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New York Times, Saturday, August 2, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,140
Across
1. Harrisburg's leading Republican. : FINE
5. Navy girl. : WAVE
9. Sure-footed beasts. : ASSES
14. Solar disk: Var. : ATON
15. Recitation. : ORAL
16. Strong voice in Asia. : NEHRU
17. Fire-eaters of Chicago. : DEMOCRATS
19. Popular flavoring. : ANISE
20. Symbol for the 55th wedding anniversary. : EMERALD
21. Chief of the Indians. : ALLOPEZ
23. Man of great wealth. : MIDAS
25. Noun suffix. : IOR
26. Victorian ladies' fainting fits. : SWOONS
29. Rank outsider, in racing: Slang. : LONGSHOT
34. The ___, northeast of Rotterdam. : HAGUE
35. Songstress Carson. : MINDY
36. Time. : ERA
37. Conclusions. : ENDS
38. By accident. : HAPLY
39. Foremost. : MAIN
40. Hot weather drink. : ADE
41. Mythical winged monster with a woman's head. : HARPY
42. Rescued. : SAVED
43. Burlesque specialty. : FANDANCE
45. Nimbly. : SPRYLY
46. Vessel. : ARK
47. Label again. : RETAG
49. Describing the musical style of the West Indies. : CALYPSO
53. French statesman. : BIDAULT
57. He taught Stradivarius violinmaking. : AMATI
58. Actor who played in "Scaramouche." : MELFERRER
60. Joseph Broz, Schipa, and others. : TITOS
61. Brother of Volund, William Tell of Norse myth. : EGIL
62. He sold his birthright. : ESAU
63. E. C. Bentley's detective. : TRENT
64. Cyrano's misfortune. : NOSE
65. Recording equipment. : TAPE
Down
1. Disappear. : FADE
2. News titbit. : ITEM
3. Mining town on the Seward Peninsula. : NOME
4. Bigger than big. : ENORMOUS
5. Members of the universe. : WORLDS
6. Plowed land: Span. : ARADA
7. Tanner's tub. : VAT
8. Mrs. Charles Laughton. : ELSA
9. Resemblance of things. : ANALOGY
10. Men from Monterrey. : SENORS
11. Airplane. : SHIP
12. Gaelic tongue. : ERSE
13. Bone of contention in Anglo-Egyptian relations. : SUEZ
18. Wouk's 11 Down. : CAINE
22. Nickname of "We" author. : LINDY
24. Important clue in an ancient story. : SLIPPER
26. Symbol of the harvest. : SHEAF
27. Landowska, famed player of the harpsicord. : WANDA
28. City in Utah, pop. 57,112. : OGDEN
30. Single. : ONLY
31. The villain in a melodrama. : HEAVY
32. Bay window. : ORIEL
33. Actress Jessica. : TANDY
35. Man's name. : MARC
38. Messrs. Greenberg and Fonda. : HANKS
39. Mary ___ of Independence. : MARGARET
41. Occupation of one of the Marx brothers. : HARPIST
42. Symbol on a card. : SPADE
44. Where Wright Field is. : DAYTON
45. Suffocate. : STIFLE
48. Angel turned into a devil: Arabian myth. : EBLIS
49. Famed suffragette. : CATT
50. Mohammedan noble. : AMIR
51. Recent. : LATE
52. Handwriting on the wall. : OMEN
54. Astronomical bear. : URSA
55. Vault. : LEAP
56. Faithful. : TRUE
59. Selfishness: Colloq. : EGO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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