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New York Times, Wednesday, September 10, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { F J M Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,179
Across
1. Top of the American League. : YANKS
6. Curve or slider. : BALL
10. Husks of wheat, rye, etc. : BRAN
14. In respect to. : ANENT
15. Vaudeville part of a minstrel show. : OLIO
16. Go by plane. : AERO
17. Linda Christians' married name. : POWER
18. Seats in the sun. : BLEACHERS
20. Talked back. : SASSED
22. The Dodgers' Pafko. : ANDY
23. Witness. : SEE
24. Full of moisture. : SEEPY
26. The Brooks' field. : EBBETS
28. Cleric's square cap. : BIRETTA
31. Impression. : IDEA
32. Military group. : UNIT
33. Mother Machree's land. : ERIN
35. Washes. : LAVES
39. Pitcher Garver. : NED
40. Ballplayer on Marty Marion's team. : BROWNIE
42. Cheer. : RAH
43. Barnyard hissers. : GEESE
45. A cut of meat. : LOIN
46. Scarlett dwelt here. : TARA
47. Part of a fence. : PALE
49. Goose egg. : NOTHING
51. Cellar dweller in the National League. : PIRATE
54. Come to terms. : AGREE
55. The big I. : EGO
56. Part of the U. S. : EAST
58. Charlie Grimm manages them. : BRAVES
62. He captains the Giants. : ALVINDARK
65. Not effervescent. : STILL
66. College girl. : COED
67. Nom de plume of 1820. : ELIA
68. Use one end of a pencil. : ERASE
69. Item in a ballplayer's wardrobe. : HOSE
70. "Dizzy." : DEAN
71. Four-man race. : RELAY
Down
1. Talks foolishly: Slang. : YAPS
2. Zoo denizen from Celebes. : ANOA
3. Sports ___. : NEWS
4. Israel's Parliament. : KNESSET
5. The Strand. : STREET
6. The Cleveland Indians' Feller. : BOB
7. Quell. : ALLAY
8. A charge on property. : LIEN
9. The bases, with three men on. : LOADED
10. Interjection of contempt. : BAH
11. He captains the Dodgers. : REESE
12. Decree of a French tribunal. : ARRET
13. Pries officiously. : NOSES
19. Nature goddess of ancient peoples. : CYBELE
21. Dishearten. : DETER
25. Conditional release from custody. : PAROLE
27. Refrain of the "Whiffenpoof Song." : BAA
28. Large cork for stopping the hole in a cask. : BUNG
29. Relative of curare. : INEE
30. Harass by heckling: Slang. : RIDE
31. Part of a ball game. : INNING
34. ___ Jima. : IWO
36. True: French. : VRAI
37. Acquire by labor. : EARN
38. Woolly hair. : SHAG
40. The victim of a shutout is. : BEATEN
41. Surround. : INORB
44. Place for a therapeutic vacation. : SPA
46. The footlights. : THEATRE
48. Fixed in metal, as window panes. : LEADED
50. More succinct. : TERSER
51. The "Georgia ___," Ty Cobb. : PEACH
52. Inuk's home. : IGLOO
53. Has the wanderlust. : ROVES
54. Principal rooms in Roman houses. : ATRIA
57. Transfer of property for money. : SALE
59. Perfume container. : VIAL
60. Girl's name. : ELSA
61. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
63. Chemical suffix. : IDE
64. Sen. Carlson's state: Abbr. : KAN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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