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New York Times, Friday, March 14, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,181
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1. French chanteuse. : PIAF
5. Do a certain dance. : CLOG
9. Joins (to). : ADDS
13. Site of a famous palace. : AGRA
14. Nimbus. : HALO
15. Postman's itinerary. : ROUTE
17. Political assemblage: Abbr. : CONV
18. Kind of public protest. : OPENLETTER
20. Nark. : STOOLPIGEON
22. ___-Magnon. : CRO
23. Draw ___ (stop). : REIN
24. Converts into money. : CASHES
26. "Silent, upon a peak in ___." : DARIEN
29. Chinaware. : TEASET
31. Mine entrances. : ADITS
32. Policeman's itinerary. : BEAT
33. Gaelic. : ERSE
36. Torrid or temperate. : ZONE
37. Two. : BRACE
38. Head: Fr. : TETE
39. Contents of one basket. : EGGS
40. Word of pain. : OUCH
41. Presiding officer. : CHAIR
42. Great day in July. : FOURTH
44. Words by Wordsworth. : POETRY
45. Climb: Colloq. : SHINNY
47. Shadow: Slang. : TAIL
48. Adjective suffix. : IAN
49. S. Legree. : SLAVEDRIVER
55. Wille Mays, for sure. : BIGLEAGUER
57. River in Arizona. : GILA
58. Hiemal hazard. : SLEET
59. Different from. : ELSE
60. Cordage fiber. : HEMP
61. Work units. : ERGS
62. Top-kicks: Abbr. : SGTS
63. Deuces. : TWOS
1. Moccasins. : PACS
2. "___ Rhythm." : IGOT
3. Cartoonist Peter. : ARNO
4. Figure at a political convention. : FAVORITESON
5. Composer of nocturnes. : CHOPIN
6. Rabbit fur. : LAPIN
7. Designer Cassini. : OLEG
8. Used up. : GONE
9. Cockpits. : ARENAS
10. Stipple. : DOT
11. Kind of party. : DUTCHTREAT
12. Kilolitre. : STERE
16. Cupid. : EROS
19. Situate. : LOCATE
21. Sediment. : LEES
25. Understand. : SEETHELIGHT
26. Dumbfound. : DAZE
27. "'Dies like ___! March on!' he said." : ADOG
28. On the left hand. : RINGFINGER
29. Instruct. : TEACH
30. Apiece. : EACH
32. Dry, as champagne. : BRUT
34. Provoke (with "up"). : STIR
35. Eldritch. : EERY
37. Coach of the N. Y. Knicks. : BORYLA
41. Coconut fiber. : COIR
43. Dislocates. : UNSETS
44. Army chaplains. : PADRES
45. Kinsmen. : SIBS
46. ___ Selassie. : HAILE
47. Small anvil. : TEEST
50. Cycles. : AGES
51. St. Jerome's Bible: Abbr. : VULG
52. Opinion. : VIEW
53. Analyst Roper. : ELMO
54. Relatives of brickbats. : RAPS
56. Part of a race. : LEG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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