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New York Times, Thursday, May 1, 1958

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,229
Across Down
1. Unshaped mass. : BLOB
5. Coolidge's running mate. : DAWES
10. Shipping centers: Abbr. : SPTS
14. Vivacious. : AIRY
15. Character in "South Pacific." : EMILE
16. Jewish month. : ELUL
17. Harvest. : REAP
18. Where the swallows return every March 19th. : CAPISTRANO
20. Browbeats. : BULLDOZES
22. German novelist, Nobel Prize, 1910. : HEYSE
23. Supplier of weapons. : ARMER
24. Spasm of distress. : PANG
25. See the late show. : STAYUP
28. Blood vessel: Lat. : ARTERIA
31. Diminutive of Henry. : HAL
32. Ravel air. : BOLERO
35. Air. : SONG
36. "___ well," watchman's cry. : ALLS
38. Desert mirage, in Arabia. : SERAB
39. Equivalent of sahib, in Malaysia. : TUAN
40. British general in Revolution. : HOWE
41. Powerless. : UNABLE
43. Compass point. : NNE
44. Sound sleepers. : SNORERS
46. Gives out. : EXUDES
48. John Gilpin took one. : RIDE
49. P. T. A. members. : MAMAS
51. Kind of old bucket. : OAKEN
53. Boys in a summer group. : CAMPMATES
57. Like a play. : DRAMATICAL
59. Fun. : GAME
60. Grandma Moses. : ANNA
61. Rooms in Roman houses. : ATRIA
62. Door. : EXIT
63. Puts down turf. : SODS
64. Flower. : PEONY
65. Holds a pose. : SITS
1. Shaft of wit. : BARB
2. Stead. : LIEU
3. Spoken. : ORAL
4. Certain action on the stage. : BYPLAY
5. Agitation. : DECOMPOSURE
6. Astound. : AMAZE
7. Towel. : WIPER
8. Crimson foes. : ELIS
9. His: Fr. : SES
10. Calmest. : SERENEST
11. Schoolyard. : PLAYGROUND
12. Large casks. : TUNS
13. Wild plum. : SLOE
19. Clause introducer. : THAT
21. Beat roundly. : DRUB
24. Serious theatre. : PROBLEMPLAY
25. Persian potentates. : SHAHS
26. Eagle's claw. : TALON
27. "___ no play . . . " : ALLWORKAND
28. Bedouin. : ARAB
29. Senseless. : INANE
30. Actress Morehead. : AGNES
33. Optic glass. : LENS
34. Years of portent. : ERA
37. Crested, leggy birds of Brazil. : SERIEMAS
42. School trial. : EXAM
45. Actress Best. : EDNA
47. Customary actions. : USAGES
49. Large: Comb. form. : MACRO
50. With might. : AMAIN
51. Harem quarters. : ODAS
52. High-life satirist in cartoons. : ARNO
53. Adduce. : CITE
54. Vehicle. : TAXI
55. Let out. : EMIT
56. Units at Wimbledon. : SETS
58. Partial sole on a shoe. : TAP

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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