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New York Times, Tuesday, July 9, 1957

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Students & seniors
Across
1. A custom in hot countries. : SIESTA
7. Jaunty. : RAKISH
13. The ladies. : FEMALES
14. Manifested. : EVINCED
16. Sign in a certain way. : INITIAL
17. City in California. : VENTURA
18. Racket. : BAT
19. Like better. : PREFER
21. "___ a horse with wings!" : OFOR
22. State. : UTAH
24. Brown by heat. : SEAR
25. Appendage on a car. : FIN
26. Water lily. : LOTUS
28. Allegation in law. : PLEA
30. Nota ___. : BENE
31. Boxing rings. : ARENAS
33. Fixed fast. : ANCHORED
35. Head of the American Red Cross. : GRUENTHER
37. Giving consent. : ACCEDING
40. Essential item for a typist. : ERASER
44. Sound effect at a boxing match. : ROAR
45. You and me and the gatepost. : TRIO
47. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
48. Product of Cuba. : RUM
49. ___ of Wight. : ISLE
51. Saint of sailors. : ELMO
52. Slaughter of baseball. : ENOS
54. Always on the go. : ACTIVE
56. Nobleman: Abbr. : VIS
57. Actress Elaine. : STRITCH
59. Green. : VERDANT
61. Geological formation. : TERRANE
62. Takes part (in). : ENGAGES
63. Image of parallel lines, in TV. : RASTER
64. Building blocks. : STONES
Down
1. Church or Bible. : SENATOR
2. Counterfeit. : IMITATE
3. Corrode. : EAT
4. Ferry boat pier. : SLIP
5. Briny drops. : TEARS
6. Dormant. : ASLEEP
7. Deeply respectful. : REVERENT
8. Allege as fact. : AVER
9. Kissing cousins. : KIN
10. Look ___ (investigate). : INTO
11. Sandallike shoe for children. : SCUFFER
12. Anne Frank, for example. : HEROINE
13. Leg bone. : FIBULA
15. Mended. : DARNED
20. Member of a certain political party. : FALANGIST
23. "Strictly from ___." : HUNGER
27. Semiprecious stone. : SARD
29. Persistent pain. : ACHE
30. Mix with a certain acid. : BORATE
32. Clubs, for instance. : SUIT
34. Priestess in Greek legend. : HERO
36. Wheat germ, for instance. : ENRICHER
37. Check. : ARREST
38. Opposite to. : COUNTER
39. Notorious secret society. : CAMORRA
41. Woven edge. : SELVAGE
42. Small, valuable animals. : ERMINES
43. Perches. : ROOSTS
46. Evergreen trees. : OLIVES
50. Consequence. : EVENT
53. Gentlemen. : SIRS
54. Skin trouble. : ACNE
55. Therefore: Lat. : ERGO
58. Make a kind of lace. : TAT
60. Biblical town. : DAN

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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