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New York Times, Monday, August 12, 1957

Author:
Albert Blum
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K X }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Albert V. Blum has 17 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,967
Across
1. "Taffy ___ Welshman . . . " : WASA
5. Dressed. : CLAD
9. Metal printing blocks. : QUADS
14. Common footnote. : IBID
15. Candy flavor. : LIME
16. Not arranged. : UNSET
17. Cause of international controversy. : SUEZCANAL
19. Part of a Roman amphitheatre. : ARENA
20. Attention-getting sound. : PST
21. Wishes undone. : RUES
22. Diplomatic achievement. : TREATY
23. Percolated. : SEEPED
25. Young hog. : SHOTE
27. "___ later than you think." : ITIS
29. Soon. : ERELONG
33. Place of hiding. : CONCEALMENT
37. Oriental name. : MAO
38. Sacred name. : IBIS
39. Further. : AID
40. This only. : MERE
41. ___ sequitur. : NON
42. Stoops. : CONDESCENDS
46. Merciful. : CLEMENT
48. Ominous. : DIRE
49. Divert. : AMUSE
51. Irritate. : NETTLE
55. Duplicate parts. : SPARES
58. Teases: Slang. : RAGS
60. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES
61. Former Secretary of Labor. : TOBIN
62. Bond purchasers. : INVESTORS
64. Deputy. : AGENT
65. Hypocrite. : LIAR
66. Famous brotherhood. : BPOE
67. Parts. : ROLES
68. Slippery fellows. : EELS
69. Scenery. : SETS
Down
1. Fragments. : WISPS
2. Vilify. : ABUSE
3. Seven: Span. : SIETE
4. Cutting tool. : ADZ
5. Rose Franken's heroine. : CLAUDIA
6. Towing rope. : LINE
7. Collect for oneself. : AMASS
8. State: Abbr. : DEL
9. Musical group. : QUARTET
10. Remove from a spool. : UNREEL
11. Sailing. : ASEA
12. Notch. : DENT
13. Dwell. : STAY
18. Candia. : CRETE
22. Ripped. : TORN
24. The movies: Slang. : PICS
26. Took note of. : HEEDED
28. Inclines. : SLANTS
30. Foreshow. : OMEN
31. Aromatic herb. : NARD
32. Departs. : GOES
33. Military title: Abbr. : CINC
34. Greek coin. : OBOL
35. Giants in the field. : NINE
36. Surrounded by. : MID
40. Convene. : MEET
42. Unites firmly. : CEMENTS
43. Burden. : ONUS
44. Members of 9 Down. : SINGERS
45. Plant garnish. : CRESS
47. Member of the Armed Forces. : MARINE
50. Tennessee ___. : ERNIE
52. Figurative language in general. : TROPE
53. Dormouse. : LEROT
54. Letters. : ESSES
55. Reference mark. : STAR
56. Comic character. : POGO
57. Genesis name. : ABEL
59. Grandparental. : AVAL
62. ___ de France. : ILE
63. Kitchen measure: Abbr. : TBS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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