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New York Times, Wednesday, October 16, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J Q X }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,032

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Volt-ampere. : WATT
5. Salt-water food fish. : SCAD
9. Constellation between Pisces and Taurus. : ARIES
14. Its highest point is Everest. : ASIA
15. Recital. : TALE
16. Capital of White Russia. : MINSK
17. Criterions. : STANDARDS
19. Part of Paris. : PASSY
20. Craggy hill. : TOR
21. Connect. : ATTACH
23. Marks aimed at in curling. : TEES
24. Dutch humanist and satirist. : ERASMUS
26. French metrical tale. : ROMAN
28. Some elevator passengers. : UPS
29. Played one's hand cunningly. : FINESSED
32. Pieces on a horse's collar. : HAMES
35. Detective of a TV series. : SABER
36. Grandson of Pansy Yokum. : ABE
37. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
38. Pull ___ (use private influence). : WIRES
39. Town in Buckinghamshire. : ETON
40. Heraldic flower. : LIS
41. Lost color. : PALED
42. Plant of the rose family. : AVENS
43. Bargained. : DICKERED
45. Friar Tuck's beverage. : ALE
46. Mature. : RIPEN
47. Utterly ridiculous. : ASININE
51. Greek god. : ARES
53. Uncommon. : SCARCE
55. German article. : DAS
56. Cut of meat. : ROAST
58. Incorrect. : ERRONEOUS
60. Yokum boy. : ABNER
61. Tumult. : RIOT
62. Concerning. : INRE
63. Relative of 37 Across. : BETSY
64. Maxims. : SAWS
65. Overwhelm. : STUN
Down
1. Use up. : WASTE
2. Prominent American family. : ASTOR
3. Crown jewel. : TIARA
4. Hosiery shade. : TAN
5. Position. : STATUS
6. Supermarket vehicles. : CARTS
7. TV actor Robert. : ALDA
8. Told about. : DESCRIBED
9. Relative of 1 Across: Abbr. : AMP
10. Lariats. : RIATAS
11. Unfeeling. : INSENSATE
12. Being: Lat. : ESSE
13. "The ___ the limit." : SKYS
18. Checks string vibration, in music. : DAMPS
22. Whetstones. : HONES
25. Egyptian port. : SUEZ
27. Sea: Fr. : MER
29. Traveled: Poet. : FARED
30. Black. : EBON
31. Caves. : DENS
32. Occupied. : HELD
33. Et ___. : ALII
34. Villain. : MISCREANT
35. Mufflers. : SILENCERS
38. Things for sale. : WARES
39. Level. : EVEN
41. Vivacity. : PEP
42. Foreigner. : ALIEN
44. Candies. : KISSES
45. Formal caveats. : ASCOTS
47. Indian weapon. : ARROW
48. "___ Care!" : IDONT
49. Pleasant Island, in Micronesia. : NAURU
50. Ruhr metropolis. : ESSEN
51. Desert steed. : ARAB
52. Covering for the lap. : ROBE
54. Roberta Peters specialty. : ARIA
57. Essay. : TRY
59. Ice: Ger. : EIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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