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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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Students & seniors
Across
1. A good fellow. : BRICK
6. Coalition group of legislators who vote together. : BLOC
10. Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
14. Dev of Dublin. : EAMON
15. Would-be sweetheart of Luigi. : ROSA
16. Rush. : TEAR
17. Native of Libya. : TRIPOLITAN
19. Card-player's term. : ANTE
20. It carries Hamilton's picture. : TEN
21. Trials and tribulations. : WOES
22. 2 A. M. convention activity. : BALLOT
24. Samuel Butler's classic. : EREWHON
26. Misrepresent. : BELIE
27. Part of the sobriquet of South Africa's Kruger. : OOM
28. Hoyt Wilhelm's boss. : DUROCHER
31. Be obsequious: Var. : KOTOW
34. Famous inn at Oxford. : MITRE
35. Elsie's lament. : MOO
36. Alleged electric force. : ELOD
37. Blitzen's driver. : SANTA
38. Master, in South Africa. : BAAS
39. Corded fabric. : REP
40. Part of a Betty Smith title. : ATREE
41. Sharp-witted. : CANNY
42. Creator of Pantagruel. : RABELAIS
44. Mum. : ALE
45. "Little strokes fell great oaks," for instance. : ADAGE
46. He named half a world. : AMERIGO
50. Cerberus, for instance. : CANINE
52. The makings of a styptic pencil. : ALUM
53. Month: Abbr. : AUG
54. Indonesians. : ATAS
55. The Hornblower author. : CSFORESTER
58. Mother's frequent admonition. : NONO
59. Where the Bear River flows. : UTAH
60. Lie, Lange, etc. : NORSE
61. Nemesis of counterfeiters. : TMAN
62. Mexican wild cat. : EYRA
63. Name for a Dalmatian. : SPOTS
Down
1. Miss Davis. : BETTE
2. Thinner. : RARER
3. Chemical compound. : IMINE
4. Bluecoat. : COP
5. Savvy. : KNOWHOW
6. The late Senator McMahon. : BRIEN
7. Real estate. : LOTS
8. Girl's name. : OSA
9. Menzie's capital. : CANBERRA
10. Type for foreign words. : ITALIC
11. Ives' colleague. : SENLEHMAN
12. Where Gruenther works. : NATO
13. Waste allowance. : TRET
18. Come into sight. : LOOM
23. Liliaceous plant. : ALOE
25. Pine. : WOOD
26. City of 33,251 in Montana. : BUTTE
28. Consumes from soup to nuts. : DINES
29. Of the east. : EOAN
30. Optimistic. : ROSY
31. Democrat from Oklahoma. : KERR
32. Plant genius native to Greece. : OLEA
33. Phil Silvers' hit. : TOPBANANA
34. One of the Quints. : MARIE
37. Signal for an actor. : STAGECUE
38. Former heavyweight champion. : BAER
40. Man's name. : ALAN
41. Samuel Langhorne ___. : CLEMENS
43. Inventor of the kinetoscope. : EDISON
44. 2,700-mile river into the Sea of Okhotsk. : AMUR
46. Greeting in Hilo. : ALOHA
47. Physician: Comb. form. : IATRO
48. Writer of popular verse. : GUEST
49. Blunderbore and others. : OGRES
50. Insincere speech or writing. : CANT
51. Subject of experiment. : ATOM
52. Remotely. : AFAR
56. Porcine residence. : STY
57. Dunk. : SOP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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