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New York Times, Friday, September 19, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,188
Across
1. Pix. : FOTOS
6. Twenty quires. : REAM
10. Distance between the wing tips of a plane. : SPAN
14. Avoid answering directly. : EVADE
15. Actress Best. : EDNA
16. He composed "Rule, Britannia." : ARNE
17. He wrote "Cry the Beloved Country." : PATON
18. Senators' 3rd baseman. : EDDIEYOST
20. Mrs. Anthony Eden. : CLARISSA
22. Line ___. : DRIVES
23. Compete. : VIE
24. Italian Socialist. : NENNI
25. Man at the plate. : BATTER
29. Graciously. : BENIGNLY
32. The doughboy's "Wipers." : YPRES
33. Mad or reckless: French. : FOLLE
34. Author Charles Francis ___. : COE
35. Neat and trim. : TRIG
36. Stout and sturdy. : BURLY
37. Turkish pound. : LIRA
38. A joint. : HIP
39. Yankees' pilot. : CASEY
40. Edna Ferber's new novel. : GIANT
41. Senator from Louisiana. : ELLENDER
43. Typical Riviera abodes. : VILLAS
44. Run to beat the banns. : ELOPE
45. Thor's spouse. : SIF
46. Attribute. : IMPUTE
48. Authoress Jean. : STAFFORD
53. Symbol on the President's flag. : BALDEAGLE
55. Television dragon. : OLLIE
56. Dies ___ (day of wrath). : IRAE
57. Senator from Tacoma. : CAIN
58. Lear's "most barbarous" daughter. : REGAN
59. Titles in Tripoli. : DEYS
60. Poll man Roper. : ELMO
61. Does business. : DEALS
Down
1. Important campaign issue. : FEPC
2. A football: Colloq. : OVAL
3. Word of casual farewell. : TATA
4. Fragrance. : ODOR
5. Cashmore will run against him. : SENIVES
6. Brooklyn's "Little Colonel." : REESE
7. Norse epic. : EDDA
8. Together with. : AND
9. Gentle or modest. : MAIDENLY
10. Byword. : SAYING
11. Countrified. : PROVINCIAL
12. Handle: French. : ANSE
13. Meshed fabrics. : NETS
19. Man's nickname. : ERNIE
21. Dear ___. : SIR
24. Diminutive of Helen. : NELLY
25. First two words of "Mandalay." : BYTHE
26. Time to be in Paris. : APRIL
27. Seldom-seen feat on the diamond. : TRIPLEPLAY
28. Two-year-old sheep. : TEG
29. Weevil. : BORER
30. She married John Ridd. : LORNA
31. He wrote "Kathleen ni Houlihan." : YEATS
33. Paper match. : FUSEE
36. "There never was a good war or a ___."—Franklin. : BADPEACE
37. ___ Abner. : LIL
39. $100 bill: Slang. : CNOTE
40. Our Ambassador to London. : GIFFORD
42. Slips away from. : ELUDES
43. ___ Appia. : VIA
45. Shorthander. : STENO
46. In the same book: Abbr. : IBID
47. Island in San Francisco Bay. : MARE
48. He has been appointed Governor General of Australia. : SLIM
49. Run away. : FLEE
50. Actress San Juan. : OLGA
51. Silver coin in Teheran. : RIAL
52. Snuggeries. : DENS
54. Dame or doll. : GAL

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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