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New York Times, Friday, September 26, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,195
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1. Talk indiscreetly. : BLAB
5. Friend of Porthos and Aramis. : ATHOS
10. Girl's name. : ELLA
14. The Texas star. : LONE
15. Rest for an oar. : THOLE
16. Offensively showy, as colors. : LOUD
17. Eight: Comb. form. : OCTA
18. Belted blouse. : TUNIC
19. Source of penicillin. : MOLD
20. Shared the limelight. : COSTARRED
22. A group of related animals or plants. : GENUS
23. Flagstones. : SLABS
24. River from the Alps to the Rhine. : AAR
25. Romaine lettuce. : COS
28. Winning serve at Forest Hills. : ACE
29. Columbia. : AMERICA
33. On. : ATOP
35. Resident of Libya's capital. : TRIPOLITAN
37. Spokes of a wheel. : RADII
39. Part of a jeweler's gear. : DOP
40. Put in boiling water. : SCALD
41. Trips around the world. : GRANDTOURS
44. French personal pronoun. : ELLE
45. Expelling. : OUSTING
46. His president is Griswold. : ELI
48. Wartime strategists. : OSS
49. "Lost Week-end" man. : SOT
50. City in Florida. : OCALA
52. Kind of game for Virgil Trucks. : NOHIT
55. First three words of a Ben Jonson poem. : DRINKTOME
59. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
60. Unit of electricity. : FARAD
61. Boxing match. : BOUT
62. Trickery. : WILE
63. Group considered socially superior. : ELITE
64. Part of a church. : APSE
65. Auctioneer's finale. : SOLD
66. German river to the North sea. : WESER
67. Hissing sounds enjoining silence. : TSTS
1. Political group. : BLOC
2. Crazy: Spanish. : LOCO
3. Hill dwellers. : ANTS
4. Pounds. : BEATS
5. Invite or allure. : ATTRACT
6. Fabulous cartoon character. : THURBERDOG
7. Whetstones. : HONES
8. Fetid. : OLID
9. Of wines, not sweet. : SEC
10. Lawyer, playwright, novelist. : ELMERRICE
11. Large diving bird. : LOON
12. Diminutive of a girl's name. : LULU
13. Affixes. : ADDS
21. With, in cookery. : ALA
22. People on the Isle of Man. : GAELS
24. I love: Latin. : AMO
25. Lading. : CARGO
26. Seaport on Hokkaido Island, Japan. : OTARU
27. Rivals of sundaes. : SODAS
29. Be grateful for. : APPRECIATE
30. Mediterranean country: Comb. form. : ITALO
31. Drops in. : CALLS
32. Where Aconcagua is. : ANDES
34. Small. : PINTSIZED
36. Evidence of a debt. : IOU
38. Foolish one. : IDIOT
42. 100-proof vodka, figuratively. : TNT
43. Injure by malicious talk. : SLANDER
47. Kind. : ILK
50. Rootstock of iris. : ORRIS
51. Up: 2 wds. : ATBAT
52. "What ___ on the Rialto?" : NEWS
53. Potpourri. : OLIO
54. Senator from Montgomery. : HILL
55. Mrs. Roy Rogers. : DALE
56. Exclamation before "I'm sorry!" : OOPS
57. A necessity. : MUST
58. Nous sommes, vous ___. : ETES
60. The number of Giant fans in Flatbush. : FEW

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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