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New York Times, Wednesday, July 17, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Under Secretary of State. : HERTER
7. Beauty of manner. : GRACE
12. Preventer. : AVERTER
14. Freebooter. : BRIGAND
16. Set off by constrast. : RELIEVE
17. Architectural ornament. : ROSETTE
18. Unbending. : PRIM
19. Employ. : ENGAGE
21. Child. : TOT
22. Corps for Army training: Abbr. : OTC
23. Gaily colored cloth. : BATIK
24. Aid to solution. : CLUE
25. Idle chatter. : PALAVER
27. German mister. : HERR
28. Fish. : SPRAT
31. Mother of Helen of Troy. : LEDA
32. Persian name. : OMAR
33. Correctly. : ARIGHT
35. Fata Morgana is one. : MIRAGE
37. City on the Dvina. : RIGA
38. Port of Guam. : APRA
42. Harmonized. : TUNED
43. Severn tributary. : AVON
44. Dives. : PLUNGES
46. French dancing parties. : BALS
47. Of an arm bone. : ULNAR
48. Sandwich filling. : HAM
51. Consumed. : ATE
52. Superficial display. : VENEER
54. Wolf. : LOBO
55. System of crossed roads, canals, etc. : NETWORK
57. Plaintiff. : ACCUSER
59. Keeps in custody. : DETAINS
60. Certain animals. : LIONETS
61. Script in printing. : RONDE
62. Comfortable. : ATEASE
Down
1. A famous Marx. : HARPO
2. Turn inside out. : EVERT
3. Souvenir. : RELIC
4. Good condition. : TRIM
5. Summer, in France. : ETE
6. Unveil. : REVEAL
7. Strong drink. : GROG
8. Beginning. : RISE
9. Ice ___. : AGE
10. Rancher. : CATTLEMAN
11. Environment. : ENTOURAGE
13. Type of payment. : RENTAL
14. Slowed up. : BRAKED
15. Restrained. : DETERRED
20. Put in words. : GIVE
23. Order of British knighthood. : BATH
24. Part of a song. : CHORUS
25. Idolaters. : PAGANS
26. Ancient engine of war. : RAM
28. Spanish dance. : SARABAND
29. Type of armed vessel. : PRIVATEER
30. Powerful Leonard Warren role. : RIGOLETTO
34. Plug. : TAP
36. Highway for Trajan. : ITER
39. Puts down heavily. : PLUNKS
40. Criterion. : RULE
41. Temper. : ANNEAL
45. Magsaysay's successor. : GARCIA
48. Hebrew prophet. : HOSEA
49. Encourages in wrongdoing. : ABETS
50. Neuberger's colleague. : MORSE
52. Nullify. : VOID
53. Irish river. : ERNE
54. Moon: Fr. : LUNE
56. Languid of look. : WAN
58. Portable bed. : COT

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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