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New York Times, Monday, January 7, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,750

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Students & seniors
Across
1. San ___, part of Los Angeles. : PEDRO
6. Wall. : PARAPET
13. Famous newscaster. : MURROW
14. Transmit images. : TELEVISE
15. Become successful. : ARRIVE
16. Joining of interests. : ALLIANCE
17. Permission. : LEAVE
18. Worked busily. : PLIED
19. Highest part. : CAP
20. Head: Fr. : TETE
21. Machetes. : BOLOS
22. Waxlike membrane of a bird's beak. : CERE
23. Jewish month. : ADAR
24. Well versed in: Colloq. : UPON
25. Dugout. : CANOE
26. Propeller. : SCREW
28. Gazelles of Asia and Africa. : ARIELS
29. Brooms of twigs. : BESOMS
31. Reddish-brown. : BRONZE
32. Private office of a judge. : CAMERA
33. Seaport in Florida. : TAMPA
34. Native of China. : ASIAN
35. Sheet of glass. : PANE
36. Points of stories. : NUBS
40. Torn place. : RENT
41. Birthplace of H. S. T. : LAMAR
42. Trickle. : DRIP
43. Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
44. Grand ___. : HOTEL
45. Hollywood star. : GABLE
46. Certain photographs. : TINTYPES
48. A mystical belief. : CABALA
49. Episode. : INCIDENT
50. Kitchen gadget. : OPENER
51. Most abstruse. : DEEPEST
52. Took out, in printing. : DELED
Down
1. Sieved. : PUREED
2. Printing term. : ERRATA
3. In the ___ (in complete control). : DRIVERSSEAT
4. Stroll. : ROVE
5. Have an obligation to. : OWE
6. Mountain in Greece. : PELION
7. "Das ist ___." : ALLES
8. American journalist-diplomat. : REID
9. Miss Gardner. : AVA
10. Eyeglasses. : PINCENEZ
11. Vegetable. : ESCAROLE
12. Homes of the bison hunters. : TEEPEES
13. Where Valletta is. : MALTA
14. Fat. : TALLOW
18. Alexander and others. : POPES
21. Where Mandalay is. : BURMA
22. Original sons. : CAINANDABEL
25. Short haircut. : CROP
27. Vegetable. : CORN
28. Supplier of guns. : ARMER
29. Part of a diamond. : BASELINE
30. Renown. : EMINENCE
31. Commonplace. : BANAL
32. Large artery. : CAROTID
33. Most docile. : TAMEST
35. Obvious. : PATENT
37. Courteous. : URBANE
38. Invoiced. : BILLED
39. Assagai. : SPEAR
41. Long, swinging strides. : LOPES
44. R. L. S. character. : HYDE
45. Yawn. : GAPE
47. Extremity. : TIP
48. Fish. : COD

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

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