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New York Times, Monday, September 30, 1957

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 3,016
Across
1. Condensed. : SHORT
6. Bird with a rapid, indistinct call. : CHAT
10. ___ Upsilon. : PSI
13. Primitive dwelling. : TEPEE
14. Big name in tennis. : LEWISHOAD
17. Mountain nymph. : OREAD
18. Well-known college. : ELECTORAL
19. She sings Linda, Lakmé, etc. : PONS
20. Engineering project. : DAM
21. Corundum. : EMERY
22. Rise above the usual level. : SOAR
24. Innocent one. : BABE
26. Designating. : NAMING
29. Excited. : FEVERISH
33. Picture. : IMAGE
34. Provide food. : CATER
35. Born. : NEE
36. Diving bird. : LOON
37. Revolving cylinder. : ROTOR
38. Relative of magma. : LAVA
39. Pronoun. : OUR
40. Vast region of Africa. : SUDAN
41. Brought into conformity (with "up"). : LINED
42. Court. : TRIBUNAL
44. Vegetable. : CELERY
45. Entomologist's subject. : ANTS
46. Fight. : DUEL
47. Lawn. : SWARD
50. Poetic verb form. : ART
51. Asiatic country: Var. : IRAK
55. Debt. : ARREARAGE
58. ___ Islands, the Moluccas. : SPICE
59. Big name in tennis. : VICSEIXAS
60. Eccentric. : OUTRE
61. Old verb ending. : ETH
62. Forward. : PERT
63. Umpteen. : STEEN
Down
1. Set of organ pipes. : STOP
2. Protagonist. : HERO
3. Begin. : OPEN
4. Transfer again. : REASSIGN
5. Spread hay. : TED
6. Weather forecast. : CLEAR
7. Place of control. : HELM
8. Deep feeling. : AWE
9. Neural symptom. : TIC
10. Small opening. : PORE
11. Moselle tributary. : SAAR
12. In a useless way. : IDLY
15. She sings Mimi, Marguerite, etc. : STEBER
16. Former opera singer. : HOMER
20. U. N. name. : DAG
23. Number. : ONE
24. Make a wager. : BETON
25. Affirm. : AVER
26. Egyptian. : NILOT
27. Romantic affair. : AMOUR
28. Polynesian language of N. Z. : MAORI
29. Decisive. : FATAL
30. Senseless. : INANE
31. Divide. : SEVER
32. Impetuous. : HEADY
34. Musical passages. : CODAS
37. Dwarfish animal. : RUNT
38. Land of six-inch people. : LILLIPUT
40. Fountain specialty. : SUNDAE
41. Gettysburg participant. : LEE
43. Uncovers. : BARES
44. Stay away from (a class). : CUT
46. Garbed. : DREST
47. But. : SAVE
48. Legal document. : WRIT
49. Roguish. : ARCH
50. Culture medium. : AGAR
52. Ceremony. : RITE
53. Crusaders' headquarters. : ACRE
54. Very perceptive. : KEEN
56. ___ cord. : RIP
57. Tomahawk. : AXE
58. Signal. : SOS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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