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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
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,827
Across Down
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
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
50. 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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