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New York Times, Wednesday, October 15, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,396
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1. Breakfast reading. : MAIL
5. He wrote "Two Years Before the Mast." : DANA
9. American plan component. : MEALS
14. Midshipman's academy. : ANNAPOLIS
16. Novelist Glasgow. : ELLEN
17. Horseman's pouch. : SADDLEBAG
18. Vivacious. : ALIVE
19. English porcelains. : SPODES
20. Wheel projections. : CAMS
22. Notice. : SEE
23. Once more. : ANEW
24. Itinerant judge, for instance. : CIRCUITER
26. Not ever: Poet. : NEER
27. Hot coals. : CINDERS
28. Balaam's lecturer. : ASS
29. Makes lace. : TATS
30. Lily family. : LILIUM
34. Things of little worth. : STIVERS
36. Composer Lecuona. : ERNESTO
37. Of a major Hebrew prophet. : ISAIAN
38. A life story: Abbr. : BIOG
39. Palindromic Indian. : OTO
40. Loving. : AMATORY
42. Entreated. : PLED
43. Figuratively, a burden. : MILLSTONE
46. Attend. : HEAR
47. Black bird. : ANI
48. Mind. : TEND
49. Of teeth. : DENTAL
51. West Point undergraduate. : PLEBE
53. Gloomy. : SATURNINE
55. Baptismal font. : LAVER
56. Proverbially, bliss. : IGNORANCE
57. Washstand pitchers. : EWERS
58. ___ out (divulges). : LETS
59. Czech-German river. : EGER
1. Kind of meeting. : MASS
2. Metric feet of three syllables. : ANAPAESTS
3. World's largest archipelago. : INDONESIA
4. Fire escape. : LADDER
5. Accomplishes. : DOES
6. White vestment. : ALB
7. Vitamin B components. : NIACINS
8. The Norse Olympus. : ASGARD
9. Taking the gauge. : MEASURING
10. Old long measure. : ELL
11. Canted over. : ALIST
12. River wall. : LEVEE
13. Disdainful look. : SNEER
15. A beaver skin, in the fur trade. : PLEW
21. Defense Secretary. : MCELROY
24. Town dwellers. : CITS
25. ___ of Man. : ISLE
26. Noses: Lat. : NASI
27. Embodied. : CARNATE
29. Powerful union. : TEAMSTERS
31. Cutting off from. : ISOLATING
32. Speech. : UTTERANCE
33. General atmosphere. : MOOD
35. Perfume bottle. : VIAL
36. Country of James Joyce. : EIRE
38. Slavery. : BONDAGE
41. Part of the throat. : TONSIL
42. Contour feathers: Zool. : PENNAE
43. Deciduous tree. : MAPLE
44. Relative by chance. : INLAW
45. Willingly: Dial. : LIEVE
46. German title. : HERR
49. Couples. : DUOS
50. Mean look. : LEER
52. German capital: Abbr. : BER
54. Blasting agent. : TNT

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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