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New York Times, Saturday, July 13, 1957

Author:
Helen Smathers
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Helen Smathers has 13 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,937

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Students & seniors
Across
1
River of Yakutsk. : LENA
5
Deck post. : BITT
9
Maine college. : COLBY
14
Goddess of discord. : ERIS
15
Resound. : ECHO
16
Bing's field. : OPERA
17
More comely. : SIGHTLIER
19
Pry. : LEVER
20
Academy. : SCHOOL
21
Dodecanese island. : LERO
23
Scotsman's name. : IAN
24
Undertake. : TRY
25
Cause of harm. : BANE
26
Printer's supplies. : INKS
27
Ambassador Zellerbach's post. : ROME
29
Important Government employes. : POSTMEN
31
Border river, Brazil and Paraguay. : APA
32
Danube tributary. : PRUT
33
Designating a short play. : ONEACT
37
The Nelsons. : HARRIETANDOZZIE
40
Icy cold showers. : SLEETS
41
Carol. : NOEL
42
Actress Hagen. : UTA
43
Diamond man. : STENGEL
45
Long journey. : TREK
46
Pretzel sprinkling. : SALT
49
Direction: Fr. : NORD
50
Make an appeal. : SUE
51
State: Abbr. : ALA
52
Man of law: Abbr. : ATTY
53
Pointed tool for gardeners. : DIBBLE
56
Grand Canyon feature. : GORGE
58
Absolutely fatuous. : IMBECILIC
60
Irritation. : ANGER
61
Brother of Seth. : CAIN
62
Now: Lat. : NUNC
63
Revercomb's colleague. : NEELY
64
Consequences. : ENDS
65
One of the Kellys. : GENE
Down
1
Minus quantity. : LESS
2
Actor Portman. : ERIC
3
Frightening experience. : NIGHTMARE
4
Place for landlubbers. : ASHORE
5
Buoy attachment. : BELL
6
Here: Fr. : ICI
7
Best selling novel. : THELASTANGRYMAN
8
Realtor's infinitive. : TORENT
9
State: Abbr. : COLO
10
Unclose: Poet. : OPE
11
Author of "Compulsion." : LEVIN
12
Social blunder: Slang. : BREAK
13
Fish stories. : YARNS
18
Something diminutive. : TOY
22
Make over. : REMODEL
25
Match. : BOUT
26
Senorita's name. : INEZ
27
Gridiron sounds. : RAHS
28
Gem. : OPAL
29
Donation. : PRESENT
30
Suffix in chemistry. : ENOL
32
"The Great Commoner." : PITT
34
Unclouded sky. : AZUREBLUE
35
Quote. : CITE
36
Wood from Thailand. : TEAK
38
Peace. : REST
39
Answered in the negative. : NOED
44
Comment on. : NOTICE
45
Modern furniture framework. : TUBING
46
Author of "A Certain Smile." : SAGAN
47
With nothing more. : ALONE
48
Comprehensive. : LARGE
50
Useful Latin word. : SIC
52
Graceful: Poet. : AERY
53
Cub Scout units. : DENS
54
Waterfall, in Scotland. : LINN
55
Behold: Lat. : ECCE
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Part of protoplasm. : GEL
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Bridge declaration. : BID

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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