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New York Times, Wednesday, August 7, 1957

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,962
Across Down
1. Province of India. : ASSAM
6. Sound shortly and rapidly. : TOOT
10. Storm. : RAGE
14. Web-footed birds. : GEESE
15. Be borne on. : RIDE
16. Singer Fitzgerald. : ELLA
17. Expunge. : ERASE
18. Baseball great. : ALEXANDER
20. Welcomed officially. : SALUTED
22. Natives of the South Pacific. : SAMOANS
23. Flags. : IRISES
25. Mariner: Abbr. : NAV
26. Napery. : LINENS
28. Parts of a printed context. : PASSAGES
33. Branch of mathematics: Abbr. : ALG
34. Lively dance. : GALOP
36. Tasteless. : STALE
37. Files. : ROWS
39. Bonds. : YOKES
41. Oriental prince. : EMIR
42. Growing out. : ENATE
44. Puts on cargo. : LADES
46. Summer: Fr. : ETE
47. Citizen of Dresden. : SAXONIAN
49. Sent out vapor. : REEKED
51. Catch. : NAB
52. Cancel. : EFFACE
54. Directed. : STEERED
58. Grooms of olden days. : OSTLERS
61. Shaving preliminary. : LATHERING
63. Finish lines. : TAPES
64. Forearm bone. : ULNA
65. Phrase of comprehension. : ISEE
66. Legal claims. : LIENS
67. Twentry quires. : REAM
68. See 57 Down. : ATTY
69. "To ___ human . . . " : ERRIS
1. Particular periods. : AGES
2. Evening: Ital. : SERA
3. "Of shoes and ships and ___." : SEALINGWAX
4. Free from uncertainty. : ASSURE
5. Convention. : MEETING
6. Commerce. : TRADE
7. Motor necessity. : OIL
8. Poems. : ODES
9. Characters in "Giant." : TEXANS
10. Make changes in interiors. : RENOVATE
11. Former opera singer. : ALDA
12. Secluded valley. : GLEN
13. Up to one's ___. : EARS
19. Gather in quantity. : AMASS
21. Emerson's forte. : ESSAY
24. City in Washington. : SPOKANE
26. Roman household gods. : LARES
27. Actress Massey. : ILONA
29. Imitated. : APED
30. Guardian of a hunting preserve. : GAMEKEEPER
31. Choices part. : ELITE
32. Withered. : SERED
35. Girl in popular song. : LOLA
38. Giant President. : STONEHAM
40. Feudal bondsmen. : SERFS
43. Lake of northern Europe. : ENARE
45. City in Washington. : SEATTLE
48. Ancient name for Spain and Portugal. : IBERIA
50. Pastry. : ECLAIR
53. Person with old-fashioned ideas. : FOGEY
54. Insult. : SLUR
55. Story. : TALE
56. Heating device. : ETNA
57. Followed by 68 Across, a civic officer. : DIST
59. Italian painter. : RENI
60. Prolonged sibilant sound. : SSSS
62. Trawl. : NET

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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