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New York Times, Friday, May 10, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,873
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1. New York notable. : WAGNER
7. Aspirins. : TABLETS
14. Attain fame. : ARRIVE
15. Being of benefit. : AVAILING
17. Searched about uncertainly. : GROPED
18. Muffin ingredient. : CORNMEAL
19. Bring. : GET
20. City on the Yangtze River. : NANKING
22. Before: Prefix. : PRE
23. Recent. : LATE
25. Gardener's purchase. : SEEDS
26. Temperate. : MILD
27. Wear away. : ERODE
29. Billboard items. : ADS
30. Parsonage. : MANSE
31. Fisherman. : SEINER
33. Gloomy guy. : GUS
34. Arrests. : STAYS
35. Awnings. : TILTS
37. Dessert. : ICE
38. New. : RECENT
40. Leg-of-mutton sleeve. : GIGOT
43. Fort Worth campus: Abbr. : TCU
45. Dogwoods. : TREES
47. Wise ___ owl. : ASAN
48. ___ tacks (basic facts). : BRASS
50. Hindu raiment. : SARI
51. Chemist's place. : LAB
52. Sang off key. : FLATTED
54. Understanding. : KEN
55. VIP in entertainment. : LIBERACE
57. Sea rover of the Middle Ages. : VIKING
59. Oriental greeter. : SALAAMER
60. Show. : EVINCE
61. Massachusetts family. : HERTERS
62. Patroller of forests. : RANGER
1. Move in a shaky manner. : WAGGLE
2. Amounts overdue. : ARREARS
3. Caves. : GROTTOES
4. Tuck's companion. : NIP
5. Uniform. : EVEN
6. ___ a beet. : REDAS
7. Fastened with short nails. : TACKED
8. Eschews. : AVOIDS
9. Farm buildings. : BARNS
10. Noun suffix meaning small. : LING
11. Hardwood tree. : ELM
12. Accessory for the well-dressed man. : TIEPIN
13. Tangles. : SNARLS
16. Common kite of Europe. : GLEDE
21. Comes close to. : NEARS
24. Issue of a book. : EDITION
26. Golf tournament in Augusta. : MASTERS
28. What Congressmen do. : ENACT
30. Deprive by trickery. : MULCT
32. Watch. : EYE
33. Give: Scot. : GIE
35. Combination of corporations. : TRUST
36. Furtive. : SNEAKING
39. Roman writer of comedies. : TERENCE
40. Vexes. : GALLS
41. Major prophet. : ISAIAH
42. Jabber. : GABBLE
43. Inquiry for a missing article. : TRACER
44. Provides party food. : CATERS
46. Tenor. : SINGER
48. Reproach. : BLAME
49. Cut. : SEVER
52. College group. : FRAT
53. Singing star. : DIVA
56. Projection. : EAR
58. Related. : KIN

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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