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New York Times, Tuesday, January 21, 1958

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.60, Missing: { F J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.37)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,129
Across Down
1. Medicated cigarette. : CUBEB
6. Tainted. : POISONED
14. Painter of "Bathers." : RENOIR
15. Alkaloid from belladonna. : ATROPINE
16. Farflung realm. : EMPIRE
17. Breaks to flinders. : SHATTERS
18. Part of a carillon. : BELL
19. Things liquid or frozen. : ASSETS
21. Beret. : CAP
22. Give ___ whirl. : ITA
23. Garb. : ATTIRE
24. Lily of Utah. : SEGO
25. Inactive: Abbr. : RET
26. Bones. : SHINS
27. Harassed on all sides. : BESET
28. Handling. : TREATING
30. Coffee container. : URN
31. Fire plug. : HYDRANT
32. Lincoln's War Secretary. : STANTON
36. Common suffix. : ING
37. Gay Romeo. : LOTHARIO
38. Ancient chariot. : ESSED
41. The first robot of old Prague. : GOLEM
42. Smith and Kaline. : ALS
43. Granary pests. : RATS
44. Shoe tiers. : LACERS
45. Number on a clock dial. : VII
46. Longshoremen's group: Abbr. : ILA
47. Overcome the hostility of. : DISARM
48. Part of N. B. : BENE
49. Punishable act, in law. : CONTEMPT
51. Papal capes. : ORALES
53. Flower visitor. : HONEYBEE
54. Most confident. : SUREST
55. Angels of the air. : SPONSORS
56. Inclines. : TENDS
1. Boot hill. : CEMETERY
2. Not gilt or silvered. : UNPLATED
3. Start to bubble. : BOIL
4. Norse goddess of healing. : EIR
5. Living. : BREATHING
6. Making the grade. : PASSING
7. The people things happen to. : OTHERS
8. Worked up. : IRATE
9. Tipplers. : SOTS
10. Make a choice. : OPT
11. Female relatives. : NIECES
12. Infuriate. : ENRAGE
13. Tyrant. : DESPOT
14. Renascence. : REBIRTH
20. Give meagerly. : STINT
23. Make ___ (prepare for defense). : ASTAND
24. Medicinal plant. : SENNA
27. Friend of Schumann. : BRAHMS
29. March 21–April 21, in the zodiac. : ARIES
30. The limit. : UTTERMOST
32. Cobbler. : SOLER
33. Much used, as a road. : TRAVELED
34. Unctuous suavity. : OILINESS
35. Most inquisitive. : NOSIEST
37. Finds. : LOCATES
38. Remarque and Kleiber. : ERICHS
39. The common sassafras. : SALOOP
40. Having tin as an ingredient: Comb. form. : STANNO
41. Cigarette: Slang. : GASPER
44. Land of forgotten things. : LIMBO
47. Pashas of Tripoli. : DEYS
48. Building for livestock. : BARN
50. Midmorning. : TEN
52. Any street in Paris. : RUE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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