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New York Times, Saturday, June 8, 1957

Author:
Charles C. Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Charles C. Allen has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,902
Across
1. State of India. : ASSAM
6. Form of testimony. : ORAL
10. Cartogram. : MAP
13. Phone booth occupant. : DIALER
15. "Damn Yankees" temptress. : LOLA
16. Capital city of Bashkir. : UFA
17. Popular destination for N. Y. playgoers. : OFFBROADWAY
19. Oriental sauce. : SOY
20. Pursued a course. : STEERED
21. "Sculptor" of Utah's natural arches. : EROSION
23. Price phenomena. : RISES
25. Vanya, in Chekhov's play. : UNCLE
26. Island of the Minotaur myth. : CRETE
29. Big name in NATO. : NORSTAD
32. Motorists' group: Abbr. : AAA
33. Traveled aimlessly. : ROAMED
35. Pack like sardines. : CRAM
38. Speak as a child. : LISP
40. Tropic fruit. : GUAVA
41. One of the Hindu pantheon. : KALI
42. Homework subject. : MATH
43. Film producer's extra cost item. : RETAKE
45. Taciturn. : MUM
46. "Thankless child" of Lear. : GONERIL
48. Biscayne Bay city. : MIAMI
50. Look after. : SEETO
52. Cut to a shape. : CUBED
54. Members of O'Neill's "Long Day's Journey" family. : TYRONES
57. Italian man's name. : ERNESTO
61. Chair part. : ARM
62. Adds an element to drinking water. : FLUORIDATES
64. "Mamma ___!" : MIA
65. Ghislanzoni's much-performed libretto. : AIDA
66. Footrace measures. : METERS
67. International writers' organization. : PEN
68. Type of temporary naval force. : TASK
69. Skin layer. : DERMA
Down
1. Fusses. : ADOS
2. Mingle, as baking ingredients. : SIFT
3. Base hitter's status. : SAFE
4. ___ Memorial, in Kensington Gardens. : ALBERT
5. The more the ___. : MERRIER
6. Long practiced. : OLD
7. "Schoolboy" of baseball. : ROWE
8. Wing-shaped. : ALAR
9. Commercial artist's format. : LAYOUT
10. "Siegfried" is one. : MUSICDRAMA
11. "___ there was . . . " : AFOOL
12. Author of "Home, Sweet Home." : PAYNE
14. Deer. : ROES
18. Theodore Heuss' right-hand man. : ADENAUER
22. Midnight sustenance. : SNACK
24. Physical. : SOMATIC
26. Allay. : CALM
27. A non-Moslem in a Moslem country. : RAIA
28. Of an Iron Curtain area. : EASTGERMAN
30. Corrector of an appraisal. : REVALUER
31. Pierre is its capital: Abbr. : SDAK
34. Villain of Perrault's children's tales. : OGRE
36. Mineral astringent. : ALUM
37. Coloratura's tune-up. : MIMI
39. Snap. : PHOTO
44. Improved. : EMENDED
47. Dairyman's term for skim milk. : NONFAT
49. Get a mental picture. : IDEATE
50. Grocer's trade promotion item. : STAMP
51. Lofty abode: Var. : EYRIE
53. Hat style feature. : BRIM
55. Filmdom's Kazan. : ELIA
56. Washer product selling point. : SUDS
58. Follower of an occupation: Suffix. : STER
59. Tenure. : TERM
60. Mountain of Homeric legend. : OSSA
63. Paneling material. : OAK

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

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