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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 98, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 21
PS notes: Clue for 38-Down used the number "1" instead of the usual "I"; left it as in the original.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,139
Across Down
1. Top man in sports. : CHAMPION
9. One of the British Channel Islands. : JERSEY
15. "I can't get 'em up . . . " : REVEILLE
16. Narcotic. : OPIATE
17. M. Briand, famous French statesman. : ARISTIDE
18. The Moslem world. : ISLAM
19. An expected deliverer. : MESSIAH
20. TV show put together and offered for sale. : PACKAGE
22. Life: Comb. form. : BIO
23. Plato's place of study. : ACADEME
25. Bachelor's TV room. : DEN
26. An ounce, in the Netherlands. : ONS
27. Hydrocarbons. : BUTENES
28. Joseph Lincoln's "Cap'n ___." : ERI
29. Overhead railways. : ELS
30. Men with microphones. : MCS
31. Part of a banjo or guitar. : FRET
32. Hidden provisions. : CACHE
35. Exclamation of grief. : WOE
36. Oatmeal and hot milk, in Scotland. : BROSE
37. Miss Gardner and others. : AVAS
38. Break with moral principles. : SIN
39. King: Spanish. : REY
40. Bulgarian penny. : LEV
41. Interweaves, as ropes. : SPLICES
43. "Long, long ___." : AGO
46. Wine vessel. : AMA
47. Mr. Cream. : WALCOTT
48. Fibre of flax ready for spinning. : TOW
49. Folk songs. : BALLADS
51. Pilgrim father. : PURITAN
53. Superman in Nazi doctrine: Var. : ARIAN
54. Nettle. : IRRITATE
55. Brownish-yellow pigment. : SIENNA
57. Strayer from a path. : WANDERER
58. Harry. : HARASS
59. Makes an estimate of. : ASSESSES
1. A game played by rhyming words. : CRAMBO
2. Into this. : HEREIN
3. Spanish dispatch boats. : AVISOS
4. Difficult situation. : MESS
5. Lamentable. : PITIABLE
6. Muscle of the hip. : ILIACUS
7. Stale, passé: British slang. : OLDHAT
8. Denoting a maiden name. : NEE
9. One of the "Little Women." : JO
10. Spices, in France. : EPICES
11. Venture upon. : RISK
12. Place where meats are salted: Spanish. : SALADERO
13. Cabinets with shelves. : ETAGERES
14. Native of Southwest Arabia. : YEMENITE
20. British small change. : PENCE
21. Site of Iowa State. : AMES
24. Fiendish. : DEMONIC
29. Expressions of inquiry. : EHS
31. Author of "Venus Observed." : FRY
32. Lady to whom Jimmy Durante always says, "Good Night, wherever you are." : CALABASH
33. Famous devotional composition by Gounod or Schubert. : AVEMARIA
34. Frans Hals' well-known "Laughing ___." : CAVALIER
35. Famous name in tennis. : WILLS
36. "He doth ___ the narrow world like a Colossus." : BESTRIDE
38. Airplane in W. W. 1. : SPAD
39. Election news. : RETURNS
41. Proust's best-known work, "___ Way." : SWANNS
42. Dried coconut meats. : COPRAS
43. Rose leaf extracts. : ATTARS
44. Chin decoration. : GOATEE
45. The "haves." : OWNERS
50. Actress Turner. : LANA
52. Natives: Suffix. : ITES
54. Frigate bird of Hawaii. : IWA
56. For instance. : AS

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 17 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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