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New York Times, Monday, June 24, 1957

Author: Herbert Lyle
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 61, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,918
Across Down
1. Flat side of something. : PANE
5. Scull. : BOAT
9. ___ master. : PAST
13. Port on Gulf of Aqaba. : ELATH
15. Dish served as an appetizer. : ANTIPASTO
17. Flexible. : LITHE
18. Current best-seller (with "The"). : SCAPEGOAT
19. Type of thermometer: Abbr. : FAH
20. Como, for instance. : LAKE
22. Wishes earnestly. : LONGS
23. One who carries a great burden. : ATLAS
25. Mount ___, in Oregon. : HOOD
27. Thinner. : BONIER
29. Chinese transportation. : SAMPANS
32. King Arthur's father. : UTHER
33. Farm animals. : MARES
34. Cereal grain. : OAT
36. Stage celebrity. : STAR
37. Easy runner. : LOPER
38. River of Northeast Asia. : AMUR
39. Loki's daughter. : HEL
40. European capital. : PARIS
41. Thinker of 400 B. C. : PLATO
42. Ebbed. : RECEDED
44. Undone. : RUINED
45. Short poems for singing. : LAYS
46. Vehicles. : CARTS
47. German industrial center. : ESSEN
50. Erudite individual. : SAGE
51. Record. : LOG
54. Author of 18 Across. : DUMAURIER
57. Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
59. Happen finally. : EVENTUATE
60. Radio dial. : TUNER
61. Denials: Scot. : NAES
62. Bothersome bug. : GNAT
63. Biblical land. : EDOM
1. Mere money. : PELF
2. Inter ___. : ALIA
3. His statue is on the Yale campus. : NATHANHALE
4. Old verb ending. : ETH
5. Suns (oneself). : BASKS
6. Whenever. : ONCE
7. ___ loss. : ATA
8. Hint. : TIP
9. Oriental temple. : PAGODA
10. "Unto us ___ is given." : ASON
11. Social gathering. : STAG
12. Small fry. : TOTS
14. Mary Martin's daughter. : HELLER
16. Son of Tantalus. : PELOPS
21. Swiss stream. : AAR
24. Range. : TIER
25. Rapid rodents. : HARES
26. Hebrew measure. : OMER
27. Senator from Connecticut. : BUSH
28. Fur. : OTTER
29. Possessing flavor. : SAPID
30. Disputed territory. : NOMANSLAND
31. Cook. : SAUTE
33. Customs. : MORES
35. Walked. : TROD
37. Duke's daughter. : LADY
38. Descended. : ALIT
40. ___ butter. : PEANUT
41. Most unadulterated. : PUREST
43. Does housework. : CLEANS
44. Type of dance music. : RAG
46. Proofreader's mark. : CARET
47. Man's first home. : EDEN
48. Fiji port. : SUVA
49. Character in "Peter Pan." : SMEE
50. Bristle. : SETA
52. Bread spread. : OLEO
53. Beginning. : GERM
55. Persian ___. : RUG
56. Scotch name. : IAN
58. Color. : HUE

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

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