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New York Times, Monday, June 17, 1957

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 276 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,911
Across
1. Part of a peony. : PETAL
6. County in Eire. : CLARE
11. Not concerned with ethical standards. : AMORAL
13. Banter. : FOOLING
15. Nepalese warrior. : GURKHA
16. First emperor of Rome. : AUGUSTUS
18. High in tone. : ALT
19. Put together in makeshift fashion. : RIGUP
21. Excellence. : MERIT
22. Entre ___ (confidentially). : NOUS
24. Shoot!: Fr. : TIREZ
26. Store sign. : SALE
27. More positive. : SURER
29. Hem in. : BESET
31. Recently grown. : NEW
32. Not trifling. : SERIOUS
34. Pounds. : BEATS
36. Victor Hugo's Ruy ___. : BLAS
37. Author Zane. : GREY
38. Husband of Zipporah. : MOSES
40. Site of the Alhambra. : GRANADA
43. Role for Deborah Kerr. : NUN
44. River north of the Latin Quarter. : SEINE
46. Folds up. : SHUTS
48. Certain persons. : ONES
50. Spread over. : SMEAR
52. Son of Adam. : SETH
53. View on the avenue. : VISTA
55. Tellingly brief. : PITHY
57. Windsor ___. : TIE
58. Original name of 16 Across. : OCTAVIUS
60. ___ State. : EMPIRE
62. Possessions. : HAVINGS
63. Keen insight. : ACUMEN
64. V-shaped fieldwork. : REDAN
65. Imitators. : APERS
Down
1. Idolaters. : PAGANS
2. Desirous of equaling. : EMULOUS
3. Put to the rack. : TORTURE
4. Wonder State: Abbr. : ARK
5. Star in "Hotel Paradiso." : LAHR
6. Cars. : COUPES
7. Skipper's journal. : LOG
8. Ingredient in dyes. : ALUM
9. Becomes apparent. : RISES
10. One in a race. : ENTRANT
12. Café au ___. : LAIT
13. French statesman and family. : FAURES
14. Crafty ways. : GUILES
17. Burgoo. : STEW
20. Opera hat. : GIBUS
23. Tito's subjects. : SERBS
25. African animal. : ZEBRA
28. Vexes: Dial. : RILES
30. Certain years. : TEENS
33. Desert spots. : OASES
35. Ladies' maids in India. : AYAHS
37. Marvelous. : GREAT
38. Bavarian capital. : MUNICH
39. Brigadier general's insigne. : ONESTAR
40. Flaky rock resembling granite. : GNEISS
41. In ___ (before long). : DUETIME
42. Dresser. : ATTIRER
43. De ___ (afresh): Lat. : NOVO
45. Attack by argument. : IMPUGN
47. Lusters. : SHEENS
49. Part of a keg. : STAVE
51. American ostrich. : RHEA
54. Grasping. : AVID
56. Well-known international organization. : YMCA
59. ___ nutshell. : INA
61. Young seal. : PUP

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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