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New York Times, Thursday, March 21, 1957

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,823
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1. 60 grains. : DRAM
5. Clay used for pottery. : ARGIL
10. Study strenuously. : CRAM
14. Island near Scotland. : IONA
15. "___ Else But You." : NOONE
16. Vehicle. : AUTO
17. "Inherit the Wind" player. : MUNI
18. Musical comedy star. : GWENVERDON
20. He wrote "The Decline of the West." : SPENGLER
22. Considers. : DEEMS
23. Con ___ (with spirit): Mus. : BRIO
24. Commanded. : BADE
26. Slang exclamation of disappointment. : SHOOT
28. Warm-weather living quarters. : VERANDAS
32. Role for 18 Across. : LOLA
33. Olympic events. : SPORTS
35. Bashkir city. : UFA
36. Angered. : IRED
37. Famous nickname on the Rialto. : TALLU
38. Glide. : SKIM
39. Be profitable. : PAY
40. More extensive. : LARGER
41. Expression. : TERM
42. Brain centers. : SENSORIA
44. "Mighty" man of verse. : CASEY
45. Digits. : TOES
46. Repair. : DARN
47. Moving crowd. : SWARM
50. Assuming a conceited expression. : SMIRKING
54. Nikita. : KHRUSHCHEV
57. Contemporary political leader. : EDEN
58. Grammatical slip. : AINT
59. Begin. : ARISE
60. Immunizing agents. : SERA
61. ___ bien. : TRES
62. European starlings. : MYNAS
63. Horse race. : TROT
1. Obscures. : DIMS
2. Ailment of poultry. : ROUP
3. Character in a Shakespeare play. : ANNEBOLEYN
4. Much-traveled thoroughfare. : MAINROAD
5. Combining form for a country. : ANGLO
6. Schoolboy ___, former pitching great. : ROWE
7. Departing one. : GOER
8. Tabard ___. : INN
9. Copper of Bulgaria. : LEV
10. Heel over. : CAREEN
11. Unwrought. : RUDE
12. Very small amount. : ATOM
13. City in Belgium. : MONS
19. Old Norse books. : EDDAS
21. "___ along, little dogie . . . " : GIT
24. Contemporary comedian. : BERLE
25. Conductor Rodzinski. : ARTUR
26. Cuttings from plants. : SLIPS
27. Goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
28. Historic river. : VOLGA
29. Brooklyn Dodgers star. : DUKESNIDER
30. Full of ardor. : AFIRE
31. Golfer Snead. : SAMMY
33. Be conspicuous. : STARE
34. Capital city. : PARIS
38. Most desolate. : STARKEST
40. Takes shape. : LOOMS
43. Framework braces. : STRUTS
44. Vehicle. : CAR
46. Gainers. : DIVES
47. Card game. : SKAT
48. Propeller sound. : WHIR
49. Scandinavian man's name. : ARNE
50. Climb in a certain way. : SHIN
51. A land form. : MESA
52. Successor to Claudius. : NERO
53. Insect. : GNAT
55. Buffet dish. : HAM
56. ___ up (praise highly). : CRY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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