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New York Times, Friday, March 28, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 259 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 25-Down had "Callender"; corrected it to "Callander."
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,195
Across Down
1. Schools. : TEACHES
8. ___, so good. : SOFAR
13. Cabinet member. : MITCHELL
14. Related. : ALLIED
16. Handel specialty. : ORATORIO
17. Meager. : SPARSE
18. Buddy. : PAL
19. Fruit substance. : PECTOSE
21. Trouser pocket. : FOB
22. Actress Adams. : EDIE
24. In ___ (in its original place): Lat. : SITU
25. Spanish lady. : DONA
26. Le Havre's river. : SEINE
28. French head. : TETE
30. Charmian's companion. : IRAS
31. Subdued. : TAMED
33. Philomel's sister, changed into a swallow. : PROCNE
35. Boxed. : SPARRED
38. Young feline beasts. : LIONETS
39. More ___ (to some extent). : ORLESS
40. City in Georgia. : MACON
41. Information. : DATA
42. Drench. : SOAK
44. Type of chemical element. : METAL
48. Legislature of Japan. : DIET
49. Mars. : ARES
51. Rail. : SORA
52. Slip up. : ERR
53. Tigerlike. : STRIPED
56. Serbian city. : NIS
57. Uncles' favorites. : NIECES
59. John Cheever, for one. : NOVELIST
61. Tennis' two-handed Pancho. : SEGURA
62. Hermits. : EREMITES
63. Quiet: plain. : SOBER
64. Progress. : STRIDES
1. Screed. : TIRADE
2. And others: Lat. : ETALII
3. Decree. : ACT
4. Mince. : CHOP
5. Start of a toast. : HERES
6. Evoked. : ELICITED
7. Notched. : SLOTTED
8. Back talk. : SASS
9. Old Greek flask. : OLPE
10. State: Abbr. : FLA
11. Gen. White's command. : AIRFORCE
12. Re-echoing. : RESONANT
13. Dispirited ones. : MOPES
15. Devalues. : DEBASES
20. Answer to "Where Did You Go?" : OUT
23. Beg. : ENTREAT
25. Callander family. : DIONNES
27. Rabbit's ___. : EARS
29. Of heroic scale. : EPIC
32. Jumble. : MESS
34. Salon. : ROOM
35. Becomes soaked through. : SODDENS
36. U. S. farm region. : PRAIRIES
37. A very close friend. : ALTEREGO
38. Cleveland or Detroit. : LAKEPORT
40. Quantico graduates. : MARINES
43. Paddle. : OAR
45. Marquee word. : TONITE
46. Springs. : ARISES
47. Cobbler's gear. : LASTS
50. Part. : SEVER
53. Withered. : SERE
54. Peter the Great. : TSAR
55. Half: Prefix. : DEMI
58. Chicago bear. : CUB
60. Top. : LID

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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