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New York Times, Wednesday, February 27, 1957

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,801
Across Down
1. Seaport in Spain. : MALAGA
7. Summit. : CREST
12. Pro tennis star. : ROSEWALL
14. Given succor. : HELPED
16. Pronghorn. : ANTELOPE
17. In a glow. : AFLAME
18. ___ Fox. : BRER
19. Baptismal fonts. : LAVERS
21. Recalcitrant person. : REB
22. Greek verb tense: Abbr. : AOR
23. March awards. : OSCARS
24. Plant with pods. : OKRA
25. Ramon Vinay. : TENOR
27. Collection of reminiscences. : ANA
28. Cancel. : REMIT
29. Wearing apparel item. : WAIST
31. Milieu of 10 Down. : SENATE
32. Deprive of something, as by fraud. : MULCT
34. ___ column. : AGONY
35. Thin boards for oil paintings. : PANELS
36. Wilson's Secretary of State. : BRYAN
38. Put in a happy mood. : ELATE
39. Dessert. : PIE
40. Abides. : RESTS
44. Marbles. : TAWS
45. Shelved, as discussion of a bill. : TABLED
47. Type of fuel. : OIL
48. Title, added to Brahman names. : AYA
49. Barnyard fowl. : PULLET
50. Highest point. : ACME
51. Country in the news. : ISRAEL
53. Added to. : ENHANCED
55. Relatives. : NIECES
56. Line-up for a race. : STARTERS
57. Per aspera ad ___. : ASTRA
58. Shows disdain. : SNEERS
1. Glamorous girl. : MONROE
2. Backward. : ASTERN
3. Sly look. : LEER
4. Tool. : AWL
5. Places of incarceration. : GAOLS
6. Llamas. : ALPACAS
7. Burns up. : CHARS
8. Men of decision: Abbr. : REFS
9. House wing. : ELL
10. Prominent Democrat. : SPARKMAN
11. Foolish boldness. : TEMERITY
12. Clerical collar. : RABAT
13. Mediterranean countries. : LEVANT
15. College extracurricular activity. : DEBATE
20. Epoch. : ERA
23. Person of great knowledge. : ORACLE
24. Wife of Paris. : OENONE
26. Young birds. : OWLETS
28. Consider. : REGARD
30. Pronoun. : ITS
31. Authority. : SAY
32. Archipelago of the Pacific. : MALAYSIA
33. By surprise. : UNAWARES
35. French military man. : PETAIN
36. Authoritative books. : BIBLES
37. Softens in temper. : RELENTS
39. Associate: Colloq. : PAL
41. Ball game. : SOCCER
42. Track meet officials. : TIMERS
43. Bobs. : SLEDS
45. Southwest metropolis. : TULSA
46. Edith Wharton hero. : ETHAN
49. Equal. : PEER
50. In front of: prefix. : ANTE
52. Vaudeville routine. : ACT
54. Live. : ARE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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