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New York Times, Thursday, January 7, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,828
Across Down
1. Raced. : SPED
5. Early Fabian. : SHAW
9. Cheroot: Var. : SEGAR
14. City of ancient Latium. : ALBA
15. Whet. : HONE
16. So: Fr. : ALORS
17. Engages in. : CARRIESON
19. Eastern mystics. : YOGIS
20. County in Faulkner novels. : YOKNAPATAWPHA
22. Engine turns: Abbr. : REVS
23. Common symptom. : ACHE
24. Rather than. : BEFORE
27. Close companion. : ALTEREGO
31. Assign. : ALLOT
32. Victorian faint. : SWOON
33. Real first name of 38 Down. : LEV
34. Thailand. : SIAM
35. "Drop of a Hat" performer. : SWANN
36. Way. : LANE
37. Met. : SAT
38. Leather strip. : THONG
39. Provide that which is needed. : CATER
40. Part of Lowell's question about June. : ISSORARE
42. Most wily. : SLYEST
43. Audacious. : BOLD
44. Overseas addresses: Abbr. : APOS
45. The spoils system, for example. : PARTYPOLITICS
50. "Quo ___?" : VADIS
51. Intrepid one. : LIONHEART
53. Golf club. : CLEEK
54. N. Carolina county. : ASHE
55. Cheerful look. : GRIN
56. Junior's nickname. : SONNY
57. Affirmative. : YEAS
58. Down ___. : EAST
1. Major air group, its HQ in Nebraska. : SAC
2. Recreation. : PLAY
3. Spanish river. : EBRO
4. Studio necessity. : DARKROOM
5. Pulley wheel. : SHEAVE
6. Milieu of M.D.'s and R.N.'s: Abbr. : HOSPS
7. Forest ox. : ANOA
8. Continued. : WENTALONG
9. Host's phrase. : SAYWHEN
10. Member of a wedding. : ELOPER
11. Vincent van ___. : GOGH
12. Warren specialty. : ARIA
13. Right sides: Abbr. : RSS
18. Slow. : INERT
21. Perform in accord with. : ACTON
24. Singers. : BASSI
25. Howe. : ELIAS
26. Apartments. : FLATS
27. Ebbing. : AWANE
28. Make happy. : ELATE
29. Inherited factors. : GENES
30. Public. : OVERT
32. Parry and thrust. : SWORDPLAY
35. Like a certain rock. : SHALY
36. ___ to (surround with an army). : LAYSIEGE
38. Early Marxist revolutionary. : TROTSKY
39. Fabric. : CLOTH
41. Pat or Margaret. : OBRIEN
42. Quills. : SPINES
44. Love, in Hawaii. : ALOHA
45. ___ Alto. : PALO
46. Red Sea port. : ADEN
47. French river. : OISE
48. Dear: Ital. : CARA
49. Eastern titles. : SRIS
50. Military decorations. : VCS
52. Explosive. : TNT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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