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New York Times, Tuesday, May 7, 1957

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { G J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,870
Across Down
1. Cut cabbage. : SLAW
5. Subject of recent budgetary crisis. : MAIL
9. Obtuse. : CRASS
14. Mata ___. : HARI
15. Panelist Chase. : ILKA
16. FM. : RADIO
17. Egg-shaped. : OVAL
18. Playwright, songwriter, actor. : NOELCOWARD
20. Cellist, conductor, patriot. : PABLOCASALS
22. ___ culpa. : MEA
23. Infuriated. : IRED
24. Ancient Italians. : OSCANS
26. Manhattan. : ISLAND
29. In the wake of. : ASTERN
31. "Oh, give me ___ . . . " : AHOME
32. Nonsense: Slang. : BLAH
33. Onion property. : ODOR
36. Man's nickname. : MORT
37. Telephonic word. : HELLO
38. "If I ___ you . . . " : WERE
39. Word connected with dry. : BONE
40. Sioux. : OTOE
41. Basketball teams. : FIVES
42. Just about. : ALMOST
44. Aboveboard. : HONEST
45. Served, as soup. : LADLED
47. Cousin of a combo. : BAND
48. Semele's sister. : INO
49. Short and pithy. : SENTENTIOUS
55. Winter gear for the home. : STORMDOORS
57. Choir member. : ALTO
58. ___ Vecchio, across the Arno. : PONTE
59. Confident. : SURE
60. Redded up. : NEAT
61. Show contempt. : SNEER
62. Cousin of etc. : ETAL
63. West London district. : SOHO
1. Patronize the supermarket. : SHOP
2. Fuji product. : LAVA
3. Waif of the streets. : ARAB
4. Rossini hero. : WILLIAMTELL
5. Cut up. : MINCED
6. Get ___ of (listen to): Slang. : ALOAD
7. D. D. E.'s namesakes. : IKES
8. Oh ___! (oh dear me!): Fr. : LALA
9. La ___, Wisconsin. : CROSSE
10. Not trained. : RAW
11. Characters in a Biblical tale. : ADAMANDEVE
12. Imperative warning. : SIREN
13. Ice cream treats. : SODAS
19. One of the three Fates. : CLOTHO
21. Department of France. : ORNE
25. Early Great Plains inhabitants. : CROWINDIANS
26. Poetic foot. : IAMB
27. Go away! : SHOO
28. "A Romance of Exmoor," 1869. : LORNADOONE
29. Give to each. : ALLOT
30. Business transaction. : SALE
32. Wagers. : BETS
34. Raw materials. : ORES
35. Take it easy. : REST
37. Cowled. : HOODED
41. Baptismal bowl. : FONT
43. Pioneer hypnotist. : MESMER
44. Boy in an opera. : HANSEL
45. Has "s" trouble. : LISPS
46. Composer Dvorak. : ANTON
47. Mantle associate. : BERRA
50. Facial feature. : NOSE
51. ___ ensemble. : TOUT
52. Butterine. : OLEO
53. Where Zion National Park is. : UTAH
54. "And ___ bed."—Pepys. : SOTO
56. Map abbreviation. : RTE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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