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New York Times, Saturday, April 27, 1957

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.62)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,860
Across Down
1. Dull sound. : THUD
5. Linda Darnell role. : AMBER
10. Lava. : SLAG
14. Prudent. : WISE
15. Commotion. : NOISE
16. Lenient. : EASY
17. Pogo's swamp, in Georgia. : OKEFENOKEE
19. Integument. : SKIN
20. Piece of music. : SERENADE
21. Abhor. : DETEST
23. Edge. : RIM
24. Birds' homes. : COTES
25. Lawn. : SWARD
28. Type of loan. : SHORTTERM
32. Yarn. : TALE
33. Nickels and dimes. : CHANGE
34. Negative. : NAY
35. Chopped. : AXED
36. Mark ___ of political fame. : HANNA
37. Small dog. : PEKE
38. Regina's spouse. : REX
39. Capital of Yukon Territory. : DAWSON
40. Maple genus. : ACER
41. Robert E. Lee's gray steed. : TRAVELLER
43. Certain Romanovs. : TSARS
44. Fragrant ointments. : NARDS
45. Family member. : SIS
46. Native of Wisconsin. : BADGER
48. Acquisitive. : GRASPING
53. City on the Jumna. : AGRA
54. Florida lake. : OKEECHOBEE
56. Bazaar. : FAIR
57. Chile saltpeter. : NITER
58. Pile driver weights. : RAMS
59. Fight. : FRAY
60. Out of condition. : STALE
61. Gait. : TROT
1. Deuces. : TWOS
2. Boy Scout activity. : HIKE
3. Consumer. : USER
4. Type of payment. : DEFERRED
5. Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
6. Humor. : MOOD
7. Two-wheeler. : BIKE
8. Direction. : ESE
9. Keyboard instrument. : REEDORGAN
10. Verse form. : SESTET
11. Largest of the Finger group. : LAKESENECA
12. Sign on shopworn merchandise. : ASIS
13. "Peer ___." : GYNT
18. Oklahoma city. : ENID
22. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
24. Basil or Edwin or Frank O'___. : CONNOR
25. Sudden jump. : START
26. Household appliance. : WAXER
27. Washington suburb. : ALEXANDRIA
28. Paisleys. : SHAWLS
29. Medieval guild. : HANSE
30. Hay gatherer. : RAKER
31. Fort ___, Florida. : MYERS
33. Dry measures of old England. : CHALDRONS
37. Touristic document. : PASSPORT
39. "___ Mable." : DERE
42. Caprice. : VAGARY
43. Rinehart character. : TISH
45. Consecration: Fr. : SACRE
46. Hit the ground, in a golf stroke. : BAFF
47. Seaweed product. : AGAR
48. "I ___ Kick Out of You." : GETA
49. Dance. : REEL
50. Construction piece. : IBAR
51. Jules Verne character. : NEMO
52. Morris ___, producer of "The Miracle." : GEST
55. Broadway nickname. : KIT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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