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New York Times, Saturday, August 31, 1957

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Incorporated town: Var. : BORO
5. Edge around. : SKIRT
10. Flourish. : BOOM
14. Orang ___. : UTAN
15. Early Mongol. : TATAR
16. Mme. Bovary. : EMMA
17. Part of an O'Neill title. : LONGDAYSJOURNEY
20. Charm. : BEGUILE
21. Midwest feature. : PLAINS
22. Rank below a marquis. : EARL
23. Lidded box. : CHEST
25. Wilkes-___, Pa. : BARRE
27. Wild sheep of India. : SHA
28. Conical dwelling. : TEPEE
32. Roman writer. : OVID
33. Meager. : SPARSE
35. Yellow bugle. : IVA
36. Get ___ of. : RID
37. Useful card in bridge. : STOPPER
38. Ship's boat. : GIG
39. Beverage. : ALE
40. Tense. : TAUTEN
41. Stream. : RILL
42. City in Ethiopia. : HARAR
44. Sunday talk: Abbr. : SER
45. Thick. : DENSE
46. Identifier. : NAMER
48. Part of a sonata. : CODA
49. Girl's name. : JOANNA
52. Clutched. : CLASPED
55. Six-volume work on civilizations. : ASTUDYOFHISTORY
58. Majorca or Minorca. : ISLA
59. Containing gold. : AURIC
60. Related. : AKIN
61. Staple's relative. : NAIL
62. Puzzle: Colloq. : STICK
63. President Coty. : RENE
Down
1. Lamp necessity. : BULB
2. Indian. : OTOE
3. Cowboy. : RANGERIDER
4. Prepared. : ONGUARD
5. Delaying action: Colloq. : STALL
6. Danny, Sammy, or Buddy. : KAYE
7. Pronoun. : ITS
8. Rule, in India. : RAJ
9. Figure of speech. : TROPE
10. Scold. : BERATE
11. Everywhere: Comb. form. : OMNI
12. Augury. : OMEN
13. Giant star. : MAYS
18. Disastrous. : DIRE
19. Northern Ireland. : ULSTER
23. Division. : CHAPTER
24. After whom a ferry was named. : HARPER
25. Famous Senator. : BORAH
26. City in Spain. : AVILA
27. Better half. : SPOUSE
29. Phrase for purchase, sight unseen : PIGINAPOKE
30. Wrongs. : EVILS
31. Big bird. : EAGLE
33. Depot: Abbr. : STA
34. Eastern coin. : SEN
37. Leave in trouble. : STRAND
41. Moscow publication. : REDSTAR
43. Type of plant. : ANNUAL
45. "When in Rome, ___ the Romans do." : DOAS
47. Ancient Yucatan dwellers. : MAYAS
48. Sound of a door latch. : CLICK
49. Member of a Hindu religion. : JAIN
50. Movable mountain. : OSSA
51. Legendary Norse King. : ATLI
52. Smart. : CHIC
53. Ireland. : ERIN
54. C. G. S. unit. : DYNE
56. In the open air. : OUT
57. Day: Abbr. : FRI

Answer summary: 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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