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New York Times, Thursday, February 6, 1958

Author: Joseph LaFauci
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 267 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,145
Across Down
1. Very important person. : MOGUL
6. Sound, as of rain on a roof. : SPATTER
13. Proof sheet for final corrections. : REVISE
14. Chateau Yquem. : SAUTERNE
15. Before midnight. : ELEVEN
16. Intelligentsia. : LITERATI
17. Pottery. : WARE
18. Seaport in N. W. Ireland. : SLIGO
20. Snuggery. : DEN
21. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
22. Bath's river. : AVON
23. Simple. : PURE
24. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
25. Small songbird. : WREN
26. Blacksnake. : RACER
27. More unbearable: Colloq. : DEADLIER
29. Put up fodder. : HAYED
30. Displacement units, in a ship. : TONS
31. Insincere talk. : CANT
32. Rib cut of beef. : PLATE
34. Famous name in the theatre. : BANKHEAD
38. Apices. : PEAKS
39. Work crew. : GANG
40. French pronoun. : ELLE
41. Stake at stud. : ANTE
42. River of central Italy. : ARNO
43. Hors d'oeuvre favorite. : PATE
44. French pronoun. : UNE
45. Semidesert region of Israel. : NEGEB
47. Detail. : ITEM
48. Hanger-on. : PARASITE
51. Seek (after). : ASPIRE
53. Originated. : EMANATED
54. Pureed. : SIEVED
55. Option pickup. : RENEWAL
56. Put one's foot in one's mouth. : ERRED
1. Scarlett's rival. : MELANIE
2. Foreign. : OVERSEA
3. Good-humored exchange of talk. : GIVEANDTAKE
4. Application. : USE
5. Its power is measured in diopters. : LENS
6. Modern city of Indo-China. : SAIGON
7. Assume. : PUTON
8. Lunched. : ATE
9. Three times: Mus. : TER
10. Calumniate. : TRADUCE
11. Inscribed. : ENTERED
12. Chicago Symphony conductor. : REINER
13. Guerdon. : REWARD
14. Thin, often pointed piece. : SLIVER
19. Guardian spirits, in ancient Rome. : LARES
23. Bear the consequences. : PAYTHEPIPER
25. See 14 Across. : WINE
26. File's companion. : RANK
28. Numbers of things regarded as groups. : LOTS
29. Way of doing: Colloq. : HANG
31. Boat. : CANOE
32. Françoise Sagan, for example. : PENNAME
33. Papal church. : LATERAN
34. Thumped. : BANGED
35. Absolute superlative, in grammar. : ELATIVE
36. Modified. : ALTERED
37. Considered. : DEEMED
38. Character in Mark Twain title. : PAUPER
39. Peter the broom-maker's daughter. : GRETEL
42. Santa ___. : ANITA
46. Abject. : BASE
49. Suffix in chemical terms. : ANE
50. Maxim. : SAW
52. ___ Winston. : SIR

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

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