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New York Times, Friday, October 18, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.51, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
PS notes: Original 27-Across had "of" twice in succession; deleted one.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,034
Across
1. Oklahoma Senator. : KERR
5. Bow: Comb. form. : ARCO
9. Acclaim. : ECLAT
14. Suffix in zoology. : IDAE
15. Large-scale melee. : RIOT
16. Hard look. : GLARE
17. Stinging insect. : WASP
18. Provoker. : INSTIGATOR
20. Describing a school of painting. : IMPRESSIONISTIC
22. Sword. : EPEE
23. Close to. : BESIDE
24. Range riders' equipment. : LASSOS
27. Conqueror of Rome, 410 A.D. : ALARIC
29. "___ Irish Rose." : ABIES
30. Form of energy: Abbr. : ELEC
31. Carnival. : FETE
34. Delineate in drawing. : LIMN
35. Mischievous trick. : PRANK
36. Alpine goat. : IBEX
37. Border upon. : ABUT
38. Bit of bad grammar. : AINT
39. Fright. : SCARE
40. Went on. : LASTED
42. Trinkets. : CHARMS
43. Denounce witheringly. : SCATHE
45. Irish fuel. : PEAT
46. Trends on a business chart. : NATIONALINDICES
52. Feature of Portugal, Spain, Italy, etc. : OLIVETREES
53. Double exclamation. : OHOH
54. Wanderer. : ROVER
55. Aleutian outpost. : ATTU
56. Words of admonition. : NONO
57. Curl. : TRESS
58. Bean plants. : SOYS
59. Just tolerably. : SOSO
Down
1. Flightless bird. : KIWI
2. Dutch cheese. : EDAM
3. Type of file. : RASP
4. Subject of Article 1, Section 2, U. S. Constitution. : REPRESENTATIVES
5. Originates. : ARISES
6. Ablutionary stage. : RINSE
7. "___ Fan Tutte." : COSI
8. Palindromic name. : OTTO
9. Containing more yolks. : EGGIER
10. I-A, II-C, IV-B, etc. : CLASSIFICATIONS
11. Cross piece of a window. : LATTICEBAR
12. Arum plant. : AROID
13. Widow's right: Scots law. : TERCE
19. ___ of (behind). : INBACK
21. Epic poetry. : EPOS
24. Refrain syllables. : LALA
25. Early name for Nisan. : ABIB
26. Assuming an appearance. : SIMULATIVE
27. Baltic Sea islands. : ALAND
28. Gave. : LENT
30. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
32. Form of insurance. : TERM
33. Letters. : EXES
35. Exclusive right. : PATENT
39. Fresh-water fish. : SHAD
41. Blacksmiths. : SHOERS
42. Bureau in the Department of Commerce. : CENSUS
43. Nasal sound. : SNORT
44. Heat: Lat. : CALOR
45. Religious devotion. : PIETY
47. River in Armenia. : ARAS
48. Mother of Apollo. : LETO
49. Engine sound effect. : CHOO
50. Eternities. : EONS
51. Begone! : SHOO

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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