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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
Across
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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
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Capital of White Russia. : MINSK
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Criterions. : STANDARDS
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Part of Paris. : PASSY
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Craggy hill. : TOR
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Connect. : ATTACH
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Marks aimed at in curling. : TEES
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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
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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
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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
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Occupied. : HELD
33
Et ___. : ALII
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Villain. : MISCREANT
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Mufflers. : SILENCERS
38
Things for sale. : WARES
39
Level. : EVEN
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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
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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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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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