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New York Times, Monday, April 21, 1958

Author: Leonard Sussman
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Leonard Sussman has 40 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 54-Across had "Put In Bay"; corrected it to "Put-in-Bay."
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,219
Across Down
1. Stuff and nonsense. : BOSH
5. Prima donnas. : DIVAS
10. Bogus. : FAKE
14. One-horse carriage of India. : EKKA
15. Instruct. : EDIFY
16. Fighter Firpo. : LUIS
17. One of triplets. : TRIN
18. Parts of beds. : FOOTBOARDS
20. Loose printed sheet. : HANDBILL
22. Scrape off. : ABRADE
23. Young animals. : FOALS
24. Liberate. : FREE
25. Entice. : ALLURE
27. Dance step. : GLISSADE
31. Staff. : SUITE
32. Road. : ROUTE
33. Staff. : ROD
34. Hostels. : INNS
35. Box: Fr. : BOITE
36. Self-satisfied. : SMUG
37. Deputy: Abbr. : AGT
38. Author of "Red Badge of Courage." : CRANE
39. Importune. : TEASE
40. Young bird. : NESTLING
42. Rive. : SUNDER
43. "___ to riches." : RAGS
44. Original name of Pope Pius XI. : RATTI
45. Italian condiment. : TAMARA
48. Needle-shaped peak of rock. : AIGUILLE
51. Designating a walking race. : HEELANDTOE
53. Ancient kingdom of Asia. : ELAM
54. Lake of Put-in-Bay. : ERIE
55. Acts. : DEEDS
56. ___ me tangere (touch me not): Lat. : NOLI
57. Not at all. : NONE
58. Term of endearment. : SWEET
59. Russian ruler. : TSAR
1. One of the Little Women. : BETH
2. Plant with sticky green pods. : OKRA
3. Misers. : SKINFLINTS
4. Press releases. : HANDOUTS
5. Narrow gorge. : DEFILE
6. Objects of devotion. : IDOLS
7. Musical instrument. : VIOL
8. Astern. : AFT
9. Luxury lover. : SYBARITE
10. Signal lights. : FLARES
11. Emanation. : AURA
12. Famous pirate. : KIDD
13. Being: Lat. : ESSE
19. Stout. : OBESE
21. Empty. : BARE
24. Wind instrument. : FLUTE
25. Chinese. : ASIAN
26. Thrust. : LUNGE
27. Part of an auctioneer's chant. : GOING
28. Burrowing mammals. : ARMADILLOS
29. Drench. : DOUSE
30. Machine for shaping timber. : EDGER
32. Certain horses. : ROANS
35. Bandits. : BRIGANDS
36. Capable of feeling. : SENTIENT
38. Miss Barton of Red Cross fame. : CLARA
39. Ballet skirt. : TUTU
41. "Rose of ___." : TRALEE
42. Most wise. : SAGEST
44. ___ Janeiro. : RIODE
45. Consequently. : THEN
46. Air: Comb. form. : AERO
47. Chow ___. : MEIN
48. To ___ (exactly). : ATEE
49. Song refrain. : LALA
50. Eastern title. : EMIR
52. Moisture. : DEW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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