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New York Times, Friday, November 8, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 28, Avg Word Len: 5.63, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 88, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,055

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Students & seniors
Across
1. NATO's chief. : NORSTAD
8. Musical tempo. : RAGTIME
15. Usually. : ASARULE
16. Unchangeable. : ETERNAL
17. Encroach upon. : IMPINGE
18. Impair. : VITIATE
19. Je ___ (I see): Fr. : VOIS
20. Derby town. : EPSOM
22. Criminal. : THUG
23. Direction. : ESE
24. Interstice. : AREOLE
25. Pray: Lat. : ORA
26. Loses interest. : TIRES
28. Litchi. : NUT
29. The "Lady of the Lake." : ELLEN
31. Pater's specialty. : ESSAYS
33. Most exhausted. : WEARIEST
35. Frowning. : GLOWERING
37. Overtures. : PRELUDES
40. Bacchantes: Var. : MENADS
44. Sultan's wives. : HAREM
45. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATT
47. Polish tributary to the Dniester. : SERET
48. Fish. : IDE
49. ___ of one's hand. : ATEOUT
51. Canine sound effect. : GRR
52. Vanquish: Colloq. : LICK
54. Pluck at a guitar. : THRUM
55. Paté de ___ gras. : FOIE
56. Esculent. : EATABLE
58. Department of France, where Bordeaux is. : GIRONDE
60. Workshop. : ATELIER
61. Beauty shop item. : HAIRNET
62. Calms. : SERENES
63. Button and Heiss. : SKATERS
Down
1. Simplicity. : NAIVETE
2. Diffusion of liquid through a membrane. : OSMOSIS
3. Swords. : RAPIERS
4. Eastern titles. : SRIS
5. Fermenting vat. : TUN
6. Author of success stories. : ALGER
7. Increase in degree. : DEEPEN
8. Rebel. : REVOLTER
9. One at ___. : ATIME
10. Prepare. : GET
11. Pulverize, in pharmacy: Abbr. : TRIT
12. Behind the eight ball. : INAHOLE
13. Ripens. : MATURES
14. Soignée. : ELEGANT
21. Seaman's hat. : SOUWESTER
24. Haven. : ASYLUM
27. Symbolic flyer. : EAGLE
29. Oscar Wilde character. : ERNEST
30. Line: Fr. : LIGNE
32. Turf. : SOD
34. End. : AIM
36. Passes through safely. : WEATHERS
37. Verne's Fogg. : PHILEAS
38. Beam. : RADIATE
39. Builder. : ERECTER
41. Forest of Champagne and Lorraine. : ARGONNE
42. Scornful one. : DERIDER
43. Threadneedle and Harley. : STREETS
46. Ruffians. : TOUGHS
49. Asian salt tree. : ATLEE
50. Eskimo boat. : UMIAK
53. Leaf vegetable. : KALE
55. Permanent army post. : FORT
57. Receptacle. : BIN
59. Creek. : RIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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