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New York Times, Tuesday, September 17, 1957

Author: Helen Bernard
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,003
Across Down
1. Jerseys. : COWS
5. Part of basic training. : DRILL
10. Electrician's term. : AMPS
14. Wings: Lat. : ALAE
15. TV sound. : AUDIO
16. Brilliant stroke. : COUP
17. Airliner's equipment. : SAFETYBELT
19. Preserve. : CURE
20. Living room piece. : ENDTABLE
21. Pressed. : IRONED
23. Put to work. : HIRE
24. Jack up. : BOOST
25. Exalted: Used in titles of European royal families. : SERENE
28. Type of cigar. : PANATELA
31. Auxiliary verb. : ARE
32. Implied. : TACIT
34. Prohibit. : DEBAR
35. Striplings. : LADS
37. Metric units of weight and mass. : KILOS
39. In: Fr. : DANS
40. Fine powdered lava. : ASHES
42. The most brilliant planet. : VENUS
44. Army man: Abbr. : NCO
45. Carefully worked out and kept secret. : DEEPLAID
47. Obfuscate. : DARKEN
49. Frenchman's name. : RAOUL
50. Evaluate. : RATE
51. Loft. : GARRET
53. Details. : MINUTIAE
57. Cantata melody. : ARIA
58. Informal gathering. : HOUSEPARTY
60. Englishman's draught. : PINT
61. Heraldic fillets. : ORLES
62. Ridge of glacial material. : KAME
63. Margin. : EDGE
64. Dodger veteran. : REESE
65. Biblical patriarch. : EMOS
1. Name of two Senators. : CASE
2. Pearl Buck character. : OLAN
3. Egyptian political group. : WAFD
4. "___ conquering hero comes!" : SEETHE
5. Sunup. : DAYBREAK
6. Money in Moscow. : RUBLE
7. Thought: Fr. : IDEE
8. "___ Abner." : LIL
9. Aid for sunburn. : LOTION
10. Greeted. : ACCOSTED
11. Charlatan. : MOUNTEBANK
12. Unalloyed. : PURE
13. Hastened. : SPED
18. Besmirch. : TAINT
22. Way. : ROAD
24. ___ Rouge. : BATON
25. Vegetable dish. : SALAD
26. Expunge. : ERASE
27. Diversionary tactic, as in politics. : REDHERRING
28. Heaped. : PILED
29. Jousting weapon. : LANCE
30. Pyromania. : ARSON
33. Polite. : CIVIL
36. Distinct. : SEPARATE
38. Residents of Khartoum. : SUDANESE
41. Kind of plum. : SLOE
43. Exhibited surprise. : SATUP
46. Curtain call on a first night. : AUTHOR
48. Do over a movie scene. : RETAKE
50. Becomes successful. : RISES
51. Yawn. : GAPE
52. Unfruitful. : ARID
53. Slipper. : MULE
54. Asian kingdom. : IRAM
55. Steam; vapor: Comb. form. : ATMO
56. Potato spots. : EYES
59. Cinnabar. : ORE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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