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New York Times, Saturday, March 23, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 316 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Take it easy. : LAZE
5. Veritable. : REAL
9. Restrain. : CURB
13. One of Homer's heroes. : AJAX
14. Chief town of 52 Across. : APIA
15. Lesson taught by a fable. : MORAL
16. Majority whip in U. S. Senate. : MANSFIELD
18. Dumfound. : AMAZE
19. Definite. : PRECISE
20. Letter. : DOUBLEU
22. That is: Lat. : IDEST
24. Before duo. : UNO
25. Famous name in baseball. : WAGNER
28. Cause of suffering. : HARDSHIP
33. Rancher's concern. : HERD
34. Married person. : SPOUSE
36. Stout. : ALE
37. Panting. : AGASP
39. Relative of the osprey. : ERN
40. Determined. : RULED
42. 1051. : MLI
43. Long-legged birds. : EGRETS
46. Feet: Suffix in zoology. : PODA
47. Miss from Cadiz. : SENORITA
49. Squabble: Slang. : HASSEL
51. Fray. : RUB
52. Island of Western Samoa. : UPOLU
54. Minority whip in U. S. Senate. : DIRKSEN
58. Cupidity. : AVARICE
62. Have ___ to pick. : ABONE
63. Substance used in perfumery. : AMBERGRIS
65. Of high repute. : FAMED
66. Defoe heroine. : MOLL
67. Wyatt ___. : EARP
68. Odd card. : TREY
69. Biblical name. : ENOS
70. Official: Abbr. : SECY
Down
1. Headlight. : LAMP
2. Jangling. : AJAR
3. Author Grey. : ZANE
4. Cuts out. : EXSCINDS
5. Elevators. : RAISERS
6. Types of foils. : EPEES
7. Trouble. : AIL
8. Alan on the marquee. : LADD
9. Small groups of jazz players. : COMBOS
10. River of Europe. : URAL
11. Demolish. : RAZE
12. French color. : BLEU
15. Move in an aimless way. : MAUNDER
17. Bona ___. : FIDE
21. Pronoun. : OURS
23. Popular social critic of 19th cen. : THOREAU
25. Smashing exclamations. : WHAMS
26. Mother of the Graces. : AEGLE
27. Tiny bit. : GRAIN
29. Relative. : AUNT
30. Glories. : HALOS
31. ___ France. : ILEDE
32. Treadle. : PEDAL
35. Forward. : PERT
38. Read. : PERUSED
41. Rises with a violent, sweeping motion. : UPSURGES
44. Jeer. : GIBE
45. Tools. : SHOVELS
48. Island group N of Scotland. : ORKNEY
50. Having wings. : ALAR
53. Casals. : PABLO
54. Silly. : DAFT
55. Type of girder. : IBAR
56. European capital. : ROME
57. Mention. : NAME
59. "Dies ___." : IRAE
60. About: Abbr. : CIRC
61. Catch sight of. : ESPY
64. Calendar abbreviation. : MON

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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