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New York Times, Friday, February 7, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,146
Across
1. Recover one's spirits (with "up"). : PERK
5. Electrical device. : PLUG
9. Figuratively, a grudge. : SCORE
14. Enemy of the Iroquois. : ERIE
15. Lasso. : ROPE
16. Heroine of 1833 novel. : LELIA
17. Fixed period. : TIMELIMIT
19. One of the Bergens. : EDGAR
20. Florida scene of scientific feats. : CAPECANAVERAL
22. Viewed. : SEEN
23. Southwest Indian. : HOPI
24. Norse home of the gods. : ASGARD
27. Stud poker factor. : HOLECARD
31. Glances. : PEEKS
32. Drilling tool. : BORER
33. Golfer's goal. : PAR
34. Tear down. : RASE
35. Obtuse. : CRASS
36. Like certain chair seats. : CANY
37. Pronoun. : ITS
38. Part of a plow. : SHARE
39. Harbor vessel. : BARGE
40. Resemble. : LOOKLIKE
42. O. Henry. : PORTER
43. Historic river. : NILE
44. Downpour. : RAIN
45. Sidewinder or Bomarc. : GUIDEDMISSILE
50. Arc. : CURVE
51. Campobello resident. : ROOSEVELT
53. Well-known Horatio. : ALGER
54. "___ us a child . . . " : UNTO
55. Confess. : AVOW
56. Favor (with). : BLESS
57. Bryophyte. : MOSS
58. Prefix used with type and typist. : LINO
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1. Especially liked. : PET
2. Called "the Red." : ERIC
3. Terza ___, Dante's verse form. : RIMA
4. Memento. : KEEPSAKE
5. Inquired the cost of: Colloq. : PRICED
6. Fictional salesman. : LOMAN
7. "___ Central Park." : UPIN
8. Old-time advice to a motorist. : GETAHORSE
9. Unexpectedly successful movie. : SLEEPER
10. Actor Hardwicke. : CEDRIC
11. Girl's name meaning holy. : OLGA
12. Teheran silver. : RIAL
13. Facial appendage. : EAR
18. Nasty grins. : LEERS
21. Meadow mice. : VOLES
24. Calendar time. : APRIL
25. Asian alliance. : SEATO
26. Plaster used for bas-reliefs. : GESSO
27. British Foreign Secretary before Eden. : HOARE
28. Separate. : APART
29. Roam about. : RANGE
30. Laundry necessity. : DRYER
32. Wheel cylinder. : BRAKEDRUM
35. Where Valparaiso is. : CHILE
36. Mardi Gras. : CARNIVAL
38. Certain pitches. : SLIDERS
39. Capital of the 43d state. : BOISE
41. Cutlery. : KNIVES
42. John Dos ___. : PASSOS
44. Melees. : RIOTS
45. Sea bird. : GULL
46. Press. : URGE
47. Single: Prefix. : MONO
48. Simeon's brother. : LEVI
49. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
50. Part of an engine. : CAB
52. "___ for the show." : TWO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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