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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
David Steinberg notes:

Added the cedilla in "Alençon" in the 29-Down clue.

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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,160
Across
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A well–known Republican. : LODGE
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Hurried. : SPED
10
One side in a children's game. : COPS
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At another time. : ALIAS
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Resting place. : LAIR
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One of the woodwinds. : OBOE
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Winter weather. : SLEET
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Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
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Waters held sacred for 4,000 years. : NILE
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A well-known Democrat. : ADLAISTEVENSON
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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
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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
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A phase of ocean motion. : NEAPTIDE
49
The Marines took it, November, 1943. : TARAWA
51
A flower. : LIS
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Ingenuous. : NAIVE
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The way our country is run. : DEMOCRATICALLY
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Atomic scientist. : UREY
61
Black cuckoos. : ANIS
62
Very silly folk. : GEESE
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A well-known Republican. : FINE
65
Jacket style. : ETON
66
Stage direction. : ENTER
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Contents of the barn. : FEED
68
Airplane route. : LANE
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Lay up for the future. : STORE
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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
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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
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Lake port SW of Buffalo. : ERIE
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Part of the handwriting on the wall. : MENE
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Broadway group. : ANTA
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Mother of Apollo. : LETO
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River of France and Belgium. : YSER
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Sooner than. : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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