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New York Times, Wednesday, September 3, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,172
Across Down
1. U. S. Ambassador to India. : BOWLES
7. Chief commodity of a place. : STAPLE
13. Wear away. : ABRADE
14. Inhabitant of Ulster. : ULTONIAN
16. ___ dame. : GRANDE
17. First atomic-powered submarine, now under construction. : NAUTILUS
18. Retreat. : DEN
19. Conjecture. : IMAGINE
21. Mouth: Comb. form. : ORI
22. Beginner of a quarrel. : AGGRESSOR
24. Stopover for tourists. : MOTEL
26. Gift of charity. : DOLE
27. Covers with turf. : SODS
29. Cancel. : DELE
30. Nullified. : NEGATED
33. Trudges. : PLODS
35. Tasteful. : NEAT
36. World event of 1939. : FAIR
37. A small fishing vessel. : SMACK
39. Prudent. : CAREFUL
42. Stanky's favorite player. : STAN
43. Founder of the Edomites. : ESAU
45. Poisonous tree. : UPAS
47. Mme. Lehmann. : LOTTE
49. Tempestuous. : TURBULENT
52. One of the Pauline Epistles: Abbr. : EPH
53. Grammar students. : PARSERS
55. Flurry. : ADO
56. Concluding section of a novel. : EPILOGUE
58. Site of the University of Texas. : AUSTIN
60. Acclamations. : PLAUDITS
61. He wrote "The Heart of the Matter." : GREENE
62. Nodding assistants. : YESMEN
63. Sounds like rifle shots. : SPANGS
1. King Faisal's capital. : BAGDAD
2. Mexican President 1920–4; assassinated 1928. : OBREGON
3. Altercate. : WRANGLE
4. Swedish county. : LAN
5. Mr. Dowling of Broadway. : EDDIE
6. Looks. : SEEMS
7. Benumb. : STUN
8. ___ pole. : TOTEM
9. Blackbird. : ANI
10. Guided. : PILOTED
11. Symbols of honor and fame. : LAURELS
12. Put (fodder) in storage. : ENSILE
14. Evil. : UNGOOD
15. Landed proprietor of Scotland. : LAIRD
20. Property. : ASSET
23. Exercising sway. : REGNANT
25. Fragrant. : ODORFUL
28. Boxing match. : SPAR
31. Commission on atomic energy. : AEC
32. Proceeds. : TAKE
34. "I can't tell a ___." : LIE
36. French statesman, onetime Premier. : FAURE
37. Plug. : STOPPLE
38. Olympic decathlon champion. : MATHIAS
39. Induces. : CAUSES
40. Thoroughly devoured. : UPEATEN
41. Pier, dock, etc. : LANDING
42. One of the Seven Dwarfs. : SLEEPY
44. Swagger. : STRUT
46. Fred and family of the theatre. : STONES
48. Aftersong. : EPODE
50. Talks boastfully. : BRAGS
51. Seize wrongfully. : USURP
54. Against: Dial. : AGIN
57. Comic strip character. : LUM
59. Word in Hemingway's new book title. : SEA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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