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New York Times, Wednesday, October 1, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 66, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.91, Missing: { J K Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,382
Across Down
1. Arm of the Atlantic. : BALTIC
7. Horrified. : AGHAST
13. Giant cactus. : SAGUARO
14. Famous French cartoonist, 1808–79. : DAUMIER
16. TV fare. : PROGRAM
17. Forest of NE France. : ARGONNE
18. Catch, as a butterfly. : INNET
19. Intellects. : MINDS
21. Certain M.D.'s. : GPS
22. Coconut fiber. : COIR
23. Thrust and parry. : FENCE
24. "I can't tell ___ . . . " : ALIE
25. Suffix in chemistry. : ENE
26. Utopian state. : CONTENTMENT
28. About a nickel, to Julius Caesar. : SESTERCE
30. Sedilia. : SEATS
31. Labor-management business. : WAGERATES
33. Force with a lever. : PRISE
35. The Campbells, for instance. : CLANSMEN
39. Event of Feb. 10, 1947. : PEACETREATY
41. Somebody. : ONE
42. English queen. : ANNE
43. Mother: Span. : MADRE
44. Sets one against another. : PITS
45. Cushion. : PAD
46. Encrust with jewels. : BEGEM
47. Elihu and family. : YALES
48. Bunting. : ETAMINE
50. Envision. : IMAGINE
52. Narrator. : RELATOR
53. Early films. : SILENTS
54. Winter precipitations. : SLEETS
55. Plod. : TRUDGE
1. Not excluding anyone. : BARNONE
2. Great pains. : AGONIES
3. German gun. : LUGER
4. Small pie. : TART
5. Biblical man's name. : IRA
6. Begin. : COMMENCE
7. Moving vivaciously. : ADANCE
8. New Jersey. : GARDENSTATE
9. Embraces. : HUGS
10. I love: Lat. : AMO
11. Undershirt, in Britain. : SINGLET
12. Alley game. : TENPINS
13. Piquant ingredients. : SPICES
15. Put in new type. : RESET
20. Plead for. : INTERCEDE
23. Emblem of fidelity. : FORGETMENOT
24. Collect. : AMASS
26. ___ fire. : CEASE
27. Very small: Colloq. : TEENY
29. Doubly. : TWICE
32. One who cries wolf. : ALARMIST
33. Lares and ___, household gods. : PENATES
34. Actor Tony. : RANDALL
36. Drudging. : MOILING
37. Political agreement. : ENTENTE
38. Headlands. : NESSES
39. Kind of money. : PAPER
40. Angry people. : RAGERS
44. Summoned by call. : PAGED
46. Snack. : BITE
47. Korean boundary. : YALU
49. The glamorous West. : MAE
51. Title of a chief in Persia. : MIR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 11 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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