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New York Times, Saturday, March 15, 1958

Author: Peter Allen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F V X Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,182
Across Down
1. Elijah's royal opponent. : AHAB
5. Stir the risibilities. : AMUSE
10. Letter of a certain size: Abbr. : SCAP
14. Type of musical piece. : SOLO
15. Relative of stampede. : PANIC
16. Actor-comic Bert. : LAHR
17. New York bridge span, 1,380 ft. : TRIBOROUGH
19. Australian bird: Var. : EMEU
20. Uncomfortably situated: Slang. : INASPOT
21. Reporter's necessity. : NOTEPAD
23. Visual aid. : LENS
24. Lyric poem. : EPODE
25. V. P. Charles Gates ___. : DAWES
28. Time worth remembering. : ERA
31. Part of a roasting ear. : COB
32. Minced oath. : EGAD
33. Firm quality. : STANCHNESS
37. Lamprey. : EEL
38. "Long Day's ___." : JOURNEY
39. Author Tom. : LEA
40. Soft quality. : MELLOWNESS
42. Impetuosity. : ELAN
43. Twitching. : TIC
44. Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
45. Dwarfish-earth-dweller. : GNOME
46. Authority on child care. : SPOCK
48. Federal troubleshooter: Colloq. : TMAN
50. Tennis headliner. : LEWHOAD
53. City on the Hudson. : HOBOKEN
57. Dies ___. : IRAE
58. New York bridge span, 1182 ft. : QUEENSBORO
60. Eight furlongs. : MILE
61. Extreme. : ULTRA
62. Banker's concern. : LOAN
63. Tubing joints of a certain shape. : ELLS
64. Baltic island group. : ALAND
65. This: Span. : ESTO
1. Italian wine center. : ASTI
2. Powder container. : HORN
3. Inter ___. : ALIA
4. Toboggan. : BOBSLED
5. Paved hangar area. : APRON
6. Red in China. : MAOTSETUNG
7. Burmese Premier. : UNU
8. Portent. : SIGN
9. Sympathetic response. : ECHO
10. Ponder, as overnight. : SLEEPON
11. Scene of Dore Schary's play. : CAMPOBELLO
12. In the lead. : AHEAD
13. Stickler for propriety. : PRUDE
18. Unfolds poetically. : OPES
22. Out of sorts. : TECHY
25. Judge. : DEEM
26. Askew: Dial. : AGEE
27. Specification for carpeting. : WALLTOWALL
29. Of thinner texture. : RARER
30. Maisie or Susie. : ANNSOTHERN
33. Disseminate. : SOW
34. These: Fr. : CES
35. Sew together. : SEAM
36. Reasonable. : SANE
38. Any monkey. : JOCKO
41. Chinese nuts: Var. : LICHEES
42. Lend dignity to. : ENNOBLE
45. Talks idly: Colloq. : GABS
46. Disagreeable substance. : SLIME
47. Vicissitude of Pauline. : PERIL
49. One-celled organism. : MONAD
51. ___ vitae. : AQUA
52. Blunt. : DULL
54. Diplomat Wellington and family. : KOOS
55. Quod ___ faciendum. : ERAT
56. "___, Nanette!" : NONO
59. Between zeta and theta. : ETA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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