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New York Times, Friday, April 5, 1957

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,838
Across Down
1. Marquand's Oriental sleuth. : MOTO
5. Pole to extend a sail. : SPRIT
10. Half nelson. : HOLD
14. The same. : IDEM
15. West Virginia Senator. : NEELY
16. Mime. : APER
17. Young woman. : MISS
18. Evergreen tree. : ARBORVITAE
20. Outside: Comb. form. : ECT
21. In ___ (eventually). : TIME
22. Gourmand's pastime. : EATING
23. Preakness track. : PIMLICO
26. Early Britons. : PICTS
27. Adjective for Snow White. : FAIREST
29. Sailboat of the South Seas. : PROA
31. Late Armenian novelist. : ARLEN
32. Student's objective. : LEARNING
36. Lieutenant's aide: Abbr. : NCO
37. Labor official George ___. : MEANY
39. Teachers' association: Abbr. : NEA
40. It's named after a Roman god. : SATURDAY
43. Great Britain and territories. : REALM
45. At a ___ (puzzled). : LOSS
46. Tiny pellet. : GLOBULE
48. One-horse carriages. : SHAYS
51. Symbol of Christmas. : YULELOG
53. Beginning. : OUTSET
55. Reasonable. : SANE
56. Flying saucers: Abbr. : UFO
59. Parting of the ways. : CROSSROADS
61. Household appliance. : IRON
62. Solo. : LONE
63. Ten-dollar gold piece. : EAGLE
64. Have too little of. : WANT
65. ___ out (supplements). : EKES
66. Cards. : TREYS
67. Palo ___. : ALTO
1. Dwarf slain by Siegfried. : MIME
2. Of certain poetry. : ODIC
3. Daring aviator. : TESTPILOT
4. British decorations: Abbr. : OMS
5. Escargots, on a menu. : SNAILS
6. Legal authorization. : PERMIT
7. 16th cen. violin. : REBEC
8. Labor group: Abbr. : ILO
9. Lebanon seaport. : TYRE
10. Man from Port-au-Prince. : HAITIAN
11. Of the eyes. : OPTIC
12. Bent over. : LEANT
13. Wine settlings. : DREGS
19. Mist. : VAPOR
21. Washington agents. : TMEN
24. Fury. : IRE
25. Ready for business. : OPEN
27. Crowd at a ball game. : FANS
28. Alms box. : ARCA
30. Skate. : RAY
32. Short poem. : LAY
33. Washington ceremony. : INAUGURAL
34. Villains' victim in old melodrama. : NELL
35. Wild birds, fish, etc. : GAME
37. Signs on certain cars. : MDS
38. Unhurried. : EASY
41. Influential novel of 1922. : ULYSSES
42. Ramblers. : ROSES
43. "Henry Higgins," for example. : ROLE
44. Tropical American tree. : EBO
46. With pleasure. : GLADLY
47. Parts of pince-nez. : LENSES
48. In achitecture, a base for a statue. : SOCLE
49. Theatrical impresario. : HUROK
50. Offer reparation. : ATONE
52. Common practice. : USAGE
54. Allowance for damage in transit. : TRET
57. Holy water vessel. : FONT
58. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
60. Participant in a regatta. : OAR
61. Frigate bird of Hawaii. : IWA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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