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New York Times, Monday, July 29, 1957

Author:
Mary D. Weisser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { W X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Mary D. Weisser has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,953
Across
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Thin wire nail. : BRAD
5
Dark fur. : SABLE
10
Clearance ___. : SALE
14
Demolish. : RAZE
15
Braid. : PLAIT
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Room for action. : PLAY
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Love: Lat. : AMOR
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Capp's McGoon. : EARTHQUAKE
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Returned. : GAVEBACK
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Cares for. : NURSES
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Wagtail or pipit. : LARK
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Famous fratricide. : CAIN
25
India antelopes. : SASINS
28
Halted the growth of. : ARRESTED
32
Athletic sport. : TRACK
33
Describing a West Pointer's carriage. : ERECT
34
Eisenhower's mother. : IDA
35
Crack. : RIFT
36
Port of dissension in Middle East. : ELATH
37
Formally neat. : PRIM
38
Full of: Suffix. : OSE
39
Pay off. : BRIBE
40
Author Metalious. : GRACE
41
Fabled marine creatures. : MERMAIDS
43
Places in firing position. : MOUNTS
44
Stake. : ANTE
45
Steinbeck's Okie Tom. : JOAD
46
Hunting dog. : SETTER
49
Brave pitcher. : BURDETTE
53
Cohort of Chou. : MAOTSETUNG
55
Standard of behaviour. : NORM
56
Force onward. : URGE
57
Large artery. : AORTA
58
All-Star pitcher Labine. : CLEM
59
Autocrat. : TSAR
60
He played Captain Queeg. : NOLAN
61
Opera role. : ELSA
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Show off. : BRAG
2
Incarnation of Vishnu. : RAMA
3
Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
4
Remiss. : DERELICT
5
Fishing implements. : SPEARS
6
Often paired with 11 Down. : ALACK
7
Sailing vessel. : BARK
8
Bed: Fr. : LIT
9
Governor of a province. : ETHNARCH
10
Rejects with scorn. : SPURNS
11
Exclamation. : ALAS
12
Huron. : LAKE
13
Scrutinizes. : EYES
19
Library sign. : QUIET
21
Slope of a hill. : BANK
24
Mediterranean island. : CRETE
25
South Carolina's Sen. Thurmond. : STROM
26
Originate. : ARISE
27
Less perilous. : SAFER
28
Member of U. N. bloc. : ARABS
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Island in Red Sea. : TIRAN
30
Decree. : EDICT
31
Subject of song in "South Pacific." : DAMES
33
Omit a syllable. : ELIDE
36
Inhabitant of former Italian colony. : ERITREAN
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Partner of Patience. : PRUDENCE
39
Poisons. : BANES
40
Spur. : GOAD
42
Import. : MATTER
43
Buccaneer Henry. : MORGAN
45
Legislative council, as in Spain. : JUNTA
46
Coal dust. : SMUT
47
Cauliflower ___. : EARS
48
Aedile's attire. : TOGA
49
Actor Ives. : BURL
50
Canal levy. : TOLL
51
Three: Sp. : TRES
52
Madame Bovary. : EMMA
54
Likewise. : TOO

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

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