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New York Times, Monday, November 11, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,058
Across
1. Saved. : SPARED
7. Estrange. : ALIENATE
15. The dawn. : AURORA
16. Makes up. : COMPOSES
17. Capricorn or Cancer. : TROPIC
18. State houses. : CAPITOLS
19. Members of early religious order. : ESSENES
21. Month: Abbr. : DEC
22. Caviar. : ROE
23. Doe or roe. : DEER
24. Ominous phrase. : ORELSE
27. Permit. : SUFFER
30. Small chip. : NICK
34. New Testament book: Abbr. : EPH
37. Graphite. : LEAD
38. Confection. : BONBON
40. Type of singer. : CROONER
42. Noble enterprise. : CRUSADE
43. Creator of Lord Jim. : CONRAD
44. ___-a-brac. : BRIC
45. Bleak. : RAW
46. Short of Scrooge. : EBEN
47. Stable sounds. : NEIGHS
49. Fortune. : ESTATE
52. Domicile. : HOME
56. Power of final decision. : SAY
59. Yugoslav city. : NIS
60. Pertaining to fingers. : DIGITAL
63. Mere display. : PRETENSE
66. False statement. : CANARD
67. Special type of camera. : ENLARGER
68. Appear. : EMERGE
69. Deceivers. : DELUDERS
70. Nimbler. : SPRYER
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1. Glutted. : SATED
2. Sum of money given as a prize. : PURSE
3. "Mighty Lak' ___." : AROSE
4. Round-up workers. : ROPERS
5. Land of Blarney Castle. : ERIN
6. Fresh-water fish. : DACE
7. Grammatical case: Abbr. : ACC
8. Stevedore. : LOADER
9. Drive forward. : IMPEL
10. Great books. : EPICS
11. Negative. : NOT
12. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
13. End: Comb. form. : TELO
14. To be: Lat. : ESSE
20. To that extent. : SOFAR
25. A pigment. : RED
26. River into the Danube. : ENNS
28. Bone. : ULNA
29. Cornstalks, hay, etc. : FEED
31. Steel beam. : IBAR
32. Musical finale. : CODA
33. Was sure of. : KNEW
34. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
35. Mathematics question: Abbr. : PROB
36. Sharpen. : HONE
38. Two-masted ship. : BRIG
39. Pained exclamation. : OUCH
41. French department. : ORNE
42. Exclaimed. : CRIED
44. Wager. : BET
47. African dictator. : NASSER
48. Minnow. : SHINER
50. Charlie McCarthy's friend. : SNERD
51. Color slightly. : TINGE
53. Eared seal. : OTARY
54. One of the Champions. : MARGE
55. Church leader. : ELDER
56. Accelerated. : SPED
57. Norse name. : ARNE
58. Loud outcry. : YELL
61. Desserts. : ICES
62. Large umbrella: Colloq. : GAMP
64. Delta ___ Delta. : TAU
65. Speaker's hesitations. : ERS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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