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New York Times, Thursday, December 26, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,103
Across Down
1. Levantine sailing vessel. : SAIC
5. Blessed: Lat. : BEATA
10. Expedition. : TRIP
14. Tolstoi heroine. : ANNA
15. Mischievous. : ELFIN
16. Operatic role. : AIDA
17. Popular TV personality. : STEVEALLEN
19. Precipitation. : RAIN
20. Sand trap or bunker. : HAZARD
21. Tropical sea fishes. : ROBALOS
23. Constant. : LOYAL
26. Large labor union: Abbr. : UAW
27. Mohammed V's people. : MOORS
30. Put back on the pay roll. : REENGAGED
35. Host. : ARMY
36. Meager. : SCARCE
37. Miss St. Clare. : EVA
38. Pen point. : NIB
39. Frequency band. : CHANNEL
40. Seeing that. : NOW
41. Old Italian title. : SER
42. Sheepman. : HERDER
43. Book of the Bible. : LUKE
44. Grain warehouses. : ELEVATORS
46. Lightens. : EASES
47. Type of painting. : OIL
48. Eared seal. : OTARY
50. Stump or Wright. : ADMIRAL
54. Actually existing: Lat. : INESSE
58. Pod of cotton. : BOLL
59. Candidate's first goal. : NOMINATION
62. Establish by a decision. : RULE
63. Northern constellation. : DRACO
64. Be inclined to action. : TEND
65. Caesar's day of destiny. : IDES
66. Playing cards. : SIXES
67. Nog ingredients. : EGGS
1. Military officer's full-dress accessory. : SASH
2. Architectural pier. : ANTA
3. Don Juan's mother. : INEZ
4. Rough Riders. : CAVALRY
5. Small, globular and glittering. : BEADY
6. Added wing. : ELL
7. See 26 Across. : AFL
8. Rank. : TIER
9. Radio man. : ANNOUNCER
10. Island battlefield of 1943. : TARAWA
11. Silver coin, 1/2 pahlavi. : RIAL
12. Peculiar: Comb. form. : IDIO
13. Dishes. : PANS
18. Aphrodite's son. : EROS
22. Breakfast roll. : BAGEL
24. Rider of many winners. : ARCARO
25. Italian or Spanish man's name. : LEANDRO
27. Baronial hall. : MANSE
28. Old-style picture window. : ORIEL
29. Spanish card game. : OMBRE
31. Late Admiral King. : ERNEST
32. Order. : GENUS
33. Summon up. : EVOKE
34. Coolidge's V. P. : DAWES
36. Island group NE of the Orkneys. : SHETLANDS
39. Presiding officer's post. : CHAIR
43. Infant's outfit. : LAYETTE
45. Dress materials. : VOILES
46. Singer Berger. : ERNA
49. Primitive Japanese people. : AINOS
50. French dugout. : ABRI
51. Mamie's maiden name. : DOUD
52. Lady from Armentières: Abbr. : MLLE
53. Ceylonese lemur. : LORI
55. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
56. One of a proverbial trio. : SONG
57. Book ___. : ENDS
60. Highest amount: Abbr. : MAX
61. Vista at Thule. : ICE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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