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New York Times, Tuesday, September 24, 1957

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,010
Across
1. Fasteners. : HASPS
6. "The Bridge at Andau" author. : MICHENER
14. Dixie metropolis. : MOBILE
15. Estrange. : ALIENATE
16. Relative. : AUNTIE
17. Kind of spice. : CINNAMON
18. Golf club employe. : PRO
19. Jam or marmalade. : SPREAD
21. Curve. : BEND
22. Charlotte ___. : RUSSE
24. Well-known Hollywood first name. : YUL
26. French waterway. : SOMME
28. Young seal. : PUP
31. Mrs. Arrowsmith. : LEORA
35. Hazard, in golf. : TRAP
36. ___ Islands, N of Hokkaido. : KURILE
38. Opportune. : PAT
39. Trouble. : AIL
40. Belgian city noted for lace. : MALINES
41. Political group. : ADA
42. Barbara ___ Geddes. : BEL
43. Henrik and family of Norway. : IBSENS
44. Schedule. : PLAN
45. More cunning. : SLYER
47. Guido's note. : ELA
48. All possible. : EVERY
49. Herd's environs. : LEA
51. Tilts. : CANTS
53. Food fish. : SHAD
56. Plainest. : BAREST
59. Letter. : CEE
62. The plate. : HOMEBASE
64. Race track officials. : TIMERS
66. Drink taken before a meal. : APERITIF
67. Favorite fruit. : ORANGE
68. Large churches. : MINSTERS
69. Right-hand page. : RECTO
Down
1. Period of time. : HOUR
2. In an unusual manner. : ABNORMALLY
3. Hold session. : SIT
4. Gathered; plaited: Fr. : PLISSE
5. Trickles through. : SEEPS
6. Symbol of authority. : MACE
7. Hipbones: Anat. : ILIA
8. "___ and I." : CINDY
9. Barnyard fowl. : HEN
10. Provide with opportunity. : ENABLE
11. Noted person. : NAME
12. Town on the Thames. : ETON
13. Tear apart. : REND
14. Chart. : MAP
20. British cruiser sunk Dec. 9, 1941. : REPULSE
23. Sport official: Slang. : UMP
25. Diminutive suffixes. : ULES
26. Pierces. : STABS
27. Bay window. : ORIEL
29. Archangel in "Paradise Lost." : URIEL
30. Ship's boat. : PINNACE
32. Exhibiting a play of colors. : OPALESCENT
33. Electronic marvel. : RADAR
34. ___ cost (regardless of the difficulty). : ATANY
36. Hebrew dry measure. : KAB
37. French article. : LES
40. Mud. : MIRE
44. Army man: Abbr. : PVT
46. Church officials. : ELDERS
48. Complete. : ENTIRE
50. Let up. : ABATE
52. Noted American family. : ASTOR
53. Subterfuge. : SHAM
54. Snake dancer. : HOPI
55. Word of approval. : AMEN
57. Region of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
58. Men of decision: Abbr. : REFS
60. Therefore. : ERGO
61. Compass point. : ESE
63. Snaffle. : BIT
65. Prefix in family names. : MAC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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