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New York Times, Tuesday, August 13, 1957

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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1. Lone Ranger's trade-mark. : MASK
5. Hollywood trade-mark. : OSCAR
10. Humid. : DAMP
14. Huge lizard. : URAN
15. Kassel's river. : FULDA
16. Mythical Norse hero. : EGIL
17. Army's guided missile. : NIKE
18. Chord. : TRIAD
19. Sea of the Pacific. : SULU
20. Standard of beauty. : IDEAL
22. Stately tree of Florida. : ROYALPALM
24. Matron. : DAME
26. Fish eggs. : ROE
27. Little ___. : EVA
30. Cube-shaped shrine at Mecca. : KAABA
33. Southern food staple. : GRITS
37. O. Henry, for one. : NOMDEPLUME
40. W. Indian shrub. : ANIL
41. Jack Frost's handiwork. : RIME
42. Wrinkled. : LINED
43. Crucial event of World War II. : DDAY
44. South American tubers. : OCAS
45. Piece of furniture. : ESCRITOIRE
47. Red leader, 1917–24. : LENIN
49. Sheer linen fabric. : TOILE
50. Swiss river. : AAR
51. Son of Jacob. : GAD
53. Per___. : CENT
55. Fictional idyllic retreat. : SHANGRILA
60. Fictional Indian. : TONTO
64. Volume. : TOME
65. Give satisfaction for. : ATONE
67. Prison: Slang. : QUOD
68. Love: Lat. : AMOR
69. Juicy fruit. : MELON
70. In the last (month): Abbr. : ULTO
71. Gershwin role. : BESS
72. Store up. : AMASS
73. Type of school: Abbr. : ELEM
1. Alias Clarence Darrow. : MUNI
2. Nonproductive. : ARID
3. Japanese beverage. : SAKE
4. Make dough. : KNEAD
5. Many a time. : OFT
6. Type of painter. : SURREALIST
7. Muse. : CLIO
8. Call it ___. : ADAY
9. Pilot's aid. : RADAR
10. Billy the Kid, for one. : DESPERADO
11. Water: Span. : AGUA
12. Factory. : MILL
13. Lucrative political appointment. : PLUM
21. Louise or Constance. : LAKE
23. Felled tree. : LOG
25. Furniture wood. : MAPLE
27. Matriculate. : ENROL
28. Speech. : VOICE
29. Where Hussein holds court. : AMMAN
31. Confidence game. : BUNCO
32. Amigos north of the border. : AMERICANOS
34. Subcontinent. : INDIA
35. Jeweled coronet. : TIARA
36. More subtle. : SLYER
38. Fashion makers. : DESIGNERS
39. Roman official. : EDILE
46. Type of dwelling. : TENT
48. Old horse. : NAG
52. Play. : DRAMA
54. Close-fitting hat. : TOQUE
55. Thrust. : STAB
56. One's native land. : HOME
57. TV character. : AMOS
58. Short news article. : ITEM
59. Gretchen Wyler role. : LOLA
61. Of no consequence. : NULL
62. Carry. : TOTE
63. Famous flier. : ODOM
66. Abstract being. : ENS

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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