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New York Times, Monday, October 6, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,387
Across
1. Teeth on a wheel. : COGS
5. Grates. : RASPS
10. Fade away. : MELT
14. Amerind. : OTOE
15. Approximately. : ABOUT
16. Needle case. : ETUI
17. Composer Bartók. : BELA
18. Courting ploy. : DINNERDATE
20. South Dakota region. : BADLANDS
22. Act insincerely. : PALTER
23. Poetic signature. : EAPOE
24. Play, in chess. : MOVE
25. Cozzens hero. : WINNER
27. Cash receptacle. : MONEYBAG
31. Sharp. : EDGED
32. Indian antelope. : SASIN
33. Observe. : EYE
34. Poetic meadows. : LEAS
35. Swagger. : STRUT
36. "The Man." : STAN
37. Old language: Abbr. : LAT
38. In the least. : ATALL
39. Flexible twig. : WITHE
40. Certain huskies. : SLEDDOGS
42. Most comprehensive. : WIDEST
43. Hungarian name. : IMRE
44. Vessel. : LINER
45. Farthest point. : APOGEE
48. Lay-off notice. : PINKSLIP
51. Inferior. : SECONDRATE
53. Fictional Southern plantation. : TARA
54. Pearl Harbor's island. : OAHU
55. Complete. : UTTER
56. English school. : ETON
57. Story line. : PLOT
58. Famous Arctic explorer. : PEARY
59. Confined. : PENT
Down
1. The "Georgia Peach." : COBB
2. Great Barrier Island of N. Z. : OTEA
3. Strait of the Pacific. : GOLDENGATE
4. Atlantic routes. : SEALANES
5. County or forest in Wales. : RADNOR
6. Stay. : ABIDE
7. Offspring. : SONS
8. Humor of a sort. : PUN
9. "Get moving." : STEPONIT
10. Potpourri. : MEDLEY
11. State: Fr. : ETAT
12. Stringed instrument. : LUTE
13. Rank. : TIER
19. Omen for 23 Across. : RAVEN
21. Imitated. : APED
24. City on the Tigris. : MOSUL
25. Elevator shafts. : WELLS
26. Without flaw. : IDEAL
27. Crumbly soils. : MARLS
28. ___ than never. : BETTERLATE
29. Ladies' maids in India. : AYAHS
30. Civet's relative. : GENET
32. Phase. : STAGE
35. In reserve. : STOREDUP
36. Dodge. : SIDESTEP
38. Madison Ave. workers. : ADMEN
39. Twinkle. : WINK
41. Unearth. : DIGOUT
42. Where port is made. : WINERY
44. Metric measure. : LITER
45. Dripping wet. : ASOP
46. Carillon. : PEAL
47. Eight: Span. : OCHO
48. ___-cake. : PATA
49. Golf club. : IRON
50. Gasp. : PANT
52. Way: Abbr. : RTE

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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