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New York Times, Friday, November 1, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,048
Across Down
1. Metal fastener. : HASP
5. A Jones boy. : SPIKE
10. By way of: Var. : THRU
14. "___ virumque cano." : ARMA
15. Residential structure. : HOTEL
16. Downpour. : RAIN
17. Measures of yarn. : LEAS
18. Fascinated. : SPELLBOUND
20. Human trunk. : TORSO
22. Exhaust. : SAP
23. Expenditure. : OUTGO
24. Large sweet grapes. : TOKAYS
26. Coxcomb. : FOP
27. Did a certain TV commercial. : SHAVED
29. The best policy. : HONESTY
33. Masses of iron for pounding. : PILEHAMMERS
36. Garden tool. : HOE
37. Stettin's river. : ODER
38. Gloves, shoes, etc. : PAIRS
39. Bastes. : SEWS
40. Prefix meaning ten. : DEC
41. Elmer Rice classic. : STREETSCENE
43. Certain North Americans. : ESKIMOS
45. Departs clandestinely. : ELOPES
46. Needlefish. : GAR
47. French masterpieces of art. : COROTS
49. Massachusetts town. : ATHOL
52. Craft. : ART
53. English land attached to a benefice. : GLEBE
56. Rich cake. : SHORTBREAD
59. Yeas. : AYES
60. ___ de nieve (snowflake): Span. : COPO
61. Marble. : AGATE
62. Skillful and precise. : NEAT
63. Eight: Fr. : HUIT
64. Substitute for currency. : TOKEN
65. Decorations: Abbr. : DSMS
1. Cease. : HALT
2. Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
3. Wiseacre. : SMARTALECK
4. Disregard. : PASSOVER
5. Hushes. : SHS
6. Nickname for father. : POPSY
7. Virginia willows. : ITEAS
8. Ashes of seaweed. : KELP
9. Old cloth measure. : ELL
10. Company of barnstormers. : TROUPE
11. En ___ (upstairs): Fr. : HAUT
12. Where Floyd Patterson excels. : RING
13. Open. : UNDO
19. Blessings. : BOONS
21. Approve: Var. : OKEH
25. Electrical gadget. : ADAPTOR
26. English novelist. : FORSTER
27. Fine porcelain. : SPODE
28. Pelts. : HIDES
29. On earth. : HERE
30. Amorous glances. : SHEEPSEYES
31. Editor-poet Charles Hanson ___. : TOWNE
32. Confirmations. : YESES
34. Planet. : MARS
35. Italian pronoun. : MIE
39. Where St. Andrews golf course is. : SCOTLAND
41. Deep-blue pigment. : SMALT
42. Aimless blow, as in cricket. : SLOG
44. Luzon tribesman. : IGOROT
47. Grating sound. : CREAK
48. Mexican grass used for baskets. : OTATE
49. Novelist Sholem. : ASCH
50. Poetic pronoun. : THOU
51. Pueblo dweller. : HOPI
52. Mythical vessel. : ARGO
54. Radio beacon. : BEAM
55. Superlative endings. : ESTS
57. Chiropter. : BAT
58. Snug retreat. : DEN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 9 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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