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New York Times, Wednesday, April 16, 1958

Author: Helen Bernard
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.57, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,214
Across Down
1. Juvenile TV character. : BEAVER
7. Domiciles. : ABODES
13. Heartfelt. : SINCERE
14. Variety of rummy. : CANASTA
16. Intellectual: Slang. : EGGHEAD
17. Campus trim. : CREWCUT
18. Pens. : STIES
19. Sounds from 2 Down. : CHUGS
21. Poetic form. : ODE
22. Containers. : TINS
23. "Only ___." : AROSE
24. Odin's wife: Var. : FRIA
25. Uncle: Dial. : EME
26. Soap plant. : AMOLE
27. Bird calls. : NOTES
28. Precedent-setting proceeding. : TESTCASE
30. Switzerland to the French. : SUISSE
31. Nonmembers. : OUTSIDERS
33. Elk. : WAPITI
36. Novae. : NEWSTARS
40. Mentally quick. : AGILE
41. " . . . ___ a lamb in school." : TOSEE
42. Tennis term. : LET
43. Evergreens. : FIRS
44. Sapped. : MINED
45. Da ___ (from the beginning): Mus. : CAPO
46. Greek letter. : ETA
47. Straightedge. : RULER
48. Prototype of friendship. : DAMON
49. Figuratively, a squalid hovel. : RATHOLE
51. Garden flower. : TEAROSE
53. The Clermont, for example. : STEAMER
54. Put into a cipher. : ENCODED
55. Elianic works. : ESSAYS
56. Wound upon a bobbin. : REELED
1. Major-league baseball: Slang. : BIGTIME
2. Diesels. : ENGINES
3. Painful symptoms. : ACHES
4. Five-dollar bills. : VEES
5. Historical period. : ERA
6. Organization of mercy. : REDCROSS
7. Blame. : ACCUSE
8. Houseboat. : BARGE
9. Unspecified persons or things. : ONES
10. Black bird. : DAW
11. Boy friends. : ESCORTS
12. Dens. : STUDIES
13. Six poetic lines. : SESTET
15. Military command. : ATEASE
20. Ace. : HOLEINONE
23. Stradivari's teacher. : AMATI
24. Palm off. : FOIST
26. Sharp. : ACUTE
27. Give curative care to. : NURSE
29. Snare. : TOILS
30. Hemmed. : SEWED
32. Turncoat. : DESERTER
33. Thin biscuits. : WAFERS
34. Stir up. : AGITATE
35. Lafitte and Morgan. : PIRATES
37. In fashion. : ALAMODE
38. Rested. : REPOSED
39. Pelted. : STONED
41. Layers of floors. : TILERS
44. Child's word for a cow. : MULEY
45. Celebrate in song. : CAROL
47. City in Italia. : ROMA
48. Freshwater fish. : DACE
50. Is under necessity (to). : HAS
52. Chemical suffix. : ENE

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