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New York Times, Saturday, May 4, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V W X Y }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,867
Across
1. Sound of surprise. : GASP
5. Please: Ger. : BITTE
10. Haircuts. : BOBS
14. Remote. : AFAR
15. Common verbal contraction. : ARENT
16. Where Indian Territory is: Abbr. : OKLA
17. Algebraic short cut, invented by Newton. : BINOMIALTHEOREM
20. Regulation. : STATUTE
21. Fortune. : ESTATE
22. Headland. : NESS
23. Misleading. : FALSE
25. Contest. : MATCH
27. Sweet roll. : BUN
28. Halt legally. : ESTOP
32. "___ Plenty of Nuttin'." : IGOT
33. Moslem ruler. : SULTAN
35. ___ pro nobis. : ORA
36. John Masefield heroine. : NAN
37. Actress Dietrich. : MARLENE
38. Three: Prefix. : TRI
39. 502. : DII
40. Certain farmer-vendors. : EGGMEN
41. Facial feature. : CHIN
42. Type of hair net. : SNOOD
44. Directed. : LED
45. Bureau. : CHEST
46. 2,600-mi. river of Africa. : NIGER
48. Downtown Chicago. : LOOP
49. Allay grief. : SOLACE
52. Type of pudding. : TAPIOCA
55. Evolutionary book of 1859 (with "The"). : ORIGINOFSPECIES
58. Stun. : DAZE
59. One of the Howes. : ELIAS
60. Limits. : ENDS
61. Winged. : ALAR
62. ___ Haute, Ind. : TERRE
63. Printing term. : STET
Down
1. Talks much: Colloq. : GABS
2. Have ___ (become very upset). : AFIT
3. Texas's third largest city. : SANANTONIO
4. Guard. : PROTECT
5. Prepares the hook. : BAITS
6. Dies ___. : IRAE
7. End: Comb. form. : TEL
8. Explosive. : TNT
9. Mrs. Robert Six. : ETHEL
10. Northern constellation. : BOOTES
11. Gumbo. : OKRA
12. Decay in overripe fruit. : BLET
13. Unchanged. : SAME
18. Porridge. : MUSH
19. Dweller near the caves of Qumran. : ESSENE
23. Robinson's victim. : FULLMER
24. Put in (one's stake). : ANTEED
25. Intellects. : MINDS
26. A second time. : AGAIN
27. Commit theft: Colloq. : BURGLE
29. Apt. : TOTHEPOINT
30. Iris plant. : ORRIS
31. Lipstick. : PAINT
33. Dip. : SAG
34. Cape near Gloucester, Mass. : ANN
37. Powerful family of the Renaissance. : MEDICI
41. Alternates. : CHOICES
43. Ancient catapult. : ONAGER
45. Vestment. : COPE
47. Civetlike animal. : GENET
48. Slip of the tongue. : LAPSE
49. Pop. : SODA
50. Using speech. : ORAL
51. W. S. Maugham heroine. : LIZA
52. Ruler. : TSAR
53. Give up. : CEDE
54. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
56. Scandinavian name. : OLE
57. Douglas ___. : FIR

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

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