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New York Times, Tuesday, August 6, 1957

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Helen Fasulo has 94 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,961
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1. Engineering project. : DAM
4. But: Lat. : SED
7. Make smooth. : SLEEK
12. Peter or Paul. : APOSTLE
14. Type of spectator. : STANDEE
16. Jack Benny's auto. : MAXWELL
17. Moving about restlessly. : TOSSING
18. Last king of Troy. : PRIAM
19. Tennis match, for example. : EVENT
21. In addition. : TOO
22. Division of progress. : STEP
23. Seeming never to grow old. : AGELESS
25. Where Nixon presides. : SENATE
27. Exceedingly: Prefix. : ULTRA
31. Naval unit: Colloq. : SUB
34. Fictional sleuth. : MOTO
35. Courage. : SPIRIT
36. Crush ruthlessly. : TRAMPLE
38. Member of a religious denomination. : BAPTIST
39. Recently. : OFLATE
40. Inlet. : COVE
41. Approves: Colloq. : OKS
42. Actor Cox. : WALLY
43. Magna cum laude. : HONORS
45. Former Palace attraction. : TWOADAY
47. Bugle call. : TAPS
51. Times of day: Abbr. : AMS
54. Choir accompaniment. : ORGAN
55. The eyelashes. : CILIA
56. Matador's headdress. : BICORNE
58. Gems. : ZIRCONS
60. "Arabian Nights" hero. : ALADDIN
61. Stirs. : AWAKENS
62. Adorn. : DRESS
63. Mr. Rayburn. : SAM
64. Declare. : SAY
1. Moistens. : DAMPS
2. Estranged. : APART
3. Spirit: Slang. : MOXIE
4. Check. : STEM
5. Added wing. : ELL
6. Lodge of the U.N. : DELEGATE
7. Fourteen pounds. : STONE
8. Da Vinci masterpiece. : LASTSUPPER
9. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
10. Prepare copy. : EDIT
11. Game. : KENO
13. 1956 Horse of the Year. : SWAPS
14. Ancient stone tablet. : STELE
15. Inordinate self-esteem. : EGO
20. Forbid. : VETO
23. American chameleon. : ANOLE
24. Feature of a hobble skirt. : SLIT
26. False promises. : EMPTYWORDS
28. Small musical combo. : TRIO
29. Venture. : RISK
30. Barristers: Abbr. : ATTS
31. Pack away. : STOW
32. City in Turkey. : URFA
33. Promenade. : BALL
35. Old Italian ruling House. : SAVOY
37. Brewer's substance. : MALT
38. Rich mines. : BONANZAS
40. Final passage, in music. : CODA
43. Former golf star. : HAGEN
44. Accessory to men's formal attire. : STICK
46. Bird life of a region. : ORNIS
48. Dried juice of the agave plant. : ALOES
49. Leaflet: Bot. : PINNA
50. Given to back talk: Colloq. : SASSY
51. Relative of the burnoose. : ABA
52. Clement. : MILD
53. Mark of battle. : SCAR
55. Stuff. : CRAM
57. Work of Horace. : ODE
59. Frigate bird. : IWA

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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