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New York Times, Monday, August 5, 1957

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 27, Avg Word Len: 5.50, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Jack Luzzatto has 292 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,960
Across Down
1. Offer as genuine. : PASSOFF
8. Emergency measure. : STOPGAP
15. Where Ottawa is. : ONTARIO
16. Sicily's capital. : PALERMO
17. Dwarfed or stunted.. : SCRUBBY
18. Issuing forth. : EMANANT
19. Thumping fall. : THUD
20. ___ noire (pet aversion). : BETE
22. Parts of churches. : NAVES
23. Up-to-date: Abbr. : MOD
24. Treat with ridicule. : DERIDE
26. Luxuriant. : LUSH
27. Less unsteady. : EVENER
29. Island resort near Venice. : LIDO
31. Brazilian destination. : RIO
32. Man-made fiber. : NYLON
33. No summer necessity. : STEAMHEAT
35. Fiddle's relative. : VIOL
37. Widgeon. : SMEE
38. Fulton's Folly. : STEAMBOAT
42. Feature of some houses. : GABLE
46. Skip school: Brit. slang. : TIB
47. Significant motion. : SIGN
48. Gradual appearance on screen. : FADEIN
49. Cupid. : EROS
51. Romantic dances. : TANGOS
53. Negative. : NOT
54. Lost power. : WANED
56. At hand. : NEAR
57. First of Caesar's trio. : VENI
58. Fat. : ADIPOSE
60. Unwarlike. : PACIFIC
62. Suite. : RETINUE
63. Indulge in self-absorption. : EGOTIZE
64. Payer of the check. : TREATER
65. Arguer. : DEBATER
1. G. P. O. carriers. : POSTMEN
2. Type of herring. : ANCHOVY
3. German cake. : STRUDEL
4. Ibn-___ : SAUD
5. Sphere. : ORB
6. A small pretender. : FIBBER
7. Entryway. : FOYER
8. Least time-wasting. : SPEEDIEST
9. Glaswegian cap. : TAM
10. Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
11. Punitive. : PENAL
12. Photo printing process. : GRAVURE
13. Absence of memory. : AMNESIA
14. A random blow. : POTSHOT
21. Awning. : TILT
24. Country garb. : DENIMS
25. Cheese. : EDAM
28. New star. : NOVA
30. Symbols of the end. : OMEGAS
33. A coiner of catchphrases. : SLOGANEER
34. Directory. : HEAD
36. Solemn news item. : OBIT
38. He played Lindbergh. : STEWART
39. Haranguer. : TIRADER
40. Black hard rubber. : EBONITE
41. English queen. : ANNE
43. Kind of theatrical performance. : BENEFIT
44. Make a hero of. : LIONIZE
45. Tempter. : ENTICER
48. Hunt for food. : FORAGE
50. Brown shade. : SEPIA
52. Yawned. : GAPED
55. Warning word. : DONT
57. Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
59. Beg for. : SUE
61. Stocky horse. : COB

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