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New York Times, Thursday, October 31, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,047
Across
1. Full of zip. : PEPPY
6. Without symmetry. : SHAPELESS
15. Worship. : ADORE
16. South American region. : PATAGONIA
17. Greek persuader in the wooden horse legend. : SINON
18. Jungle beast. : ORANGUTAN
19. Mythical river. : STYX
20. Diving bird. : AUK
21. Winter: Lat. : HIEMS
22. Candy. : MINT
24. Articles. : THES
26. Meal. : FARINA
29. Manhattan mecca. : BROADWAY
33. ___ squash. : ACORN
34. Leaflike part. : FROND
35. Color. : HUE
36. Artifice. : RUSE
37. Commands. : FIATS
38. Antony's attire. : TOGA
39. Used up. : ATE
40. Drama duo. : LUNTS
41. Puzzling problem. : POSER
42. Looks down on. : DESPISES
44. Promising ones: Slang. : COMERS
45. Maple tree genus. : ACER
46. Boorish. : RUDE
47. Soprano Lehmann. : LOTTE
50. Energy. : VIM
51. Cape. : WRAP
55. Transferred ownership of (property). : ALIENATED
58. Sierra ___. : LEONE
59. Eastern school. : PENNSTATE
60. Joint. : ELBOW
61. Owner. : POSSESSOR
62. Valleys. : GLENS
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1. Go by. : PASS
2. Do journalistic work. : EDIT
3. Equine. : PONY
4. Newest Senator. : PROXMIRE
5. Oriental money. : YEN
6. Speak pompously. : SPOUT
7. Listen! : HARK
8. ___ loss. : ATA
9. All: Comb. form. : PAN
10. Role for Karl Malden. : EGGHEAD
11. ___'or, old French coin. : LOUISD
12. Grafted: Her. : ENTE
13. Asian land. : SIAM
14. Without: Poet. : SANS
20. Collection of facts. : ANA
23. Colonial meeting place. : INN
24. Certain gaits. : TROTS
25. Titles of courtesy: Abbr. : HONS
26. Electrical unit. : FARAD
27. Sharp-pointed. : ACUTE
28. Jacqueminots. : ROSES
29. Teacher's tormentors. : BRATS
30. Pronoun. : WHOSE
31. Tool. : AUGER
32. Periods of time. : YEARS
34. More subtle. : FINER
37. Insert in an electric circuit. : FUSE
38. "Tunnel of Love" player. : TOMEWELL
40. Permit formally. : LICENSE
41. Seed container. : POD
43. Metal disks. : PATENS
44. With: Lat. : CUM
46. Ranchhand. : RIDER
47. Native of the Far North. : LAPP
48. Bread spread. : OLEO
49. Containers. : TINS
50. Refuse consent to. : VETO
52. Garment. : ROBE
53. Presently. : ANON
54. Church equipment. : PEWS
56. Army transport group: Abbr. : ATS
57. Heap; pile: Fr. : TAS
58. Triangle side. : LEG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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