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New York Times, Saturday, November 23, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,070

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Chores. : TASKS
6. Book of the Bible. : RUTH
10. Flexed. : BENT
14. Group of eight. : OCTET
15. Case of trivia. : ETUI
16. Wife: Lat. : UXOR
17. Soap plant. : AMOLE
18. Sell. : VEND
19. Communist of a sort. : TITO
20. Alight at the airport. : DEPLANE
22. Vexed. : NETTLED
24. Spanish gambling game. : MONTE
26. Pay attention. : HEED
27. Constructor of a sort. : JERRYBUILDER
32. Yucca's relative. : ALOE
33. Shelter. : LEE
34. Corrects copy. : EMENDS
38. Members of the herd. : BOSSIES
40. Evangeline or Gabriel. : ACADIAN
41. Symbols of slowness. : SNAILS
42. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
43. Forearm bone. : ULNA
44. Nursery rhyme favorite. : LITTLEBOPEEP
47. One of Gunther's topics. : ASIA
49. Auriculate. : EARED
50. Held up progress. : IMPEDED
52. Atlantic food fish. : ALEWIFE
57. Do a sewing job. : DARN
58. Sound, as of laughter. : RING
60. Pardon me. : SORRY
61. Author Knight. : ERIC
62. Cape Cod feature. : DUNE
63. More vexatious. : SORER
64. Pundit. : SAGE
65. City in Iowa. : AMES
66. Winged. : ALATE
Down
1. Amphibian. : TOAD
2. Top. : ACME
3. Whistle ___. : STOP
4. Well-known infielder. : KELL
5. Describing tropical weather. : STEAMY
6. Items of income. : REVENUES
7. Shoshone. : UTE
8. Holland or Lincoln. : TUNNEL
9. Obstruct the view of. : HIDE
10. Beguiled with flattery: Colloq. : BUTTEREDUP
11. Expatriate. : EXILE
12. Eminent. : NOTED
13. Walked. : TROD
21. Most illustrious. : NOBLEST
23. Topic: Lat. : THEMA
25. Stalemate. : TIE
27. Quick blows. : JABS
28. Son of Zebulun. : ELON
29. Peak of the Pennine Alps. : ROSA
30. Elasticity. : RESILIENCE
31. Unit for measuring volume of sound. : DECIBEL
35. Luxor's river. : NILE
36. Great ___. : DANE
37. Photo. : SNAP
39. Tale of Achilles' wrath. : ILIAD
40. Means. : AVERAGES
42. Palm leaf: Var. : OLA
45. Irksomeness. : TEDIUM
46. Port west of the Crimea. : ODESSA
47. Opera soprano Lucine. : AMARA
48. Small twig. : SPRIG
50. Term from an ancient calendar. : IDES
51. Wagner's earth goddess. : ERDA
53. Merino's coat. : WOOL
54. Singer Petina. : IRRA
55. Ornamental pattern, in architecture. : FRET
56. Mrs. Rochester's maiden name. : EYRE
59. Nautical direction. : NNE

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

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