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New York Times, Thursday, August 28, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 17
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,166
Across Down
1. Convention contestant. : KEFAUVER
9. Rodeo equipment. : RIATAS
15. The upper or higher border. : OVERSIDE
16. Steep slope. : ESCARP
17. Targets of antibiotics. : DISEASES
18. Daughter of Mohammed. : FATIMA
19. Business abbreviation. : INC
20. More pacific. : GENTLER
22. Mr. Chaney of Hollywood. : LON
23. Mentally keen. : ACUTE
25. A period of military duty at one place. : TOUR
26. Opposed to: Colloq. : AGIN
27. 104-ft. part of the United States. : KEEL
28. Schoolteacher: Colloq. : MARM
29. Knocking down all the pins with two bowls. : SPARE
30. Incensed. : IRATE
32. Flying machine. : COPTER
33. Durantean feature: 2 wds. : BIGNOSE
36. Play based on Henry James novel (with "The"). : HEIRESS
37. Friends in Acapulco. : AMIGOS
38. Honey: Comb. form. : MELLI
39. Divide into portions. : SPLIT
40. Aquatic respiratory organ. : GILL
41. West Indian fish. : SESI
45. Inventor of a revolver. : COLT
46. Lewis' Timberlane. : CASS
47. Antitoxic agent. : SERUM
48. Redskin. : UTE
49. Black Shirt. : FASCIST
51. Saw wood with the grain. : RIP
52. Deadly. : LETHAL
54. Come earlier. : ANTEDATE
56. Impose as a burden. : ENTAIL
57. Inhabitant of a closet. : SKELETON
58. Miss Adler of the stage. : STELLA
59. Worker's record. : TIMECARD
1. Island SE of Alaska Peninsula. : KODIAK
2. Make manifest. : EVINCE
3. Grass for pasture or lawns. : FESCUE
4. "How I wonder what you ___!" : ARE
5. Customary practice. : USAGE
6. Carpenter's tool. : VISE
7. Toothless. : EDENTATE
8. Put back into the original form. : RESTORE
9. Apply. : REFER
10. River flowing into the Danube. : ISAR
11. Statute. : ACT
12. Part of truck. : TAILGATE
13. Large wardrobes. : ARMOIRES
14. Tools for turning boltheads. : SPANNERS
21. Radio character. : LUM
24. Indian tribesman of southern Alaska. : TLINGIT
26. Inform. : APPRISE
28. Gather in large numbers. : MASS
29. Cultivated ground. : SOIL
31. Secy. of State under T. R. : ROOT
32. Hut of a hermit. : CELL
33. Balanced weights of a movable bridge. : BASCULES
34. Lacking power. : IMPOTENT
35. Senator from Iowa. : GILLETTE
36. Where the Olympic torch flamed. : HELSINKI
38. Unsuited for a role. : MISCAST
40. Helium. : GAS
42. Misprints. : ERRATA
43. Young man with a bouquet. : SUITOR
44. Be suspended over. : IMPEND
46. Familiar house plant. : CALLA
47. Greek pillar. : STELE
49. Get E on an exam. : FAIL
50. Stalk of bananas. : STEM
53. Mr. Wallis, Hollywood producer. : HAL
55. Mistletoe time: Abbr. : DEC

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 15 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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