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New York Times, Friday, July 12, 1957

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,936
Across Down
1. Period. : STOP
5. Fruit. : PEACH
10. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
14. Historic Irish village. : TARA
15. Creepy. : EERIE
16. Quiz. : EXAM
17. Incense. : EXASPERATE
19. Pinnacle. : ACME
20. July, in Montevideo. : WINTER
21. Symbol adapted from Swiss flag. : REDCROSS
23. Biblical prince. : OREB
25. Colorful language. : SLANG
26. Union cavalry commander. : SHERIDAN
30. Standard. : ENSIGN
33. Where Ysleta is. : TEXAS
34. Stowe character. : TOPSY
36. Japanese pagoda. : TAA
37. Spoken. : ORAL
38. 19th. cen. Argentine dictator. : ROSAS
39. Fascist. : NAZI
40. Record of progress. : LOG
41. Vladimir Ilich Ulianov. : LENIN
42. Wayside stop. : MOTEL
43. 5th cen. Englishmen. : ANGLES
45. Makes up for. : RECOVERS
47. Certain bridge players. : EASTS
49. Behindhand. : LATE
50. Went at high speed: Slang. : BARRELED
53. "The Desert Fox." : ROMMEL
57. Where Juneau is: Abbr. : ALAS
58. Irritate. : EXACERBATE
60. Old instrument. : LUTE
61. Stalk. : STIPE
62. Old Testament book. : EZRA
63. Ich ___ (I serve): Ger. : DIEN
64. ___ system. : SOLAR
65. Exude fumes. : REEK
1. Pottage. : STEW
2. Hack. : TAXI
3. Algerian city. : ORAN
4. Rustic. : PASTORAL
5. Looked closely. : PEERED
6. Poetic contraction. : EER
7. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
8. Quotes. : CITES
9. Unmindful. : HEEDLESS
10. Ascertains. : LEARNS
11. Think out. : EXCOGITATE
12. Sources of power. : DAMS
13. Iowa town. : AMES
18. Elfin beings. : PERIS
22. Full of bamboo, rattan, etc. : CANY
24. ___ Rouge. : BATON
26. Garment of a Roman matron. : STOLA
27. Bird. : HERON
28. Intensify. : EXAGGERATE
29. Polite negative reply. : NOSIR
31. Telescope user. : GAZER
32. Hardness comparison. : NAILS
35. Jury. : PANEL
38. Unquiet. : RESTLESS
39. Bleak time. : NOVEMBER
41. ___ majesty. : LESE
42. Go by car. : MOTOR
44. "Perfect game" pitcher. : LARSEN
46. Lifework. : CAREER
48. Book size. : SEXTO
50. Unadorned. : BALD
51. His or to him: Fr. : ALUI
52. ___ Eireann. : DAIL
54. Labyrinth. : MAZE
55. To be: French. : ETRE
56. Escape gradually. : LEAK
59. Figure expert. : CPA

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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