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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Mineral used in powder. : TALC
5. Auroral. : EOAN
9. Where Farouk now dwells. : CAPRI
14. Deep freeze. : ICER
15. Candidate's perch in a parade. : AUTO
16. A bondsman. : HELOT
17. Subject of a popular Berlin song. : THEEASTERPARADE
20. Danish physicist in the field of electromagnetism. : OERSTED
21. Soft felt hats worn in Switzerland. : ALPINES
22. Heroine of a sentimental song. : CHLOE
24. Tree yielding rubber. : ULE
25. Carvings in relief. : CAMEOS
28. Creator of Hercule Poirot. : CHRISTIE
33. Irish isles in Galway Bay. : ARANS
34. Half of a one-time popular vaudeville team. : SHEAN
35. "All the Things You ___." : ARE
36. Southern Italy. : BOOT
37. Rhee's capital. : SEOUL
38. Sky: French. : CIEL
39. Member of the crew. : OAR
40. Mme. Pandit's gowns. : SARIS
41. Walking-stick: French. : CANNE
42. Proceeds bit by bit. : TRICKLES
44. Tailor's assistant. : FITTER
45. Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
46. British word for oleo. : MARGE
48. Transferee of property. : ALIENEE
52. Manner of carrying oneself. : BEARING
56. Peril of the highways. : HITANDRUNDRIVER
58. Reveille's command. : ARISE
59. Grandfatherly. : AGED
60. Hub. : NAVE
61. More inferior. : BASER
62. Member of the far right. : TORY
63. What rodents do. : GNAW
Down
1. Josip Broz. : TITO
2. Common symptom. : ACHE
3. Villain's look. : LEER
4. Symbol on the Turkish flag. : CRESCENT
5. Artists' tripods. : EASELS
6. Surpass. : OUTDO
7. Consumed. : ATE
8. Mrs. Helmer. : NORA
9. He's coming in "Limelight." : CHAPLIN
10. Homes on high places. : AERIES
11. Blueprint. : PLAN
12. Used a bicycle. : RODE
13. Suffixes denoting explosives. : ITES
18. One of the three Musketeers. : ATHOS
19. Not singular. : PLURAL
23. Onomatopoeia. : ECHOISM
25. Sen. Lodge's middle name. : CABOT
26. Bellowing. : AROAR
27. Aborigine from down under. : MAORI
29. Exclamations used by the Romans. : HEUS
30. Spot or stain. : TAINT
31. "Good Night, ___." : IRENE
32. Catcher of a certain fish. : EELER
34. Describing a leaf in autumn. : SERE
37. ___ peanuts. : SALTED
38. Providing party food. : CATERING
40. Famous American actor. : SKINNER
41. Panetella. : CIGAR
43. Ridge. : CREASE
44. Wodehouse character. : FREDDY
47. Al Capp's muscular creation. : ABNER
48. One-legged captain of fiction. : AHAB
49. 100 centesimi. : LIRA
50. " . . . for our cause ___ just." : ITIS
51. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
53. Abdul the Bulbul's rival. : IVAN
54. Leningrad's river. : NEVA
55. Former Ambassador to Japan. : GREW
57. Italian man's name. : UGO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 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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