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New York Times, Monday, March 25, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F Q X }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across
1
Junior ammunition. : CAPS
5
Pacific island, near Tarawa. : MAKIN
10
Type of hammer. : CLAW
14
Geisha's sashes. : OBIS
15
Proof of innocence. : ALIBI
16
Eastern potentate. : RAJA
17
Actor Ralph. : RICHARDSON
19
Part of Arabia. : OMAN
20
Flimsy material. : NET
21
Deceptions. : LIES
22
Duke of Kent. : EDWARD
24
Former Polish lancer. : UHLAN
26
Electrify. : STUN
27
List dangerously. : CAREEN
29
Indispensible household gadget. : SCISSORS
33
Corundum. : EMERY
34
Part of British military uniform. : BERET
35
Vivienne Nearing's profession. : LAW
36
Picturesque London quarter. : SOHO
37
President of the Confederacy. : DAVIS
38
Son of Jacob and Leah. : LEVI
39
Macaw. : ARA
40
Southern refreshment. : JULEP
41
Prevailing conditions. : TIMES
42
The butcher, or baker, or candlestick maker. : RETAILER
44
Cactuses. : NOPALS
45
Complaints. : ILLS
46
Scold severely: Slang. : HOPON
47
Nap. : SIESTA
50
Alone: Stage direction. : SOLA
51
Cartographer's concern. : MAP
54
Product of Australia. : WOOL
55
Meeting. : RENDEZVOUS
58
___ Elizabeth Alice Louise. : ANNE
59
Common store sign. : DRUGS
60
Common verbal contraction. : ISNT
61
State: Abbr. : MASS
62
Emerson and Jefferson, for example. : SAGES
63
Dogs and cats. : PETS
Down
1
Grain. : CORN
2
Hero of long-run play. : ABIE
3
Chapeau. : PICTUREHAT
4
Quiet! : SSH
5
Maid of Sherwood Forest. : MARIAN
6
Priscilla's choice. : ALDEN
7
Salute to the bride. : KISS
8
Nigerian native. : IBO
9
"Gay" decade. : NINETIES
10
Headgear. : CROWNS
11
Holy man of Tibet. : LAMA
12
Not quite closed. : AJAR
13
Willow shoot. : WAND
18
Schubert ___. : ALLEY
23
Do housework. : DUST
25
Man of the hour. : HERO
26
Temporary money certificate. : SCRIP
27
Composer Franck. : CESAR
28
Con ___ (tenderly): Ital. : AMORE
29
Disjoin. : SEVER
30
Seer of Dogpatch. : OLEMANMOSE
31
Unwind. : RAVEL
32
Original watchmakers. : SWISS
34
Cargo on the Mississippi. : BALES
37
Simpletons. : DULLARDS
38
Ancient Chinese poet. : LIPO
40
Reject one's betrothed. : JILT
41
Yellow stone. : TOPAZ
43
Parts of an auditorium. : AISLES
44
Not lower (than). : NOLESS
46
___-podge. : HODGE
47
Did the crawl. : SWAM
48
Hebrides island. : IONA
49
Eternities. : EONS
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Seaworthy. : SNUG
52
Potential babysitter. : AUNT
53
Attention-getting sounds. : PSTS
56
Geological period. : ERA
57
"Big wheel." : VIP

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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