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New York Times, Monday, December 30, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,107
Across Down
1. Thornton Wilder's "___ of March." : IDES
5. Cinchona. : BARK
9. Place in the country. : CAMP
13. He wrote "The Harbor." : POOLE
14. Frenchman's name. : ELIE
15. Of grandparents. : AVAL
16. Two words in legal documents. : ANDOR
17. Bell sound. : RING
18. Arouse one's dander. : RILE
19. Organizes systematically. : REGIMENTS
21. Extemporize. : ADLIB
22. Son of Cain. : ENOCH
23. The New Yorker's Mr. Tilley. : EUSTACE
25. U. S. Army award. : DSC
27. Collegiate athletic group: Abbr. : NCAA
29. Inlet. : RIA
30. Eye: Fr. : OEIL
32. Messengers. : ERRANDBOYS
37. Find out. : GETAT
39. Liquid sauce: Colloq. : DIP
40. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
41. Heavenly broadcasters. : SKYWRITERS
44. Icelandic literature. : EDDA
45. Scot's negative. : NAE
46. Celebrity. : LION
48. Deck cleaner. : MOP
49. Ant. : PISMIRE
53. Buddhist holy city. : LHASA
55. The elbow. : ANCON
56. Clears (land) of trees. : DEFORESTS
60. Star of Daly's company. : DREW
61. Puerto ___. : RICO
62. Relative proportion. : RATIO
63. Frenchman's name. : RENE
64. Black: Comb. form. : ATRO
65. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
66. Wife of Cuchulain. : EMER
67. A synogogue: Jewish. : SHUL
68. Had on. : WORE
1. Heroine of "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
2. Matt Dillon's TV town. : DODGECITY
3. Conceal, as goods: Law. : ELOIN
4. Message from Scripture. : SERMON
5. Great stage name. : BERNHARDT
6. Got off. : ALIT
7. Wash lightly. : RINSE
8. Small cask. : KEG
9. Game room accessory. : CARDTABLE
10. City in Old Castile. : AVILA
11. Kind of acid from apples. : MALIC
12. Freshman at the Point. : PLEBE
13. Links term. : PAR
20. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
21. Actor's speech. : ASIDE
24. Decorative vessel. : URN
25. Beagles. : DOGS
26. Try to learn. : SEEK
28. Shakespearean role. : ARIEL
31. Suburbanite's machine. : LAWNMOWER
33. The subject of a practical joke. : APRILFOOL
34. Rembrandt, for example. : OLDMASTER
35. Former name of Tokyo. : YEDO
36. Cinch. : SNAP
38. Express. : TRAIN
42. Noun suffix. : IER
43. London Bohemia. : SOHO
47. Bigoted. : NARROW
49. Chaplain in Spain. : PADRE
50. Designating a legal action against property. : INREM
51. Stage setting. : SCENE
52. "And ___ with golden hair." : EDITH
54. Initials of an alliance. : SEATO
57. Color. : ECRU
58. Spare. : TIRE
59. How to pronounce Sault. : SOO
61. Prince, in Abyssinia. : RAS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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