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New York Times, Monday, March 10, 1958

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.37, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,177

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Dissertation. : ESSAY
6. Abrogations. : REPEALS
13. Tubelike part. : SLEEVE
14. Flower for a corsage. : CAMELLIA
15. Submarine: Slang. : TINCAN
16. By ground route. : OVERLAND
17. Hebrew month. : ADAR
18. Strip of wood. : SPLINT
20. Stratum. : BED
21. Solemnity. : RITE
22. Capital city: Abbr. : LOND
23. British title. : DAME
24. Cluster. : KNOT
25. Decline. : WANE
26. Salesman of drama. : LOMAN
27. Terrestrial force. : GRAVITY
29. Stately dance tune. : PAVAN
30. Postern. : GATE
31. Set oneself up. : POSE
32. Compel. : PRESS
34. Come to an end. : PASSOFF
37. Beldam. : CRONE
38. Supermarket vehicle. : CART
39. Conflict. : FRAY
41. Tranquillity. : REST
42. Made a rent. : TORE
43. Small coin of India. : PICE
44. Particle. : ACE
45. Hollywood name. : LAMARR
47. Suffix used with girls' names. : ETTA
48. Spoiled. : VITIATED
50. Webster or Bryan. : ORATOR
52. Military dike of stakes in water. : ESTACADE
53. Alfalfa. : LUCERN
54. Residence of a college official. : DEANERY
55. Abrasive. : EMERY
Down
1. Passing over in silence. : ELIDING
2. H.S.T. 1935–45. : SENATOR
3. Member of G-2. : SECRETAGENT
4. One of the Gardners. : AVA
5. Desires: Colloq. : YENS
6. Gorge. : RAVINE
7. Revise. : EMEND
8. Lively: :Dial. : PERT
9. Old measure of length. : ELL
10. One of the Gulf States. : ALABAMA
11. Inspector of railroad tracks. : LINEMAN
12. Depress. : SADDEN
13. Downright. : STARK
14. Kenya, for example. : COLONY
19. Hot ___. : PLATE
23. Symbol in political cartoons. : DOVEOFPEACE
25. Power of thinking and reasoning. : WITS
26. Sweetheart. : LASS
28. Piece of majolica. : VASE
29. Mail. : POST
31. Kitchen gadget. : PARER
32. Punctilious. : PRECISE
33. ___ Stone, find of 1799. : ROSETTA
34. Display. : PARADE
35. Small cake of fried batter. : FRITTER
36. Plant. : FACTORY
37. Besought. : CRAVED
38. Broadway offering. : COMEDY
40. Long (for). : YEARN
42. Member of the Golden Horde. : TATAR
45. Bobbinet. : LACE
46. Characterization. : ROLE
49. One of the Hunters. : IAN
51. Demon ___. : RUM

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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