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New York Times, Monday, August 26, 1957

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,981
Across
1. Circus area. : RING
5. Fictional child. : TOPSY
10. Trapper's merchandise. : PELT
14. Tree of Morocco. : ARAR
15. Sharp mountain spur. : ARETE
16. Copycat. : APER
17. Legendary railroader. : CASEYJONES
19. Wailing spirit of Irish folklore. : SHEE
20. High regard. : ESTEEM
21. Junior. : NAMESAKE
23. Bavarian river into the Danube. : NAAB
25. Boxing term. : KAYO
26. Harvesting machine. : THRESHER
30. Locale of nuclear tests. : NEVADA
34. Kimono sash. : OBI
35. Out of bounds. : TABOO
37. The people. : DEMOS
38. What the hobo rides. : RODS
40. Former Yankee southpaw. : LOPAT
42. Part of R. B. I. : RUNS
43. Political slander. : SMEAR
45. South of the border currency. : PESOS
47. Canonized woman: Abbr. : STE
48. Pat or Margaret. : OBRIEN
50. Hardest. : STONIEST
52. Milk: Fr. : LAIT
54. Keyway. : SLOT
55. Hat. : SOMBRERO
59. Richard Wagner's second wife. : COSIMA
63. The Graces. : TRIO
64. Side by side. : COLLATERAL
66. To the: Ital. : ALLA
67. ___ Island. : ELLIS
68. Money made of silver wire. : LARI
69. Indian peasant. : RYOT
70. Eliza Harris, for example. : SLAVE
71. Fabric made without weaving. : FELT
Down
1. Swift current of water. : RACE
2. Cleopatra's handmaiden. : IRAS
3. Memorable cartoonist. : NAST
4. English novelist. : GREENE
5. Famous mausoleum. : TAJMAHAL
6. Gold: Span. : ORO
7. Found of the Keystone State. : PENN
8. American food staple. : STEAK
9. Office sycophant. : YESMAN
10. Jewish festival. : PASSOVER
11. Hebrew dry measure. : EPHA
12. Soup flavoring. : LEEK
13. Family lineage. : TREE
18. ___ cake. : YEAST
22. Watched. : EYED
24. Modern music craze. : BEBOP
26. Human trunk. : TORSO
27. Fearsome weapon. : HBOMB
28. Rodeo contestant. : RIDER
29. Arena's guard rail. : ROPES
31. Beguile. : AMUSE
32. Words of admonition. : DONTS
33. Valuable thing. : ASSET
36. Kilns. : OASTS
39. Regatta entry. : SAILBOAT
41. Do-it-yourself kit. : TOOLCASE
44. Rise high. : REAR
46. Grimace: Slang. : SNOOT
49. Kinfolk. : NIECES
51. Reflexive pronoun. : ITSELF
53. Fish with a spoon. : TROLL
55. Leading. : STAR
56. Paris airport. : ORLY
57. Venus of ___. : MILO
58. Wide-mouthed jar. : OLLA
60. Dies ___, Judgment Day. : IRAE
61. Crumbly soil. : MARL
62. Got down. : ALIT
65. Year Nero became Emperor. : LIV

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