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New York Times, Thursday, October 17, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B G J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,033
Across
1. Resin used in chewing gum. : MASTIC
7. View. : ASPECT
13. Containing data. : FACTUAL
14. Tar. : SAILOR
15. Radio wire. : ANTENNA
16. Astral. : STELLAR
18. The B's or the R's. : THREE
19. Beseech. : PRAY
21. Sailors' saint. : ELMO
22. Worked in the garden. : HOED
23. Companionway. : STAIRS
25. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
26. City railways. : ELS
27. Month. : APRIL
28. Basket. : CREEL
30. Left over. : RESIDUAL
32. Chasers in a game. : HOUNDS
33. Dutch village. : DORP
34. Ogier the ___. : DANE
35. Classify. : ASSORT
38. Fondles. : CARESSES
42. Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
43. Mythological trio. : FATES
44. Explosive. : TNT
45. Advanced. : FAR
46. Symbol of justice. : SCALES
48. Chide. : RATE
49. Of rounded shape. : OVAL
51. Short period of quiet. : LULL
52. Rhythm. : METRE
53. Musical performance. : RECITAL
55. First. : INITIAL
57. Go back to a former state. : REVERT
58. Small merchandise. : NOTIONS
59. Untrustworthy persons. : SNEAKS
60. Range. : EXTENT
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1. Part of the street scene. : MANHOLE
2. Helen Hayes. : ACTRESS
3. Charger. : STEED
4. Air. : TUNE
5. Scottish name. : IAN
6. Twaddle. : CLAPTRAP
7. Beset. : ASSAIL
8. Faun's relative. : SATYR
9. Patsy. : PIE
10. French pronoun. : ELLE
11. Irish maid. : COLLEEN
12. Hiked. : TRAMPED
13. Pop. : FATHER
17. Makes turbid. : ROILS
20. Bird. : RAIL
23. Gush. : SPURT
24. Dainties for the tea table. : SCONES
27. Worships. : ADORES
29. Streets of Paris. : RUES
31. Baal. : IDOL
32. See 32 Across. : HARES
34. Time boundary. : DATELINE
35. With reference to. : ASFOR
36. Boys: Colloq. : SHAVERS
37. Early nomad of Syria. : SARACEN
38. Announce. : CALL
39. Position. : STATION
40. Race contestant. : ENTRANT
41. Makes unfeeling. : STEELS
43. Imperfections. : FAULTS
47. World War II Fifth Army commander. : CLARK
48. Knot again. : RETIE
50. Type of TV program. : LIVE
52. Glove. : MITT
54. Camomile ___. : TEA
56. Goddess of night. : NOX

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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