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New York Times, Friday, July 19, 1957

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { Q V X }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Across Down
1. Quebec peninsula. : GASPE
6. Waste. : LOSE
10. Pieces. : BITS
14. Kind of exams. : ORALS
15. Among. : AMID
16. Vivacious. : AIRY
17. Part of a balcony. : BALUSTRADE
19. Noted Danish-American. : RIIS
20. Wide-mouthed pitcher. : EWER
21. Specialist on soil and planting. : AGRONOMIST
23. Explorer who named Lousiana. : LASALLE
25. Pen point. : NIB
26. Loam deposit. : LOESS
28. The Equator, for example. : CIRCLE
33. When the coda comes. : END
36. Assault. : ONSET
38. Secretary General of NATO. : SPAAK
39. Simba. : LION
41. Dogma. : TENET
43. Ceramic piece. : TILE
44. Atoll's relative. : ISLET
46. Flies alone. : SOLOS
48. Where Cain went after killing Abel. : NOD
49. Mother of Gad and Asher. : ZILPAH
51. Occasional movie feature. : RERUN
53. Early Egyptian god. : BES
55. Lubricated. : GREASED
59. Large yucca of southwest U. S. : JOSHUATREE
64. River in Peru. : SAMA
65. Flem Snopes' wife in Faulkner's "The Town." : EULA
66. Mighty electronic midget. : TRANSISTOR
68. Ruler. : TSAR
69. Music lover's specialty. : HIFI
70. U. S. carrier. : LEYTE
71. Calendar abbreviation. : SEPT
72. Type of train.: Abbr. : SPEC
73. Did wrong. : ERRED
1. TV comedian. : GOBEL
2. Import Maori tribe. : ARAWA
3. Lures for shoppers. : SALES
4. More than one. : PLURAL
5. Letter. : ESS
6. Bounties. : LARGESSES
7. Famous general's forename. : OMAR
8. Ancient Phoenician city. : SIDON
9. Like paradise. : EDENIC
10. Yeast. : BARM
11. Four. : IIII
12. Baseball's Speaker. : TRIS
13. Set of rules: Abbr. : SYST
18. Money unit of many ancient countries. : TALENT
22. Japanese sashes. : OBIS
24. Card game. : LOO
27. Gentleman from Spain. : SENOR
29. Official statement: Abbr. : RPT
30. Biblical fugitive. : CAIN
31. French composer (1823–92). : LALO
32. Pieced (out). : EKED
33. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
34. Unless: Lat. : NISI
35. "Baby ___." : DOLL
37. Suitable for TV broadcast. : TELEGENIC
40. Cluster of fibers. : NEP
42. Strait between New Guinea and Australia. : TORRES
45. Forbidden. : TABU
47. Mrs. Alan Ladd. : SUE
50. Shrubby tracts in Scotland. : HEATHS
52. Colonel in the headlines. : NASSER
54. Part of an airfield. : STRIP
56. Devotee of Dionysus. : SATYR
57. Overact. : EMOTE
58. Challenged. : DARED
59. Savages and Banshees. : JETS
60. English river into North Sea. : OUSE
61. Rebuff. : SLAP
62. Stag. : HART
63. Diminutive of a man's name. : RAFE
67. ___ d'Yeu, Petain's retreat. : ILE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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