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New York Times, Tuesday, November 12, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,059
Across
1. Light boat. : SKIFF
6. Skipped out. : DECAMPED
14. Tropical tree. : CACAO
15. Make reprisal. : RETALIATE
16. In company. : ALONG
17. Basic and powerful. : ELEMENTAL
18. Sunder. : REND
19. Chum. : PAL
20. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
21. Calla lily. : ARUM
23. Power unit. : WATT
25. Seal. : SIGNET
28. Bird call. : CAW
29. Type of missile. : EGG
32. Saying. : ADAGE
33. Flings. : SHIES
35. Constellation. : ARA
37. Current best seller. : BYLOVEPOSSESSED
40. Priestly vestment. : ALB
41. Methodical. : EXACT
42. Primitive dwelling. : TEPEE
43. Illinois Indian. : SAC
45. Bulky boat. : ARK
46. Charmers. : SIRENS
47. High point. : ACME
49. Bluefin. : TUNA
50. Official designation of Japanese emperor. : TENNO
53. Receptacle. : URN
54. Agreement. : PACT
58. Clear. : EXONERATE
61. Greenland air base. : THULE
62. Canines. : AIREDALES
63. Energetic. : VITAL
64. Harold E. and family. : STASSENS
65. Angry frown. : SCOWL
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1. Mark. : SCAR
2. Vegetable. : KALE
3. Sacred pictures. : ICON
4. Lively dance. : FANDANGO
5. Navigation hazard. : FOG
6. Valley. : DELL
7. Opposite of "hiver." : ETE
8. Machine part. : CAM
9. Warning. : ALERT
10. Very small. : MINUTE
11. Butter squares. : PATS
12. Greek letters. : ETAS
13. Cross out. : DELE
15. Bore out. : REAM
19. Place. : PUT
22. Steward of a manor. : REEVE
23. Item of apparel. : WAIST
24. Impresses. : AWES
25. Dutch East Indies island. : SABA
26. Short poems. : IDYLS
27. Nero's successor. : GALBA
28. Wedge placed under a wheel. : CHOCK
30. Picturesque Canadian village. : GASPE
31. Snowless. : GREEN
33. Bowling score. : SPARE
34. Begin. : SETIN
36. Fruit drinks. : ADES
38. School event. : EXAM
39. Angelic. : SERAPHIC
44. Scene of Film Festival. : CANNES
46. Star nearest the earth. : SUN
48. Students in many colleges. : COEDS
49. Very: Fr. : TRES
50. Social affairs. : TEAS
51. Stage direction. : EXIT
52. Mrs. Charles. : NORA
53. Western Indians. : UTES
55. Sedan. : AUTO
56. Type of hammer head. : CLAW
57. Disclose. : TELL
59. Girl's name. : RAE
60. Swedish measure, about 2 ft. : ALN
61. Consoles or table models. : TVS

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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