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New York Times, Monday, March 18, 1957

Author:
Walt Clark
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,820
Across
1. Basis for a college degree. : ARTS
5. Bottle-shaped container. : FLASK
10. Cheerful sound. : HAHA
14. Small enclosure or pen. : COOP
15. Torn apart. : RIVEN
16. Type of officer: Colloq. : EXEC
17. His: Fr. : ALUI
18. The four hundred. : ELITE
19. Gay song. : LILT
20. Ordain. : DECREE
22. Commercial papers. : DUEBILLS
24. Flocks. : HERDS
26. Entreaty. : PLEA
27. Cheerful. : GLADSOME
30. A very short time. : SECOND
34. 1-10 of a sen. : RIN
35. Namesakes for Actor Jannings. : EMILS
37. Hoglike mammal. : TAPIR
38. ___-European. : INDO
40. Step. : STAIR
42. Brother of Dinah: Bibl. : LEVI
43. Actress of the silent pictures. : NEGRI
45. Closed. : ENDED
47. Judge of a game: Abbr. : REF
48. Legal rights. : DROITS
50. Actor in first role. : DEBUTANT
52. Fetches. : GETS
54. Poetic verb. : DIDST
55. Gavel-wielders. : CHAIRMEN
59. Employ again. : REHIRE
62. Island at the tip of Chile. : HORN
63. Make more suitable. : ADAPT
65. Composer Novello. : IVOR
66. Samoan seaport. : APIA
67. Pawl. : RATCH
68. San ___, Italian port. : REMO
69. Cash drawer. : TILL
70. Hitches, in nautical usage. : KNOTS
71. Kitchen measurements: Abbr. : TSPS
Down
1. School: Abbr. : ACAD
2. Character. : ROLE
3. Precarious situation. : TOUCHANDGO
4. Having a steeple. : SPIRED
5. Subject of 1941 FDR speech. : FREEDOMS
6. Girl's nickname. : LIL
7. Grasping. : AVID
8. A pushover. : SETUP
9. Bends in reverence. : KNEELS
10. Near the sun, in astronomy. : HELIACAL
11. Angle between twig and stem. : AXIL
12. ___ Gate, section of the East River. : HELL
13. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
21. Gaelic. : ERSE
23. Chard. : BEET
25. Strike. : SMITE
27. Pulverize. : GRIND
28. Airship. : LINER
29. Relative of the oryx. : ELAND
31. Private eyes. : OPERATIVES
32. Alias Phineas Fogg. : NIVEN
33. Trend. : DRIFT
36. Sympathized (with). : SIDED
39. Earliest. : ORIGINAL
41. Revivals. : REBIRTHS
44. Roman road. : ITER
46. City fellow in the West. : DUDE
49. Biblical name. : STMARK
51. Pull-over. : TSHIRT
53. City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
55. Converse. : CHAT
56. A Shoshonean. : HOPI
57. Seed covering. : ARIL
58. Treaty group. : NATO
60. Frolic. : ROMP
61. Piccadilly Circus statue. : EROS
64. By the hundred: Abbr. : PCT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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