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New York Times, Thursday, May 2, 1957

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 295 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,865
Across
1. Not good, not bad. : MEDIOCRE
9. Feature of Fujiyama. : CRATER
15. A democratic process. : ELECTION
16. Scene of revolt against Batista. : HAVANA
17. Bugle call. : REVEILLE
18. Policy men. : AGENTS
19. "But ___ on forever." : IGO
20. Bangkok natives. : SIAMESE
22. Untanned hide of calf, lamb, etc. : KIP
23. Smear. : DAUB
25. Aromatic flavoring. : ANISE
26. Dumas ___. : PERE
27. Nests of Japanese boxes. : INROS
29. Troops picked for a mission: Abbr. : DET
30. Fathered. : SIRED
31. Like vinegar. : ACETIC
33. Of a speed equal to the speed of sound. : SONIC
35. Orange-flower oils. : NEROLIS
37. Type of man's felt hat. : PORKPIE
41. Romeo. : LOVER
43. Finds out. : LEARNS
44. Respects the red light. : STOPS
47. Secesh. : REB
49. Live. : EXIST
50. Eire seaport. : COBH
51. Two-legged creature. : BIPED
53. Baltic native. : ESTH
54. Mine shipment. : ORE
55. Marred. : DEFACED
57. Draw. : TIE
58. Program of political violence. : TERROR
60. Range west of Death Valley. : PANAMINT
62. Company of actors. : TROUPE
63. Lofty place. : EMINENCE
64. Poem. : SONNET
65. Remainders. : REMANETS
Down
1. Line from pole to pole. : MERIDIAN
2. Tasteful luxury. : ELEGANCE
3. Hungry eater. : DEVOURER
4. Cap over Greenland. : ICE
5. Actor Skinner. : OTIS
6. Eyelashes. : CILIA
7. A ___ for an Oliver. : ROLAND
8. Antagonists. : ENEMIES
9. Pursue. : CHASE
10. Face reddener. : RAGE
11. Roman greeting. : AVE
12. Ship for Suez passage. : TANKER
13. Intact. : ENTIRE
14. Grated. : RASPED
21. Prohibit. : ESTOP
24. St. ___, for whom Boston was named. : BOTOLPH
26. Laborer's tool. : PICKAXE
28. Farm structures. : SILOS
30. Emphatic form of "sir." : SIREE
32. Nonmilitary: Abbr. : CIV
34. ___ pros, (discontinue legal action). : NOL
36. Line ornamenting type. : SERIF
38. Uncorrupted. : PRISTINE
39. Natural impulse. : INSTINCT
40. Lovers of beauty. : ESTHETES
42. Redo the walls. : REPAPER
44. Walter and Winfield. : SCOTTS
45. Bullfighter on foot. : TORERO
46. King in "Midsummer Night's Dream." : OBERON
48. Developed into. : BECAME
51. Hat in Montmartre. : BERET
52. Cotton cloth. : DENIM
55. Developer, in photography. : DOPE
56. Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
59. Baseball score. : RUN
61. ___ of good will. : MEN

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

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