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New York Times, Wednesday, April 9, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Novelist Seton. : ANYA
5. Eurasian range. : URAL
9. Cubes. : DICE
13. TV daytime fare. : SOAPOPERA
15. Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
17. Book. : PAPERBACK
18. Kind of farm. : DAIRY
19. Hushing sounds. : SHS
20. Carrottop. : REDHEAD
22. Singer Denise. : LOR
23. Hyson and souchong. : TEAS
24. Parish officer. : BEADLE
26. Stroller. : GOCART
29. Spins. : TWIRLS
31. Land of the sheiks. : ARABY
32. Football field: Colloq. : GRID
33. Bishop's seat, in ancient churches. : APSE
36. Clay. : MARL
37. Overly proper person. : PRUDE
38. Salad. : SLAW
39. Hamburg's river. : ELBE
40. Abominate. : HATE
41. New atomic submarine. : SKATE
42. Like Mortimer Snerd. : OAFISH
44. Assassin. : SLAYER
45. Yearbook. : ANNUAL
47. Conduit. : MAIN
48. Fabulous bird of prey. : ROC
49. Cyrano's creator. : ROSTAND
52. First-rate: Colloq. : ACE
55. Fish with a moving line. : TROLL
57. Spitfire. : TINDERBOX
59. As easy ___. : ASPIE
60. Among other things. : INTERALIA
61. Having holes, as cheese. : EYEY
62. Bring up. : REAR
63. Steersman's post. : HELM
Down
1. Uraeuses. : ASPS
2. First name in lexicography. : NOAH
3. Shrill barks. : YAPS
4. Imitator. : APE
5. Musical accent. : UPBEAT
6. Cons. : READS
7. Chief. : ARCH
8. Tahoe or Tanganyika. : LAKE
9. Parasitic plant. : DODDER
10. Peruvian city. : ICA
11. Any very simple task. : CHILDSPLAY
12. Actor Flynn. : ERROL
14. Planetarium. : ORRERY
16. Mrs. Rochester, nee ___. : EYRE
21. Dwell. : ABIDE
23. Striking scene. : TABLEAU
25. Native of Juneau. : ALASKAN
26. Having a resolute, unyielding spirit. : GAME
27. Verbal. : ORAL
28. Duplicate. : CARBONCOPY
29. Beauty, to Keats. : TRUTH
30. Ample. : WIDE
32. Mardi ___. : GRAS
34. Fill to the brim. : SATE
35. Pitcher. : EWER
37. Sleuth Vance. : PHILO
41. Kind of pitch. : SLIDER
43. Actor Granger. : FARLEY
44. Floor scraper. : SANDER
45. Gulf of Greece. : ARTA
46. Scandinavian. : NORSE
47. Horse blanket. : MANTA
50. To-do. : STIR
51. Prong. : TINE
52. Qualified. : ABLE
53. Helix. : COIL
54. School event. : EXAM
56. Stretch out. : LIE
58. Short cheer. : RAH

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

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