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New York Times, Tuesday, January 8, 1957

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,751
Across Down
1. Chief. : BOSS
5. Dressed greens. : SALAD
10. Ornamental ribbon. : SASH
14. Of top quality. : AONE
15. Copy. : IMAGE
16. Yum-Yum and friends. : TRIO
17. Statesman Elihu. : ROOT
18. The Congress did Jan. 3. : RECONVENED
20. Songbird. : BOBOLINK
22. Nonsymmetrical things: Abbr. : IRREGS
23. Deadly quarrel. : FEUD
24. Jelly ___. : BEAN
25. Javelins. : SHAFTS
28. West Pacific islands. : MARIANAS
32. Novelist Fannie. : HURST
33. Quip. : JOKE
34. Like a hermit. : LONE
35. In the last month: Abbr. : ULT
36. Chilling. : SHIVERY
39. Fifty-four. : LIV
40. Coaster. : SLED
42. Assert. : AVER
43. In a huff. : IRATE
45. Domestic. : HOMEBRED
47. Actor Wynn. : KEENAN
48. Swards. : SODS
49. Handle of Excalibur. : HILT
50. Symbol of good luck. : MASCOT
53. Early Chaplin film (with "The"). : GOLDRUSH
57. Henry VIII's second wife. : ANNEBOLEYN
59. Eastern title. : AGHA
60. Glance at quickly. : SCAN
61. Clergyman and author. : PEALE
62. Type of dance. : CLOG
63. Guarded. : KEPT
64. Repaired brogues. : SOLED
65. Nautical ropes. : TYES
1. Part of a harpoon. : BARB
2. Football score. : OOOO
3. Uppish one. : SNOB
4. Counterbalances. : SETOFFS
5. Brightest star in the heavens. : SIRIUS
6. Improve. : AMEND
7. Be missing. : LACK
8. Have ___ at (try). : AGO
9. One who tests silk threads. : DENIERER
10. Of the breastbone. : STERNAL
11. Scandinavian name. : ARNE
12. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
13. Coal scuttles. : HODS
19. True: Fr. : VRAI
21. Balts. : LETTS
24. Columbia's Field. : BAKER
25. Quiet! : SHUSH
26. Exclamation of greeting. : HULLO
27. Secundum ___ (according to rule): Lat. : ARTEM
28. Pulled up stakes. : MOVED
29. Actor Lloyd. : NOLAN
30. Novelist Loos. : ANITA
31. "Morning's at ___ . . . " : SEVEN
33. Dances to swing music. : JIVES
37. Features of some automobiles. : HARDTOPS
38. Knuckle under. : YIELD
41. Fall. : DESCENT
44. Draw back. : RETRACT
46. Lummox. : BOOB
47. Baked, as pottery. : KILNED
49. According to ___. : HOYLE
50. Mummer's item. : MASK
51. Noun suffix. : ANCE
52. Vigor: Colloq. : SNAP
53. Pertaining to the earth. : GEAL
54. Threatening. : UGLY
55. Step-in. : SHOE
56. Witches. : HAGS
58. Zodiac sign. : LEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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