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New York Times, Tuesday, April 9, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,842
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1. Charity. : ALMS
5. Room. : SPACE
10. Vaulted recess in a building. : APSE
14. Check. : REIN
15. Sum. : TOTAL
16. Note. : MEMO
17. Study of insects. : ENTOMOLOGY
19. Solar disk. : ATEN
20. Study of the heavenly bodies. : ASTRONOMY
21. Snoops. : PRIES
22. Smooth. : EVEN
23. Air Force General Vandenberg. : HOYT
24. Gave food. : FED
27. Ages. : ERAS
29. Unsightly people: Colloq. : UGLIES
32. Senator from N. Y. : IVES
34. Study of fossils. : ICHNOLOGY
36. Snug place to live. : NEST
37. Either of two hip muscles. : PSOAS
38. American playwright. : INGE
39. Just beginning to exist. : INCIPIENT
41. Visited. : SEEN
42. Accelerate. : STEPUP
43. Being: Lat. : ESSE
46. Presidential initials. : DDE
47. Dedicated women. : NUNS
48. Flippant farewell. : TATA
50. Wildly. : MADLY
52. Printer's guide. : STYLEBOOK
57. Oratorio air. : ARIA
58. Study of esthetics, logic, ethics, etc. : PHILOSOPHY
59. Color. : TINT
60. Of a certain cereal. : OATEN
61. "___ with faint praise." : DAMN
62. Rim. : EDGE
63. "___ Family Robinson." : SWISS
64. Different. : ELSE
1. Section. : AREA
2. Eyeglass. : LENS
3. Catcher's glove. : MITT
4. Night sound. : SNORE
5. Pit remover. : STONER
6. Chopin composition. : POLONAISE
7. Jot. : ATOM
8. Sly: Slang. : CAGY
9. Site of large English cathedral. : ELY
10. Bulb plant, the belladonna lily. : AMARYLLIS
11. Formally requested. : PETITIONED
12. Pintail duck. : SMEE
13. Infinities of time. : EONS
18. Change residence. : MOVE
21. Comic character. : POGO
23. Vandals. : HUNS
24. The end. : FINIS
25. Happening. : EVENT
26. "Orpheus ___," Tennessee Williams' latest. : DESCENDING
28. Scottish cake. : SCONE
30. Incited (with "on"). : EGGED
31. Ancient name of Aswan. : SYENE
33. Specify. : STIPULATE
35. Easter fashions. : HATSTYLES
37. Seeds. : PIPS
40. Insignificant. : PUNY
44. Beauty parlors. : SALONS
45. Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
49. Home. : ABODE
50. Ship's officer. : MATE
51. Dry. : ARID
52. Author of "Major Barbara." : SHAW
53. Species of monkey. : TITI
54. October birthstone. : OPAL
55. Electrical units. : OHMS
56. Writer of "Cappy Ricks" stories. : KYNE
58. Opposite of neg. : POS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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