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New York Times, Thursday, June 27, 1957

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,921
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1. Tropical fruit. : PAPAW
6. Rose. : RAMBLER
13. Italian lady's title. : MADAMA
14. Part of the diamond. : BASELINE
15. Historical mountain. : ARARAT
16. Participants. : ENTRANTS
17. Baltic port. : RIGA
18. Delight. : ELATE
20. Progenitor. : SIRE
21. Disable. : MAIM
22. Speed demons. : RACERS
24. Strengthen. : MAN
25. Go away! : SHOO
26. Goad. : PROD
27. Chosen. : ELECT
29. Rent. : TORN
30. Intimidates. : DAUNTS
31. Attractive. : COMELY
34. Cloth of the Middle Ages. : SAMITE
35. Native of the Eternal City: Ital. : ROMANO
36. ___ de combat. : HORS
37. Turn aside. : AVERT
38. Auction. : SALE
39. Rebate: Abbr. : DISC
43. "La Forza ___ Destino." : DEL
44. Animosity. : HATRED
46. She loved Narcissus. : ECHO
47. Freshly. : ANEW
49. Metrical language. : VERSE
50. Designer Chapman. : CEIL
51. Dramatic personality of W. W. I. : MATAHARI
53. Inane. : VACANT
55. Boards a sleeper. : ENTRAINS
56. "O God, our help ___ past . . . " : INAGES
57. Church tower. : STEEPLE
58. Independent one: Slang. : LONER
1. Outcast. : PARIAH
2. Slow movement in music. : ADAGIO
3. Barren plain of South America. : PARAMO
4. Doctors' group. : AMA
5. Aquatic sport. : WATERPOLO
6. Declaimed. : RANTED
7. Plant with daisy-like blossoms. : ASTER
8. Debussy's "La ___." : MER
9. Le Sage's hero. : BLAS
10. Arnica preparation. : LINIMENT
11. Operatic intermission. : ENTRACTE
12. Feels indignation. : RESENTS
13. School ___. : MARMS
14. Lighthouse. : BEACON
19. Catcher Berra. : LARRY
23. Points of junction. : SEAMS
28. French pronoun. : LUI
29. Fraction. : TENTH
30. Reckless. : DAREDEVIL
31. Solemn agreement. : COVENANT
32. Dish for dejeuner. : OMELETTE
33. Month: Abbr. : MAR
34. Platform ___. : SOLES
35. Amneris loved him. : RADAMES
36. Br'er Rabbit creator. : HARRIS
38. British clergyman-author. : STERNE
39. Region of India. : DECCAN
40. Glacial epoch. : ICEAGE
41. Minnow. : SHINER
42. Inexperienced youths. : COLTS
45. Use of help. : AVAIL
48. Pottery. : WARE
52. Occur: Archaic. : HAP
54. Up: Comb. form. : ANO

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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