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New York Times, Friday, August 22, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
PS notes: Original 29-Down clue had "Alencon"; added the cedilla.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,160
Across Down
1. A well–known Republican. : LODGE
6. Hurried. : SPED
10. One side in a children's game. : COPS
14. At another time. : ALIAS
15. Resting place. : LAIR
16. One of the woodwinds. : OBOE
17. Winter weather. : SLEET
18. Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
19. Waters held sacred for 4,000 years. : NILE
20. A well-known Democrat. : ADLAISTEVENSON
23. In need of citronella. : ITCHY
24. One of Ike's commands: Abbr. : ETO
25. Surgical instrument. : LANCET
28. U. S. Naval victory, May, 1942. : CORALSEA
33. The Khan who married Rita. : ALY
34. Perspiration. : SUDOR
36. Loop for suspending a load. : SLING
37. Portend. : BODE
39. Medicinal plant. : SENNA
41. It is now called Tokyo. : YEDO
42. Spirit or valor: Spanish. : ANIMO
44. Balances. : EVENS
46. Conjunction. : NOR
47. A phase of ocean motion. : NEAPTIDE
49. The Marines took it, November, 1943. : TARAWA
51. A flower. : LIS
52. Ingenuous. : NAIVE
54. The way our country is run. : DEMOCRATICALLY
60. Atomic scientist. : UREY
61. Black cuckoos. : ANIS
62. Very silly folk. : GEESE
64. A well-known Republican. : FINE
65. Jacket style. : ETON
66. Stage direction. : ENTER
67. Contents of the barn. : FEED
68. Airplane route. : LANE
69. Lay up for the future. : STORE
1. Old-fashioned exclamations. : LAS
2. Jar. : OLLA
3. Faded away. : DIED
4. A language. : GAELIC
5. Possessions: Law. : ESTATES
6. Debris of felled trees. : SLASH
7. Highly popular radio and TV show. : PARTYCONVENTION
8. "Du bist wie ___ Blume." : EINE
9. Dealer in cattle. : DROVER
10. Latest Wimbledon champion. : CONNOLLY
11. Sashes. : OBIS
12. Ball game. : POLO
13. Received, as a visitor. : SEEN
21. Metrical stress. : ICTUS
22. Greek letters. : ETAS
25. Father of Leah and Rachel. : LABAN
26. Unescorted. : ALONE
27. The blind flower girl in "Last Days of Pompeii." : NYDIA
29. Alençon is capital of this Normandy department. : ORNE
30. Italian cathedral city. : SIENA
31. "I thee ___." : ENDOW
32. Greek market place. : AGORA
35. Real estate document. : DEED
38. Working. : EMPLOYED
40. Fantastic caper. : ANTIC
43. Auricular. : OTIC
45. The uncivilized. : SAVAGES
48. Land of the Kibbutz. : ISRAEL
50. Soften. : RELENT
53. Tributary of the Oise. : AISNE
54. Colleague of 64 Across. : DUFF
55. Lake port SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
56. Part of the handwriting on the wall. : MENE
57. Broadway group. : ANTA
58. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
59. River of France and Belgium. : YSER
63. Sooner than. : ERE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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