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New York Times, Thursday, August 22, 1957

Author: Walt Clark
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 261 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Walt Clark has 16 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,977
Across Down
1. Fiction. : TALE
5. Shade of red. : CORAL
10. Army group of 1942. : WAAC
14. The "Old Sod." : ERIN
15. Girl's name. : ADELA
16. Moreover. : ALSO
17. Excited. : AGOG
18. Swearing-off phrase. : NEVERAGAIN
20. Checks on radio or TV transmitters. : MONITORS
22. Washes out. : RINSES
23. Koko's weapon. : SNEE
24. Unit of force. : DYNE
25. Swiss canton. : BASEL
27. Wine cup. : AMA
29. Very small quantity. : TRACE
33. Early Governor of North Carolina. : ASHE
34. Divisions of a game, in bowling. : FRAMES
36. Samovar. : URN
37. Shadowbox. : SPAR
38. Revere. : HONOR
39. Crochet. : KNIT
40. Noun suffix. : IER
41. Old-time hit song. : RAMONA
42. Roman road. : ITER
43. Fabric. : CREPE
45. "___ you there?" : ARE
46. Tricky: Slang. : SNIDE
47. Feed. : OATS
49. Weekly mite. : WAGE
50. Entirely. : INTOTO
53. Charon, for one. : BOATSMAN
57. Bissell book. : SAYDARLING
59. Nimbus. : HALO
60. Rotate. : BIRL
61. ___ Domingo. : SANTO
62. "___ old cowhand . . . " : IMAN
63. Tar's term. : ALEE
64. Thespian Welles. : ORSON
65. Father of a jeune fille. : PERE
1. Burns and Allen. : TEAM
2. Jason's ship. : ARGO
3. Bosley Crowther's book. : LIONSSHARE
4. Casey Jones' job. : ENGINEER
5. Dugout. : CANOE
6. Tributary of the Neisse. : ODER
7. Rpm's: Colloq. : REVS
8. Stout drink. : ALE
9. Buster Crabbe. : LARRY
10. Great name in music. : WAGNER
11. Oh, dear! : ALAS
12. A continent: Fr. : ASIE
13. Studies. : CONS
19. Grammatical misdemeanors. : AINTS
21. ___ Aviv. : TEL
24. TV and movie singer. : DAMONE
25. Essential. : BASIC
26. Former coin of Turkey. : ASPER
27. Kitchen bouquets. : AROMAS
28. Country house. : MANOR
30. Character in comedy. : AUNTIEMAME
31. Exclaimed. : CRIED
32. ___ nous. : ENTRE
34. Housing agency. : FHA
35. Epoch. : ERA
39. What George VI had. : KINGSHIP
41. Vaquero's rope. : REATA
44. Popular pet. : POODLE
46. Posed. : SAT
48. Human trunk. : TORSO
49. Conestoga. : WAGON
50. Russian hut. : ISBA
51. ___ file. : NAIL
52. English pneumatic. : TYRE
53. Receptacles. : BINS
54. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
55. Winglike. : ALAR
56. ___ the less. : NONE
58. Household god. : LAR

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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