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New York Times, Monday, February 4, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,778

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Catch one's breath. : GASP
5
Complains. : MOANS
10
Feign. : SHAM
14
Part. : ROLE
15
Tally. : AGREE
16
Goddess of youth. : HEBE
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Shortly. : ANON
18
Part of Gen. Hershey's setup. : DRAFTBOARD
20
Recent arrival. : NEWCOMER
22
Sally forth. : SORTIE
23
He owned the Labyrinth. : MINOS
24
Intimate. : HINT
25
Filched. : STOLEN
27
Small vehicle. : HANDCART
31
Light upon. : HIT
32
Family car. : SEDAN
34
More confident. : SURER
35
On the end. : ATIP
37
Members of an English royal house. : YORKS
39
Rikki-Tikki-___. : TAVI
40
Perplex: Colloq. : FLOOR
42
One of the Beans. : ORSON
44
A defect, as in a machine: Slang. : BUG
45
Designating a 3-inch nail. : TENPENNY
47
Dips out, as soup. : LADLES
49
Double-reed. : OBOE
50
Gay continental city. : PAREE
51
Begs. : CRAVES
54
Terrier. : AIREDALE
57
Describing mother's pies. : HOMECOOKED
59
Ill-favored. : UGLY
60
River through Munich. : ISAR
61
Spanish girl's name. : ANITA
62
Piece of ice. : CUBE
63
Plymouth Rocks. : HENS
64
Philippine island. : PANAY
65
Mrs. Dick Tracy. : TESS
Down
1
Member of the family. : GRAN
2
Tiptop. : AONE
3
Camera man's term. : SLOWMOTION
4
Eyebrow stick. : PENCIL
5
Girl friend's cab fare, in case. : MADMONEY
6
Fabled giants. : OGRES
7
Sandarac tree. : ARAR
8
Nave of a French church. : NEF
9
Begins. : SETSIN
10
Time-saving device. : SHORTCUT
11
Anger. : HEAT
12
Dugout: Fr. : ABRI
13
Ancient Asian. : MEDE
19
Uniting forces. : BONDS
21
Individuals. : ONES
24
Mrs. Thomas Lincoln, nee ___. : HANKS
25
Ray of sunlight. : SHAFT
26
Right to ownership. : TITLE
27
Before Ike. : HARRY
28
Syria, Iraq, Egypt, etc. : ARABLEAGUE
29
Stage show. : REVUE
30
Wedges to keep wheels from rolling. : TRIGS
33
Lorna of 1869. : DOONE
36
Puffy muffins. : POPOVERS
38
Twenty-four hours. : SOLARDAY
41
Old-time violin. : REBEC
43
Nostril: Arch. : NARE
46
Not a chance: Slang. : NOSOAP
48
Dock. : DEDUCT
50
Mary, in certain works of art. : PIETA
51
The Chinese foot, 14.1 inches. : CHIH
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Eglantine. : ROSE
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To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
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Related. : AKIN
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Lawyers' degrees. : LLBS
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Loops of metal or thread. : EYES
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___ shoestring. : ONA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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