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New York Times, Monday, April 7, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { H K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,205
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1. Unadulterated. : PURE
5. Small fish of the herring family. : SPRAT
10. Bellow. : BAWL
14. Highest point. : APEX
15. Genus of heath plants. : ERICA
16. Plural suffix in botanical terms. : ARIA
17. Gradation. : STEP
18. Goblet. : WATERGLASS
20. Fee-paying station. : TOLLGATE
22. Pill. : PELLET
23. Heraldic border. : ORLE
24. Bundle. : BALE
25. Coiling in one plane. : SPIRAL
28. Launcher of 1958 Gamma. : JUPITERC
32. Hit Parade singer. : COREY
33. Preserved, as meat. : CURED
34. Sound to startle. : BOO
35. Like a wing. : ALAR
36. Father: Ger. : VATER
37. Evening ___. : GOWN
38. Doily. : MAT
39. Sign of omission. : CARET
40. American poet-novelist. : BENET
41. Displays. : PRESENTS
43. Caress. : FONDLE
44. Brink. : EDGE
45. Calcium oxide. : LIME
46. Dreaded name in Kenya. : MAUMAU
49. Big name in missiles. : VONBRAUN
53. Absolutely necessary. : IMPERATIVE
55. Talented. : ABLE
56. Baffle. : FOIL
57. The Kwai, for one. : RIVER
58. Game fish. : TUNA
59. Above the average. : FINE
60. Familiar form of address. : DEARY
61. Tiers ___ (third estate): Fr. : ETAT
1. By. : PAST
2. ___ snuff. : UPTO
3. Lively dance. : REEL
4. 1958 Alpha. : EXPLORER
5. Salem witchcraft judge, 1692. : SEWALL
6. Babble. : PRATE
7. Liturgy. : RITE
8. Expert combat flier. : ACE
9. Roofing material. : TARPAPER
10. Markova's field. : BALLET
11. Asian island sea. : ARAL
12. Judicious. : WISE
13. Newest. : LAST
19. Icy. : GELID
21. Squirrel color. : GRAY
24. Chemist's glass tube: Var. : BURET
25. Rogue. : SCAMP
26. ___ bear. : POLAR
27. Incensed. : IRATE
28. Early invaders of England. : JUTES
29. Patriotic investment. : EBOND
30. Wheel on a spur. : ROWEL
31. Short story. : CONTE
33. ___ blanche (full authority). : CARTE
36. 1958 Beta. : VANGUARD
37. Engender. : GENERATE
39. Juniper. : CEDAR
40. Blockbuster. : BOMB
42. Mother of Dionysus. : SEMELE
43. Gay clothes. : FINERY
45. Gallant. : LOVER
46. Offend: Colloq. : MIFF
47. To me: Fr. : AMOI
48. ___ arms (ready to fight). : UPIN
49. Italians' "hail!" : VIVA
50. Touch at one end. : ABUT
51. Forearm bone. : ULNA
52. Clean-cut. : NEAT
54. Stalemate. : TIE

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

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