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New York Times, Thursday, February 14, 1957

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,788
Across Down
1. Skilled. : ABLE
5. Prepare for use again. : REFIT
10. TV musical star. : WELK
14. Rocky formation. : CRAG
15. Singer Nikolaidi. : ELENA
16. Biblical name. : ELOI
17. He has appointment in Bermuda. : HAROLDMACMILLAN
20. Sheep in its second year. : TEG
21. River in Germany. : EDER
22. Mrs. Martin Gabel. : ARLENE
23. Prior in validity. : ELDER
25. Indian. : CREE
26. Phantom. : VISION
28. Part of a clipper. : MAINSAIL
32. Indian empire. : INCAN
33. Creator of Phileas Fogg. : VERNE
34. From: Scot. : FRO
35. Dry up. : SEAR
36. Perforated. : BORED
37. Antlered animal. : STAG
38. Month: Abbr. : APL
39. Imprudence. : FOLLY
40. Horace, for example: Lat. : POETA
41. Star-shaped. : STELLATE
43. Famous name at the Met. : WARREN
44. Greek letter. : IOTA
45. Capital of Western Australia. : PERTH
46. Conspicuous. : SIGNAL
49. Cleopatra's maid. : IRAS
50. The ear: Comb. form. : OTO
53. John Marquand novel. : POINTOFNORETURN
56. Hercules' captive maiden. : IOLE
57. Soissons' river. : AISNE
58. Spoken. : ORAL
59. Awning. : TILT
60. Restrain. : DETER
61. Discern. : ESPY
1. German "eight." : ACHT
2. Scottish hill. : BRAE
3. Extensive. : LARGESCALE
4. Conceit. : EGO
5. Blush. : REDDEN
6. Author Davis. : ELMER
7. Suspect. : FEAR
8. Combined: Abbr. : INC
9. Tropical tree. : TAMARIND
10. Hull's Undersecretary of State. : WELLES
11. La fille. : ELLE
12. ___ collection. : LOAN
13. Poetic herd. : KINE
18. Lured: Colloq. : LEDON
19. Greek princess. : IRENE
24. Double-dealer. : LIAR
25. Hero of Maugham's "Of Human Bondage." : CAREY
26. Passport entries. : VISAS
27. Absurd. : INEPT
28. Actress Oberon. : MERLE
29. Time for relaxation. : AFTERHOURS
30. Incensed. : IRATE
31. Broadway's Josh. : LOGAN
33. Italian physicist. : VOLTA
36. Ship's carrying capacity. : BOATLOAD
37. Genre. : SORT
39. Parade vehicle. : FLOAT
40. Analyze, as a sentence. : PARSE
42. Small songbird. : LINNET
43. That which impairs by friction. : WEARER
45. Inclined. : PRONE
46. Rain or snow lightly. : SPIT
47. Exaggerated number of things to do. : IOOI
48. Part of a pint. : GILL
49. Present month: Abbr. : INST
51. Light carriage. : TRAP
52. But: Colloq. : ONLY
54. Shame! : FIE
55. ___ hold. : TOE

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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