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New York Times, Saturday, September 28, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J X }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,014
Across
1. Zephyr's point of origin. : WEST
5. Take off the cream. : SKIM
9. Burn dry. : PARCH
14. Nostalgic feeling. : ACHE
15. O'Neill heroine. : ANNA
16. The pride of Nebraska. : OMAHA
17. The pride of Germany. : RHINELAND
19. Stately French dance. : PAVAN
20. ___ up (finish). : MOP
21. Storied temples. : PAGODAS
23. Old times. : ELD
24. Made haste. : SPED
26. Part of a machine. : COG
27. Black as night. : INKY
28. Western lake resort. : TAHOE
30. Homer's wine-dark sea. : AEGEAN
32. Test without paper. : ORAL
33. Gloucester's cape. : ANN
34. Diminutive of a girl's name. : NETTIE
38. Officials overseas. : DIPLOMATICCORPS
41. Garment part. : SLEEVE
42. Versatile plant. : SOY
43. Cartoonist Thomas. : NAST
44. Boat for a sculler and two rowers. : RANDAN
46. Home for a brave. : TEPEE
47. Du Bose Heyward character. : BESS
50. Pat. : DAB
51. Electrical safety device. : FUSE
52. Cross tide. : RIP
53. Ground. : TERRAIN
55. Girl's name meaning life. : ZOE
58. Harmonize. : AGREE
60. Escamillo and others. : TOREADORS
62. Clip the wool from. : SHEAR
63. Den. : LAIR
64. Five: Fr. : CINQ
65. Grim. : STERN
66. Small whirl. : EDDY
67. 15th day of March. : IDES
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1. Near to guessing right: Colloq. : WARM
2. Yodeler's delight. : ECHO
3. Navy neat. : SHIPSHAPE
4. Greenback. : TEN
5. Convenient dish. : SALAD
6. Knot in wood. : KNAG
7. Famous travel narrative and satire. : INNOCENTSABROAD
8. To Noel Coward, a midday sun fan. : MADDOG
9. Boston concert. : POPS
10. League of doctors. : AMA
11. Black. : RAVEN
12. Soft limestone. : CHALK
13. Skilled with tools. : HANDY
18. Weapon for swordplay. : EPEE
22. Insurance company. : AGENCY
25. Trendex workers. : POLLERS
27. Chants. : INTONES
28. Bushy clumps. : TODS
29. Seed coat. : ARIL
30. Anthology. : ANA
31. Guardian of the atom. : AEC
33. ___ honorable (formal apology). : AMENDE
35. Four-sided figure with two parallel sides. : TRAPEZOID
36. ___ dixit (dogmatic statement): Lat. : IPSE
37. Family contemporary with the Medici. : ESTE
39. Eggs. : OVA
40. Charged particle. : ION
45. Rosa of "David Copperfield." : DARTLE
46. Bowfin. : TUNA
47. Hat material. : BRASS
48. Rowing crew. : EIGHT
49. Lark. : SPREE
51. Most spirited. : FIERY
53. Gull. : TERN
54. Waterless. : ARID
56. River of France. : ORNE
57. Titles of courtesy: Abbr. : ESQS
59. Corn spike. : EAR
61. 601. : DCI

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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