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New York Times, Monday, September 15, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { H J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,184
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1. Land of the free. : AMERICA
8. Home of the brave. : WIGWAM
14. Desert train. : CARAVAN
15. Gets there. : ARRIVES
17. A low for immaturity. : CRUDEST
18. Famous Hartford newspaper. : COURANT
19. His eye is on the ball. : UMP
20. Control lever of a plane. : STICK
22. Part of India's Central Provinces. : BERAR
23. Befuddles. : SOTS
25. Shinplaster paper money. : SCRIP
27. Necessity for a game of backgammon. : DICE
28. Build. : ERECT
30. People who look ahead. : SEERS
32. These: French. : CES
33. Bohemian village, battle scene of 1866. : SADOWA
35. Psalm books. : PSALTERS
37. Secretary of the Air Force. : FINLETTER
39. Humus formed by deciduous trees: 2 wds. : LEAFSOIL
42. Homeric. : EPICAL
46. Finish. : END
47. Implied, but not expressed. : TACIT
49. The color of moleskin. : TAUPE
50. Theda Bara, for instance. : VAMP
52. A landmark: Span. : SENAL
54. Projecting edges of pitchers. : LIPS
55. Sons of the Prophet. : EMIRS
57. Tyrants. : NEROS
59. Signal for help. : SOS
60. Rocks found in Norway. : NORITES
62. Given word. : PROMISE
64. Obliteration. : ERASURE
65. One appointed to a pulpit. : ORDINEE
66. Hammer for large spikes. : SLEDGE
67. Squatters in cattle country. : NESTERS
1. Points the finger at. : ACCUSES
2. Sea between Europe and Asia. : MARMORA
3. Blew up. : ERUPTED
4. A basic number in mathematics: Abbr. : RAD
5. "As I was going to St. ___ . . . " : IVES
6. Plaster images. : CASTS
7. The work of clowns. : ANTICS
8. Most goofy. : WACKIEST
9. Organization for refugees. : IRO
10. Larva of a beetle. : GRUB
11. Rigged for sound. : WIRED
12. One of the seven deadly sins. : AVARICE
13. Ominous person. : MENACER
16. Pressure. : STRESS
21. Very thin, light silk material. : CREPELINE
24. Point the finger of scorn. : SCOFF
26. Jabber. : PRATE
29. Oliver who fell among thieves. : TWIST
31. "Washington ___ here." : SLEPT
34. Celebes oxen. : ANOAS
36. A dry run. : TRIAL
38. One with official permission. : LICENSEE
39. Sam ___ of "Guys and Dolls." : LEVENE
40. Captivates. : ENAMORS
41. Carney or McCormick. : ADMIRAL
43. Specialty of a Cordon Bleu. : CUISINE
44. One who places things opposite each other. : APPOSER
45. Rental contractors. : LESSEES
48. Prized game fish. : TARPON
51. Raise with a lever: Var. : PRISE
53. Peter ___, movie heavy. : LORRE
56. Shirt ornament. : STUD
58. Clumps of earth. : SODS
61. Unit of work. : ERG
63. With: German. : MIT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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