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New York Times, Thursday, September 18, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,187
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1. Greek letters. : THETAS
7. Shinto temple. : SHA
10. Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
14. Batista's capital. : HAVANA
15. Put together to form a whole. : COMPOUND
17. Follower of a certain candidate. : IKEMAN
18. "Iolanthe," for instance. : OPERETTA
19. Relative of the canary. : SERIN
20. Actress Bordoni. : IRENE
21. Kohinoor. : GEM
22. One who draws or paints. : LIMNER
24. Hebrew lyre-like instruments. : ASORS
26. Cavalryman of the steppes. : COSSACK
29. Of this or that kind. : SUCH
31. Roach or Wallis of Hollywood. : HAL
32. Condiment. : SALT
34. U. S. Navy's submarine training river, in Connecticut. : THAMES
38. On the upper level. : ATOP
40. Parceled out. : DEALT
42. Constituted. : MADE
43. Spurious. : PSEUDO
45. Having patches of color, like a pinto. : PIED
47. ___ Galahad. : SIR
48. Freedom to act. : ROOM
50. Unsolved problem between Italy and Yugoslavia. : TRIESTE
52. Ornament for a watch chain. : CHARM
55. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
57. Attila. : HUN
58. Son of Jacob. : ASHER
60. A trial print from a negative. : PROOF
64. The Athletics' League. : AMERICAN
66. Hero of the "Jungle Books." : MOWGLI
67. Adm. Lynde D. McCormick's command. : NATONAVY
68. He wore the crown of upper Egypt. : OSIRIS
69. What beavers do. : GNAW
70. In medias ___. : RES
71. Status of a member of the ruling group in Egypt. : REGENT
1. Demonstrative pronoun. : THIS
2. Cousin of the cod. : HAKE
3. "Be it ___ so humble . . . " : EVER
4. Hindus from southern India and northern Ceylon. : TAMILS
5. Sapphira's lying husband. : ANANIAS
6. ___ Juan Hill. : SAN
7. A group of twenty. : SCORE
8. Optimists. : HOPERS
9. Word of conclusion. : AMEN
10. Opponent. : FOE
11. Expenditure. : OUTGO
12. Between: Prefix. : INTER
13. They resemble Goudas in flavor. : EDAMS
16. Advocate moral conduct. : PREACH
20. Braid made of yarn thread. : INKLE
23. Wilson's Secretary of Treasury. : MCADOO
25. Pillow cover. : SHAM
26. Fellow. : CHAP
27. Feast for dobbin. : OATS
28. Small bitter plum. : SLOE
30. Pronounces. : UTTERS
33. Metal piece attached to a shoe. : TAP
35. Assemble. : MASS
36. Conduct a publication. : EDIT
37. Like autumn leaves. : SERE
39. Feline's contented note. : PURR
41. Measure equal to 1.05 quarts. : LITER
44. A territory under rule. : DOMAIN
46. Put in proper order. : DISPOSE
49. A desert in So. California. : MOHAVE
51. Insect equipped with pincers. : EARWIG
52. Chinese name. : CHANG
53. Characteristic of man. : HUMAN
54. Dutch news-gathering agency. : ANETA
56. Patron saint of France: Var. : DENYS
59. Lasting mark. : SCAR
61. Giant. : OGRE
62. Rep. Teague of Texas. : OLIN
63. The index sign . : FIST
65. An outing on the river. : ROW
66. A fine leather: Abbr. : MOR

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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