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New York Times, Monday, August 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,149

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Students & seniors
Across
1. What James Lawrence said not to give up. : SHIP
5. Crook. : BEND
9. Israeli Minister to the U. S. : EBAN
13. Popular name on the mystery shelf. : CARR
14. Group of Pacific islands, scene of battle, 1944. : PALAU
15. Part of a chimney. : FLUE
16. Novel by Herman Melville. : OMOO
17. Willow twig. : OSIER
18. ___ Morgana (a mirage). : FATA
19. Orchestral passages by brass instruments. : FANFARES
21. Senator from Maryland. : OCONOR
23. Unsolved mystery of today. : FLYINGSAUCERS
25. Myrna of the movies. : LOY
26. To that place. : THITHER
29. Measure of light. : LUMEN
32. Sign along the highway. : MOTEL
34. Zoo attraction. : APE
35. Philippine natives. : ATAS
36. Property of the bride. : DOWER
37. Near: French. : PRES
38. Logger's felt half boot. : PAC
39. Kitchen gadget. : DICER
40. Student at U. S. M. A. : CADET
41. Pursuer of the Israelites, drowned in the Red Sea. : PHARAOH
43. Road construction material. : TAR
44. "Most valuable player" of the National League, 1951. : ROYCAMPANELLA
50. Greater than 90° and less than 180°. : OBTUSE
52. William Saroyan's parental nationality. : ARMENIAN
53. Siss-boom-bah, etc. : RAHS
54. Convalescents do this. : SITUP
56. So much: French. : TANT
57. Morally strict, as certain laws. : BLUE
58. Where the action takes place. : ARENA
59. "Green Gables" girl. : ANNE
60. Gentlemen. : SIRS
61. Snoop about. : NOSE
62. Lyric poems or songs. : LAYS
Down
1. Speak with mockery. : SCOFF
2. Oriental porter or burden bearer. : HAMAL
3. A state of affairs the reverse of what was expected. : IRONY
4. Magazine pieces. : PROFILES
5. The "hot corner" and others. : BASES
6. Italian girl's name. : ELISA
7. No: Scot. : NAE
8. Baseball manager born in Quebec. : DUROCHER
9. Strenuous attempt. : EFFORT
10. Author of controversial books. : BLANSHARD
11. Suburban necessity. : AUTO
12. Closely akin. : NEAR
14. Du Bose Heyward's famous character. : PORGY
20. Soon: Poetic. : ANON
22. Provide with an overhead interior lining. : CEIL
24. Complete. : UTTER
27. Sword with a hand-guard. : EPEE
28. Vegetate. : REST
29. Reindeer man. : LAPP
30. Where Sevier Lake is. : UTAH
31. One of the keynoters. : MACARTHUR
32. A choice coffee. : MOCHA
33. Be indebted to. : OWE
36. Pertaining to the district of a bishop. : DIOCESAN
37. Characteristic of certain family members. : PARENTAL
39. The "Life With Father" family. : DAYS
40. Source of sugar. : CANE
42. ___ Point, N. Y., port of entry on Canadian border. : ROUSES
43. Florida tourist resort and fishing center. : TAMPA
45. Deck officers. : MATES
46. Clear of anything superfluous. : PRUNE
47. Wild grape vine. : LIANA
48. Singer Ross. : LANNY
49. Puts into the pool. : ANTES
50. Heavenly bodies. : ORBS
51. ___ Ha'i. : BALI
55. U. N. agency devoted to refugees. : IRO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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