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New York Times, Wednesday, March 27, 1957

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 285 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,829
Across Down
1. Word on a Nipponese ship. : MARU
5. Tests. : ORALS
10. "God ha' mercy on such___ . . . " : ASWE
14. "___ the Mood for Love." : IMIN
15. Aspect of a personality. : FACET
16. Nine inches. : SPAN
17. Hazardous car maneuver. : SUDDENSTOP
19. Incline. : TEND
20. Milieu for birds. : TREETOPS
21. Birds. : EGRETS
23. Day in, day out doings. : RUTS
24. Decorous. : STAID
25. Dog star. : LASSIE
28. Very successful occasion. : FIELDDAY
31. Superior and Placid. : LAKES
32. Roulette bet. : CARRE
33. Juin, juillet et août. : ETE
34. Solo. : ARIA
35. Thread holders. : CONES
36. Atmospheric blight. : SMOG
37. East of Eden. : NOD
38. Actress Lili. : CARON
39. Lash. : THONG
40. Fairy tale beginning. : ONCEUPON
42. Beldames. : CRONES
43. Routine. : HABIT
44. Vilipend. : SLUR
45. Bordeaux. : CLARET
47. Laurel tree. : SWEETBAY
51. Call, as a taxi. : HAIL
52. Radiator protection. : ANTIFREEZE
54. Companion of the radius. : ULNA
55. Tilted. : LEANT
56. Salad. : SLAW
57. Pant. : GASP
58. Presley offerings. : SONGS
59. Browns. : TANS
1. Spray. : MIST
2. Asian river. : AMUR
3. Roller coaster, for one. : RIDE
4. Frogman's milieu. : UNDERSEA
5. Famous. : OFNOTE
6. Grates. : RASPS
7. Palace offerings. : ACTS
8. Actor Genn. : LEO
9. Landmark in Rome. : STPETERS
10. Norwegian princess. : ASTRID
11. Jehu. : SPEEDDEMON
12. Desire. : WANT
13. Objects. : ENDS
18. Needle-cases. : ETUIS
22. Blow. : GALE
24. Klaxon. : SIREN
25. Pampas. : LLANO
26. Brother of Miriam. : AARON
27. Predecessor of snow tires. : SKIDCHAINS
28. Vestment. : FANON
29. In accord. : ATONE
30. Safe blowers. : YEGGS
32. French landscapist. : COROT
35. Holland has two. : CAPITALS
36. Most concise. : SHORTEST
38. Raise to the 3d power. : CUBE
39. More exact. : TRUER
41. Otic warmer. : EARLAP
42. Splits. : CLEFTS
44. Type of music. : SWING
45. Sound of an engine. : CHUG
46. Refrain. : LALA
47. "Streetcar" hero. : STAN
48. Actor Lugosi. : BELA
49. Mohammedan call to prayer. : AZAN
50. Trees. : YEWS
53. New: Comb. form. : NEO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later.

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