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New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Red who named Greenland. : ERIC
5. Girl of the wedding march. : ELSA
9. Culinary hodgepodge. : HASH
13. Typesetter, for short. : LINO
14. A low tide. : NEAP
15. Twig used for wickerwork. : OSIER
17. Figure in the oil dispute. : MOSSADEGH
19. Central Hawaiian island. : LANAI
20. Panicker of steers. : STAMPEDER
21. Canard merchants. : LIARS
22. Hebrew laws. : TORAS
23. Harem girl. : ODALISK
25. News screener. : EDITOR
27. Churchill aide. : EDEN
28. Ascertain. : LEARN
29. Hiatus in one's perception. : BLINDSPOT
34. "Come ___ the Garden, Maud." : INTO
35. Like a chimney sweep. : SOOTY
36. Beautiful: Comb. form. : CALO
37. Instrument used in taking shorthand. : STENOTYPE
39. Put on a new set of sails. : RERIG
40. Substitute or deputy: Prefix. : VICE
41. Apache Indians. : TONTOS
42. Cold wind, over the pampas. : PAMPERO
46. Wedges, such as the characters of ancient writing: Lat. : CUNEI
47. Affair of the heart. : AMOUR
48. Worse than mediocre. : THIRDRATE
52. South African hero. : SMUTS
53. Wrapped like cigarettes. : TINFOILED
54. Distinction in selection. : TASTE
55. Sea eagle. : ERNE
56. Zestful flourish. : ELAN
57. Two or more destroyers, moored together. : NEST
58. Out of play, as a ball. : DEAD
59. Isle of the Cyclades. : SYRA
Down
1. Ornaments of New England. : ELMS
2. Citizenry amuck. : RIOT
3. Ever avid. : INSATIATE
4. This fires atomic bullets. : COSMOTRON
5. Win affection. : ENDEAR
6. Where British tweeds are manufactured. : LEEDS
7. Venerable wise man. : SAGE
8. Beauty from the sea. : APHRODITE
9. Low Country. : HOLLAND
10. Cry of the Ancient Mariner. : ASAIL
11. Decalogue mount. : SINAI
12. Gives audience or attention to. : HEARS
16. Dangerous chance. : RISK
18. Concrete area for landing planes. : APRON
24. Gainsay. : DENY
25. Blues in New Haven. : ELIS
26. Result of a knock. : DENT
27. Marry in haste. : ELOPE
29. Abstained from buying or using. : BOYCOTTED
30. Passing shows from train windows. : SCENERIES
31. Not wholly. : PARTIALLY
32. Mixture. : OLIO
33. Sport clothes. : TOGS
35. Budge. : STIR
38. Too much print for one page. : OVERSET
39. Musical round. : RONDO
41. Sodded. : TURFED
42. Dear dead days. : PAST
43. Jordan's capital. : AMMAN
44. Hero of many animated cartoons. : MOUSE
45. Plays clock golf. : PUTTS
46. One of the conspirators against Caesar. : CINNA
49. Put to work. : HIRE
50. Distillation of grief. : TEAR
51. Poetess Millay. : EDNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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