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New York Times, Saturday, May 18, 1957

Author: Marion Moeser
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { F Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,881
Across Down
1. Teddybear's competitors. : PANDAS
7. Way often called "beaten." : PATH
11. Gilbert's "___ Ballads." : BAB
14. Fifth century warrior. : ALARIC
15. Thought: Comb. form. : IDEO
16. Architect's form. : ELL
17. Spaniard's lady. : SENORA
18. Pretty child. : DOLL
19. Milton's "light fantastic ___." : TOE
20. Stitcher's line. : SEAM
21. Doll reminiscent of James Whitcomb Riley character. : RAGGEDYANN
24. Soames Forsyte's first wife. : IRENE
26. Ate, Army style. : MESSED
27. Jewel or trinket. : BIJOU
30. Types of cigars. : CORONAS
32. One: Span. : UNA
33. Elizabethan musical instrument. : SPINET
35. Slangy assent. : YEAH
38. Little Eva's papa. : STCLARE
40. Luxembourg's border river. : MOSELLE
42. Part of a dress. : YOKE
43. Acquired by heredity. : INBORN
45. Place for a flea. : EAR
46. Ratlike animal. : HAMSTER
48. System. : ORDER
50. Defendant in a famous trial, 1925. : SCOPES
52. Nigerian commercial town. : ASABA
54. Game birds. : PARTRIDGES
56. Scientist's material. : DATA
60. Rhone tributary. : AIN
61. ___ estate. : REAL
62. Gave greeting. : HAILED
64. Angry man's emotion. : IRE
65. Shipwrecked one's refuge. : ISLE
66. Capaneus' faithful wife. : EVADNE
67. And not. : NOR
68. Summers: Fr. : ETES
69. Mixed greens. : SALADS
1. Non-payer's ticket. : PASS
2. Not aweather. : ALEE
3. Zola tale of Paris. : NANA
4. Antipholus' servant, "Comedy of Errors." : DROMIO
5. Modern travel route. : AIR
6. Frighten. : SCARE
7. The "Happiest Millionaire." : PIDGEON
8. "___ in the manger." : ADOG
9. Hydraulic device. : TELEMOTOR
10. Oscar-winner of 1953. : HOLDEN
11. Much-adorned. : BETASSELED
12. Not in company. : ALONE
13. Mixture. : BLEND
22. Of times long past. : ANCIENT
23. Belgian concert violinist. : YSAYE
25. Genus of deer. : RUSA
27. Active. : BUSY
28. Preposition. : INTO
29. Well-known pie fancier. : JACKHORNER
31. Rueful reaction. : REMORSE
34. Most fussy. : PRISSIEST
36. Seed wings: Bot. : ALAE
37. Sir, in Berlin. : HERR
39. Vaulted, poetically. : LEAPT
41. Supercilious one. : SNOB
44. Favorite pets of U. S. : BEAGLES
47. Adjective for old England. : MERRIE
49. Branching outward. : RADIAL
50. Where Toledo is. : SPAIN
51. City founded in 969. : CAIRO
53. Volcano's products. : ASHES
55. Actress Evans. : DALE
57. "Guys and Dolls" star. : ALDA
58. Watch over. : TEND
59. Fruity blends. : ADES
63. Big movie name. : AVA

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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