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New York Times, Tuesday, January 22, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { F Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, 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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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,765
Across
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Vehicle. : CAB
4
Pillow covers. : SHAMS
9
Slipper. : MULE
13
Verse with magic meaning. : RUNE
14
Where the Brahmaputra rises. : TIBET
15
Of the ear. : OTIC
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Encourage. : ABET
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Dodger star. : REESE
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European mining district. : SAAR
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Recent visitor to the White House. : JAWAHARLALNEHRU
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Fix over. : REDO
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Minstrel's song. : LAY
24
Branches, as of forsythia. : SPRAYS
27
Prominent Republican family. : STASSENS
32
Entertainments. : PLAYS
33
Actress Shirley. : BOOTH
34
Richard ___. : ROE
35
Sea birds. : AUKS
36
Wading bird. : CRANE
37
Siouan Indian. : CROW
38
Native of: Suffix. : ITE
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Anything worthless: Slang. : TRIPE
40
Literary form. : PROSE
41
Quack remedies. : NOSTRUMS
43
More unfavorable. : POORER
44
Succor. : AID
45
Try to find. : HUNT
46
Third Secretary of Defense. : GEORGECMARSHALL
54
In ___ (at the beginning): Lat. abbr. : INIT
55
Evergreen tree. : OLIVE
56
Lamb. : ELIA
57
Passport endorsement. : VISA
58
Eastern VIP. : RANEE
59
Cut of meat. : RUMP
60
Biblical name. : EDEN
61
Improve. : EMEND
62
Tiny: Scot. : SMA
Down
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Island country. : CUBA
2
Once more. : ANEW
3
Stream of electrons. : BETARAYS
4
Cremona instruments. : STRADS
5
Sacred: Comb. form. : HIERO
6
Biblical name. : ABEL
7
Zane Grey locale. : MESA
8
Star-shaped. : STELLATE
9
Strolls along: Slang. : MOSEYS
10
Sen. Bennett's home. : UTAH
11
Unreliable person. : LIAR
12
Color. : ECRU
13
Rule, in India. : RAJ
20
Surprised exclamations. : HEYS
21
Beau or Ogden. : NASH
24
New United Nations member. : SPAIN
25
Disney character. : PLUTO
26
Implements. : RAKES
27
Cleansers. : SOAPS
28
Shade. : TONE
29
Slip. : ERROR
30
Trap. : NOOSE
31
Needle worker. : SEWER
33
Edge. : BRIM
36
Raw material. : CRUDEORE
37
American dramatist. : CROTHERS
39
Smart-looking. : TRIG
40
Met celebrity. : PONS
42
Woolen cloth. : TARTAN
43
Made into soup. : PUREED
45
New ___. : HAVEN
46
Supply. : GIVE
47
Actress Markey. : ENID
48
Seine tributary. : OISE
49
Close-mouthed one. : CLAM
50
Source of 36 Down. : MINE
51
Ingredient in dyes. : ALUM
52
City founded in 1535. : LIMA
53
Strike gently. : LAP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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