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New York Times, Tuesday, January 7, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,115
Across Down
1. Breaks in continuity. : GAPS
5. Blows gently. : WAFTS
10. Weapon of the future. : ICBM
14. River to the Caspian Sea. : URAL
15. Admit. : ALLOW
16. Pouting grimace. : MOUE
17. Frivolous exclamation. : LALA
18. Pack animal. : LLAMA
19. Saucy. : PERT
20. Turn over, as a flapjack. : FLIPFLOP
22. Flat strip of dry dough. : NOODLE
24. Deliberative body. : DIET
25. Slavic ruler. : TSAR
26. Where the Vistula flows. : POLAND
29. Any way of saving time, effort, etc. : SHORTCUT
33. Spring. : ARISE
34. Weaves. : SPINS
35. Suffix in chemistry. : ANE
36. Goliath's birthplace. : GATH
37. Up and ___ (active). : DOING
38. Mix. : STIR
39. African nation: Abbr. : ETH
40. Silk city of France. : ARLES
41. Track of a wild animal. : SPOOR
42. Unmitigated. : DEEPDYED
44. Children's game, a form of hockey. : SHINNY
45. Name for a shaggy dog. : RAGS
46. Machination. : PLOT
47. Greenlander. : ESKIMO
50. Children's game. : LEAPFROG
54. Novelist O'Flaherty. : LIAM
55. Public. : OVERT
57. Where Fort Dodge is. : IOWA
58. ___ of Cleves. : ANNE
59. Hornpipe. : DANCE
60. Buzz. : RING
61. Origin. : SEED
62. Braces. : STAYS
63. Otherwise. : ELSE
1. ___ State (Florida). : GULF
2. Landlocked sea. : ARAL
3. Old Indic language. : PALI
4. Careless. : SLAPDASH
5. Divided (with "off"). : WALLED
6. Assign. : ALLOT
7. Loose piece on a pocket. : FLAP
8. Fielding's "___ Jones." : TOM
9. Final creative work. : SWANSONG
10. Signification. : IMPORT
11. Sorority girl. : COED
12. Knot in wool. : BURL
13. Boundary. : METE
21. Handsome. : FINE
23. Scullers. : OARS
25. Becomes slender. : THINS
26. Numbered. : PAGED
27. Speechify. : ORATE
28. Supple. : LITHE
29. Descried. : SPIED
30. "___ a Hot Tin Roof." : CATON
31. Schenectady college. : UNION
32. Cloth with a pile of uncut loops. : TERRY
34. Cobbler's concern. : SOLES
37. Cloth. : DRYGOODS
38. Shrew. : SPITFIRE
40. Common ancestor. : ADAM
41. Machine ___. : SHOP
43. Ready to go. : PRIMED
44. Designates for office. : SLATES
46. English soldier, called Hotspur. : PERCY
47. Greek resistance group. : ELAS
48. Part of s. d. : SINE
49. "Citizen ___." : KANE
50. River to the Laptev Sea. : LENA
51. Muddy. : ROIL
52. Recognizes. : OWNS
53. Green plum. : GAGE
56. Container. : VAT

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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