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New York Times, Monday, January 13, 1958

Author:
Helen Delpar
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Helen Delpar has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 9-Down clue had "Entrepeneur"; corrected it to "Entrepreneur."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,121

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Students & seniors
Across
1
Aeneas' African hostess. : DIDO
5
Imbue thoroughly. : STEEP
10
Schoolboy's trade. : SWAP
14
Parched. : ARID
15
More docile. : TAMER
16
Chief city of Hawaii Island. : HILO
17
Recent James Thurber opus (with "The"). : WONDERFULO
19
Preposition. : INTO
20
Compass point. : NNE
21
Parcels of land. : LOTS
22
Native of Ulan Bator. : MONGOL
24
Orderly arrangements. : SYSTEMS
26
Onward. : FORTH
27
Of all: Scot. : AVA
28
Teenagers' idol. : PATBOONE
31
Glitter. : GLARE
34
Members of the peerage. : DUKES
35
Prefix in German names. : VON
36
Complete defeat. : ROUT
37
Epistle writer. : PETER
38
Worker of a sort. : PEON
39
Begone! : OUT
40
Flies alone. : SOLOS
41
Shouts like a drill sergeant. : BARKS
42
City of central California. : STOCKTON
44
Busby. : HAT
45
Repasts. : MEALS
46
Describing certain walls. : PANELED
50
Rival of Athens. : SPARTA
52
Diminutive of Helen. : LENA
53
Englishman's beverage. : ALE
54
Very small quantity. : IOTA
55
One of an identical pair. : TWEEDLEDUM
58
Unsightly thing. : BLOT
59
Anglo-Saxon peasant. : CHURL
60
Actor Ray. : ALDO
61
Ago: Scot. : SYNE
62
Padded block on legs used in vaulting. : HORSE
63
Golf items. : TEES
Down
1
Grows light. : DAWNS
2
Method of humorous expression. : IRONY
3
Has a meal. : DINES
4
Eccentric. : ODD
5
Cellular tissue. : STROMA
6
Cincinnati family. : TAFTS
7
Big birds. : EMUS
8
Moray. : EEL
9
Entrepreneur. : PROMOTER
10
Former state religion of Japan. : SHINTO
11
Kestrel. : WINGHOVER
12
Singer. : ALTO
13
Game. : POOL
18
French student. : ELEVE
23
Encircles: Poet. : ORBS
25
Dessert. : TART
26
Loops of coiled rope: Naut. : FAKES
28
Wore. : PUTON
29
Secluded spot. : NOOK
30
River into the Danube. : ENNS
31
Fat: Fr. : GROS
32
Boorish fellow. : LOUT
33
Lifelike mechanism. : AUTOMATON
34
Cyclades isle. : DELOS
37
Winter festival of Pacific Coast Indians. : POTLATCH
38
Head. : PATE
40
German card game. : SKAT
41
Trivial. : BANAL
43
Medicated wax ointment. : CERATE
44
Manipulate. : HANDLE
46
Looks inquiringly. : PEERS
47
Type of spoon. : LADLE
48
Avoid. : ELUDE
49
The people, in ancient Greece. : DEMOS
50
Brothers and sisters. : SIBS
51
More than one: Comb. form. : POLY
52
French pronoun. : LEUR
56
Song hit of the 1920's. : WHO
57
Consume. : EAT

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

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