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New York Times, Tuesday, April 30, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Strained pathetic effect. : BATHOS
7. Adulterate. : DEBASE
13. Automobile. : MACHINE
14. First-rate: Colloq. : ELEGANT
16. Dressed. : ATTIRED
17. Spanish political party. : FALANGE
18. County, in Britain. : SHIRE
19. Intermediary. : AGENT
21. ___ strike. : TEN
22. Impels. : SENDS
23. Guard. : TEND
24. Insincere talk. : CANT
25. Brink. : EDGE
26. Female of the red deer. : HIND
27. Swordsman. : BLADE
28. Verse. : STAVE
30. Thinner. : LEANER
31. Give up office. : RETIRE
33. "Golden Age" Met soprano. : FARRAR
34. Comment. : REMARK
35. Miraculous food, in Exodus. : MANNA
36. Distinguished group. : ELITE
37. To the ___ of (at the price of). : TUNE
38. Famous American physicist. : BUSH
42. Sheet of glass. : PANE
43. Annoyance. : PEST
44. Patron saint of Venice: Ital. : MARCO
45. Indian. : UTE
46. Eskimo garment. : PARKA
47. Actor Welles. : ORSON
48. Kind of photograph. : TINTYPE
50. Cracker. : SALTINE
52. Musical repetitions. : ENCORES
53. Chanted. : INTONED
54. Classes. : GENERA
55. Makes amends. : ATONES
Down
1. Tubbed. : BATHED
2. Temporarily taking over another's duties. : ACTING
3. The bourgeoisie. : THIRDESTATE
4. Leases. : HIRES
5. United. : ONE
6. Tranquilizing. : SEDATIVE
7. Protect. : DEFEND
8. Largest African antelope. : ELAND
9. Region having distinctive characteristics. : BELT
10. Oriental potentate. : AGA
11. City SE of Los Angeles. : SANTAANA
12. Cause. : ENGENDER
13. Billiard shot. : MASSE
15. Frame on which cloth is stretched. : TENTER
20. Kelly or Autry. : GENE
24. Great American humanitarian. : CLARABARTON
26. Listen! : HARK
27. Most populous Swiss canton. : BERN
29. Exhaust. : TIRE
30. Country road. : LANE
31. Telling. : RELATING
32. Distinction. : EMINENCE
33. Disney musical film. : FANTASIA
34. Public esteem. : REPUTE
35. Perfume basis. : MUSK
37. Saint ___ de Avila. : TERESA
39. Bearlike. : URSINE
40. Tea cakes. : SCONES
41. Sharpened. : HONED
43. Document. : PAPER
44. Very: Mus. : MOLTO
46. Pile to be burned. : PYRE
49. Style: Fr. : TON
51. Insect. : ANT

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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