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New York Times, Friday, February 14, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 296 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,153
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1. Long, capelike vestment. : COPE
5. Make music. : STRUM
10. Nymph who loved and lost. : ECHO
14. What some Valentines are: Abbr. : ANON
15. Resulted (from). : AROSE
16. Anchor. : MOOR
17. Role for Shirley Booth. : MISSISOBEL
19. Political group. : BLOC
20. Greek goddess of dawn. : EOS
21. Space ___. : SHOE
22. Man's name meaning noble wolf. : ADOLPH
24. Ballroom dance. : ONESTEP
26. Herb of the carrot family. : ANISE
27. Capp and others. : ALS
28. Sliding descent of a snow slope. : GLISSADE
31. Frozen dessert, on a French menu. : BOMBE
34. Damask or dimity. : CLOTH
35. Mucilaginous stuff. : GOO
36. Wood-wind instrument. : OBOE
37. Sound: Comb. form. : PHONE
38. ___ the tables. : TURN
39. Exclamation of scorn. : FOH
40. Obliterate. : ERASE
41. Substances in cheese-making. : WHEYS
42. Senator from Vermont. : FLANDERS
44. Nehru's title. : SRI
45. Humid. : MOIST
46. Accept responsibility for. : SPONSOR
50. Heavy silk fabric of the Middle Ages. : SAMITE
52. Woven. : SPUN
53. Common prefix. : PRE
54. Tavern sign. : ALES
55. Locale of "A Long Day's Journey." : NEWENGLAND
58. Assistant. : AIDE
59. Dull, ringing sound. : CLANK
60. ___ the boards. : TROD
61. Clergymen: Abbr. : REVS
62. Inane. : EMPTY
63. Places. : SETS
1. Gem. : CAMEO
2. Ingredient of soubise sauce. : ONION
3. Armed band. : POSSE
4. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
5. Window parts. : SASHES
6. Company. : TROOP
7. Domino. : ROBE
8. Advantage. : USE
9. Black garnet. : MELANITE
10. Adorn. : EMBOSS
11. Associate in office. : COLLEAGUE
12. Ring. : HOOP
13. Musical group: Abbr. : ORCH
18. Basket fiber. : ISTLE
23. Vessel. : DISH
25. Know: Span. : SABE
26. Solitary. : ALONE
28. Luster. : GLOSS
29. Fishing boat. : DORY
30. Time out of mind. : EONS
31. Box office, à la Variety. : BOFF
32. Ancient Greek coin. : OBOL
33. Recent royal visitor to the U. S. : MOHAMMEDV
34. Map. : CHART
37. Mien. : PRESENCE
38. Flimsy. : THIN
40. Revise. : EDIT
41. Not appropriate. : WRONG
43. Clamors. : NOISES
44. Spirited: Colloq. : SPUNKY
46. Exhausted. : SPENT
47. Surplus. : SPARE
48. "To be ___ to be . . . " : ORNOT
49. Makes tidy: Dial. : REDDS
50. River of NE France. : SAAR
51. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
52. Barter: Colloq. : SWAP
56. Large graceful tree. : ELM
57. Army officers: Abbr. : LTS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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