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New York Times, Saturday, March 30, 1957

Author:
J. F. Kelly
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,832
Across
1. Figure in Suez tempest. : NASSER
7. Ancient kingdom of Ireland. : DESMOND
14. Turfdom's Eddie. : ARCARO
15. Battle arena of 1813. : LAKEERIE
16. Contributed to a common fund. : POOLED
17. In process of revision. : EMENDING
18. Money unit in Italy. : LIRA
19. "___ corny as Kansas in August . . . " : IMAS
21. Place to eat. : DINER
22. Direction. : ENE
23. Edwin Donald of Ebbets Field. : SNIDER
25. Cloak: Span. : CAPA
26. Type of vote. : STRAW
28. Postpone. : DELAY
30. Contemporary Caesar. : SID
31. One-time President of Texas. : LAMAR
33. Arch rival of Louisiana State U. : TULANE
35. Drive-in attractions. : MOVIES
37. Certain trains. : LOCALS
38. Book of the Bible. : ROMANS
39. Kind of house, Western style. : RANCH
40. Summer: Fr. : ETE
41. Weasel. : STOAT
43. People of Gaza. : ARABS
47. Kind of oak tree. : HOLM
49. Blocks for metal workers. : ANVILS
51. Hep cats' offering. : BOP
52. Nymph. : OREAD
54. China: Comb. form. : SINO
55. Writer Gardner. : ERLE
56. Atomic number 7. : NITROGEN
58. Injury. : DAMAGE
60. Reckon. : ESTIMATE
61. Moved smoothly. : GLIDED
62. Typists: Colloq. : STENOGS
63. Literary "Queen." : ELLERY
Down
1. City near Vesuvius. : NAPLES
2. Begone, as coined by Shakespeare. : AROINT
3. Wilt (The Stilt) Chamberlain, for instance. : SCORER
4. Parlor: Span. : SALA
5. Prior to. : ERE
6. Sculptor of "Le Penseur." : RODIN
7. Maiden. : DAMSEL
8. Supplement (with "out"). : EKE
9. Tap out Morse code. : SEND
10. Wearer of the caduceus. : MEDIC
11. Vowel sound, for a good French accent. : ORINASAL
12. Skittles. : NINEPINS
13. Lower in rank. : DEGRADE
15. Governor of the Keystone State. : LEADER
20. King of the golden touch. : MIDAS
23. Rustic gallants. : SWAINS
24. Boca ___, Fla. : RATON
27. Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
29. State flowers of New Mexico. : YUCCAS
32. "Hostess with the mostest." : MESTA
34. Veteran actor. : LAHR
35. Driver. : MOTORIST
36. Egg serving. : OMELETTE
37. Spaniard or Italian. : LATIN
38. Sharpens anew. : REHONES
39. Gully. : RAVINE
42. Beginnings. : ONSETS
44. Wear away. : ABRADE
45. MC of "Washington Square." : BOLGER
46. Prompt. : SPEEDY
48. County at north side of Golden Gate. : MARIN
50. U. N. personage. : LODGE
53. Major ___. : DOMO
55. Man's name. : EMIL
57. Stage joke. : GAG
59. The whole lot. : ALL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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