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New York Times, Tuesday, September 3, 1957

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 322 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,989
Across
1. Summer refuge. : CAMP
5. Hard-grained wheat. : SPELT
10. A predecessor of N. K. V. D. : OGPU
14. Liliaceous plant. : ALOE
15. Public health concern. : POLIO
16. On the ___ (immediately). : NAIL
17. Business man of a sort. : PAWNBROKER
19. Rhea's cousin. : EMEU
20. River ducks. : PINTAILS
21. Potatoes: Dial. : TATERS
23. Esthetic pursuits. : ARTS
24. Black ___. : WIDOW
25. Revolutionary figure. : EMIGRE
28. The peccadillos of youth. : WILDOATS
31. Wooden duck. : DECOY
32. Campus buildings. : HALLS
33. Greek letter. : RHO
34. Author Phillpotts. : EDEN
35. Playwright Spewack. : BELLA
36. A time to remember. : DDAY
37. Infuriated. : MAD
38. Pungent. : SALTY
39. Sand: Lat. : ARENA
40. The "Rock." : ALCATRAZ
42. Metallic sounds. : CLANKS
43. Jesse ___, famous runner. : OWENS
44. Faculty member: Abbr. : PROF
45. Great wickedness. : INFAMY
47. Mushrooms. : SHOOTSUP
51. Music lover's item. : HIFI
52. What auto-da-fé means. : ACTOFFAITH
54. Swiss-French author Claude ___. : ANET
55. Laughing. : RIANT
56. Habilimented. : CLAD
57. Accomplishes. : DOES
58. Venetian officials. : DOGES
59. Flip. : TOSS
Down
1. Creator of Lower Slobbovia. : CAPP
2. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
3. Cut. : MOWN
4. Building on the Potomac. : PENTAGON
5. Pixy. : SPRITE
6. Adjuncts of country homes. : POOLS
7. Moose's relatives. : ELKS
8. Stretch. : LIE
9. Mexican flapjack. : TORTILLA
10. Be ___ many for (overwhelm). : ONETOO
11. Poacher's nemesis. : GAMEWARDEN
12. Buttress. : PIER
13. Eskimo knives. : ULUS
18. American playwright. : BARRY
22. Subjoins. : ADDS
24. Science author Ley. : WILLY
25. Dropsy. : EDEMA
26. Decoration. : MEDAL
27. Summer quaff. : ICEDCOFFEE
28. Chopin specialty. : WALTZ
29. Show gratitude. : THANK
30. Useful beans. : SOYAS
32. Woe is me!: Fr. : HELAS
35. Part of a farm. : BARNYARD
36. Basis of S. S. S. : DRAFTACT
38. Part of a pipe. : STEM
39. At a distance. : ALOOF
41. Expects. : AWAITS
42. Small farms, in Britain. : CROFTS
44. Transmitter and receiver. : PHONE
45. "___ a little pony . . . " : IHAD
46. Spanish boy. : NINO
47. Cervine beast. : STAG
48. Structure in or near a 35 Down. : SILO
49. Actress Hagen and namesakes. : UTAS
50. Doctorates. : PHDS
53. Labor group. : CIO

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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