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New York Times, Tuesday, January 28, 1958

Author:
Sidney Lambert
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across
1. Popular game. : GOLF
5. Shoppers' concerns. : SALES
10. Portuguese explorer (1450–1500). : DIAS
14. Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
15. Make self-conscious. : ABASH
16. Language of Moslems in India. : URDU
17. Very much. : FARANDAWAY
19. Equine hue. : ROAN
20. Blazed up brightly. : FLARED
21. Hangs. : SUSPENDS
23. Crystalline substance. : SALT
25. Bah! : TUSH
26. Wielder of crayons. : COLORER
29. Communication. : MESSAGE
32. Sir, in Persia. : AZAM
33. Sundry. : DIVERS
35. Greek letters. : NUS
36. Golfer's warning. : FORE
37. Coal mine shaft. : PIT
38. Excise copy. : EDIT
39. A language: Abbr. : ENG
40. Begins. : ARISES
43. Part of TV. : TELE
44. Chooses to. : SEESFIT
46. Moves back. : RECEDES
48. Sow wild ___. : OATS
49. River into the Moselle. : SAAR
50. Subcontracts. : FARMSOUT
54. Delaware Indian. : LENAPE
58. Covers. : LIDS
59. Corporative nomenclatures. : TRADENAMES
61. Concept: Comb. form. : IDEO
62. German coin. : TALER
63. Pilfered articles. : LOOT
64. Gull-like bird. : TERN
65. Spanish earthenware. : OLLAS
66. Auld Lang ___. : SYNE
Down
1. Barbed spear. : GAFF
2. Gem. : OPAL
3. Coin of Italy. : LIRA
4. Alarming. : FEARSOME
5. Encumbered. : SADDLED
6. Arab's robe. : ABA
7. Blackstone's concern. : LAWS
8. Brother of Jacob. : ESAU
9. Pettifogger. : SHYSTER
10. Constraint. : DURESS
11. Inflexible. : IRONHANDED
12. Storm god of Babylon. : ADAD
13. Days: Poet. : SUNS
18. Approach. : NEAR
22. Tabby. : PUSS
24. "Come, and ___ as ye go . . . " : TRIPIT
26. Bistros. : CAFES
27. Pure air: Colloq. : OZONE
28. Prodigious undertaking: Colloq. : LARGEORDER
29. Olympic games distances. : METERS
30. Duplicity. : GUILE
31. Senatorial first name. : ESTES
34. Strength: Lat. : VIS
38. Imperishable things. : ETERNALS
40. Times of day: Abbr. : AFTS
41. Italian rice dish. : RISOTTO
42. Ships of the Arctic. : SEALERS
45. Operatic hero. : SAMSON
47. City on the Orne. : CAEN
50. Move with celerity. : FLIT
51. ___-de-camp. : AIDE
52. Europe-Asia border river. : URAL
53. Large: Colloq. : TALL
55. Island off China. : AMOY
56. Laborer. : PEON
57. Beatrice d'___. : ESTE
60. Goddess: Lat. : DEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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