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New York Times, Tuesday, July 2, 1957

Author:
Geraldine King
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J Q W Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Noisy impact. : SLAM
5. Teases: Colloq. : RIDES
10. Unit of heat: Abbr. : BTU
13. Marsh plant. : TULE
14. Behave theatrically. : EMOTE
15. Decree. : FIAT
16. Church image. : ICON
17. Opera by Massenet. : MANON
18. Recent. : LATE
19. "No person shall be held to answer . . . " : FIFTHAMENDMENT
22. Leaders, as of the Pilgrims. : FATHERS
23. Long distressing periods. : SIEGES
25. Suffix forming diminutives. : OCK
26. Driving signal. : LEFTTURN
28. Move with stealth. : SKULK
31. Dance. : GAVOT
32. Fifty-two. : LII
33. Studies. : CONS
34. Life-___. : SAVER
35. Hourglass filling. : SAND
36. Cockney's dwelling. : OME
37. Narrow groove. : STRIA
38. Brink. : VERGE
39. Symbol of a coastal state. : PINETREE
41. German article. : DER
42. Dinner course. : ENTREE
43. Section of many modern houses. : DINETTE
47. Part of AFL-CIO. : TEAMSTERSUNION
50. Type of newspaper ad: Abbr. : PERS
51. The red cedar. : SAVIN
52. Site of Taj Mahal. : AGRA
53. Magnolia. : TREE
54. Banish. : EXILE
55. Old Testament book: Abbr. : DEUT
56. Moreover. : AND
57. Absurd. : SILLY
58. Gaelic. : ERSE
Down
1. Lacking grace. : STIFF
2. Role in Donizetti opera. : LUCIA
3. In the rigging. : ALOFT
4. Cooling substances. : MENTHOLS
5. Something said briefly. : REMARK
6. Priests of a mosque. : IMAMS
7. Sufficiently cooked. : DONE
8. Kind of jacket. : ETON
9. Summons. : SENDSFOR
10. Having two angles. : BIANGULAR
11. Becoming ragged. : TATTERING
12. Indian. : UTE
15. Jerauld Wright's concern. : FLEET
20. Slangy exclamation. : HECK
21. Glove. : MITT
24. Mean: Slang. : SNIDE
26. C'est ___! : LAVIE
27. Genus of shrubs of madder family. : EVEA
28. Range of view. : SCOPE
29. Third International, dissolved in 1943: Ger. sp. : KOMINTERN
30. Not recorded. : UNENTERED
31. French depot. : GARE
34. Strains. : STRESSES
35. Piece of music. : SERENADE
37. Forward part of a ship. : STEM
38. Come: Fr. : VENU
40. Rub out. : ERASE
41. Many-times Oscar winner. : DISNEY
43. Cotton cloth. : DRILL
44. Animal. : TIGER
45. Molding just above the plinth. : TORUS
46. Growing out. : ENATE
48. Cab. : TAXI
49. Sin. : EVIL
50. School group. : PTA

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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