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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1952

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { B F J K Q X Y }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.36)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1952, The New York TimesNo. 1,174

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Stenographer's note. : MEMO
5. City in northern France. : ARRAS
10. Done offhand. : SNAP
14. Sea north of the Black Sea. : AZOV
15. Relative worth. : VALUE
16. French demonstrative pronoun. : CELA
17. Symbol on Maine's flag. : PINE
18. His HQ is in Denver. : EISENHOWER
20. Saucers and balloons. : SOARERS
22. Cylindrical. : ROUNDED
23. ___ Ford Mountains in Antarctica. : EDSEL
25. Ingredient of a bridal shower. : RICE
26. Resembling a famous garden. : PARADISAL
30. Card wool, flax, etc. : TEASE
33. ___ directa (direct discourse): Lat. : ORATIO
34. Small bed. : COT
36. Lindbergh's nickname. : SLIM
37. Hold a meeting. : SIT
38. Guarantees. : ENSURES
41. Compass point. : ENE
42. Verb suffix. : ESCE
44. Favorite ___. : SON
45. A hasty glance: Fr. : APERCU
47. Circus performers. : SEALS
49. Carpenters use them. : SAWHORSES
51. Bye-bye! : TATA
53. Sierra ___. : LEONE
54. Campaign maneuvers. : TACTICS
57. Increase. : AUGMENT
61. Beneficiaries of a will. : INHERITORS
63. Preliminary plan. : IDEA
64. Agent. : DOER
65. Gift recipient. : DONEE
66. Sea swallow. : TERN
67. What little pitchers have. : EARS
68. Members of the Coast Guard. : SPARS
69. The Cardinals' Mr. Slaughter. : ENOS
Down
1. Schoolroom pinups. : MAPS
2. Singer's first name. : EZIO
3. Girl's name meaning "noble." : MONA
4. Indulge the appetite. : OVEREAT
5. Dislikes. : AVERSIONS
6. Results of escalator clauses. : RAISES
7. Mr. Stevenson. : RLS
8. Leopold ___, Hungarian violinist. : AUER
9. Spanish term of address. : SENOR
10. Bracket candlesticks. : SCONCES
11. Some Democrats. : NEWDEALERS
12. Nautical term. : ALEE
13. Chum: Slang. : PARD
19. Between sept and neuf. : HUIT
21. The Cardinals' Mr. Stanky. : EDDIE
24. Having small openings or gaps. : LACUNAL
26. Photographer's specialty. : POSES
27. Come up. : ARISE
28. The Pied Piper, in one of his roles. : RATCATCHER
29. Man's name: Abbr. : LOR
31. From then till now. : SINCE
32. Relatives of the ostrich: Var. : EMEUS
35. Places to eat. : TEAHOUSES
39. Call for help. : SOS
40. Long strip of land, in old England. : SPONG
43. Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
46. Hermit. : EREMITE
48. Circulate. : STIR
50. A user of clothing. : WEARER
52. Etchers' equipment. : ACIDS
54. One of two proverbially bad waiters. : TIDE
55. Small wild ox. : ANOA
56. Traffic direction. : STOP
58. British bridegroom. : EDEN
59. Seneca's non-responsive pupil. : NERO
60. Browns. : TANS
62. "Come ___ My House." : ONA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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