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New York Times, Thursday, January 9, 1958

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.40, Missing: { J K Q U W Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 86, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,117
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1. Punctuation mark. : COMMA
6. Take good care of. : CHERISH
13. Warning. : CAVEAT
14. Where the Uffizi Gallery is. : FLORENCE
15. Punish with a fine. : AMERCE
16. Poet of sorts. : RIMESTER
17. Suit material. : SERGE
18. Quince, for one. : POME
19. Hang. : PEND
20. Sandalwood or deodar. : TREE
21. Coin. : DIME
22. ___-cochere. : PORTE
23. Traveler's aid. : ROADMAP
25. Piece of paper money. : TENNER
26. Part of Canada: Abbr. : ONT
27. Green land. : ERIN
29. Terminated. : ENDED
30. Part of a lobster. : ANTENNA
32. Man's title in a Stephen Foster song. : MASSA
35. By nature. : BORN
36. Species: Abbr. : SPP
39. Only just. : BARELY
40. Relating to plant life. : VEGETAL
42. Marshal. : ARRAY
43. Short for a type of TV program. : SPEC
45. Northern constellation, the Harp. : LYRA
46. Rebuff. : SLAP
47. Highlander. : GAEL
48. Modern fabric. : NYLON
49. Lady of Spain. : SENORITA
51. Spring back after being stretched. : RESILE
52. Worker in the printing industry. : ENGRAVER
53. City of Devonshire. : EXETER
54. Developed bicuspids. : TEETHED
55. Pegasus. : STEED
1. Hollywood cowboy star. : CAMERON
2. Dine too well. : OVEREAT
3. Fused. : MERGED
4. War club of the Middle Ages. : MACE
5. Lunched. : ATE
6. Region: Poet. : CLIME
7. Family life. : HOME
8. Before. : ERE
9. Act in answer. : RESPOND
10. Young medico. : INTERNE
11. Fragrant. : SCENTED
12. Guardian of the flock. : HERDER
13. Batista's foe in Cuba. : CASTRO
14. Beginning at. : FROM
18. Wagtail's cousin. : PIPIT
21. Carton's double in "Tale of Two Cities." : DARNAY
22. Island NW of Malay Peninsula. : PENANG
24. Very unsatisfactory: Slang. : MEASLY
25. Insect-eating animal of Madagascar. : TENREC
28. Beak. : NEB
31. Romance. : NOVEL
32. Actress Dietrich. : MARLENE
33. Classify. : ARRANGE
34. Galveston, for example. : SEAPORT
36. Ascetic who lived on top of a pillar. : STYLITE
37. Released, as a prisoner. : PAROLED
38. Machine tool. : PLANER
39. Short-legged dog. : BASSET
41. Palace in Paris, home of French President. : ELYSEE
43. Surfeited. : SATED
44. Avocado. : PEAR
47. Yield to pressure. : GIVE
48. Following immediately. : NEXT
50. Cheer. : RAH
51. Dwelling: Abbr. : RES

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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