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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
Across
1. 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
50. Struck. : SMOTE
51. Ice cream ___. : SODAS
52. Form of lyric verse. : EPODE
53. Flower. : ASTER
54. Persons of solemn mien. : OWLS
55. Of ships: Abbr. : NAUT
56. Slope of a hill. : SIDE
57. ___ cry. : AFAR
60. Brought. : GOT
61. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI

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

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