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New York Times, Thursday, April 11, 1957

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q W X }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,844
Across Down
1. Wind. : GALE
5. Carbonated beverages. : POPS
9. Design for rising or falling prices. : GRAPH
14. Seed coat. : ARIL
15. Awry. : ALOP
16. Complement of video. : AUDIO
17. Man on a diamond. : INFIELDER
19. Passed out cards. : DEALT
20. Part of a shoe. : TOECAP
21. Isinglass. : MICA
23. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
24. ___ on (take part). : SITIN
26. Romper room. : NURSERY
28. Informal talks. : CHATS
30. Gets a hint of: Dial. : INKLES
32. Propeller turns, for short. : REVS
33. Nimble quality. : AGILENESS
36. Comprehend. : SEE
37. Sports competitor. : ATHLETE
38. Comanche's cousin. : UTE
40. Supersalesmen. : PROMOTERS
42. Long, long time. : AEON
43. Actress Darcel. : DENISE
44. Aussie–New Zealand blend word. : ANZAC
45. Biblical form of John. : JOHANAN
48. Greek style of architecture. : DORIC
50. Grape. : UVA
51. Seaweed. : ALGA
53. Fabric of raised woven figures. : DAMASK
56. Bright star of Cygnus. : DENEB
58. High-handedness. : ARROGANCE
60. Isle with a lagoon. : ATOLL
61. Beast's hideout. : LAIR
62. (Had) reclined. : LAIN
63. Selassie. : HAILE
64. Shade trees. : ELMS
65. Coin drop. : SLOT
1. Running style. : GAIT
2. Florence's river. : ARNO
3. Job for an expert swimmer. : LIFESAVER
4. Draws out. : ELICITS
5. Feelers of insects, lobsters, etc. : PALPI
6. Past one's prime. : OLD
7. Lyric. : POEM
8. Protected from fire by a water system. : SPRINKLERED
9. Native of Biblical city. : GADARENE
10. Regret. : RUE
11. Wise saying. : ADAGE
12. Hemingway heroine. : PILAR
13. With fervor. : HOTLY
18. Provender. : EATS
22. Flat bases of brilliants. : CULETS
25. Subject of Keats ode. : NIGHTINGALE
27. Southerly point. : SSE
28. Opposite of drs. : CRS
29. Mr. Wickfield's Uriah. : HEEP
31. River blue, river green. : NILES
33. Discordant type of music. : ATONAL
34. International problem. : SUEZCANAL
35. Greek porch. : STOA
37. Docile. : AMENABLE
39. Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
41. Harem room. : ODA
42. Menagerie. : ANIMALS
44. "___ and a bone and a hank of hair . . . " : ARAG
45. Fourth son of Jacob. : JUDAH
46. Mrs. Hobby. : OVETA
47. City of French Indochina. : HANOI
49. Scents. : ODORS
52. Russian inland sea. : ARAL
54. Italian name of Chios. : SCIO
55. English ducal name. : KENT
57. Building wing. : ELL
59. Margin. : RIM

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

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