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New York Times, Wednesday, February 6, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,780
Across
1. Feudal estate. : MANOR
6. Practice boxing. : SPAR
10. Molded cake. : BABA
14. Century plant. : AGAVE
15. Undeniable. : TRUE
16. Opposite of aloft. : ALOW
17. Construction fastening. : RIVET
18. Memory. : RETENTION
20. Santa ___, California. : CLARA
21. Worshipers of false gods. : IDOLATERS
22. Finnish capital. : HELSINKI
24. British gun type. : STEN
25. Physician of yore. : LEECH
27. Unwritten tests. : ORALS
30. Fungus resulting from dampness. : MILDEW
34. "___ the last rose of summer . . . " : TIS
36. Greek porch. : STOA
37. Declared. : AVERRED
39. Fantails. : PIGEONS
41. Kitchen spice. : MACE
42. Spanish article. : LAS
44. Dazzling lights. : GLARES
45. "___ is Born." : ASTAR
47. Gettysburg hostess. : MAMIE
49. Ox of ancient Europe. : URUS
51. Permit. : TOLERATE
56. Having no crisis. : ACRITICAL
59. Side dish. : SALAD
60. Kind of peach. : FREESTONE
61. Giraffe's relative. : OKAPI
62. Craggy hills. : TORS
63. Author of "Battle Cry." : URIS
64. Baltic seaport. : MEMEL
65. Organized method: Abbr. : SYST
66. See 19 Down. : PACT
67. Wear away. : ERODE
Down
1. Winter's last gasp. : MARCH
2. Limber. : AGILE
3. Part of U.S.N.A. : NAVAL
4. Remainders. : OVERS
5. Merchant. : RETAILER
6. Bowling shot. : STRIKE
7. State that there will be. : PREDICT
8. Car. : AUTO
9. Winds on a spool. : REELS
10. London borough. : BATTERSEA
11. Estranger. : ALIENATOR
12. Bad-mannered person. : BOOR
13. Beards of grain. : AWNS
19. Western defense organization. : NATO
23. Stairway post. : NEWEL
26. Angle formed by sloping sides of a roof. : HIP
28. By one's self. : LONE
29. Talk saucily. : SASS
30. Child's comforter. : MAMA
31. Yellow bugle plants. : IVAS
32. Visitors to women's clubs. : LECTURERS
33. Least cheerful. : DREARIEST
35. Seal or signature. : SIGIL
38. Engineering project. : DAM
40. Merry and mirthful. : GLEESOME
43. Fiendish and fearsome. : SATANIC
46. Grooves. : RUTS
48. Bother. : MOLEST
50. Become suddenly alert: Colloq. : SITUP
52. Garden tidier. : RAKER
53. Pride of Texas. : ALAMO
54. Recorded on ribbon. : TAPED
55. Roman official. : EDILE
56. Post meridians: Abbr. : AFTS
57. Author Homer ___. : CROY
58. Cooper heroine. : CORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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