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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.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 50-Down clue had "Blonds"; corrected it to "Blondes."

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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,890

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Across
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Eats. : CHOW
5
More prudent. : SAGER
10
Sentry's challenge. : HALT
14
Bien-___ (beloved): Fr. : AIME
15
Religious statue. : IMAGE
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Director Kazan. : ELIA
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Piece of wood. : SLAT
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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
Down
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
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War term of 1944. : DDAY
49
Where New London is: Abbr. : CONN
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Author of "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." : LOOS
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Girl in Hercules' life. : IOLE
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Painter's Cupid. : AMOR
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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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