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New York Times, Monday, February 11, 1957

Author: Helen Bernard
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,785
Across Down
1. Household appurtenance. : TEAPOT
7. Wear down. : ABRADE
13. Ellery Queen. : PENNAME
14. Rather chilly. : COOLISH
16. Star 300 million miles in diameter. : ANTARES
17. Major Adriatic port. : TRIESTE
18. Union army vets. : GAR
19. Racing program. : ENTRIES
21. Source of revenue. : TAX
22. Edible tubers. : OCAS
24. Preserves. : CANS
25. ___ Society. : CAFE
26. Car scar. : DENT
27. London's "White ___." : FANG
28. Less dangerous. : SAFER
29. Reference mark. : ASTERISK
31. Sooty-brown birds. : SWIFTS
32. Comfort. : EASE
33. Le Sage's hero, Gil ___. : BLAS
34. Hot. : TROPIC
37. Washday necessity. : SOAPSUDS
41. Port. : HAVEN
42. Garment. : VEST
43. Of the ear. : OTIC
44. Aye. : EVER
45. Much involved. : DEEP
46. Pugilistic actor. : NOVA
47. Atlantique. : MER
48. Canalboat. : GONDOLA
51. By. : PER
52. Stylish. : ALAMODE
54. Recurring theme in music. : REPRISE
56. Informal dress: Fr. : NEGLIGE
57. Deprives of office. : UNSEATS
58. On the righthand side. : DEXTER
59. Mugs. : STEINS
1. Bridge holdings. : TENACES
2. Newcomer. : ENTRANT
3. Miscellanea. : ANA
4. Remove the rind. : PARE
5. Foreshadow. : OMEN
6. Certain court proceeding. : TESTCASE
7. Histrionicism. : ACTING
8. Irks. : BORES
9. Louis XIV and Louis XV. : ROIS
10. Beverage. : ALE
11. Women in general. : DISTAFF
12. Mounted messenger. : ESTAFET
13. Oriental temple. : PAGODA
15. Bewitchers: Colloq. : HEXERS
20. Orderly arrangement. : RANK
23. More proclivitous. : STEEPER
25. Ammunition chest. : CAISSON
27. Treasury. : FISC
28. Trade: Colloq. : SWAP
30. Weather word. : RAIN
31. Strip of wood. : SLAT
33. Locale of Istanbul. : BOSPORUS
34. Stan Musial. : THEMAN
35. Disentangled. : RAVELED
36. Too old. : OVERAGE
37. ___ pearl. : SEED
38. Ideal. : UTOPIAN
39. Unfrocks. : DIVESTS
40. Alarms. : SCARES
42. Attractive but superficial display. : VENEER
45. Clever device. : DODGE
48. Proceed with speed. : GOIT
49. Fasting time. : LENT
50. Where the bishop's throne was. : APSE
53. Six years before the Norman Conquest. : MLX
55. Defendants: Lat. : REI

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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