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New York Times, Thursday, June 13, 1957

Author:
Helen K. Whitman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J K Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,907
Across
1. Browning's light-hearted girl. : PIPPA
6. One of the "Five Greatest." : TAFT
10. Sen. Watkins' home town. : OREM
14. Great quantity. : OCEAN
15. Medley. : OLIO
16. End: Prefix. : TELO
17. Cinema horror man. : LORRE
18. Game, originally from India. : PARCHEESI
20. Some natives of Vietnam. : ANNAMESE
22. New York–born soprano. : CALLAS
23. Large sea bird, the black-footed albatross. : GONY
24. Earth. : MARL
25. Be plentiful. : ABOUND
28. Essential for plant growth. : NITROGEN
32. Mother of Perseus. : DANAE
33. Dave Garroway show. : TODAY
34. Indian. : OTO
35. Bohemian. : ARTY
36. Melodies. : ARIAS
37. Off key. : SOUR
38. Gershwin, the lyricist. : IRA
39. Conjecture. : GUESS
40. ___ down (easily). : HANDS
41. Bright answers. : REPARTEE
43. Zoroastrian. : PARSEE
44. College yells. : RAHS
45. Shortening. : LARD
46. In an easy, graceful manner: Mus. : ADAGIO
49. Define a specific target. : PINPOINT
53. Expression meaning theatre shoptalk. : GREENROOM
55. Nine: Comb. form. : ENNEA
56. Ragged. : TORN
57. French river. : EURE
58. Austerity. : RIGOR
59. Made at random, as a check. : SPOT
60. ___ Irae (Judgment Day). : DIES
61. Part of a play. : SCENE
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1. Miss Negri of the silents. : POLA
2. Byzantine image. : ICON
3. Honey buzzard. : PERN
4. Landlocked country of S. A.. : PARAGUAY
5. Flower in well-known Matisse painting. : ANEMONE
6. Stowe character. : TOPSY
7. Wings: Bot. : ALAE
8. Symbol of Oregon. : FIR
9. Brilliant compositions meant to show off a musician's touch. : TOCCATAS
10. Verdi opera. : OTELLO
11. Angler's accessory. : REEL
12. Wagner role. : ELSA
13. Juin et Juillet. : MOIS
19. Presidential name. : HARRY
21. Finis. : END
24. Man with the golden touch. : MIDAS
25. Robin of old song. : ADAIR
26. Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
27. One way to sell beer. : ONTAP
28. Clatter. : NOISE
29. Hired ruffians: Slang. : GOONS
30. Musical exercise. : ETUDE
31. Scandinavian. : NORSE
33. Hazel and Joshua. : TREES
36. Wrote. : AUTHORED
37. Derisive. : SARDONIC
39. Millet. : GRAIN
40. ___ Ferry, where John Brown raided an arsenal, 1859. : HARPERS
42. Silvery; shining. : ARGENT
43. Metal dish. : PAN
45. Citrus fruits. : LIMES
46. Certain business men: Abbr. : AGTS
47. Theatre curtain. : DROP
48. Flying machine. : AERO
49. Ponder (with "over"). : PORE
50. Author of "Bus Stop." : INGE
51. Broadway light. : NEON
52. Vetch. : TARE
54. Opposite of "non." : OUI

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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