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New York Times, Wednesday, March 20, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,822
Across
1. Army group. : WACS
5. Seam. : SCAR
9. Hat material. : STRAW
14. Help. : ABET
15. Accurately formed. : TRUE
16. Beseech. : CRAVE
17. Uncomfortable. : ILLATEASE
19. Flowed out slowly. : OOZED
20. Members of learned societies. : FELLOWS
21. Crocus. : FLOWER
23. Turn or twist. : WREST
25. Consumed. : ATE
26. Rove in quest of booty. : MARAUD
29. Filbert. : HAZELNUT
34. Bouquets. : ODORS
35. Ax man. : HEWER
36. Suffix in chemistry. : OLE
37. Sack. : LOOT
38. Chicory. : SALAD
39. Distinctive style. : TONE
40. Strong-___. : ARM
41. Brightly colored eel. : MORAY
42. Actress Strasberg. : SUSAN
43. Debbie. : REYNOLDS
45. "They say ___ loves company." : MISERY
46. Leprechaun. : ELF
47. What fagots are made of. : TWIGS
49. Tell to someone else. : REPEAT
52. Base. : IGNOBLE
56. Certain dances. : HULAS
57. ___ flies. : ASTHECROW
59. Raised on end. : ATILT
60. Currency of Thailand. : BAHT
61. Cattle: Poet. : KINE
62. Operatic heroine. : THAIS
63. Discoverer of heavy hydrogen. : UREY
64. Diviner. : SEER
Down
1. Concern of the UNICEF. : WAIF
2. Skilled. : ABLE
3. Cubicle. : CELL
4. Valiant. : STALWART
5. Cooked, as a compote. : STEWED
6. Obtuse. : CRASS
7. European country: Abbr. : AUS
8. Tied-up portion of a sail. : REEF
9. Child's vehicle. : SCOOTER
10. Gardener's tool. : TROWEL
11. Tear down. : RAZE
12. Say so. : AVER
13. Espoused. : WED
18. Receptacle of a flower. : TORUS
22. Did nothing. : LAZED
24. What Uncas was of the Mohicans. : THELAST
26. Tooth. : MOLAR
27. Hold dear. : ADORE
28. Able to contain much. : ROOMY
30. Far. : AWAY
31. Rope loop. : NOOSE
32. Of a certain bone. : ULNAR
33. Very small. : TEENY
35. Exacting. : HARD
38. Scale syllables. : SOLFA
39. Thick clumps of grass. : TUSSOCKS
41. Annoys. : MOLESTS
42. Actress Hasso. : SIGNE
44. Asiatic language. : NEPALI
45. Extremely: Colloq. : MIGHTY
48. Osier twig. : WITHE
49. Book of the Old Testament. : RUTH
50. "Essays of ___." : ELIA
51. Forbid. : TABU
53. Kind of cheese. : BRIE
54. Type of wolf. : LONE
55. Pitcher. : EWER
56. Sombrero. : HAT
58. Patriotic society. : SAR

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