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New York Times, Thursday, January 31, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 312 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,774
Across
1. Inauguration singer. : PONS
5. Wagner, for example. : MAYOR
10. Tropical tree. : UPAS
14. Exclamations. : AHAS
15. Humble. : ABASE
16. Poetic "ruin." : BANE
17. Where equilibrists perform. : TIGHTROPES
19. Court minutes. : ACTA
20. Hog driver's call. : HOY
21. Pronouns. : YOUS
22. Kind of ship. : TANKER
24. Glaswegian. : SCOT
25. Music for a dance. : CONGA
26. Capital of the Leeward Islands. : STJOHN
29. Little fishes. : SARDINES
32. Associate of Mussolini. : CIANO
33. British tar. : LIMEY
34. Labor group. : ILA
35. Gifts to the poor. : ALMS
36. Was concerned. : CARED
37. Leave out. : OMIT
38. In medias ___. : RES
39. Rustic. : YOKEL
40. Diamond Jim. : BRADY
41. Reporters. : PRESSMEN
43. Item used to complete a column. : FILLER
44. Oozes. : SEEPS
45. Consecrated. : HOLY
46. Victim of Jael's treachery. : SISERA
48. Menu item. : PORK
49. Shipment on 22 Across. : OIL
52. Genus of sheep. : OVIS
53. Pre-midyears activity. : CRAMCOURSE
56. Base. : FOOT
57. Home of the brave. : TEPEE
58. Landing boats. : LCIS
59. Florence's river. : ARNO
60. Coast Guard girls. : SPARS
61. Bulk. : MASS
Down
1. Trail. : PATH
2. Where O'Neill was elected. : OHIO
3. Imre of Hungary. : NAGY
4. Quiet! : SSH
5. Strand. : MAROON
6. Nearly. : ABOUT
7. Puppy's plaints. : YAPS
8. Simple sugar. : OSE
9. Put back. : RESTORED
10. Congo tributary. : UBANGI
11. Beast of burden. : PACKANIMAL
12. In front of: Prefix. : ANTE
13. Wither. : SEAR
18. Danish astronomer Brahe. : TYCHO
23. Radio-TV character. : ANDY
24. Men. : SONS
25. Brown color. : CAMEL
26. Steep descent. : SCARP
27. Floor layer. : TILER
28. Bop fans' gathering. : JAMSESSION
29. Femme fatale. : SIREN
30. Ignore. : ELIDE
31. Faun's relative. : SATYR
33. Albert and Victoria. : LAKES
36. Purse items. : COMPACTS
37. Airfield near Paris. : ORLY
39. River near Dunkirk. : YSER
40. Silvers role. : BILKO
42. Looks after. : SEESTO
43. Armies. : FORCES
45. Name famous for 3,000 years. : HOMER
46. Couch. : SOFA
47. Composer Novello. : IVOR
48. One of "The Goldbergs." : PAPA
49. Killer whale. : ORCA
50. Thames' upper course. : ISIS
51. Not so much. : LESS
54. Fabric. : REP
55. Einstein's birthplace. : ULM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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