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New York Times, Monday, January 21, 1957

Author:
M. S. Manning
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Mary S. Manning has 14 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,764
Across
1. Husks of grain. : CHAFF
6. Firm control. : GRIP
10. Present ___. : ARMS
14. Thrust back. : REPEL
15. Bulwer Lytton heroine. : IONE
16. Letters. : MAIL
17. Plenty. : AMPLE
18. Lounge. : SOFA
19. Small piece. : BITE
20. Creator of Willy Loman. : MILLER
22. Describing a winter coat. : FURLINED
24. Jane and others. : EYRES
26. Where to put the token. : SLOT
27. Part of a circle. : ARC
29. Leafless flower stalk. : SCAPE
31. It waits for no man. : TIDE
34. Household cake. : SOAP
36. Labor group. : ILA
37. Impassive ones. : STOICS
39. In a stealthy way. : SURREPTITIOUSLY
42. Country place. : ESTATE
43. French pronoun. : NOS
44. Arch of a bridge. : SPAN
45. This: Span. : ESTE
46. Food. : MEATS
48. Consumed. : ATE
49. Hackmatack. : TREE
51. Hold back. : DETER
53. What to sign on the dotted line. : FULLNAME
57. Slow up. : RETARD
60. Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
61. Staff. : POLE
63. Folds, in botany. : RUGAE
64. Designer of Paris fashions. : DIOR
65. Surface between flutes of a shaft. : ORLO
66. Relative. : NIECE
67. Without: Poet. : SANS
68. Observes. : EYES
69. Letters. : ESSES
Down
1. Force down. : CRAM
2. Half: Prefix. : HEMI
3. Upsettable things. : APPLECARTS
4. Rim of a spoked wheel. : FELLY
5. Laughs derisively. : FLEERS
6. Army men. : GIS
7. Mansard. : ROOF
8. Steep. : INFUSE
9. Gem. : PEARL
10. Eager to advance. : AMBITIOUS
11. "Just walkin' in the ___." : RAIN
12. Very small creature. : MITE
13. Relative of a travois. : SLED
21. Something for the woman's page. : RECIPE
23. Game. : LOTTO
25. Condiment. : SALT
27. African fox. : ASSE
28. Wake. : ROUSE
30. Pamphleteer of the Revolution. : PAINE
32. Belittles. : DISPARAGES
33. Brilliancy. : ECLAT
35. Young talkers. : PRATTLERS
37. Relative. : SISTER
38. Scottish "ago." : SYNE
40. Forever: Poet. : ETERN
41. Natterjack. : TOAD
46. Attribute displayed on quiz programs. : MEMORY
47. Important English author. : STERNE
50. Important American author. : EAPOE
52. Cases for small articles. : ETUIS
53. Pins used in separating rope strands. : FIDS
54. Government agency: Abbr. : USIA
55. Actor Ames. : LEON
56. French pronoun. : ELLE
58. Go swiftly. : RACE
59. Letters. : DEES
62. Dawn goddess. : EOS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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