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New York Times, Sunday, May 12, 1957

Author: Marion Moeser
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 168, Blocks: 83, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { Q Z }, Scrabble score: 643 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 170, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 16
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,875
Across Down
1. Charles I's Queen. : HENRIETTA
10. Wicked. : SINFUL
16. Jackal-headed Egyptian god. : ANUBIS
22. Play by Sidney Howard. : ALIENCORN
23. Pressing problem. : CREASE
24. American educator. : CONANT
25. Jagged mountain N. W. of Barcelona. : MONSERRAT
26. Declaration signer from Delaware. : RODNEY
27. City Wellington liberated, 1809. : OPORTO
28. Dish set before a king. : PIE
29. Girl of Cantor song. : SUSIE
30. ___-China. : INDO
31. Oppressive. : DIRE
33. Ribbed textile. : REP
34. This: Span. : ESTE
36. Jolson's sad ballad. : SONNYBOY
38. Abbey Theatre name. : SEAN
39. Short for a girl's name. : MYRT
40. Kings: Span. : REYES
42. Unkind expression. : SNEER
43. Poetry. : SONG
44. Oriental jobholder. : AMAH
45. Warehouse space. : LOFT
48. Interlaken's river. : AARE
49. World War II Premier. : TOJO
50. Town in Campania. : EBOLI
51. Not-too-lethal weapon. : PEASHOOTER
55. Starling relative. : MYNA
56. Spenser's word for Gloriana. : FAERIE
57. Lethal weapon. : ARM
58. Bad-tempered character. : OGRE
59. Romulus' successor. : NUMA
62. Whittier's verdant name. : GREENLEAF
64. Court wear. : ROBE
66. Waltzing move. : STEP
68. Ibsen role. : NORA
70. Oklahoma Fort. : SILL
71. Brooks. : RILLS
73. Lady connected with cabbage. : MRSWIGGS
76. Make too merry. : ROISTER
81. Type of lettuce. : ICEBERG
84. Wartime agency. : OPA
85. Bird Eskimos eat. : AUK
86. Give dignity to. : ENNOBLE
87. Seljuk Turk. : SARACEN
88. Deal with badly. : MISTREAT
91. Turnkeys' premises. : GAOLS
92. Aunts: Span. : TIAS
94. Friends' pronoun. : THEE
95. Money holder. : TILL
98. Gordius' symbol. : KNOT
99. Remove furniture. : DISMANTLE
104. Diner sign. : EATS
106. Palette sample. : DAUB
108. Before. : ERE
109. Have ambition. : ASPIRE
110. Oxygen compound. : OXID
112. Didn't keep off. : TRESPASSED
115. Rich, as soil. : LOAMY
116. Gottfried's magic form. : SWAN
117. Cut away. : PARE
119. This place. : HERE
120. Bay of Palestine. : ACRE
121. Austen heroine. : EMMA
122. "___ unattractive old thing, tra la . . . " : AMOST
124. Copied Petruchio. : TAMED
128. ___ du Salut. : ILES
129. Links teachers. : PROS
130. Nonsense. : CLAPTRAP
133. Opera role. : MIMI
134. Aglow. : LIT
135. Calorie restrainer. : DIET
136. Very: Fr. : TRES
137. Pastel shade. : LILAC
139. Housing material. : LOG
140. Grieg's dancer. : ANITRA
142. Fools, caustically. : IDIOTS
144. Escape into air. : EVAPORATE
146. "Swamp Fox" of 1780. : MARION
147. Flowery. : ORNATE
148. Musical steps. : SEMITONES
149. Byzantine city. : ALEPPO
150. Went gathering certain fruit. : NUTTED
151. Seaweed-type plant. : STONEWORT
1. Picnic aid. : HAMPER
2. Miss Thompson's little heroine. : ELOISE
3. Summer temperature. : NINETY
4. In medias ___. : RES
5. Agnes, in Spain. : INES
6. Creamy shades. : ECRUS
7. Impressive part of an unfinished work. : TORSO
8. Suites. : TRAINS
9. Feelers. : ANTENNAE
10. Wood-marking tool. : SCRIBER
11. Source of "fool's gold." : IRONORE
12. Donkey. : NEDDY
13. Maniple: Var. : FANO
14. Put to work. : USE
15. Condensers for static electricity. : LEYDENJARS
16. Fruit. : ACORN
17. Slangy negative. : NOPE
18. One: Span. : UNO
19. Member of the "Royal Family." : BARRYMORE
20. Among other things. : INTERALIA
21. Classic hue and cry. : STOPTHIEF
32. Emilia's spouse. : IAGO
35. Cousins of hagfish. : EELS
37. Be deeply moved. : YEARN
38. Mme. Chiang's family. : SOONG
39. Actress Normand. : MABEL
41. London's Bohemia. : SOHO
43. Porker's place. : STY
46. Weather phenomena. : FOGS
47. Damage, in law. : TORT
50. Young lamb: Obs. : EANLING
51. Island for boots. : PARRIS
52. Beethoven's Third Symphony. : EROICA
53. Author Eric. : AMBLER
54. Descend in force. : TEEM
55. ___ Rose. : MARGARET
56. Arsonist. : FELON
60. Disdaining soap. : UNWASHED
61. Me, in France. : MOI
63. Celtic land. : EIRE
65. Italian island. : ELBA
67. Students' affair. : PROM
69. Swamp ailment. : AGUE
72. Nonconformist. : SECTARY
74. Roasting instrument. : SPIT
75. Game for three. : SKAT
77. Drench. : SOAK
78. Popular steaks. : TBONES
79. Madras city. : ELLORE
80. Based. : RESTED
82. Queen: Fr. : REINE
83. Little pest. : GNAT
89. Green ___. : TEA
90. Surge. : TIDE
93. Camera man's trick. : SLOWMOTION
96. Tie with rope. : LASH
97. Actress Velez. : LUPE
99. Holy Asiatic. : DALAILAMA
100. Dipping equally, in geology. : ISOCLINAL
101. Car necessity. : SPARETIRE
102. Wordless players. : MIMES
103. More students' affairs. : EXAMS
105. Sharpen. : STROP
107. Titled man: Abbr. : BART
111. ___ spot. : INA
113. Unceasing: Poet. : RESTLESS
114. Stitched line. : SEAM
116. Effete. : SERE
117. Symbol of an artist. : PALETTE
118. Built up. : AMASSED
123. Stand for hot dishes. : TRIVET
125. Where the "Last Supper" is. : MILANO
126. Type of Thespian. : EMOTER
127. Think over. : DIGEST
129. Opposite of fortissimo. : PIANO
130. Middle European. : CROAT
131. Storied battle site. : ALAMO
132. French steam-engine pioneer. : PAPIN
135. Lower. : DROP
136. Bit of color. : TINT
138. Bird shelter. : COTE
141. Track hint. : TIP
143. Movies' Joanne. : DRU
145. Type of street. : ROW

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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