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New York Times, Wednesday, May 22, 1957

Author: Madeline Corse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q W Y Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,885
Across Down
1. People of the Punjab. : JATS
5. Fortunate. : BLEST
10. Cut with shears. : SNIP
14. Of the Magyars: Comb. form. : UGRO
15. Severity. : RIGOR
16. Conceal. : HIDE
17. Mid-East political alliance. : ARABLEAGUE
19. Officer: Colloq. : EXEC
20. Sine qua ___. : NON
21. Sculls. : OARS
22. Sound of rusted hinges. : SCREAK
24. Runs before the wind. : SCUDS
26. Short distance. : STEP
27. Stuffed ___. : SHIRTS
29. Andrea ___, Florentine painter. : DELSARTO
33. Ameliorates. : EASES
34. ___ test of mental age. : BINET
35. Purpose. : AIM
36. Ceremony. : RITE
37. Newspapers as a whole. : PRESS
38. Brink. : EDGE
39. Japanese name. : ITO
40. Deliver a formal speech. : ORATE
41. White heath. : BRIER
42. Andirons. : FIREDOGS
44. Stories. : FLOORS
45. Where orchestras sit. : PITS
46. Combining form used with proto-, ecto-, etc. : PLASM
47. Flexible strip of wood. : SPLINE
50. Detective Charlie. : CHAN
51. The Victorian ___. : ERA
54. Hic, ___, hoc. : HAEC
55. Priestly. : SACERDOTAL
58. Coin of India. : ANNA
59. Family. : TRIBE
60. Swamps. : FENS
61. Remedy. : HEAL
62. Avoids waste. : SAVES
63. Jason's ship. : ARGO
1. San ___, Puerto Rico. : JUAN
2. Earth: Comb. form. : AGRO
3. Electronic device. : TRANSISTOR
4. Sound of grief. : SOB
5. Rye, protein, graham, etc. : BREADS
6. Perjurers. : LIARS
7. Roe. : EGGS
8. French coin. : SOU
9. Certain railroad bridges. : TRESTLES
10. Native of high Himalayan slopes. : SHERPA
11. Water nymph: Ger. : NIXE
12. Concept. : IDEA
13. Alias Capt. Ahab. : PECK
18. Bumpkins. : LOUTS
23. ___ la vie. : CEST
25. Indian. : CREE
26. Common ___. : SENSE
27. Fine cross stroke on a type face. : SERIF
28. Republic on Hispaniola. : HAITI
29. Food regimens. : DIETS
30. Instrument used in physics. : RADIOMETER
31. Jungle beast. : TIGER
32. Hebrew measures. : OMERS
34. Blows one's own horn. : BRAGS
37. Formal objections. : PROTESTS
38. God of love. : EROS
40. Host in Valhalla. : ODIN
41. Suave. : BLAND
43. Heroic. : EPICAL
44. Signal lights. : FLARES
46. Shepherdess in "As You Like It." : PHEBE
47. Ruler. : SHAH
48. Glass in a frame. : PANE
49. River of Siberia. : LENA
50. 204. : CCIV
52. Pealed. : RANG
53. Too. : ALSO
56. Macaw. : ARA
57. All ___ sudden. : OFA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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