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New York Times, Tuesday, July 30, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
David Steinberg notes:

The NYT incorrectly printed the letter at the 65-Across/52-Down crossing as an M in the answer key. Changed to an N.

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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,954
Across
1
Put-put. : BOAT
5
Elderly artist. : MOSES
10
Pioneer auto manufacturer. : OLDS
14
Wide-mouthed jar. : OLLA
15
Export of the Belgian Congo. : IVORY
16
Place. : LIEU
17
Item of baseball equipment. : MITT
18
"What's My Line?" candidate. : LAUNDRYMAN
20
Resting place of many Western outlaws. : BOOTHILL
22
Tribes on the move. : NOMADS
23
Breakfast porridge. : OATS
24
Decrepit old car: Slang. : HEAP
25
Cousin of a slouch hat. : FEDORA
28
Motorist of a sort. : JOYRIDER
32
After the (style of). : ALA
33
Grain fungus. : ERGOT
35
Provoke to panic. : SCARE
36
La Scala star. : DIVA
38
Country bumpkin. : YOKEL
40
Extra man. : STAG
41
Woodrow Wilson's widow. : EDITH
43
Track event. : RELAY
45
Patriotic monogram. : USA
46
Gave back. : RESTORED
48
British orderlies. : BATMEN
50
Popular group of singing brothers. : AMES
51
Plant from which pith helmets are made. : SOLA
52
Aphrodite's attendants. : GRACES
55
Parting words. : AUREVOIR
59
Got out of hand. : MUSHROOMED
61
Caesar's parting words. : ETTU
62
Abstract being. : ESSE
63
George Meredith heroine. : RHODA
64
Asian President. : RHEE
65
Fisherman's gear. : NETS
66
Stylish: Var. : TONEY
67
French direction. : NORD
Down
1
"Clean" item. : BOMB
2
Salmagundi. : OLIO
3
Member of a chorus. : ALTO
4
Sailor's trademark. : TATTOO
5
Gen. Taylor's jurisdiction. : MILITARY
6
Certain shapes. : OVALS
7
Person. : SOUL
8
Aquatic bird. : ERN
9
Chaplin of "Bells Are Ringing." : SYDNEY
10
Sports event. : OLYMPICS
11
Peruvian city. : LIMA
12
Inactive. : DEAD
13
Basks on beach. : SUNS
19
Shouts of the crowd. : ROARS
21
Rodent. : HARE
24
Traveler's stopover. : HOTEL
25
Dice player who covers a bet. : FADER
26
Omit. : ELIDE
27
___ Cup. : DAVIS
28
Bantered. : JOKED
29
Granted fact. : DATUM
30
Wipe out. : ERASE
31
Shakespearean role. : REGAN
34
Panels of a circular skirt. : GORES
37
Minister's aides. : ATTACHES
39
Harbinger of summer's end. : LABORDAY
42
Type of run. : HOMER
44
Ivy League college. : YALE
47
Vacation spot. : RESORT
49
Neighborhood rendezvous. : TAVERN
51
Shoe leather. : SUEDE
52
Federal agents. : GMEN
53
Subterfuge. : RUSE
54
Under official: Abbr. : ASST
55
Egyptian sun god. : AMON
56
Emperor of 10th century. : OTHO
57
Highway built by Caesar. : ITER
58
Wished undone. : RUED
60
Exclamation of surprise. : OHO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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