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New York Times, Saturday, December 28, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Y }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,105
Across Down
1. "The most." : TOPS
5. Place for discussions. : FORUM
10. Woodpile near dugout. : BATS
14. Plant. : ALOE
15. Giraffe's relative. : OKAPI
16. Be distressed. : ACHE
17. Symbol of bravery. : LION
18. Humdinger. : RIPSNORTER
20. Symbol of discouragement. : COLDFEET
22. Where all roads lead. : TOROME
23. Clothing store department. : TEENS
24. Defrauded. : COZENED
25. Bowling scores. : SPARES
27. Painter of "Olympia." : MANET
28. Actor Hunter. : TAB
29. Unearth. : DIGUP
31. Sen. Thurmond. : STROM
35. Art school topic. : OILS
37. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
39. London district. : SOHO
40. Decorative fold. : PLEAT
42. Old Italian playing card. : TAROT
44. Uncle: Span. : TIO
45. Alpine region. : TIROL
47. Gov. Furcolo's capital. : BOSTON
49. Plunderer. : SPOILER
52. It flows into the Rhone at Lyons. : SAONE
53. Approached. : NEARED
54. Gathered into small folds. : PUCKERED
57. Alcohol, for example. : ANTISEPTIC
59. Seaport of Spain. : ADRA
60. Sherbets. : ICES
61. Sister of Terpsichore. : ERATO
62. Great metaphysician. : KANT
63. It follows Shrovetide. : LENT
64. Book by Sholem Asch. : MOSES
65. Captain Hook's pal. : SMEE
1. Dusting powder ingredient. : TALC
2. Salmagundi. : OLIO
3. Rumpus room item. : POOLTABLE
4. Radio transmitter. : SENDER
5. Suitable for public debate. : FORENSIC
6. Dust bowl fugitives. : OKIES
7. Engrossed. : RAPT
8. Half of an elevator man's life. : UPS
9. Justice who retired in 1956. : MINTON
10. Wimpole Street family. : BARRETTS
11. Affect. : ACTON
12. Student's assignment. : THEME
13. Became dried up. : SERED
19. Escapes slowly. : OOZES
21. Provender. : FEED
24. Frolic. : CAPER
25. Period. : STOP
26. Container. : PAIL
27. Rivera opus. : MURAL
30. Florida football player. : GATOR
32. Largest Dutch port. : ROTTERDAM
33. Evansville's river. : OHIO
34. Its diameter is 2,160 miles. : MOON
36. Sinclair Lewis was one. : SATIRIST
38. Kentucky products. : TOBACCOS
41. Flooring. : TILES
43. Won, as a prize. : TOOK
46. Liberate. : REDEEM
48. Furtive fellows. : SNEAKS
49. Slow-moving person. : SNAIL
50. British coins. : PENCE
51. Avenaceous. : OATEN
52. Bridal ___. : SUITE
54. School adjuncts. : PTAS
55. Osprey's relative. : ERNE
56. Boy meets girl. : DATE
58. For. : PRO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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