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New York Times, Saturday, January 4, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 62, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,112
Across
1. Intern: Colloq. : MEDIC
6. Group sponsoring the Olympics: Abbr. : AAU
9. Hold in, as breath. : BATE
13. In no definite key: Mus. : ATONAL
15. Maryland's Governor. : MCKELDIN
17. Marked with wavy lines. : GYROSE
18. Small legumes. : PEABEANS
19. "___ little teapot . . . " : IMA
20. Prohibited. : TABU
22. Bisque and Vichyssoise. : SOUPS
23. Short surplice. : COTTA
25. Strange. : ALIEN
27. Pro ___. : TEM
29. Homes of certain beasts. : LIONSDENS
31. Stratagem. : WILE
32. Put in better form. : RECAST
33. Roof overhangs. : EAVES
34. Barring infection. : ASEPTIC
37. Hindu book of psalms. : RIGVEDA
39. Celebrated Venetians. : POLOS
40. Walk wearily. : TRUDGE
42. Biblical dry measure. : OMER
43. Attribute of Capt. Ahab. : WOODENLEG
46. Fall month: Abbr. : SEP
47. Give the syntax of. : PARSE
48. Of longer standing. : OLDER
50. Ridge on the skin. : WHEAL
52. Hence. : ERGO
54. Cattle call. : MOO
55. Kentucky's Governor. : CHANDLER
57. Condense on a surface. : ADSORB
59. Of pleasing appearance. : HANDSOME
60. Dive. : PLUNGE
61. Legal counselors: Abbr. : ATTS
62. Join. : WED
63. Northern duck. : EIDER
Down
1. Mysterious power. : MAGIC
2. Science of word origins: Abbr. : ETYMOL
3. Conductor Antal. : DORATI
4. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
5. Spanish dancer's accessories. : CASTANETS
6. Containers for medicine. : AMPULES
7. Part of a royal flush. : ACE
8. Imperial decrees. : UKASES
9. Part of "Le drapeau tricolore." : BLEU
10. Capable of adjustment. : ADAPTIVE
11. Made falsely spendid. : TINSELED
12. Navy man: Abbr. : ENS
14. Meadow. : LEA
16. Bard's black. : EBON
21. Dangerous one: Colloq. : BADACTOR
24. Somnolescence. : TORPOR
26. Interloper. : INTRUDER
28. Western scene. : MESA
30. Systematized knowledge: Abbr. : SCI
31. British field marshal of W. W. II. : WAVELL
33. Soup ingredient. : EGGNOODLE
34. GIs' addresses. : APOS
35. In a measure. : SOMEWHAT
36. Large-eared animal. : ELEPHANT
38. Chemical suffix. : IDE
41. Grimm's "Snow White and ___." : ROSERED
43. Flounder. : WALLOW
44. M. Dantes. : EDMOND
45. Lake in eastern New York. : GEORGE
47. Cushions. : PADS
49. Dresser. : ROBER
51. Remnants. : ENDS
53. Hiatus. : GAP
55. In triplicate, a Latin dance. : CHA
56. Uncle: Dial. : EME
58. ___ generis. : SUI

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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