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New York Times, Wednesday, November 5, 1958

Author: Alexander Daniels
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { J K X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 85, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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1. Collegian's prerogatives. : CUTS
5. Fix firmly. : EMBED
10. Invader of the Roman Empire. : GOTH
14. Distressing feeling. : ACHE
15. River into the Bay of Biscay. : LOIRE
16. Plant with spicate flowers. : ALOE
17. Robert Murphy, on occasion. : PLENIPOTENTIARY
20. Household appliances in Moscow. : SAMOVARS
21. Plagiarisms. : THEFTS
22. Remove. : ERASE
23. Eight: Fr. : HUIT
24. Las Vegas edifice. : CASINO
26. Farm enclosure. : BARNYARD
30. Mob scenes. : RIOTS
31. Vegetable dish. : PUREE
32. ___ victis (woe to the vanquished): Lat. : VAE
33. Girl's name. : ERNA
34. Witty remarks. : QUIPS
35. Stag or ram. : MALE
36. Croquet stake. : PEG
37. Conversational gaps. : LULLS
38. 2200 hrs. : TENPM
39. Agnes Repplier, for example. : ESSAYIST
41. Saddle straps. : GIRTHS
42. Quickly: Fr. : VITE
43. Novel by Edna Ferber. : SOBIG
44. Silver: Poet. : ARGENT
47. Festive time. : HOLIDAYS
50. Diplomat. : CHARGEDAFFAIRES
52. Budget item. : RENT
53. Fiber plant of Asia. : RAMIE
54. One of Esau's wives. : ADAH
55. Consumes. : EATS
56. Pledge sacredly. : SWEAR
57. Quality: Suffix. : NESS
1. Child's ammunition. : CAPS
2. Western campus. : UCLA
3. Musical identifications. : THEMESONGS
4. Mexican maiden. : SENORITA
5. City on the Rio Grande. : ELPASO
6. TV emcee. : MOORE
7. Two make a quarter. : BITS
8. Before. : ERE
9. Teeth. : DENTURES
10. Merrymaking. : GAIETY
11. Early king of Norway. : OLAF
12. Wrongful act. : TORT
13. Attention-getting exclamations. : HEYS
18. Namesakes of a Karamazov. : IVANS
19. Poetic pronoun. : THINE
23. Concert instruments. : HARPS
24. Fabric. : CREPE
25. Buenos ___. : AIRES
26. Established. : BUILT
27. Leaders in a literary movement. : AVANTGARDE
28. Sailor Rackstraw. : RALPH
29. Considers. : DEEMS
31. Physiological phenomenon. : PULSE
34. Those lacking perseverance. : QUITTERS
35. Highest point. : MERIDIAN
37. Extending. : LYING
38. Leg bone. : TIBIA
40. Prevents. : AVERTS
41. Sportsman. : GOLFER
43. Balkan capital. : SOFIA
44. 160 square rods. : ACRE
45. Mother of Zeus. : RHEA
46. Family name in "Look Homeward, Angel." : GANT
47. Harness part. : HAME
48. Words of agreement. : YEAS
49. Sibilant sounds. : SSHS
51. Bird. : DAW

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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