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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
1. 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
16. Encourage. : ABET
17. Dodger star. : REESE
18. European mining district. : SAAR
19. Recent visitor to the White House. : JAWAHARLALNEHRU
22. Fix over. : REDO
23. 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
39. 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
1. 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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