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New York Times, Friday, May 17, 1957

Author: Peter L. Tea, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 4, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,880
Across Down
1. Capital city on the Arabian Sea. : KARACHI
8. Pronoun. : ITS
11. Sea eagle. : ERN
14. Type of barometer. : ANEROID
15. Unit of electrical conductance. : MHO
16. Examine. : SEE
17. Avoided. : SIDESTEPPED
19. Tennessee's pride. : TVA
20. "___ Pinafore." : HMS
21. Attire in 36 Down. : SARIS
22. Mutton fat. : SUET
23. Contest. : MATCH
26. Cloth ravelings. : LINT
27. Unusually good. : RARE
28. Mediterranean power. : ITALY
29. The Forsyte story. : SAGA
30. Spring flower. : IRIS
31. Tears again. : RERIPS
33. Came together. : MET
34. Favorite Russian word. : NYET
35. Clever strategem. : COUP
37. Bristle. : SETA
39. One of the Whitneys. : JOCK
42. ___ relief. : BAS
44. Sweets. : SUGARS
48. Pain. : ACHE
49. Actor Tamiroff. : AKIM
51. Swiss city. : BASEL
52. "___ Window." : REAR
53. Typesetter's machine: Slang. : LINO
54. Originate. : ARISE
55. Knocks. : RAPS
56. Former rulers. : TSARS
58. Man's nickname. : NED
59. Adjective suffix. : INE
60. Pleading. : PETITIONING
63. Nothing. : NIL
64. Age. : ERA
65. Fairly slow movement: Mus. : ANDANTE
66. Oxygen, for example. : GAS
67. ___ Arbor. : ANN
68. Sunburn. : REDNESS
1. Disputed state of the East. : KASHMIR
2. Inspire. : ANIMATE
3. Russian Army symbol. : REDSTAR
4. Live. : ARE
5. Greek island. : COS
6. Box score item. : HITS
7. Standards of perfection. : IDEALS
8. Strikes against. : IMPINGES
9. Homeland to Americans abroad. : THESTATES
10. Turf. : SOD
11. Arm of the sea. : ESTUARY
12. Daydream. : REVERIE
13. Most orderly. : NEATEST
18. King of Troy. : PRIAM
22. Capital of 1 Down. : SRINAGAR
24. Camera bugs. : CLICKERS
25. Under: Prefix. : HYPO
32. Officer below rank of captain: Brit. : SUBALTERN
36. One of the nations claiming 1 Down. : PAKISTAN
38. Musical instrument. : TUBA
39. Special envoy of U. N., made recent report on 1 Down. : JARRING
40. The islands in the Pacific. : OCEANIA
41. Churches. : CHAPELS
43. Peninsula of the Middle East. : SINAI
45. Ridiculous. : ASININE
46. Feels indignation at. : RESENTS
47. Heavy hammers. : SLEDGES
50. Bowl used with pestle. : MORTAR
57. ___ die. : SINE
60. Kind of soup. : PEA
61. Singular. : ODD
62. Short for a girl's name. : NAN

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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