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New York Times, Monday, February 24, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,163
Across Down
1. Where heather grows. : MOOR
5. Planetarium structure. : DOME
9. Canadian province: Abbr. : ALBA
13. Highest point. : ACME
14. Resolves firmly. : WILLS
15. Favor sought: Archaic. : BOON
16. One of the giveaways. : THEPRICEISRIGHT
19. Seaport of southwest Italy. : SORRENTO
20. Duck. : EIDER
21. "___ Dinka Doo." : INKA
22. At any time. : ONCE
23. Sweet young things. : LASSES
26. Giving consent. : ACCEDING
30. Friends in Amiens. : AMIES
31. More appealing. : CUTER
32. Source of the word "robot." : RUR
33. Different spellings: Abbr. : VARS
34. Systematic bodies of law. : CODES
35. See 46 Across. : MEDE
36. Had a bite. : ATE
37. March–April in the Hindu calendar. : CHAIT
38. Kitchen appliance. : RANGE
39. Polyglot. : LINGUIST
41. Tilt. : CAREEN
42. Acceptable contraction for "am not." : AINT
43. Resting place. : LAIR
44. Four: Comb. form. : TETRA
46. People of Asia. : PERSIANS
50. Conductor. : ORCHESTRALEADER
52. Export of Brussels. : LACE
53. Having notched edges, as leaves. : EROSE
54. A large part of Mongolia. : GOBI
55. Worker with clothing. : DYER
56. Nursemaid in India. : AYAH
57. Selves. : EGOS
1. Photographers' supplies. : MATS
2. Eight: Span. : OCHO
3. About a bushel, in Biblical days. : OMER
4. Songs repeated in musicals. : REPRISES
5. Sayings. : DICTA
6. Kind of oil. : OLEO
7. Middle of the 11th century. : MLI
8. Perfumes. : ESSENCES
9. Remained true to (with "by"). : ABIDED
10. Opera house box. : LOGE
11. Danish physicist, Nobel Prize winner, 1922. : BOHR
12. Pismire. : ANT
14. Forty ___. : WINKS
17. Coty and Clair. : RENES
18. Handy device in the kitchen. : RICER
22. Singing group. : OCTET
23. Pierre of France (1883–1945). : LAVAL
24. Valuable instrument. : AMATI
25. Delilah. : SIREN
26. Final statement of account. : AUDIT
27. Daughter of Zeus and Themis. : IRENE
28. Slight jog. : NUDGE
29. Snowless. : GREEN
31. Slide or ride. : COAST
34. Part of the Pacific. : CHINASEA
35. Inspiration for an epithalamium. : MARRIAGE
37. To cook: Fr. : CUIRE
38. ___ Cain. : RAISE
40. Learn or infer from observation. : GATHER
41. Singing star. : CARLE
43. Pet shop purchase. : LEASH
44. Part of a steamer trunk. : TRAY
45. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
46. Sailing boat with outrigger. : PROA
47. "I had rather be ___, and bay the moon . . . " : ADOG
48. Summit of Mount Pisgah. : NEBO
49. Hindu titles. : SRIS
50. Time-honored. : OLD
51. Effort: Colloq. : TRY

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

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