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New York Times, Wednesday, April 24, 1957

Author:
Herbert Lyle
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Watch pockets. : FOBS
5. Schism. : SPLIT
10. Photograph. : SHOT
14. Competent. : ABLE
15. Scene of mutiny. : CAINE
16. Hickenlooper's state. : IOWA
17. French artist. : TOULOUSELAUTREC
20. In the money: Slang. : HEELED
21. Shoe leather. : ELK
22. Invite. : ASK
23. ___ Führer. : DER
24. Condiment. : CATSUP
27. Mark. : SCAR
29. Haarlem artist. : HALS
30. "He who is not ___, let him not go a-fishing." : LUCKY
34. Study. : CON
35. About. : SOME
36. Lady of Spain. : SENORA
37. Island group near New Guinea. : ARU
38. Gubernatorial name. : AVERELL
40. With things as they are. : NOW
41. Deduction. : REBATE
43. Genuine. : TRUE
44. Mountain pass. : COL
45. Norse goddess. : FREYA
46. "From ___ to Eternity." : HERE
47. Dull browns. : DUNS
48. Hair nets. : SNOODS
50. Growling sound. : GRR
51. Turf. : SOD
54. Where Kokomo is: Abbr. : IND
55. ___ a church mouse. : POORAS
58. O'Neill classic. : THEICEMANCOMETH
62. Paints. : OILS
63. City in French Morocco. : RABAT
64. Concerning. : INRE
65. "Invictus," for example. : POEM
66. Obstacles. : SNAGS
67. Inventor in elevator field. : OTIS
Down
1. French stylist. : FATH
2. Musical instrument. : OBOE
3. Popular piece of music. : BLUEDANUBE
4. Business man. : SELLER
5. Move swiftly. : SCUD
6. Dance step. : PAS
7. Dag's predecessor. : LIE
8. Entrances. : INLETS
9. Freshwater ducks. : TEALS
10. Hold session. : SIT
11. Hour: Lat. : HORA
12. Is indebted to. : OWES
13. Temporary stitch. : TACK
18. Poetic contraction. : OER
19. Musical instrument. : UKULELE
24. "___ the dawn." : CAME
25. Put on guard. : ALERTED
26. Witticism. : PUN
27. Ascot. : SCARF
28. Kitchen gadget. : CORER
29. ___ to (stopped): Naut. : HOVE
31. Acting together. : CONCURRENT
32. Monetary unit of Estonia. : KROON
33. Jollyboats. : YAWLS
35. Infernal. : SATANIC
36. Twist. : SLUE
39. Slips. : ERRS
42. Affirmatives. : AYS
46. Brick or mortar carrier. : HODMAN
47. Either of twin slaves in "Comedy of Errors." : DROMIO
49. Unique things: Slang. : ONERS
50. Sticky stuff. : GOO
51. A period. : STOP
52. Where the Muskingum flows. : OHIO
53. Proofreader's mark. : DELE
55. Statistical figures: Abbr. : PCTS
56. Italian town. : ATRI
57. "The liner ___ a lady." : SHES
59. Doctrine. : ISM
60. Arab garment. : ABA
61. Pony. : NAG

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

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