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New York Times, Friday, March 1, 1957

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { B J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 300 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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1. Cousin of a crew cut. : CROP
5. Mischief makers. : IMPS
9. Look ___! (hurry!) : ALIVE
14. Vein of ore. : LODE
15. Malay language. : MORO
16. Hepburn role in "Mayerling." : MARIA
17. Cupid. : AMOR
18. Cassandra. : PROPHETESS
20. General Pate's men. : MARINES
22. Unyielding. : SURESET
23. Describing certain chairs. : CANED
25. Card game. : GIN
26. Well-grounded. : VALID
28. Momentous. : EVENTFUL
33. Motorist accomodation. : MOTEL
34. Upbraid. : SCOLD
35. Whatever. : ANY
36. Pronoun. : OURS
37. Serviette. : DOILY
38. Canine cognomen. : FIDO
39. Part of royal flush. : ACE
40. Immature. : CRUDE
41. Repeat movie. : RERUN
42. On ___ (in general). : THEWHOLE
44. Lemming's relative. : MOUSE
45. Word to urge a horse: Dial. : HUP
46. Awesome. : DREAD
48. Part of Africa. : ALGERIA
52. Kind of number. : ORDINAL
56. Dandelion, daisy et al. : PERENNIALS
58. Reasonable. : SANE
59. Napping. : ADOZE
60. Abundant. : RIFE
61. Treasury Department operatives. : TMEN
62. Handled clumsily. : PAWED
63. Weaver's reed. : SLEY
64. Does fagoting. : SEWS
1. Littleneck. : CLAM
2. European capital. : ROMA
3. Balm. : ODOR
4. Early Athenian statesman. : PERICLES
5. Be at hand. : IMPEND
6. Sen. Neuberger's colleague. : MORSE
7. Not a member of A. A. U. : PRO
8. Dips in liquid. : SOPS
9. Mohawk or Erie. : AMERIND
10. Under the surface. : LATENT
11. Angers. : IRES
12. Holding tool. : VISE
13. Down ___. : EAST
19. Very greatly. : HUGELY
21. ___ file. : NAIL
24. Clear-cut. : DECIDED
26. Give assurance (with "for"). : VOUCH
27. Up ___ (in a spot). : ATREE
29. Meadow mouse. : VOLE
30. Country gatherings. : FAIRS
31. Excessive. : UNDUE
32. Name in the Hall of Fame. : LYON
33. Fosse. : MOAT
34. Spiritual force. : SOUL
37. Pay a visit. : DROPIN
38. Yokums and Scraggs. : FEUDISTS
40. Agitated by violent motion. : CHURNED
41. Course. : ROAD
43. Bromide. : WHEEZE
44. Liverpool's river. : MERSEY
47. He married Pocahontas. : ROLFE
48. 11th month of Egyptian year. : APAP
49. Mythical queen : LEDA
50. Raise. : GROW
51. Affected manners. : AIRS
53. Title. : NAME
54. What "de novo" means. : ANEW
55. Monocle. : LENS
57. Trouble. : AIL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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