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New York Times, Thursday, January 17, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Seaport in western Israel. : ACRE
5. Large, brown sea bird. : SKUA
9. British dramatist. : SHAW
13. Best-selling nonfiction writer. : CHURCHILL
15. Empty. : INANE
16. Certain currents of water. : MILLRACES
17. Without decoration. : NAKED
18. Compass point. : ENE
19. Bear State: Abbr. : ARK
20. "My Fair Lady" star. : ANDREWS
22. Republican Senator. : IVES
23. ___ lamp. : TAIL
24. English poet and novelist. : GRAVES
27. Bridge stratagem. : FINESSE
30. Lear's most evil daughter. : REGAN
31. Diagrams. : PLANS
32. Game animal. : ELK
34. Spirit. : ELAN
35. Labor leader. : MEANY
36. Erudite individual. : SAGE
37. Canine sound. : YAP
38. Rejoices. : SINGS
39. Fabric. : SATIN
40. ___ service (loyal support). : YEOMANS
42. Grasping hands. : TALONS
43. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
44. Uncompleted pitch, in baseball. : BALK
45. Marsh plant. : CATTAIL
48. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
49. Part of D. V. : DEO
52. Employer. : HIRER
53. Symbol of a certain season. : EASTEREGG
56. Recent Downing Streeters. : EDENS
57. Infernal. : SATANICAL
58. Wild carrot. : WEED
59. Noisy impact. : SLAM
60. Large package. : BALE
Down
1. Top. : ACME
2. Do a gymnastic stunt. : CHIN
3. Criterion. : RULE
4. ___king. : ERL
5. Investor's holdings. : SHARES
6. Recoils, as a gun. : KICKS
7. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
8. Police dogs. : ALSATIANS
9. Tangles. : SNARLS
10. Fish allied to cod. : HAKE
11. Again. : ANEW
12. Unites. : WEDS
14. Mean-spirited. : CRAVEN
15. North Atlantic archipelago. : INDIES
21. Family retainer, in Great Britain. : NANNY
22. Dmitri's brother. : IVAN
24. American novelist. : GREY
25. Track meet event. : RELAY
26. Showing great wonder. : AGAPE
27. Blue peters. : FLAGS
28. Asiatic bulwark. : SEATO
29. City in N. E. Illinois. : ELGIN
31. Impecunious. : PENNILESS
33. Understands: Scot. : KENS
35. Dixie metropolis. : MIAMI
36. Famous researcher. : SALK
38. Maligns. : SMEARS
39. He wrote "Bambi." : SALTEN
41. Belgian city. : OSTEND
42. Large, disk-shaped gong. : TAMTAM
44. Queen of spades in solo. : BASTA
45. Ruminate. : CHEW
46. Helper. : AIDE
47. Tupelo. : TREE
49. Numerical combining form. : DECA
50. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
51. Make eyes (at). : OGLE
54. Eel: Ger. : AAL
55. Ridge in cloth. : RIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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