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New York Times, Tuesday, June 18, 1957

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,912
Across Down
1. British general of 1776. : GAGE
5. Admits. : OWNS
9. Department of Peru. : TACNA
14. French base in Africa. : ORAN
15. Measure. : FOOT
16. "___ a Grecian Urn." : ODEON
17. City on the Patapsco. : BALTIMORE
19. Cook. : ROAST
20. Not according to Hoyle. : ILLEGAL
21. Feminine title. : MME
23. You: Ger. : SIE
24. Firm strength. : IRON
25. Turtle-neck ___. : SWEATERS
27. Famous Peter. : PIPER
29. Dazzles. : BLINDS
30. Academic garb. : HOOD
31. Dramatic music. : GRANDOPERA
35. Each and every. : ALL
36. Fairer. : BLONDER
37. Branch of the armed forces. : AAF
38. Conductor, for example. : RAILROADER
40. Air Force NCO. : TSGT
41. Storage room. : LARDER
42. Is foolishly fond (with "on"). : DOTES
43. More imperfectly made. : SHODDIER
46. Warning cry. : FORE
47. Twain character. : TOM
48. Cupid's title. : DAN
49. Disparaged. : SLURRED
52. Euterpe's sister. : ERATO
54. Euripides heroine. : IPHIGENIA
56. Delight, as an audience: Slang. : PANIC
57. Rare gas. : NEON
58. "Salvation ___." : NELL
59. Skulk. : SLINK
60. Sailor's beverage. : GROG
61. Ponderosa pine. : TREE
1. Asian desert. : GOBI
2. Asian sea. : ARAL
3. City on the Dardanelles. : GALLIPOLI
4. Joined. : ENTERED
5. Isle ___. : OFMAN
6. Yarn. : WOOL
7. Connective. : NOR
8. Type of watch. : STEMWINDER
9. "___ Song." : TOREADOR
10. Commotion. : ADO
11. Come to a close. : CEASE
12. Definitely not! : NOSIR
13. Chips in. : ANTES
18. Mr. Stravinsky. : IGOR
22. Repair man. : MENDER
25. Speak ill of. : SLANDER
26. Kitchen measure. : TSP
27. Druggist's abbreviation. : PHAR
28. Kansas town. : IOLA
29. What travel is so. : BROADENING
31. Latin hymn. : GLORIA
32. Atlantic Coast dweller. : EASTERNER
33. Fury. : RAGE
34. Times of performances: Abbr. : AFTS
36. British general of 1755. : BRADDOCK
39. Honorary degree. : LLD
40. Stream at flood. : TORRENT
42. Mr. Fairbanks, for short. : DOUG
43. Intervenes (with "in"). : STEPS
44. Of a time period. : HORAL
45. Certain Arabians. : OMANI
46. Throw. : FLING
49. Beat it! : SHOO
50. Speed: Ger. : EILE
51. Colonial Governor of Virginia. : DALE
53. Metal. : TIN
55. For each. : PER

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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