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New York Times, Thursday, September 19, 1957

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,005
Across Down
1. Oriental name. : OMAR
5. Mitch Miller's instrument. : OBOE
9. Operatic princess. : AIDA
13. Historic waterway. : NILE
14. "New Girl in Town." : GWENVERDON
16. Former name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
17. Term of affection. : ENDEARMENT
18. Travel routes. : SEALANES
20. Tag and others. : GAMES
21. Sign of spring. : BUD
22. Piece of earth. : CLOD
24. Eye décor. : LASHES
28. Turned face downward. : PRONATED
32. Diminutive of a man's name. : ARTIE
33. Toward the mouth. : ORAD
34. Biblical name. : IRA
35. Old-time vaudeville headliner. : PRESTIDIGITATOR
39. Golfer's score. : PAR
40. Containers. : KEGS
41. Lower. : ABASE
42. Supposed causes of magnetic phenomena. : SUNSPOTS
45. What cairns are made of. : STONES
46. Containers, larger than 40 Across. : TUNS
47. Cote sound. : BAA
48. City near Buffalo. : OLEAN
51. Takes away (from). : DETRACTS
56. Southern capital. : MONTGOMERY
59. Kick. : BOOT
60. It flows 2,000 miles into the Arabian Sea. : INDUSRIVER
61. Contemporary playwright. : INGE
62. Heroine of 1891. : TESS
63. Move like a bird. : FLIT
64. Smile. : BEAM
1. Responsibility. : ONUS
2. Swampland. : MIRE
3. Water plant. : ALGA
4. Very: Colloq. : REAL
5. Admitted. : OWNED
6. Articles of furniture. : BEDS
7. Pronoun. : ONE
8. Heroine of 1851. : EVA
9. Fleet. : ARMADA
10. Footnote word. : IDEM
11. Accomplished. : DONE
12. White ___. : ANTS
14. Sort. : GENUS
15. Work, in terms of its equivalent in heat. : ERGON
19. Red as ___. : ABEET
22. Rugged rocks. : CRAGS
23. Early Napoleonic victory. : LODI
24. Far North natives. : LAPPS
25. Pianist from Chile. : ARRAU
26. Severe. : STERN
27. Pronoun. : HIS
28. Overly fussy individuals. : PRIGS
29. Person of power. : TITAN
30. Irregular. : EROSE
31. Challenges. : DARES
33. Contemporary playwright. : ODETS
36. Religious picture. : IKON
37. Mongolian tribesman. : TATAR
38. Finnish port. : ABO
43. Condition. : STATUS
44. Box sleighs. : PUNGS
45. Follower of Bacchus. : SATYR
47. Headwear. : BERET
48. Overlook. : OMIT
49. Forlorn. : LONE
50. Positions on the scrimmage line. : ENDS
51. Hindu deity. : DEVI
52. Early Hebrew name for Nisan. : ABIB
53. Pine fruit. : CONE
54. Garb for Gaius. : TOGA
55. Arrest. : STEM
57. Yellow fish, variety of ide. : ORF
58. Wire measure. : MIL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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