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New York Times, Wednesday, October 8, 1958

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 323 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across Down
1. Mount in the Cascades. : SHASTA
7. Sermonize. : PREACH
13. Impresario. : SHOWMAN
14. Climbing rose. : RAMBLER
16. Ordinary, informal meal. : POTLUCK
17. Fastidious diner. : EPICURE
18. ___ d'oeuvres. : HORS
19. Warlike African. : KAFFIR
21. Good: Fr. : BON
22. War area of 1944. : ETO
23. Ten thousand. : MYRIAD
24. Struck. : SMIT
25. Blushingly. : REDLY
27. Rainbow. : ARC
28. Jet. : PLANE
29. Substitute. : ERSATZ
31. Veteran. : SEASONED
33. Hovel. : SHED
35. Author Irwin. : SHAW
36. Not symmetrical. : LOPSIDED
40. Sets apart as a share. : ALLOTS
44. Derived from oil. : OLEIC
45. Barracks appurtenance. : COT
47. A gift of the Magi. : MYRRH
48. Riesling. : WINE
49. Crazes. : MANIAS
51. Goddess: Lat. : DEA
52. Little ___. : EVA
53. Badinage. : BANTER
54. Ananias. : LIAR
55. Reverberate. : RINGOUT
57. Boy-meets-girl. : ROMANCE
59. Fencing position. : SECONDE
60. Shade of green. : EMERALD
61. McGuffey's ___. : READER
62. Dillydally. : DAWDLE
1. A taw. : SHOOTER
2. Cars of a sort. : HOTRODS
3. Pointed tools. : AWLS
4. School in Dallas. : SMU
5. Dowdy: Colloq. : TACKY
6. Where to spend piastres. : ANKARA
7. Introduces. : PREFACES
8. Accelerated. : RAPID
9. Title in 6 Down. : EMIR
10. Rudiments. : ABC
11. Fraternity member. : CLUBMAN
12. Leading lady. : HEROINE
13. Area of influence. : SPHERE
15. Leased. : RENTED
20. Conifers. : FIRS
23. Imaginary. : MYTHIC
24. At a snail's pace. : SLOWLY
26. Four-footed star. : LASSIE
28. Sacred songs. : PSALMS
30. English letter. : ZED
32. Cry of triumph. : AHA
34. Carafe. : DECANTER
36. Demeans. : LOWERS
37. Shakespearean actor. : OLIVIER
38. Punishment. : PENANCE
39. A prohibition: Colloq. : DONT
41. Number. : ORDINAL
42. Molasses. : TREACLE
43. Partook. : SHARED
46. Arranged in rows. : TIERED
49. Former actress Adams. : MAUDE
50. Redolence. : AROMA
53. A kind of paper. : BOND
54. Shortening. : LARD
56. Gazelle of Tibet. : GOA
58. Gull. : MEW

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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