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New York Times, Tuesday, October 8, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 255 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,024
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1. Second-best contestant. : LOSER
6. City in northern Oklahoma. : ENID
10. Season. : FALL
14. To love: Lat. : AMARE
15. Rambler. : ROSE
16. Seaport of Samoa. : APIA
17. Gold or silver. : METAL
18. Resort in Idaho. : SUNVALLEY
20. Subject of Article II of the Constitution. : PRESIDENT
22. Color. : MAUVE
23. Imposing of a tax. : LEVY
24. More impenetrable. : DENSER
25. Quite. : ALL
27. Attractive. : ENTICING
31. Ketch of the Levant. : SAIC
33. Tapestry. : ARRAS
34. ___ facto. : IPSO
38. Division term, in math. : INTO
39. Signified. : MEANT
40. Garment. : SLIP
41. Abound. : TEEM
42. Together: Comb. form. : INTER
43. "Big Record" item. : TUNE
44. Had importance. : MATTERED
47. Midmorning. : TEN
48. Setting. : LOCALE
51. Type of song. : SOLO
53. Negative verbal contraction. : ARENT
54. Finishing blocks, in architecture. : CAPSTONES
59. Man on a ticket. : CANDIDATE
61. Pawnees or Piutes. : TRIBE
62. If not. : ELSE
63. Golf club. : IRON
64. Harden. : ENURE
65. Buck. : DEER
66. Pearls, for instance. : GEMS
67. Member of a classical friendship. : DAMON
1. Desk accessory. : LAMP
2. Ancient Hebrew dry measure. : OMER
3. Dependent state. : SATELLITE
4. Remove all trace. : ERASE
5. Experience through memory. : RELIVE
6. Gaelic. : ERSE
7. Part of speech. : NOUN
8. Contraction for negation. : ISNT
9. Nickname for Eamon of Eire. : DEV
10. A certain political adherent. : FALANGIST
11. High mark. : APLUS
12. Colloquial form of "lief." : LIEVE
13. Part of a cake. : LAYER
19. Word of agreement. : AMEN
21. Blow up. : DYNAMITE
24. Damsel's dolor. : DISTRESS
25. "___ was in the beginning . . . " : ASIT
26. Track. : LANE
28. River in England. : TRENT
29. Hot under the collar. : IRATE
30. Mender of chairs. : CANER
32. Naval officer. : COMMANDER
35. Fissionable element. : PLUTONIUM
36. Without: Lat. : SINE
37. Available. : OPEN
45. High: Comb. form. : ALTI
46. Speckled. : DOTTED
48. Criticized sharply (with "into"). : LACED
49. Ecclesiastical vestment. : ORALE
50. Use a thurible. : CENSE
52. John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
54. Protection. : CARE
55. Source of power. : ATOM
56. Enclosures. : PENS
57. River in Spain. : EBRO
58. Observed. : SEEN
60. Study hard: Colloq. : DIG

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

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