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New York Times, Thursday, September 11, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,180

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Famous last words. : FADEAWAY
9. Lawyer and orator of Daniel Webster's day. : CHOATE
15. Current campaign slogan. : ILIKEIKE
16. Senator from New York City. : LEHMAN
17. Cutters. : SEVERERS
18. Second word of "Pop Goes the Weasel." : AROUND
19. Starting place in a game. : TEE
20. World-wide labor group. : ILO
21. The O. W. I.'s wartime magazine. : USA
22. Sault ___ Marie. : STE
23. Extreme folly. : MADNESS
25. Distribute the contestants, in a tennis tournament. : SEED
26. Girl's name. : MABEL
29. Eagle's claw. : TALON
31. Black. : EBON
32. Prop used in Westerns. : STAGECOACH
37. Biblical prophet. : OBADIAH
39. Where Lake Peipus is. : ESTONIA
40. Salad green. : WATERCRESS
42. "The only g-g-girl that I adore." : KATY
43. Lawn cleaner. : RAKER
44. Celebrations. : FETES
45. Girl's nickname. : BABS
48. Measuring device. : CALIPER
51. The Paleozoic or Mesozoic. : ERA
52. High, in music. : ALT
53. A correlative. : NOR
54. Sign outside of hit shows. : SRO
57. Ravel's famous composition. : BOLERO
59. Mother of an infant king. : NARRIMAN
61. Cheese, jelly or Spanish. : OMELET
62. Remedy. : ANTIDOTE
63. A county in Louisiana. : PARISH
64. Communications. : MESSAGES
Down
1. Index mark, in printing. : FIST
2. Not aweather. : ALEE
3. Jackknife. : DIVE
4. Also: Archaic. : EKE
5. Part of a TV set. : AERIAL
6. Handle with skill. : WIELD
7. City of 274,605 in Ohio. : AKRON
8. Answer to "my darling daughter." : YES
9. Describing Marx's ideal society. : CLASSLESS
10. Dweller on Olympus. : HERA
11. Exclamation of discovery. : OHO
12. Entertain. : AMUSE
13. Aunt: French. : TANTE
14. Over. : ENDED
21. Customs. : USAGES
23. Reweavers. : MENDERS
24. Greek letter. : ETA
25. A variety of pool. : SNOOKER
26. Catty comment. : MEOW
27. Mr. Eban, Israeli Minister to the United States. : ABBA
28. Gravy dish. : BOAT
30. Indian summer month: Abbr. : OCT
32. Symbol of penitence. : SACKCLOTH
33. Sword of Damocles. : THREAT
34. A branch of biology: Abbr. : ANAT
35. Quote as a reference. : CITE
36. Founder of a famed Hollywood office. : HAYS
38. General Eaker. : IRA
41. "Der ___konig." : ERL
44. Fain of the Athletics. : FERRIS
45. Popular form of music. : BEBOP
46. Bouquet. : AROMA
47. Machine for packing. : BALER
49. Senseless. : INANE
50. Duluth, Philadelphia, Boston, etc. : PORTS
52. War god. : ARES
54. Atmospheric problem. : SMOG
55. ___ of exchange. : RATE
56. Individuals. : ONES
58. Man's name meaning "high." : ELI
59. Business men's group. : NAM
60. Wife of a popular comedian. : IDA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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