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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
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,820

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Students & seniors
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
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Revivals. : REBIRTHS
44
Roman road. : ITER
46
City fellow in the West. : DUDE
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Biblical name. : STMARK
51
Pull-over. : TSHIRT
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City on the Meuse. : SEDAN
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Converse. : CHAT
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A Shoshonean. : HOPI
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Seed covering. : ARIL
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Treaty group. : NATO
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Frolic. : ROMP
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Piccadilly Circus statue. : EROS
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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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