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New York Times, Tuesday, March 25, 1958

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Loyal, as friends. : FAST
5. Tasty pan fish. : SCUP
9. Lace ruffle. : JABOT
14. Early form of mandolin. : LUTE
15. Associate Justice Black. : HUGO
16. Unassisted. : ALONE
17. Conformable. : ADAPTABLE
19. ___ Delgada, Azores port. : PONTA
20. Cousin of a handout. : GIVEAWAY
21. Haphazard. : RANDOM
22. Direct. : STEER
23. Lullabies. : SONGS
24. Eighth largest city in U. S. : STLOUIS
28. Launder. : WASH
31. As simple as ___. : ABC
34. Illustration. : SAMPLE
35. Spiny-leaved plant. : ALOE
36. Lament. : MOAN
38. Adjust again. : RESET
39. College cheer. : YELL
40. Where Nobel Institute is. : OSLO
41. Brokers. : AGENTS
43. Bribe. : SOP
44. Glide. : SKIM
45. Marsh reed. : CATTAIL
47. Spa accommodations. : BATHS
49. Pants. : GASPS
53. Sally. : SORTIE
55. Macgregors, Gordons, etc. : CLANSMEN
58. Declaim. : ORATE
59. Nonsense. : MOONSHINE
60. ___ den Linden. : UNTER
61. In the thick of. : AMID
62. "___ a boy!" : ITSA
63. Equals. : PEERS
64. Dapple Gray of nursery rhyme. : PONY
65. Exclaimed. : OHED
Down
1. Flowering plants. : FLAGS
2. Statement of account. : AUDIT
3. Stick of wood. : STAVE
4. Wigwams. : TEPEES
5. Famous Fabian. : SHAW
6. Fidel Castro's land. : CUBA
7. Unsightly. : UGLY
8. ___ Cottage, in Fordham. : POE
9. Ambassador MacArthur's post. : JAPAN
10. "It's ___ to Tipperary." : ALONGWAY
11. Stock market report item. : BONDSALES
12. To the top of. : ONTO
13. Rangers, for example. : TEAM
18. Small pies. : TARTS
21. Famous Egyptian stone. : ROSETTA
23. Mum. : SILENT
25. Atlantic port of Spanish Morocco. : LARACHE
26. Greek letters. : OMEGAS
27. Overthrow. : UPSET
29. Unassisted. : SOLO
30. Promote. : HELP
31. Half of a top comedy team. : AMOS
32. Thicket: Poet. : BOSK
33. Ascertain the diameter of, as a gun bore. : CALIBRATE
37. What of it! : NOMATTER
42. Sandwich man's burden. : SIGNS
46. Burmese terminus of Burma Road. : LASHIO
48. Rows one on another. : TIERS
50. Metal worker. : SMITH
51. Think: Fr. : PENSE
52. Outstanding golfer. : SNEAD
53. Alphabet ___. : SOUP
54. Department of France. : ORNE
55. Singing Perry. : COMO
56. Cut of meat. : LOIN
57. Other half of 31 Down. : ANDY
59. Outline. : MAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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