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New York Times, Tuesday, October 28, 1958

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,409
Across Down
1. Chief at Vichy, 1940. : PETAIN
7. Displays with pride. : BOASTS
13. Port of S. Italy. : SALERNO
14. Midday meals. : LUNCHES
16. Betrayal. : TREASON
17. In constant action. : ONTHEGO
18. Grape-like. : UVAL
19. Shade of difference. : NUANCE
21. School at Dallas. : SMU
22. Know: Scot. : KEN
23. Dwell. : RESIDE
24. Part of a hammer head. : PEEN
25. Positive terminal. : ANODE
27. Journalists: Abbr. : EDS
28. Tied. : BOUND
29. Certain: Slang. : SUREFIRE
31. Business combines. : TRUSTS
32. Ribicoff and Meyner: Abbr. : GOVS
33. Recompense. : MEED
34. Sparkling. : STARRY
37. Early fruit. : RARERIPE
41. Tribal symbol. : TOTEM
42. Balsam. : FIR
43. Patron saint of France. : DENIS
44. By ___ (by memory alone). : ROTE
45. Treacherous waters. : RAPIDS
47. Rodent. : RAT
48. Miss Dodo. : IMA
49. Spanish blanket. : SERAPE
50. Excellent: Colloq. : AONE
51. Real. : FACTUAL
53. Alfresco. : OPENAIR
55. Greaten. : ENHANCE
56. Unspecified person. : SOANDSO
57. Foamy. : YEASTY
58. Free from care. : ATREST
1. Upstart. : PARVENU
2. Mrs. Belmont. : ELEANOR
3. River duck. : TEAL
4. Military depot: Abbr. : ARS
5. Hole ___. : INONE
6. Those who stop smoking, for example. : NONUSERS
7. Towheads. : BLONDS
8. Proverbial amount of prevention. : OUNCE
9. Part of A. M. : ANTE
10. Academy: Abbr. : SCH
11. He slew the Minotaur. : THESEUS
12. Portion. : SEGMENT
13. German dive bombers. : STUKAS
15. Noises. : SOUNDS
20. Adjutant. : AIDE
23. Behave better. : REFORM
24. ___ de riz, French cosmetic. : POUDRE
26. B. A. or M. A. : DEGREE
28. Varieties. : BREEDS
30. Climbing plant. : IVY
31. Thrice: Mus. : TER
33. Gateway to Yosemite National Park. : MARIPOSA
34. Conflict. : STRIFE
35. "___ cooks . . . " : TOOMANY
36. Embassy employe. : ATTACHE
37. River bank. : RIPA
38. Raids. : INROADS
39. Van Cliburn. : PIANIST
40. Inlet: Span. : ESTERO
42. Well-known Democrat. : FARLEY
45. Answer (to). : REACT
46. Warehouse. : DEPOT
49. Celestial bodies. : SUNS
50. Charles' sister. : ANNE
52. Pagoda. : TAA
54. Fruiting spike. : EAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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