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New York Times, Saturday, March 1, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,168

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Pacific bastion. : OKINAWA
8. Sicilian city. : MESSINA
15. Fainter. : SWOONER
16. Passes. : ELAPSES
17. Shavian heroine. : CANDIDA
18. Top man in Ghana. : NKRUMAH
19. Among. : AMID
20. Relative: Abbr. : BRO
22. Gronchi's country. : ITALY
23. Temporary setbacks. : RECESSIONS
27. Compass point. : NNE
28. Former rulers of Nepal. : RANAS
29. Hawaiian dish. : POI
31. 140 lbs., in Britain. : TENSTONE
34. Farouk, for example. : EXKING
38. Common verbal contraction. : IVE
39. Years: Abbr. : YRS
40. National Guard: Abbr. : MIL
41. University in Brooklyn: Abbr. : LIU
42. City near New York. : NEWARK
44. So as to be branching out. : RADIALLY
46. Employment. : USE
47. Awkward. : INEPT
48. Step. : PAS
50. Getting-off places. : LOCALSTOPS
55. Fragments. : PARTS
57. Restraint of free speech. : GAG
58. Air. : AURA
59. Perform. : OPERATE
61. In the form of a decree. : EDICTAL
64. ___ idol. : MATINEE
65. Most abundant. : RICHEST
66. Is agreeable. : PLEASES
67. Globes. : SPHERES
Down
1. Emmy's relative. : OSCAR
2. First name of 18 Across. : KWAME
3. Of a Greek style of architecture. : IONIC
4. Droopyheads. : NODDERS
5. Cuckoo. : ANI
6. Join. : WED
7. King Saud's people. : ARABIANS
8. Krishna of the U. N. : MENON
9. Deer. : ELK
10. Garment worn in Pakistan. : SARI
11. Event of Oct. 4, 1957. : SPUTNIK
12. "The proper study of mankind ___." : ISMAN
13. Aussie tennis star Fraser. : NEALE
14. Pallid. : ASHY
21. Flower. : ROSE
24. Woodland deities. : SATYRS
25. World War II submarine development. : SNORKEL
26. European head of NATO ground forces. : SPEIDEL
30. English primroses. : OXLIPS
31. Ingredient in solder. : TIN
32. First lady. : EVE
33. Inexperienced. : NEW
35. Badly. : ILL
36. Nothing. : NIL
37. Chap. : GUY
40. Stengel and Rigney. : MANAGERS
43. Scene of Anschluss, 1938. : AUSTRIA
44. Costa ___. : RICA
45. Embassy person. : ATTACHE
48. ___ decree. : PAPAL
49. Narrow ridge of a mountain. : ARETE
51. Moldings. : OGEES
52. ___ space. : OUTER
53. Leek-green quartz. : PRASE
54. Mariners. : SALTS
55. Display. : POMP
56. Without: Fr. : SANS
60. Relative of a green. : TEE
62. Immerse. : DIP
63. German pronoun. : ICH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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