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New York Times, Monday, September 9, 1957

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { J K Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 94, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1957, The New York TimesNo. 2,995

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Students & seniors
Across
1. TV favorite. : COMO
5. Printer. : PRESSMAN
13. Shade of red. : CORAL
14. Hoop skirt. : CRINOLINE
15. Obliterate. : ERASE
16. Girl's name. : ROSALINDA
17. Curves. : ARCS
18. Hem in. : BESET
19. Highly esteemed, in letter-writing. : DEAR
20. Food fish. : SOLE
21. Build. : RAISE
22. River in Ireland. : ERNE
23. Setting of Genesis 2:3. : EDEN
24. Quantity: Abbr. : AMT
25. Irritating children. : BRATS
26. Merit. : DESERVE
28. Presidential initials. : DDE
30. Assign, as a contract. : LET
31. Pinafore. : TIER
32. Early King of Sweden. : ERIC
34. Disconsolate. : SAD
37. English dramatist. : FRY
38. Musical story of Mario and Floria. : LATOSCA
42. Brisk. : ALERT
44. Joker. : WAG
45. Billiard play. : SHOT
46. Vitality. : LIFE
47. Abruptly: Colloq. : SPANG
49. Legend. : TALE
50. ___ corner. : AMEN
51. Hotspur, in "King Henry IV." : PERCY
52. ___ Wheeler Wilcox. : ELLA
53. Zoo. : MENAGERIE
55. Island in New York Bay. : ELLIS
56. Forthwith. : INSTANTLY
57. Exclusively. : ALONE
58. Furtive. : STEALTHY
59. Lines. : ROWS
Down
1. Eat away slowly. : CORRODE
2. Revelations from a deity. : ORACLES
3. Composer of "Thais." : MASSENET
4. Cry heard at a bullfight. : OLE
5. Toast. : PROSIT
6. Becomes apparent. : RISES
7. Related on the distaff side. : ENATE
8. Impresario Hurok. : SOL
9. Baseball pitch. : SLIDER
10. Hematite or calcite. : MINERAL
11. Moderately slow: Mus. : ANDANTE
12. Most narrow. : NEAREST
13. Desisted. : CEASED
14. Where cheese is made. : CREAMERY
18. More valorous. : BRAVER
25. "___ ever so humble . . . " : BEIT
27. Break. : RIFT
28. Famous family of colonial N. Y. : DELANCEY
29. Sluggish. : DRAGGY
33. Former P. M. of Ireland. : COSTELLO
34. Naval battle of 480 B. C. : SALAMIS
35. Food. : ALIMENT
36. Cabinet post created 1947. : DEFENSE
39. Superficial. : SHALLOW
40. Author of "The Moonstone." : COLLINS
41. Comfortable. : ATEASE
43. Soprano Tebaldi. : RENATA
44. In a cautious manner. : WARILY
47. Used up. : SPENT
48. Capital of Western Australia. : PERTH
54. New Testament book: Abbr. : GAL
55. Favorable attention. : EAR

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

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