmiths' stakes. : TEESTS
47. Overcharge: Colloq. : GOUGE
50. Non ___ contendere. : VULT
52. Items of millinery. : TAMS
53. Headline initials. : HST
54. Weaken. : SAP
55. Third row. : CEE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 14 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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