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New York Times, Thursday, November 20, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 284 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,432
Across Down
1. Guinness of London. : ALEC
5. Drug book: Abbr. : PHAR
9. Philippine island. : SAMAR
14. Manolete's foe. : TORO
15. City on the Tevere. : ROMA
16. Poke fun at. : TEASE
17. Drudge. : TOIL
18. ___ State. : ORANGEFREE
20. Peak, 14,306 feet, in Colorado. : UNCOMPAHGRE
22. Roam aimlessly. : GAD
23. Dance. : REEL
24. Et ___. : ALII
26. Peanut. : GOOBER
29. Coming from heaven. : SUPERNAL
33. Metal tip of a lace. : AGLET
34. Zoo structure. : CAGE
35. ___ mecum (go with me): Lat. : VADE
36. Feminine form of David. : VIDA
37. Parapets. : WALLS
38. Islands: Fr. : ILES
39. Done. : OVER
40. Associate. : ALLY
41. Cuttings. : SNIPS
42. Largest of the Canaries. : TENERIFE
44. Papal envoy. : LEGATE
45. Cave: Poet. : GROT
46. Appear. : SEEM
47. Ocean: Abbr. : ATL
49. Neither big nor small. : MEDIUMSIZED
55. Diva. : PRIMADONNA
57. Part of VHF. : VERY
58. Turpentine product. : ROSIN
59. Overwhelm. : STUN
60. Perry's lake. : ERIE
61. Dumas character. : ATHOS
62. Toys. : TOPS
63. Scions. : SONS
1. Island of the 49th state. : ATTU
2. Bird with a weird cry. : LOON
3. ___ the Red. : ERIC
4. Front man in a parade. : COLORBEARER
5. Meet. : PROPER
6. Of a time period. : HORAL
7. Oriental nurse. : AMAH
8. Tinkled. : RANG
9. Addison's co-worker. : STEELE
10. Pershing's command. : AEF
11. Notes in a book. : MARGINALIA
12. On the briny. : ASEA
13. Wood wind. : REED
19. Juicy fruits. : GRAPES
21. Proper. : MEET
25. Senator from N. Y. : IRVINGMIVES
26. Dance. : GAVOT
27. Gothic arch. : OGIVE
28. The language of Beowulf. : OLDENGLISH
29. Room in a maison. : SALLE
30. Unsightly. : UGLY
31. Expert. : ADEPT
32. Tributary of the Meuse. : LESSE
34. Kind of leather. : CALF
37. Bided one's time. : WAITED
41. Understands. : SEES
43. New Testament book. : ROMANS
44. Site of a famous auto race in France. : LEMANS
46. Dawn. : SUNUP
47. Port of Guam. : APRA
48. Gait. : TROT
50. Poetic verbal contraction. : DOST
51. Take ___ account. : INTO
52. Nil. : ZERO
53. Emerald Isle. : ERIN
54. Colors. : DYES
56. Spanish possessive. : MIO

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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