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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
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,937
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
57. Part of protoplasm. : GEL
59. 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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