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New York Times, Saturday, September 27, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 15
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,196
Across
1. Secular. : LAIC
5. Kind of jockey. : DISC
9. Walter, Winfield or Great. : SCOTT
14. Peruvian of the 15th century. : INCA
15. Preposition. : INTO
16. Potato or Jerusalem artichoke. : TUBER
17. Nixon or Sparkman. : VEEP
18. An "associate" in boxing or racing. : STABLEMATE
20. Join the forces. : ENLIST
22. Roman magistrates. : TRIBUNES
23. Kind of wagon. : STATION
25. Old form of enamel. : AMEL
26. Not liberal. : NARROW
28. Hindu god. : BRAHMA
32. Describing an important day. : REDLETTER
35. Nylons, foulards, etc. : TIES
36. Where Eugene is: Abbr. : OREG
37. Pause word in psalms. : SELAH
39. Enrages. : IRES
40. A remarkable star in Cetus. : MIRA
41. Pre-Gallup poll. : STRAWVOTE
43. Store fodder. : ENSILE
46. Best 4 out of 7. : SERIES
47. British stool pigeon. : NARK
49. The range within which a voice may be heard. : EARSHOT
52. Antares, Betelgeuse and others. : REDSTARS
56. Peruvian Indian. : SETIBO
57. What newspaper ads are measured in. : AGATELINES
59. Hebrew measure. : OMER
60. Croix de Guerre. : MEDAL
61. Be thrifty. : SAVE
62. Actors and actresses. : CAST
63. Stassen, for instance. : PREXY
64. Evian, Vichy, etc. : SPAS
65. Joint. : KNEE
Down
1. Plutarch specialties. : LIVES
2. Concerning. : ANENT
3. Quasi-subjects of King Christian X. : ICELANDERS
4. It's a mere 25%. : CAPITALGAINSTAX
5. Colors the truth. : DISTORTS
6. Bankbook entry: Abbr. : INT
7. Photoprint. : STAT
8. Mongoose's kill. : COBRA
9. She sings at the Met. : STEBER
10. Investment in which the dividend builds. : CUMULATIVESTOCK
11. Seaport in Scotland. : OBAN
12. Head: French. : TETE
13. ___ bien. : TRES
19. Part of a tree. : LIMB
21. What to call a king. : SIRE
24. Speaker's papers. : NOTES
27. Leather strips between shoe uppers and soles. : WELTS
29. Native of an unforgotten city. : HIROSHIMAN
30. Penn Relays, for instance. : MEET
31. Hartebeest. : ASSE
32. Where the Capitoline hill is. : ROME
33. Napper Tandy's land. : ERIN
34. Peep show. : RAREE
38. Pesters. : HARASSES
42. End of a horse race. : WIRE
44. In recent days. : LATELY
45. Of a period. : ERAL
48. Mr. Kringle. : KRISS
50. Falstaffian in girth. : OBESE
51. Rich cake of nuts and fruits, but very little flour. : TORTE
52. Bridge approach. : RAMP
53. Czech river. : EGER
54. Miami's county. : DADE
55. Take a picture. : SNAP
58. Uncle Tom saved her life. : EVA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later.

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