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New York Times, Wednesday, September 17, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 20
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,186
Across
1. Mrs. Kiner of the courts. : NANCY
6. Jellylike material. : GEL
9. Noted publisher (1858–1935). : OCHS
13. Japanese Ambassador to U. S. : ARAKI
14. Useful garment. : RAINCOAT
16. Firm and fresh. : CRISP
17. Speak or write arrogantly. : DOGMATIZE
18. Mohawk or Missouri: Abbr. : RIV
19. Small stalk. : STEMLET
21. Pinch. : NIP
22. Candidate for re-election to the Senate. : IVES
24. Like fodder grass. : HAYEY
25. Famous misdeed in Coventry. : PEEP
26. Its HQ is in France. : NATO
27. Place of refuge. : ARK
28. Thinly scattered. : SPARSE
30. Height above sea level. : ELEVATION
33. Ejects. : OUSTS
34. German girl's name. : ILSE
35. Founded in 1440 by Henry VI. : ETON
37. Beginning. : ONSET
40. Obeyed the seventh-inning tradition. : STRETCHED
45. Gambler. : BETTOR
47. Screen star. : AVA
48. Whetstone for razors. : HONE
49. Churchillian letters. : VEES
50. Girl's nickname. : ESSIE
52. Casey Stengel's favorite catcher. : YOGI
53. Girl in a song. : IDA
54. Humblers. : ABASERS
56. Dress up. : TOG
57. One's college. : ALMAMATER
59. Ever: Archaic. : ETERN
61. Advocate abstinence from heady beverages. : TEETOTAL
62. What some delegates were at. : LARGE
63. Collection of Norse songs. : EDDA
64. Measures in printing. : ENS
65. Melted. : FUSED
Down
1. Like mother-of-pearl. : NACRINE
2. Attainment. : ARRIVAL
3. Artlessness. : NAIVETE
4. Checks: Abbr. : CKS
5. Short sharp shrieks. : YIPS
6. New Soviet Ambassador to Great Britain. : GROMYKO
7. Kin of a birdie. : EAGLE
8. English sailors or soldiers: Slang. : LIMEYS
9. A month: Abbr. : OCT
10. Inventors. : COINERS
11. Vaguest. : HAZIEST
12. Level, forestless areas. : STEPPES
15. Man's nickname. : NAT
17. Darlings. : DEARIES
20. "___ my boy!" : THATS
23. Local governing bodies in Russia. : SOVIETS
25. Potbellied. : PAUNCHY
29. Pah! : POOT
31. Vocal part. : ALTO
32. Bolder. : NERVIER
36. Imbiber of a certain beverage. : TEAER
37. Make unnecessary. : OBVIATE
38. Teased or heckled. : NEEDLED
39. Cooked in a certain way. : STEAMED
41. Ornaments, on maize. : TASSELS
42. Some owls and some spectators. : HOOTERS
43. Glut. : ENGORGE
44. Condescended. : DEIGNED
46. Allow as a discount. : REBATE
51. Lucifer. : SATAN
54. ___, amas, amat. : AMO
55. Favorite topic of an egotist. : SELF
58. Indonesian of Mindanao. : ATA
60. Greek letter. : TAU

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 16 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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