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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
Across Down
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
1. 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
39. 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
53. Run over. : SKIM
55. Caper. : DIDO
56. Namesakes of a king of Judah. : ASAS
57. Hebrides Island. : SKYE
59. 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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