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New York Times, Tuesday, August 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16 Grid has super symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,143
Across
1. Scene of recent political doings. : CHICAGO
8. Of enormous strength. : TITANIC
15. One who shows respect. : HONORER
16. Keep from contact with others. : ISOLATE
17. Away from port. : OUTWARD
18. Disorder. : CLUTTER
19. It's written in strophes. : ODE
20. Seaside sight. : BREAKER
22. Man's name meaning "watcher". : IRA
23. College musical gathering. : SING
25. Whitney Griswold is ___ president. : YALES
26. Sight for castle visitors. : MOAT
27. Occupy. : ENTER
29. Suffix meaning "little." : LET
30. Lightweight velvet. : PANNE
31. "The Colonel's Lady an' Judy O'Grady." : SISTERS
33. Fissile rocks. : SCHISTS
35. Girl's name meaning "noble." : ADA
36. Hebrew liquid measure. : HIN
37. Sight for a bird watcher. : LAPWING
41. Inportant tradesman. : MEATMAN
45. Building support. : IBEAM
46. Arab's garment. : ABA
48. Let fly. : LOOSE
49. Nickname for a little one. : TINY
50. Its consequence is vengeance. : WRATH
52. Subject of a Perrault tale. : PUSS
53. Full of years. : OLD
54. English meal. : HIGHTEA
56. Filbert. : NUT
57. Device sometimes used at 54 Across. : TEABALL
59. Pertaining to a sphere. : ORBITAL
61. Confer high rank. : ENNOBLE
62. Smith, for instance. : COLLEGE
63. Rigid patterns of conduct: 2 wds. : SETWAYS
64. Prepared dough. : KNEADED
Down
1. Gives preference to. : CHOOSES
2. Man who can get out of impossible situations. : HOUDINI
3. Designs. : INTENTS
4. Rural sight. : COW
5. Steed for an emir. : ARAB
6. Massachusetts Governor who gave his name to unfair political practice. : GERRY
7. Trying experiences. : ORDEALS
8. Lists of candidates. : TICKETS
9. Sights for sailors. : ISLES
10. Opportunity for sight-seeing. : TOUR
11. High: Music. : ALT
12. They could be "One World." : NATIONS
13. Repeating. : ITERANT
14. Ointments. : CERATES
21. Relative of porter. : ALE
24. Start of a race. : GETAWAY
26. Circus tent. : MAINTOP
28. Lower the headlights again. : REDIM
30. Small bottle. : PHIAL
32. Melted and flowed. : RAN
34. What: Italian. : CHE
37. Rhetorical expression such as "not bad at all." : LITOTES
38. City of 5,775 in Kansas. : ABILENE
39. Neck ornament. : PENDANT
40. Liquids for the throat. : GARGLES
41. Implement for digging and grubbing. : MATTOCK
42. Ready for a ride. : MOUNTED
43. Mollify. : ASSUAGE
44. Cuddled. : NESTLED
47. Contemptuous exclamation. : BAH
50. The "Salesman." : WILLY
51. Bittern or boatbill. : HERON
54. Lima bean: Spanish. : HABA
55. Showing talent. : ABLE
58. Hair ribbon. : BOW
60. Bantu tongue. : ILA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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