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New York Times, Thursday, September 25, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,194
Across Down
1. Event on a field day. : DASH
5. Do-nothing. : IDLER
10. Slow steady trot. : JOG
13. Author and actress Chase. : ILKA
14. Verdun's river. : MEUSE
15. Walt Kelly's creation. : POGO
16. Willie of the Giants, now in the Army. : MAYS
17. Political tag. : PARTYLABEL
19. A platform. : ESTRADE
21. Treated with special care. : NURSED
22. Overlay the inner surface of. : CEIL
23. Horses of color. : ROANS
25. Fabric made of twisted woolen yarn. : WORSTED
28. One of Santa's reindeer. : PRANCER
32. Doctor's league. : AMA
33. Rust-eaten. : ERODED
35. Hercules' archery prize. : IOLE
36. Natives of northern Europe. : LAPPS
38. Gov. Jordan of Idaho. : LEN
39. A piece of mint. : SPRIG
40. Pronoun used by 42 Down. : THEE
41. Desolated. : BEREFT
43. Lyrical composition. : ODE
44. Very cold winds of Moslem countries. : SARSARS
46. Trawler's fishing device. : DRAGNET
48. Maltreat. : ABUSE
50. Hip bones. : ILIA
51. Speeches of the "East Lynne" era. : ASIDES
54. Church dignitary. : PRELATE
57. Title for the United States. : SPEEDQUEEN
59. Famous caravel of 1492. : NINA
61. Saucy talk. : SASS
62. Set or stand in a certain way. : UPEND
63. Units of volume for freight. : TONS
64. Three: Prefix. : TRI
65. Sigmoid curves. : ESSES
66. Click. : SNAP
1. Not clearly seen. : DIM
2. Botanical wings. : ALAE
3. Symbol of twentieth century bigness. : SKYSCRAPER
4. Speeds on. : HASTES
5. Transfixer. : IMPALER
6. Very tired: Colloq. : DEAD
7. Decoyer. : LURER
8. Superlative ending. : EST
9. A fox. : REYNARD
10. These reached an all-time peak in August, 1951. : JOBS
11. Molding with one side convex, the other concave. : OGEE
12. Product of the Black Hills. : GOLD
15. Root vegetable. : PARSNIP
18. Moon goddess. : LUNA
20. Customary observances. : RITES
24. Unrolled. : OPENED
25. Men named after the "Good Gray Poet." : WALTS
26. Gov. Peterson's largest city. : OMAHA
27. Another name for 5 Across. : DOLESS
29. Coming event in London. : CORONATION
30. Omit, as a vowel. : ELIDE
31. Acquire again. : REGET
34. The: German. : DER
37. Rearings of a horse. : PESADES
39. Play for time. : STALL
41. Abrupt. : BRUSQUE
42. Their Service Committee won the Nobel peace prize, 1947. : FRIENDS
45. Retired. : ABED
47. Alvin Dark's team. : GIANTS
49. Duelists' weapons. : EPEES
51. Aide: Abbr. : ASST
52. Kin of Wac and Wave. : SPAR
53. City in Italy. : IESI
55. Philosopher Descartes. : RENE
56. Province in Sicily. : ENNA
58. Raises. : UPS
60. Member of the Ophidia. : ASP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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