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New York Times, Friday, May 24, 1957

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J W X }, Scrabble score: 320 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,887
Across Down
1. Attained. : REACHED
8. Lobster or shrimp. : DECAPOD
15. Get. : ACQUIRE
16. Purpose of cutting the budget. : ECONOMY
17. Thrill with horror. : SHUDDER
18. Pierce the time barrier. : FORESEE
19. Tennis star. : HOAD
20. Find fault. : CAVIL
22. Fix faults. : MEND
23. Counter game. : LOTTO
25. Sash for Madame Butterfly. : OBI
27. Up and about. : ASTIR
30. Mournful. : ELEGIACAL
35. Obligated. : BOUND
36. Makes a profit. : PAYS
37. Camel's-hair garment. : ABA
38. Move slightly. : BUDGE
39. Epidemic of 1918. : FLU
40. Proof of humanity. : ERROR
42. I: Lat. : EGO
43. East Indian broadbill. : RAYA
45. Sculpt. : CARVE
46. Screeching. : SHRIEKING
49. Branching beauties. : TREES
50. Numerical prefix. : TRI
51. Wipe off. : ERASE
53. Plentiful. : RICH
56. Pictures at an exhibition. : NUDES
58. Hill Berber of Morocco. : RIFF
62. Releases from a grip. : UNHANDS
64. Conforming to moral standards. : ETHICAL
66. Graceful and slender. : GRACILE
67. Film starring Lollobrigida. : TRAPEZE
68. Peons' wear. : SERAPES
69. Having a cavalry sword. : SABERED
1. Impetuous. : RASH
2. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
3. Water: Lat. : AQUA
4. Nestling. : CUDDLING
5. Took cover. : HID
6. Straight. : ERECT
7. Reduce tax charges: Brit. : DERATE
8. A challenge. : DEFI
9. Study of biology in relation to environment. : ECOLOGY
10. The heart. : COR
11. Relative of "tired blood." : ANEMIA
12. Strike attitudes. : POSE
13. Augury. : OMEN
14. Tinted. : DYED
21. Glided with plane motor cut off. : VOLPLANED
24. Man with a menu. : ORDERER
26. Cuts in two. : BISECTS
27. French clerygmen. : ABBES
28. Sound as of wind in the willows. : SOUGH
29. Henry VIII's family name. : TUDOR
31. Water: Fr. : EAU
32. Roulette bet joining four numbers. : CARRE
33. Up there. : ABOVE
34. Household gods. : LARES
39. For your information, on office memos. : FYI
41. Variety of early fruit. : RARERIPE
44. On fire. : AKINDLE
47. City on Cayuga Lake. : ITHACA
48. Welcomes. : GREETS
52. Stars: Lat. : ASTRA
53. Former tigers and bears. : RUGS
54. Concerning. : INRE
55. Scorch. : CHAR
57. Adversity's are sweet. : USES
59. Refrigerator. : ICER
60. Disconcert: Colloq. : FAZE
61. Escaped. : FLED
63. Bite. : NIP
65. Old Testament book: Abbr. : HAB

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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