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New York Times, Saturday, November 22, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q V X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,434
Across
1. Alpine resort lake. : GARDA
6. Balance. : SCALE
11. Metered vehicle. : CAB
14. Mountain nymph. : OREAD
15. Plaza de ___. : TOROS
16. Man's nickname. : ABE
17. Historic trophy. : AMERICASCUP
19. Yarn measure. : LEA
20. Traversed. : COURSED
21. Attired. : CLAD
22. Literary initials. : GBS
25. Place of one replaced. : STEAD
26. Like certain actors: Slang. : HAMMY
27. One of the Fates, in Norse myth. : URTH
29. Defense group: Abbr. : EDC
30. Wan. : PALE
31. ___ corn. : EAROF
33. Tulsan. : OKLAHOMAN
37. Chimney swift. : SWALLOW
39. Furious. : INARAGE
40. Relative of a bowline. : SLIDEKNOT
42. Factions. : SIDES
43. Ten to a customer. : TOES
44. Academic degree. : PHD
46. Argot. : CANT
47. Lollapaloozas. : LULUS
49. Waterfront features. : PIERS
51. Peaks: Abbr. : MTS
52. Medical course: Abbr. : ANAT
53. Felt by the ears, eyes, etc. : SENSATE
55. Photo: Slang. : PIC
56. Type of transmitter. : RADIOBEACON
60. Supped. : ATE
61. Hit and rebound. : CAROM
62. The animals' friend. : ASPCA
63. English letter. : ZED
64. Pilotless plane. : DRONE
65. Full of substance. : MEATY
Down
1. Small antelope of Tibet. : GOA
2. Strong ___. : ARM
3. Arikara. : REE
4. Jeanne ___. : DARC
5. Farewell, in Madrid. : ADIOS
6. Turn another's gaze with one's own. : STAREDOWN
7. Cavalryman of the Czar. : COSSACK
8. Curved. : ARCED
9. Boisterous. : LOUD
10. Sixth sense: Abbr. : ESP
11. Merman vehicle. : CALLMEMADAM
12. Nautical term. : ABEAM
13. Describing some eyes. : BEADY
18. Attractive: Colloq. : CUTE
21. Of heat. : CALORIC
22. Suppose. : GUESS
23. Noisy quarrel. : BRAWL
24. Prim. : STRAITLACED
26. Laughs. : HAHAS
28. Ballplayer who wants a better contract. : HOLDOUT
30. God of the fields. : PAN
32. Escapes. : FLEES
34. Supple. : LITHESOME
35. Emissary. : AGENT
36. Retreats. : NESTS
38. Endorses: Colloq. : OKS
41. Public ___. : OPINION
45. Uninteresting. : DRAB
47. Bolivian seat of government. : LAPAZ
48. Knit. : UNITE
49. Sancho's friend. : PEDRO
50. Power source. : STEAM
53. ___ Basin. : SAAR
54. Alleviate. : EASE
56. Business abbreviation. : RCD
57. Accountant. : CPA
58. Month: Abbr. : OCT
59. Word of denial. : NAY

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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