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New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1952

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.30, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,173
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1. Ruiz ___, President-elect of Mexico. : CORTINES
9. He works on galleys. : EDITOR
15. Extra working hours. : OVERTIME
16. Girl in "The Raven." : LENORE
17. Clemency. : LENIENCE
18. Protected; exempt. : IMMUNE
19. Where Bonneville Dam is: Abbr. : ORE
20. Team-mate of 27 Across. : REESE
22. Propelled a dory. : OARED
23. Seance sound effects. : RAPS
25. Helper. : SERVANT
27. Pitcher Labine of the Dodgers. : CLEM
29. Part of a plant. : SEED
30. Native of Tallinn. : ESTH
34. Noted the particulars. : ITEMED
36. The "d" in o. d. : DRAB
38. Villain's cry. : AHA
39. How we fall. : DIVIDED
41. Dabble in. : SMATTER
43. Chemical suffix. : ENE
44. 470-mile river in Spain. : EBRO
46. Roller coaster sound effect. : SCREAM
47. Most important of the Vedic gods. : AGNI
49. Songstress Arden. : TONI
51. Encourage. : HELP
52. Abates. : LESSENS
55. Sound of a horse's hoof. : KLOP
57. Orchestra seat in Drury Lane. : STALL
60. Disgrace. : SHAME
62. ___ Bay, Japan. : ISE
63. Poet. : LYRIST
65. "Patience," for instance. : OPERETTA
67. Sister of Calliope. : URANIA
68. Souvenir of a vacation. : SEASHELL
69. Depended. : RELIED
70. Accents. : STRESSES
1. Apricot or cherry. : COLOR
2. Fault of a "ham." : OVERACTING
3. Former French Premier. : RENEPLEVEN
4. With 1 Down, the French flag. : TRI
5. Roman road. : ITER
6. Pirates, Cubs, Tigers, etc. : NINES
7. They preside at banquets. : EMCEES
8. Becomes enraged: 2 wds. : SEESRED
9. Man's name. : ELI
10. Person of great energy. : DEMON
11. Inhabitant or dweller. : INMATE
12. The Grand ___ through Europe. : TOUR
13. Caen's river. : ORNE
14. Supreme Court Justice since 1938. : REED
21. Hoot of Boston. : EVERS
24. Half: Prefix. : SEMI
26. Governor in Concord. : ADAMS
28. Ancient Asiatic. : MEDE
31. Hungary and Bulgaria to the U.S.S.R. : SATELLITES
32. Novel by Sholem Asch. : THEAPOSTLE
33. Damage. : HARM
34. Bright thought. : IDEA
35. Obligations. : DEBTS
37. His four sons were composers, too. : BACH
40. Slag. : DROSS
42. Long journey. : TREK
45. Describing "The Deacon's Masterpiece." : ONEHOSS
48. "Fighting" team from the Midwest. : ILLINI
50. Phrase for a sulky mood. : INAPET
53. Miss Dinsmore. : ELSIE
54. Sling campaign mud. : SMEAR
56. Loud sounds. : PEALS
57. Innuendo. : SLUR
58. Great city of antiquity. : TYRE
59. Fourth largest inland sea. : ARAL
61. Irish Gaelic. : ERSE
64. Lincoln's son. : TAD
66. Expressions of inquiry. : EHS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 13 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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