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New York Times, Tuesday, April 8, 1958

Author:
H. L. Risteen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Edible fish. : MULLET
7. Caribbean capital. : HAVANA
13. New York Indians. : ONEIDAS
15. Metal urn for tea making. : SAMOVAR
16. Command expressly. : DICTATE
17. Complete. : PLENARY
18. Small lizard. : EFT
19. Cetaceans, for example. : MAMMALS
21. Man's name meaning watchful. : IRA
22. We: Fr. : NOUS
24. Tumults. : RIOTS
25. Social group. : CLAN
26. City famed for tapestry. : ARRAS
28. ___ dancer. : TOE
29. Mandolin parts. : FRETS
30. Spirit. : METTLE
32. Open space in a forest. : GLADE
33. Bird sounds. : COOS
34. Invent, as a phrase. : COIN
35. Supposedly extinct bird, recently found in Bermuda. : CAHOW
37. Eyes: Colloq. : OPTICS
40. Designating certain floors, roofs, etc. : TILED
41. Exclamation of scorn. : BAH
43. More confident. : SURER
45. Slanting type: Abbr. : ITAL
46. French name for region of North Africa. : MAROC
48. Chess play. : MOVE
49. Reckoning: Colloq. : TAB
50. Rodent catcher. : RATTRAP
52. Maker of epigrams. : WIT
53. Human being. : ADAMITE
55. Quake. : TREMBLE
57. Just punishments. : NEMESES
58. Informal parties. : SOCIALS
59. Roofing tiles. : SLATES
60. Small cap, like a biretta. : BARRET
Down
1. City of northern Italy. : MODENA
2. Even. : UNIFORM
3. Scold at length. : LECTURE
4. Illuminated. : LIT
5. Dutch cheese. : EDAM
6. Siberian tribesman. : TATAR
7. College buildings. : HALLS
8. Iowa college town. : AMES
9. ___ Bismarck. : VON
10. Was of help. : AVAILED
11. Recount. : NARRATE
12. Indo-Europeans. : ARYANS
14. Arabs, Syrians, et al. : SEMITES
15. A rush, as of words. : SPATE
20. Barnyard sound. : MOO
23. Small bag. : SATCHEL
25. Skull. : CRANIUM
27. Remained in an upright position. : STOOD
29. Moves lightly. : FLITS
31. Deep in pitch. : LOW
32. Party monogram. : GOP
34. Roman military units. : COHORTS
35. Stronghold. : CITADEL
36. Senator Hill's state. : ALABAMA
38. Pry. : CROWBAR
39. City of opera fame. : SEVILLE
40. Giant deities of Greek myth. : TITANS
41. Author of "America the Beautiful." : BATES
42. Skill. : ART
44. Analyze again. : RETEST
46. Spouses. : MATES
47. Evergreen tree of Mediterranean area. : CAROB
50. Stand. : RISE
51. Old Portuguese coin, the johannes. : PECA
54. Encountered. : MET
56. "Bei ___ Bist Du Schön." : MIR

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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