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New York Times, Wednesday, August 27, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,165
Across Down
1. Wife of a knight. : DAME
5. Blvds., Aves., Rds. : STS
8. 1664 heroine of 1944. : AMBER
13. Yalies. : ELIS
14. Very: French. : TRES
16. Not exact, as thinking. : LOOSE
17. Rev. Bob Richards' specialty. : POLEVAULT
19. Metal bar. : INGOT
20. Last word of "The Walrus and the Carpenter." : ONE
21. Consumed with rage. : IREFUL
23. Ophidians. : ASPS
24. Nightmares. : TERRORS
26. "John Brown's Body," for example. : POEM
28. Like a snake in the water. : EELY
29. Didn't care for. : DISLIKED
33. The eyelashes, anatomically speaking. : CILIA
35. "To a Sky Lark," "To a Nightingale," etc. : ODES
36. Decoration for Bacchus' hair. : IVY
37. French naval station in the Mediterranean. : ORAN
38. Naval device for clearing mines. : OTTER
40. Kind of gin. : SLOE
41. 86,400 seconds. : DAY
42. Writer's cramp or housemaid's knee. : ACHE
43. Mr. Porter and others. : COLES
44. Perfumes. : ESSENCES
46. Prohibit passage of. : SHUT
47. Kind of ology pertaining to nerves. : NEUR
48. This goes with a white tie. : ATOPHAT
51. Member of a clan. : SCOT
54. "The Ballad of ___ Young." : RODGER
56. Silkworm. : ERI
57. Nathan and Edward Everett. : HALES
59. Event at Helsinki, part of the decathlon. : BROADJUMP
61. Full of enthusiasm. : AFIRE
62. Man's name. : EARL
63. Book of the Old Testament. : AMOS
64. Crass. : DENSE
65. Highway sign. : GAS
66. Lively. : SPRY
1. Last stop. : DEPOT
2. All by oneself. : ALONE
3. Races at Helsinki. : MILERELAYS
4. Compass point. : ESE
5. Sparkling. : STARRY
6. Measures and straightens. : TRUES
7. A being. : SELF
8. ___ Razmara. : ALI
9. Pierrot, for instance. : MONAMI
10. Swamplands. : BOGS
11. Classic fabulist: Var. : ESOP
12. Macerates. : RETS
15. When 9 Down is not intelligent. : STUPIDE
18. Shipwrecked lady of "Twelfth Night." : VIOLA
22. Team in the cellar. : LOSER
25. Pull up a horse. : REIN
27. Obsolescent carriers. : ELS
29. Loves excessively. : DOTES
30. Advice from the bleachers. : KILLTHEUMP
31. Bacchanalian cry. : EVOE
32. Products of vegetables. : DYES
33. Wigwag system. : CODE
34. Cleopatra, Charmian, ___. : IRAS
38. Come to mind. : OCCUR
39. Best seller of early 1940's. : THEROBE
40. Pepper pot. : SOUP
42. Chemical suffix. : ANE
43. Harp string. : CHORD
45. Becomes involved in. : ENTERS
46. What Robinson does to second. : STEALS
48. Market place in ancient Athens. : AGORA
49. The Black Knight's garb. : ARMOR
50. Able to see "Harvey." : TIPSY
51. Hudson River catch. : SHAD
52. Main Street sign. : CAFE
53. Sen. Johnston of Spartanburg. : OLIN
55. Pull. : DRAG
58. Behold. : SEE
60. Man's name: Abbr. : JAS

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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