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New York Times, Wednesday, April 10, 1957

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.00, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Recent. : LATE
5. Give up. : CEDE
9. Grimace. : FACE
13. Obsession. : MANIA
14. Over. : ATOP
15. Artist's medium. : OILS
16. Neglects. : OMITS
17. He wrote "The Tribe that Lost Its Head." : MONSARRAT
19. Joking school-teacher of TV. : SAMLEVENSON
21. Lixivium. : LYE
22. Ailanthus. : TREE
23. Islamic name. : ALI
24. Singer Benzell. : MIMI
26. Cavalryman. : HUSSAR
29. Namesakes of Miss Turner. : LANAS
32. Foolish notions. : VAPORS
35. Gist. : NUB
37. San ___, on the Riviera. : REMO
38. Romance language. : ITALIAN
40. Withdrawal. : RETIRAL
42. ___ war. : COLD
43. Hot ___. : ROD
45. In an idle state. : AWASTE
46. Drive forward. : IMPEL
48. Country cousin. : RUSTIC
50. Mashie. : IRON
52. Unclose: Poet. : OPE
53. Middle Easterner. : ARAB
57. Impatient exclamation. : TUT
59. Best-selling title in fiction. : PEYTONPLACE
62. Actor's entrance. : STAGEDOOR
64. Crème de la crème. : ELITE
65. Portal. : GATE
66. Sand ridge. : DUNE
67. Talked continuously. : RANON
68. Poetic pronoun. : THEE
69. War god. : ARES
70. Uzbek, Tajik, etc. : USSR
Down
1. Truman's birthplace. : LAMAR
2. Bright: Mus. : ANIME
3. Floyd Patterson. : TITLEHOLDER
4. Facility. : EASE
5. Caravan animals. : CAMELS
6. Anthony Eden, for instance. : ETONIAN
7. Puts on. : DONS
8. Racing town S of London. : EPSOM
9. Pro. : FOR
10. Planes. : AIRLINERS
11. Earth. : CLAY
12. Town near Padua. : ESTE
13. Nearly: Colloq. : MOST
18. Indigo. : ANIL
20. School at Poughkeepsie. : VASSAR
25. New star at the Met. : MARIACALLAS
27. Swiss canton. : URI
28. Karel Capek's play. : RUR
30. Schoolboy's Latin verb. : AMAT
31. Food fish. : SOLE
32. Ditto 30 Down. : VICI
33. Item at Oak Ridge. : ATOM
34. Throb. : PALPITATE
36. Vanquished. : BEATEN
39. Correlative. : NOR
41. Double: Prefix. : TWI
44. Designating a certain color effect. : DUOTONE
47. Long, swinging stride. : LOPE
49. Seeds or germs. : SPORES
51. Character in "I, Pagliacci." : NEDDA
54. April showers. : RAINS
55. Equity member. : ACTOR
56. "Where have you ___?" : BEEN
57. Army rating: Abbr. : TSGT
58. State. : UTAH
60. Possessive. : YOUR
61. Colombia's neighbor. : PERU
63. Agree: Colloq. : GEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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