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New York Times, Friday, October 11, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Where the Fountain of Trevi is. : ROMA
5. Ornamental band. : SASH
9. Steep slope. : SCARP
14. Shunning. : AVOIDANCE
16. Vivid quality, as in writing. : COLOR
17. Alaska. : TERRITORY
18. Capsule wisdom. : ADAGE
19. Interruptions in speech. : ERS
20. Morning-glory, for example. : VINE
21. Camper's stove. : PRIMUS
22. Prairie home. : TEPEE
24. Miss. : ERR
26. Opponents. : FOES
27. Clear as day. : LUCID
28. Underhanded. : SNEAKY
30. ___ Liege, Derby winner. : IRON
31. Face. : VISAGE
32. Greek letter. : TAU
35. Australian tennis pro. : SEDGMAN
37. Football field sprint. : RUNBACK
39. "Peer Gynt" name. : ASE
40. Admittance. : ENTREE
42. In some day past. : ONCE
43. Truly. : INDEED
44. Hockey goals. : CAGES
45. Musial of St. Louis. : STAN
48. Constellation. : ARA
49. Stared. : GAZED
50. Human being. : MORTAL
52. Mollusk. : CLAM
54. Newspaperman: Abbr. : REP
56. Where Bogota is situated. : ANDES
57. Internal border. : STATELINE
59. Water bird. : STORK
60. Ill-humor. : PETULANCE
61. Hunting trophies. : HORNS
62. Gulf of the Red Sea. : ADEN
63. Work period. : WEEK
Down
1. Proportion. : RATE
2. Friendly moves. : OVERTURES
3. Signaling system. : MORSECODE
4. Earth's envelope. : AIR
5. Erik ___, French composer. : SATIE
6. Soon. : ANON
7. Room dividers. : SCREENS
8. Exclamation of surprise. : HEY
9. Deface. : SCAR
10. Make a system of laws : CODIFY
11. Crockett was here. : ALAMO
12. Bad elephant. : ROGUE
13. Free institution in America. : PRESS
15. Jackknifed. : DIVED
21. Bohemian capital. : PRAGUE
23. Table tennis sound effect. : PING
25. Brought up. : REARED
27. Mona the smiling. : LISA
28. Crust formed by mineral springs. : SINTER
29. Range of knowledge. : KEN
31. Malicious destroyer. : VANDAL
32. Orange shade. : TANGERINE
33. A giving in. : ACCEDENCE
34. Island instruments. : UKES
36. Earthlings. : MEN
38. Ruth's husband, in the Bible. : BOAZ
41. Responded. : REACTED
43. Hospital doctor. : INTERN
44. Beast of burden. : CAMEL
45. Powerful tennis shot. : SMASH
46. Faithful Indian companion. : TONTO
47. Fire. : ARDOR
49. Canal Zone town. : GATUN
51. Inquires. : ASKS
53. Past bedtime. : LATE
55. Steal a look. : PEEK
57. Kind of resort. : SPA
58. Principle to be observed. : LAW

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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