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New York Times, Saturday, February 22, 1958

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 319 (avg 1.71)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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Across Down
1. "See ___, pick it up . . . " : APIN
5. Hansom. : CAB
8. Urbane. : SUAVE
13. Pome's center. : CORE
14. Snug. : COZY
15. Annulled. : UNDID
16. Complicated. : ELABORATE
18. Spot. : PLACE
19. Flowed. : RAN
20. Laughter: Fr. : RIRE
21. Grade book. : PRIMER
22. Estate in Virginia, later Wakefield, Washington's birthplace. : BRIDGESCREEK
25. Seldom found. : RARE
26. Instrument for measuring eggs. : OOMETER
30. Cousins of skimmers and scoops. : SPOONS
33. Fido's cache. : BONE
34. A bit of sunshine. : RAY
35. Orchestral instrument. : HARP
36. Final figure. : SUM
37. Item for a fireplug. : HOSE
38. Whatever it may be. : ANY
39. Traveler's bundle, in Australia. : SWAG
41. Site of the Colossus. : RHODES
43. ___ hairless. : MEXICAN
45. Close. : SEAL
46. Object of a famous quest. : GOLDENFLEECE
51. "I ___ tell a lie." : CANNOT
54. Tumultuous crowd. : ROUT
55. Faux ___. : PAS
56. Ancestor of the Nautilus. : UBOAT
57. Type of stem. : ROOTSTOCK
59. He plays Al Smith. : BUNCE
60. Cutting tool. : ADZE
61. Entr'___. : ACTE
62. Guide. : STEER
63. Very small. : WEE
64. Buzzing sound. : WHIR
1. Sharp and harsh. : ACERB
2. Arctic. : POLAR
3. Native of Tabriz. : IRANI
4. State: Abbr. : NEB
5. Unpolished. : COARSE
6. Indian of Mexico. : AZTEC
7. Goal at football. : BYE
8. Utmost. : SUPREME
9. Diverse. : UNLIKE
10. Early man. : ADAM
11. In the place of. : VICE
12. German river into the Fulda. : EDER
14. Proclaimers of oyez. : CRIERS
17. Musical instrument. : ORGAN
21. Laborer. : PEON
23. Discontinue. : DROP
24. Study, for one. : ROOM
27. Walked. : TROD
28. Quiet. : EASE
29. Loaves of a kind. : RYES
30. Delusion. : SHAM
31. One side of a bolthead. : PANE
32. African antelope. : ORYX
33. Mantis. : BUG
36. Makings of a dune. : SAND
37. Burrow. : HOLE
39. Small boy's vehicle. : SCOOTER
40. Namesake of the "Good Gray Poet." : WALT
41. Show to be invalid. : REFUTE
42. Ceases. : HALTS
44. Paderewski. : IGNACE
45. Nap. : SNOOZE
47. Wear away. : ERODE
48. Date. : EPOCH
49. Saguaros. : CACTI
50. Glacial ridge. : ESKER
51. Ball team. : CUBS
52. Touch (on). : ABUT
53. Nothing. : NONE
57. Relative of 5 Down. : RAW
58. Marble. : TAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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