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New York Times, Saturday, May 10, 1958

Author: Paula Bauersmith
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 12, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Paula Bauersmith has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,238
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1. Tad's mother's maiden name. : TODD
5. Narrow part of a shoe sole. : SHANK
10. Mother. : MAMA
14. Garment for evening. : WRAP
15. Marie ___, mother of Eve. : CURIE
16. Mother in "The Good Earth." : OLAN
17. Floral symbol. : EASTERLILY
19. ___ Shan, mountain range in China. : TIAN
20. Northumberland river. : ALN
21. Loyal: Scot. : LEAL
22. "La ___," by Puccini. : BOHEME
24. Ma and Pa of a movie series. : KETTLES
26. Mothers. : WOMEN
27. Fowl. : HEN
28. Large tracts of grasslands. : PRAIRIES
31. Do housework. : CLEAN
34. On the qui vive. : ALERT
35. Box-office goal. : SRO
36. "It ___ Necessarily So." : AINT
37. Intermingle smoothly. : BLEND
38. Office copy: Colloq. : STAT
39. Attention-getting sound. : PST
40. Another name. : ALIAS
41. Rope. : LASSO
42. Boys with a second mother. : STEPSONS
44. ___ Angeles. : LOS
45. Wake. : ROUSE
46. Much-sung Irish mother. : MACHREE
50. Women, since 1920. : VOTERS
52. Atmosphere. : AURA
53. "___ tree by a river . . . " : ONA
54. At the drop of ___. : AHAT
55. "___ Home," Stephen Foster song. : OLDFOLKSAT
58. Become active. : STIR
59. Edible parts, as of nuts. : MEATS
60. Bien-___ (beloved): Fr. : AIME
61. Theatre's Oscar. : TONY
62. Slight furrow. : STRIA
63. Milldam. : WEIR
1. Pinch. : TWEAK
2. Papal cope. : ORALE
3. Daren't: Dial. : DASNT
4. Branch: Abbr. : DPT
5. Part of a TV set. : SCREEN
6. Native dances performed by women. : HULAS
7. Seed covering. : ARIL
8. Nothing. : NIL
9. Dame Myra Hess' forte. : KEYBOARD
10. ___ country. : MOTHER
11. Specialists in the psychiatric field. : ALIENISTS
12. Term of address used to the Queen. : MAAM
13. Mother of Elizabeth I. : ANNE
18. Miss Douglas of Loch Katrina. : ELLEN
23. Forbear to perform. : OMIT
25. Conjunction. : THAT
26. British women in uniform. : WRENS
28. Excuses. : PLEAS
29. Periods of time. : ERAS
30. ___ speak (that is to say). : SOTO
31. Crowns. : CAPS
32. Hearken: Poet. : LIST
33. Consider or dwell upon. : ENTERTAIN
34. Actress MacMahon. : ALINE
37. Signs of spring. : BLOSSOMS
38. Ornamental band. : SASH
40. Assyrian god: Var. : ASUR
41. Not general. : LOCAL
43. Golden Treasury contents. : POETRY
44. Vocalist Julius. : LAROSA
46. Civilian dress. : MUFTI
47. Miss O'Grady. : ROSIE
48. As a friend: Fr. : ENAMI
49. Diner. : EATER
50. Immense. : VAST
51. "___ be in England. . . . " : OHTO
52. Hebrew month. : ADAR
56. Rent. : LET
57. River into the Missouri. : KAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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