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New York Times, Wednesday, February 13, 1957

Author:
Helen K. Whitman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Haydn, or Hemingway. : PAPA
5. Alcorn's predecessor. : HALL
9. Western lake. : TAHOE
14. Egyptian deity with body of a hippopotamus. : APET
15. Molding. : OGEE
16. ___ garde. : AVANT
17. Existing in fact. : REAL
18. Saul Bellow character. : AUGIEMARCH
20. Famed dance team of the 1920's. : ASTAIRES
22. Indian corn. : MAIZE
23. Is inattentive. : NODS
24. Organ for breathing. : GILL
25. Family that founded an Institute in Brooklyn. : PRATTS
28. Navigator's guide. : POLESTAR
32. Capital of Bulgaria. : SOFIA
33. Certain Army and Navy officers. : AIDES
34. ___ diet. : ONA
35. Like a Pindaric poem. : ODIC
36. One of the De Milles. : AGNES
37. Lean. : LANK
38. Ventilate. : AIR
39. Mountains of N. C. and Tenn. : SMOKY
40. Famous "Count" of jazz. : BASIE
41. Gym shoes. : SNEAKERS
43. More lenient. : SOFTER
44. Lively celebration. : GALA
45. Wild pig. : BOAR
46. Cremona violin. : AMATI
48. Great lady of the theatre. : FONTANNE
52. Versatile performer on TV. : STEVEALLEN
54. Highest point. : NOON
55. Baffling question. : POSER
56. Attraction. : LURE
57. Newspaper statistic: Abbr. : CIRC
58. Accumulate. : AMASS
59. Finest. : BEST
60. Abounding in certain trees. : ELMY
Down
1. Brazilian seaport, also called Belem. : PARA
2. Barbary ___. : APES
3. Type of fuel. : PEAT
4. ___ City. : ATLANTIC
5. Supplies stored away. : HOARDS
6. Chills. : AGUES
7. Centipede's specialty. : LEGS
8. Floral wreath. : LEI
9. Hot dish. : TAMALES
10. Benefits. : AVAILS
11. Mountain range in Germany. : HARZ
12. Whenever. : ONCE
13. Archaic verb ending. : ETH
19. Namesakes of Rousseau hero. : EMILES
21. Jot. : IOTA
24. Founder of "Lady's Book," 1830. : GODEY
25. Anatomical term for muscle. : PSOAS
26. Sculptor of "Le Baiser." : RODIN
27. Burning. : AFIRE
28. Fox hunters' coats. : PINKS
29. Breakfast staple. : TOAST
30. Maxwellton girl. : ANNIE
31. Cleaner-up of leaves. : RAKER
33. Market place. : AGORA
36. Becky Sharp's friend. : AMELIA
37. Vive ___! : LAFRANCE
39. Hockey players. : SKATERS
40. Launch. : BOAT
42. Century plants. : AGAVES
43. Rupert Brooke's "The Soldier." : SONNET
45. Certain South Africans. : BOERS
46. Disney film, "Our Friend the ___." : ATOM
47. City in Arizona. : MESA
48. Pipe. : FLUE
49. Knot of wool. : NOIL
50. Standard. : NORM
51. Reference book: Abbr. : ENCY
52. Palm Springs. : SPA
53. D. A.'s degree. : LLB

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

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