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New York Times, Monday, April 29, 1957

Author:
Walt Clark
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 264 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,862
Across
1. Play the lead. : STAR
5. Politico of the "gaslight era." : TWEED
10. Pluck. : GRIT
14. De Valera's land. : EIRE
15. Character in "Peter Pan." : WENDY
16. Incautious. : RASH
17. Above. : ATOP
18. Famous cow. : ELSIE
19. University city of Norway. : OSLO
20. Region, as in Scotland. : LOWLAND
22. Bob Hope, for instance. : TROUPER
24. Knack. : ART
25. Exams. : TESTS
26. Feature of Chicago. : STOCKYARD
30. One wife of 2 Down, in "Romola." : TESSA
34. A voided escutcheon. : ORLE
35. Spanish gold. : ORO
36. Speckle. : BESPOT
37. Free from. : RID
38. School town in Massachusetts. : ANDOVER
40. ___ told. : ALL
41. Endless: Arch. : ETERNE
43. Legume. : PEA
44. Range. : AREA
45. Long range navigation. : LORAN
46. Junior misses. : TEENAGERS
48. Bishop's headdress. : MITER
50. Spanish title: Abbr : SRA
51. An equal. : COMPEER
54. Betting. : STAKING
58. Inter ___. : ALIA
59. Heath plant. : ERICA
61. Midnight. : HOUR
62. Fish like the cod. : LING
63. Iron or steel. : METAL
64. Vapor: Comb. form. : ATMO
65. Box at the movies. : LOGE
66. Symbolic bird. : STORK
67. Catches. : NABS
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1. Monogram in wax. : SEAL
2. George Eliot villain. : TITO
3. Aligned. : AROW
4. Supplant. : REPLACE
5. T V quiz show. : TWENTYONE
6. Fuse. : WELD
7. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
8. Revised, as copy. : EDITED
9. Stainers. : DYERS
10. Complains: Slang. : GROUSES
11. Coarse file. : RASP
12. Part of an archipelago. : ISLE
13. God of thunder. : THOR
21. Bear State: Abbr. : ARK
23. Fish-eating mammal. : OTTER
25. State policeman. : TROOPER
26. Leading character in Stendhal's masterpiece. : SOREL
27. Third: Comb. form. : TRITO
28. More experienced. : OLDER
29. Noun suffix. : ARD
31. Bowling score. : SPARE
32. Mender of boots. : SOLER
33. Mountain range in Africa. : ATLAS
36. Jack's magic ladder. : BEANSTALK
38. Miss Oaklely. : ANNIE
39. Neckline. : VEE
42. Rush wildly about. : RAMPAGE
44. Leader of the Ismailian Moslems. : AGAKHAN
46. Harness ring. : TERRET
47. Constellation. : ARA
49. Pours. : TEEMS
51. Summon. : CALL
52. A hodgepodge. : OLIO
53. Chinese dynasty. : MING
54. Mark. : SCAR
55. Greek letter. : IOTA
56. Insensible. : NUMB
57. Big: Fr. : GROS
60. Oriental name. : ITO

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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