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New York Times, Thursday, February 28, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,802

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Students & seniors
Across
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Intimidate. : DAUNT
6
Trees. : ELMS
10
A. A. fire. : FLAK
14
Baseball's Mr. Doubleday. : ABNER
15
Despoil. : LOOT
16
Songstress Kirk. : LISA
17
Clifford Odets play. : WAITINGFORLEFTY
20
Common suffix. : EST
21
Fuel. : PEAT
22
Broadway relative. : AUNTIE
23
C. D. sign. : SHELTER
25
Want. : MISS
26
Scottish county. : AYR
27
Ready to shave. : LATHERED
31
Red wine. : MEDOC
34
Hollow part of a pipe. : BORE
35
Epithet for Ben Jonson. : RARE
36
S. Amer. tuber. : OCA
37
Girl in a novel. : HEROINE
40
Apiece. : ALL
41
Two-masted vessel. : BRIG
43
Jardiniere. : VASE
44
Institute in Stockholm. : NOBEL
46
Happy season. : YULETIDE
48
Man's name: Abbr. : EDW
49
Broadway 37 Across. : LADY
50
Seaport of Wales. : SWANSEA
54
Offered for purchase. : ONSALE
57
Word in a hymn. : AMEN
58
Harvest goddess. : OPS
59
Samuel Beckett play. : WAITINGFORGODOT
62
Public games of ancient Rome. : LUDI
63
Mackintosh. : COAT
64
Get out of. : EVADE
65
8-lb. machine gun. : STEN
66
To be: Fr. : ETRE
67
Stairway piece. : RISER
Down
1
V. P., 1925–29. : DAWES
2
Disconcert. : ABASH
3
Weld. : UNITE
4
Tennis gear. : NET
5
Three-part art work. : TRIPTYCH
6
English composer. : ELGAR
7
Golf stroke. : LOFT
8
Animal sound. : MOO
9
Contract. : STRAITEN
10
Whaling V. I. P. : FLENSER
11
Help. : LIFT
12
Italian city. : ASTI
13
Well-known comedian. : KAYE
18
___-do-well. : NEER
19
Luxuriant. : LUSH
24
Certain Thai. : LAO
25
Mme. de Sévigné. : MARIE
27
Let fly. : LOOSE
28
Vienna V. I .P. : RAAB
29
One of the Gardners. : ERLE
30
Dingle. : DELL
31
Dick, the cetacean. : MOBY
32
Beige. : ECRU
33
Dublin group. : DAIL
34
Photographer of the Civil War. : BRADY
38
Show. : EVIDENCE
39
Imperil. : ENDANGER
42
Common food. : GELATIN
45
Admit. : OWN
47
Ankle bones. : TALI
48
Pitcher. : EWER
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Struck. : SMOTE
51
Ice cream ___. : SODAS
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Form of lyric verse. : EPODE
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Flower. : ASTER
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Persons of solemn mien. : OWLS
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Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
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Slope of a hill. : SIDE
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___ cry. : AFAR
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Brought. : GOT
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Egg: Comb. form. : OVI

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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