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New York Times, Monday, April 15, 1957

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { F J K W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,848
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1. African country. : GHANA
6. ___ Cupid. : DAN
9. Gulf in the news. : AQABA
14. Actor Novarro. : RAMON
15. Montevideo is its capital: Abbr. : URU
16. Agricultural. : RURAL
17. Cockpit. : ARENA
18. Cuckoo. : ANI
19. Contamination. : TAINT
20. Grab. : NAB
21. African country, new member of U. N.. : TUNISIA
24. Greek letter. : ETA
25. Mild expletive. : DRAT
27. Nut tree. : PECAN
28. Make indistinct. : BLUR
29. Ribbed fabric. : REP
31. Cancel. : ANNUL
33. Looking fixedly. : ASTARE
36. Having beautiful views. : SCENICAL
40. Fur-bearing animals. : BEAVERS
42. Green mineral. : ERINITE
43. Gem without facets. : CABOCHON
45. Soaked through. : SODDEN
46. Mediterranean state: Comb. form : ITALO
47. Number. : ONE
48. Sacred bull of Egypt. : APIS
51. "The Scapegoat," for example. : NOVEL
53. Demolish. : RASE
57. Ruminant's specialty. : CUD
58. Looked up to. : ADMIRED
60. Dance: Fr. : BAL
61. Plain. : CLEAR
63. South American tuber. : OCA
64. Ancient country in Asia Minor. : IONIA
66. Domain. : REALM
67. Compass points. : NES
68. Outcome. : EVENT
69. City on the Rhone delta. : ARLES
70. Compass point. : SSE
71. Laughter. : MIRTH
1. A piano. : GRAND
2. City in Ethiopia. : HARAR
3. Very simple form of life. : AMEBA
4. "No" from France. : NON
5. Medical course: Abbr. : ANAT
6. First mayor of N. Y. C., 1784–89. : DUANE
7. Lotions for treating sprains. : ARNICAS
8. Pest. : NUISANCE
9. Gulf, site of Battle of Actium. : ARTA
10. Sine ___ non. : QUA
11. Caliban's slave. : ARIEL
12. Equatorial African. : BANTU
13. Place of worship. : ALTAR
22. Position of control. : UPPERHAND
23. Shoe part. : INNERSOLE
26. Crude horsedrawn sled used by Plains Indians. : TRAVOIS
28. Leather flap on a horse's bridle. : BLINDER
30. Build. : ERECT
32. Labor group. : UNION
33. Beginning of learning. : ABC
34. ___ of Galilee. : SEA
35. Flap. : TAB
37. Spanish hero. : CID
38. Lunched. : ATE
39. Man's nickname. : LEN
41. Island group east of New Guinea. : SOLOMONS
44. Apprentices. : NOVICES
48. Capital of 1 Across. : ACCRA
49. Whiner. : PULER
50. Exemplar. : IDEAL
52. Rub out. : ERASE
54. Hero of current Broadway musical. : ABNER
55. Actress Eva Marie. : SAINT
56. Port on 9 Across. : ELATH
58. Branches. : ARMS
59. President of Vietnam. : DIEM
62. Beverage. : ALE
65. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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