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New York Times, Saturday, August 17, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,972

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Grimace: Colloq. : FACE
5
Nickname for a thin man. : SLATS
10
Part of a glove. : PALM
14
Askew. : ALOP
15
Type of grease. : ELBOW
16
___ da capo. : ARIA
17
Current best-selling novelist. : DAPHNEDUMAURIER
20
Prize. : ESTEEM
21
Mythical king who suffered eternal hunger and thirst. : TANTALUS
22
Caraway ___. : SEED
24
Tobogganed. : SLID
25
Puzzle. : BEWILDER
29
Colorless liquid, in chemistry. : ACETAL
33
Rich apparel. : ARRAY
34
Arctic jacket. : PARKA
36
Choler. : IRE
37
Give in large quantities. : RAIN
38
Television staple. : MOVIE
39
Actress Negri. : POLA
40
Letter. : ESS
41
French meat pastes. : PATES
42
Birds' homes. : CAGES
43
Dog. : SETTER
45
An actor, in his first role. : DEBUTANT
47
He wrote "Battle Cry." : URIS
49
Spot. : SITE
50
Simple wind instruments. : OCARINAS
54
Roles in Verdi productions. : GILDAS
58
Remarque's latest novel. : THEBLACKOBELISK
60
Irish royal residence. : TARA
61
Hackneyed. : TRITE
62
"Queen for ___." : ADAY
63
One of the Aesir. : ODIN
64
Popular name in Dublin. : EAMON
65
Margaret ___. : ROSE
Down
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Languish. : FADE
2
Soulful cry. : ALAS
3
Ancient dweller by the Nile. : COPT
4
Citizen of a great biblical city. : EPHESIAN
5
Appeared. : SEEMED
6
Honorary degree. : LLD
7
Border (on). : ABUT
8
Spanish boy's name. : TOMAS
9
Tchaikovsky ballet. : SWANLAKE
10
Flaunt. : PARADE
11
Seed covering. : ARIL
12
Stead. : LIEU
13
Earth's neighbor. : MARS
18
Revercomb's colleague. : NEELY
19
City on the Mohawk. : UTICA
23
Bus stop. : DEPOT
25
Reveals. : BARES
26
Prepare tape for re-use. : ERASE
27
Joint. : WRIST
28
Sang praises: Slang. : RAVED
30
Owego's county, N. Y. : TIOGA
31
"Green Hat" author. : ARLEN
32
Minimum. : LEAST
35
Originates. : RISES
38
Pickle in liquid. : MARINATE
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Of the kneecap. : PATELLAR
41
Jeopardy. : PERIL
42
Clear one: Slang. : CUTIE
44
Moslem headdress. : TURBAN
46
Great hour bell of Westminster. : BIGBEN
48
Bones: Anat. : SACRA
50
Name meaning "rich." : OTTO
51
Lake in Africa. : CHAD
52
Combining form in aviation. : AERI
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Run over. : SKIM
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Caper. : DIDO
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Namesakes of a king of Judah. : ASAS
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Hebrides Island. : SKYE
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Indian. : OTO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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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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