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New York Times, Thursday, February 21, 1957

Author:
Helen Smathers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,795
Across
1. Name popular with Fan Clubs. : ELVIS
6. Cleaning process. : BATH
10. Soft limestone. : MALM
14. Terry Brennan, for instance. : COACH
15. Son of Isaac. : ESAU
16. Hipbones. : ILIA
17. Humpback salmon. : HOLIA
18. Permitting to be shown. : RELEASING
20. Weight of Turkey. : OKE
21. Corolla leaf. : PETAL
23. TV prelate. : SHEEN
24. Catch in a net. : ENMESH
26. Dry red wine. : CHIANTI
28. Kirk Douglas role. : ARTIST
29. Huddled together. : AHEAP
30. Egyptian goddess. : ISIS
31. 8 Down, for example. : INDIAN
33. U. S. district bank: Abbr. : FRB
36. Tutors at Oxford. : DONS
37. Man's man. : VALET
38. Vanish. : FLEE
39. Compass point. : ENE
40. Decanter. : CARAFE
41. Basis of brotherhood. : LOVE
42. Father: Comb. form. : PATRI
43. Part of a cabinet. : DRAWER
45. Universal remedy. : PANACEA
48. Less active. : SLOWER
49. Spiritless: Arch. : AMORT
50. Where the Ginza is. : TOKYO
52. Road sign: Abbr. : RTE
54. Case of murder. : PATRICIDE
56. Leg bone. : TIBIA
58. Humorous slang suffix. : EROO
59. Layer of the eye. : UVEA
60. Prominent British family. : EDENS
61. Overhead figure. : RENT
62. City on the Aar. : BERN
63. Shift suddenly. : DODGE
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1. Person who imitates another. : ECHO
2. Spectators. : LOOKERSON
3. Heart-to-heart message. : VALENTINE
4. Here: Fr. : ICI
5. Guises. : SHAPES
6. Place of anchorage. : BERTH
7. Cruising. : ASEA
8. American ballerina. : TALLCHIEF
9. Shade. : HUE
10. Bad luck. : MISHAP
11. Stranger. : ALIEN
12. Lady of knight Gareth. : LINET
13. Great: Comb. form. : MAGNI
19. Oriental. : ASIAN
22. Spend the summer. : ESTIVATE
25. ___ America. : MISS
27. In an excited manner. : HEATEDLY
28. Assistant. : AIDE
29. Famous Illinoisan. : ADLAI
32. Novel. : NARRATIVE
33. Colorful plot. : FLOWERBED
34. Going back to. : REVERTING
35. Bock. : BEER
38. Crack. : FLAW
40. Drought area forage. : CACTI
42. Jungle mimic. : PARROT
44. Firmly established. : ROOTED
45. Theme. : PAPER
46. To love: Lat. : AMARE
47. ___ your life (by no means). : NOTON
48. Dagger of old Ireland. : SKEAN
51. River into the Baltic. : ODER
53. Leisure. : EASE
55. Newspaper novice. : CUB
57. Affirmative answer. : IDO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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