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New York Times, Thursday, July 4, 1957

Author: Charles Allen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { C J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,928
Across Down
1. Stay: Poet. : ABIDE
6. Barn compartment. : LOFT
10. Kind of cake. : BABA
14. Bookkeeper's entry. : DEBIT
15. To me: Fr. : AMOI
16. ___, zwei, drei. : EINS
17. Mountain crest. : ARETE
18. Carnival day. : MARDIGRAS
20. Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
21. Battleground of David and the Philistines. : REPHAIM
23. Perch. : SIT
24. Annual outdoor drama of old California. : RAMONAPAGEANT
27. Bunch of flowers: Span. : RAMO
28. Sharpeners. : EDGERS
30. Of least importance. : SMALLEST
34. Actor Tom. : EWELL
36. First name of 22 Down. : EMMA
37. Fine groove. : STRIA
40. Frenchman. : GAUL
41. Trims symmetrically. : EVENS
43. Well-posted. : INFORMED
45. Cree or Crow. : INDIAN
48. South American balsam. : TOLU
49. Site of Easter Sunrise Services. : HOLLYWOODBOWL
54. Surprised exclamation. : OHO
56. Historic Southern city. : ATLANTA
57. Cartoonist Gardner. : REA
58. Phrase for disembark. : PUTASHORE
60. Defied. : DARED
62. Beverages. : ALES
63. ___'acte. : ENTR
64. Organic compound. : AMIDE
65. Native of Northern Europe. : LAPP
66. Namesakes of a Biblical personage. : ASAS
67. Painter Anna Mary Robertson. : MOSES
1. Robin ___. : ADAIR
2. Yogi. : BERRA
3. Steel construction piece. : IBEAM
4. On ___ (they say): Fr. : DIT
5. Timeless. : ETERNAL
6. Boulevard standard. : LAMPPOST
7. Missouri River port. : OMAHA
8. Seek provisions. : FORAGE
9. Put to rights. : TIDIED
10. Command to a dog. : BEG
11. Atmospheric phenomenon. : AIRSTREAM
12. ___ B'rith, Jewish fraternity. : BNAI
13. Helper: Abbr. : ASST
19. Counterpart. : IMAGE
22. Former diva. : EAMES
25. Florida resort city. : ORLANDO
26. George Gissing's "___ Street." : NEWGRUB
29. Swing around. : SLUE
30. Make sure. : SEE
31. A year in the future. : MMVI
32. Ikhnaton. : AMENHOTEP
33. Three: Prefix. : TRI
35. Law degree. : LLD
38. Utterers of chants. : INTONERS
39. In progress. : AFOOT
42. New Testament missionary. : SILAS
44. Errant human nature: Colloq. : OLDADAM
46. Wimbledon hopeful Gibson. : ALTHEA
47. Hose. : NYLONS
50. Polish tributary of the Oder. : WARTA
51. Plant root base for powder. : ORRIS
52. "Most Happy Fella" star. : WEEDE
53. Bails. : LADES
54. Variegated stone. : OPAL
55. Waikiki dance. : HULA
59. Snake. : ASP
61. I love: Lat. : AMO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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