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New York Times, Monday, May 27, 1957

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 50-Down clue had "Blonds"; corrected it to "Blondes."
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,890
Across Down
1. Eats. : CHOW
5. More prudent. : SAGER
10. Sentry's challenge. : HALT
14. Bien-___ (beloved): Fr. : AIME
15. Religious statue. : IMAGE
16. Director Kazan. : ELIA
17. Piece of wood. : SLAT
18. Union intermediary. : NEGOTIATOR
20. Famous European university. : SORBONNE
22. Unmitigated. : ARRANT
23. Help, usually in wrongdoing. : ABET
24. Demonstration against authority. : RIOT
25. Tonic. : BRACER
28. Author of "Enoch Arden." : TENNYSON
32. Tall and rawboned. : LANKY
33. Pounds and shillings. : MONEY
34. Ibsen character. : ASE
35. States further. : ADDS
36. Curious bystander. : GAPER
37. Capsule. : PILL
38. Cervine animal. : DOE
39. Muscular power. : SINEW
40. Part of a door. : PANEL
41. Entire company, on stage. : ENSEMBLE
43. Sunday School room. : VESTRY
44. ___ Dick. : MOBY
45. Mountain peaks, in Scotland. : BENS
46. Put in writing. : INDITE
49. King Lear's youngest. : CORDELIA
53. Dachshunds. : BADGERDOGS
55. Den. : ROOM
56. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
57. Sergeant Bilko. : ERNIE
58. Machete. : BOLO
59. Comedienne on TV. : RAYE
60. Units of force. : DYNES
61. River of Flanders. : YSER
1. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
2. Seaport of Hawaii. : HILO
3. Persian name. : OMAR
4. Swimmers of the Rio Grande. : WETBACKS
5. Subject for Billy Graham. : SINNER
6. Willow inflorescence. : AMENT
7. Variety of plum. : GAGE
8. Self-esteem. : EGO
9. Old and trusted servant. : RETAINER
10. Convivial. : HEARTY
11. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALTA
12. Man of great social popularity. : LION
13. Fruit turnover. : TART
19. Wry humor. : IRONY
21. Comply with a command. : OBEY
24. Take up again. : RENEW
25. Dashing young man. : BLADE
26. Radioactive element. : RADON
27. Habitat of the llama. : ANDES
28. Sun helmet. : TOPEE
29. Peter or Paul. : SAINT
30. Canadian physician. : OSLER
31. Aunt Dinah's guest. : NELLY
33. Resolute. : MANLY
36. Spoke incoherently. : GIBBERED
37. Man on the street. : PASSERBY
39. Struck. : SMOTE
40. Await decision. : PEND
42. Political refugee. : EMIGRE
43. Divisions of Biblical chapters. : VERSES
45. Memorable Hollywood nickname. : BOGIE
46. Construction beam. : IBAR
47. Honshu city, E of Osaka. : NARA
48. War term of 1944. : DDAY
49. Where New London is: Abbr. : CONN
50. Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." : LOOS
51. Girl in Hercules' life. : IOLE
52. Painter's Cupid. : AMOR
54. Not sweet. : DRY

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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