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New York Times, Monday, December 9, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 257 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,086
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1. Well-known diplomat. : DULLES
7. Legendary sea creature. : MERMAN
13. Wisdom. : SAPIENCE
15. Each. : APIECE
16. Beyond what is manifest. : ULTERIOR
17. Bridge holding. : TENACE
18. Printers' union. : ITU
19. Family member. : AUNTIE
21. Prairie housing material. : SOD
22. Rocky pinnacle. : TOR
23. The film industry. : SCREEN
24. Knot in wool, thread, etc. : BURL
25. Form of discontent. : ENNUI
27. Doctrine. : ISM
28. Swarm. : HORDE
29. Where Abadan is. : IRAN
31. Thick soups. : PUREES
32. Sharpening. : HONING
34. Home of the Norse gods. : ASGARD
35. Ancient country on the Black Sea. : PONTUS
36. Legislative body. : DIET
37. Sunken yards. : AREAS
38. Antagonist. : FOE
40. Religious groups. : SECTS
44. Touchdown sound effects. : RAHS
45. Musical instrument. : CORNET
47. Coiffure aid. : RAT
48. Japanese name. : ITO
49. Breed of trotting horses. : MORGAN
50. Monogram for Columbia, the gem of the ocean. : USA
51. More sprightly. : AIRIER
53. Boldness. : AUDACITY
56. Hie. : HASTEN
57. Modern disorders. : NEUROSES
58. Furtive. : SNEAKY
59. Got a reward. : REAPED
1. ___ plan of progressive education. : DALTON
2. Rise. : UPTURN
3. Be situated. : LIE
4. Gaelic sea god. : LER
5. Army's electronic brain. : ENIAC
6. Cleaning. : SCOURING
7. Of morning. : MATIN
8. Dueling weapon. : EPEE
9. Small weight of Japan. : RIN
10. Gauger. : MEASURER
11. Bestowed on. : ACCORDED
12. Pine leaves. : NEEDLES
13. Retinue. : SUITE
14. Water birds. : ERNES
20. Pro ___. : TEM
23. Brightest star in heavens. : SIRIUS
24. Acid salt. : BORATE
26. Range of the Rocky Mountains. : UINTAS
28. Most expensive. : HUGEST
30. Figure in back of an arithmetic book: Abbr. : ANS
31. ___ Upsilon. : PSI
32. Of Roman poetry. : HORATIAN
33. Petty; inferior: Colloq. : ONEHORSE
34. Eminent European. : ADENAUER
35. Outcasts. : PARIAHS
38. In defense of. : FOR
39. Musical instrument. : ORGAN
41. Vacation project. : CRUISE
42. Had a sample. : TASTED
43. Ancestor of the girdle. : STAYS
45. Sentimental: Slang. : CORNY
46. Invest or endow. : ENDUE
49. Not inclined to anger. : MEEK
52. Thus: Lat. : ITA
54. Constellation. : ARA
55. Bluecoat. : COP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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