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New York Times, Wednesday, November 27, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q V X Y }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,074
Across
1. Small mollusk. : SLUG
5. Rhyme scheme used in Italian sonnets. : ABBA
9. Hinder. : DETER
14. Wear out. : TIRE
15. Provided that. : SOAS
16. Semiprecious stone. : AGATE
17. Give vent to. : EMIT
18. Stationery item. : WRITINGPAD
20. Rally. : MASSMEETING
22. Upon: Prefix. : EPI
23. Mark over n, as in señor. : TILDE
24. Sounded loudly. : BLARED
26. Dry measure. : BUSHEL
29. Bucolic. : RURAL
31. Tremulous. : ASPEN
32. Sum, ___, fui, futurus. : ESSE
33. Ear part. : LOBE
37. Great zoologist. : AGASSIZ
39. Extra or bulldog. : EDITION
41. Friend of Ava. : LANA
42. Tapering nail. : BRAD
44. Animal of the plains. : BISON
45. The best. : CREAM
47. Actors. : MIMERS
48. Supplier to the meat market. : PACKER
51. Residence. : ABODE
53. Ordinal suffix. : ETH
54. Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth. : SISTERSHIPS
59. Parasites. : TOADEATERS
61. Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
62. Pixyish. : ELFIN
63. Entice. : LURE
64. Stick together. : GLUE
65. Weather phenomenon. : SLEET
66. Spoken. : ORAL
67. Drover's concern. : HERD
Down
1. Plant part. : STEM
2. Type of bean. : LIMA
3. "Battle Cry" author. : URIS
4. Is fired: Slang. : GETSTHESACK
5. In addition. : ASWELL
6. Suffering ennui. : BORED
7. Hecklers. : BAITERS
8. Wine city of Italy. : ASTI
9. High mountain range of Tibet. : DANGLA
10. Shampoo additive. : EGG
11. Diminish. : TAPER
12. Halting place: Fr. : ETAPE
13. Fixed again. : REDID
19. Native. : INBRED
21. Aspects. : MIENS
25. Peak figure on a sales chart. : ALLTIMEHIGH
26. False god. : BAAL
27. Golf group. : USGA
28. Limited time. : SPAN
30. Exercised. : USED
32. Old Testament book. : EZRA
34. Picardy river. : OISE
35. Churlish one. : BOOR
36. Danube tributary. : ENNS
38. Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
40. Footnote abbreviations. : IBIDS
43. Olympics athlete. : AMATEUR
46. Take offense at. : RESENT
47. Bit. : MORSEL
48. For ___ sake! : PETES
49. Wake Island is one. : ATOLL
50. Annoy. : CHAFE
52. Holder of World Series RBI record. : BERRA
55. City in Normandy. : STLO
56. Item on a map. : ISLE
57. Fear: Fr. : PEUR
58. Bird food. : SEED
60. Small cube. : DIE

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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