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New York Times, Thursday, May 15, 1958

Author: Geraldine W. King
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 14
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,243
Across Down
1. Speaker's nickname. : TRIS
5. Puerto ___. : RICO
9. Refrain syllables. : LALAS
14. Puny animal. : RUNT
15. Aroma. : ODOR
16. Behind: Naut. : ABAFT
17. Senator, singer, novelist, playwright, etc. : ANDERSONS
19. Strait off Wales, channel of Irish Sea. : MENAI
20. One's family. : PEOPLE
21. Cape Canaveral expert. : VONBRAUN
23. Numbers: Abbr. : NOS
24. Sound. : SANE
25. Force. : DINT
26. Valley. : GLEN
28. Advice to workers from the Seven Dwarfs. : WHISTLE
30. In medias ___. : RES
31. Son of Odin. : THOR
32. Sad. : WOEFUL
36. Flavoring agent. : ANISEED
38. N. Y. city famous for glass industry. : CORNING
39. Straw hat, on the Thames. : BOATER
40. Attract. : LURE
41. Slower: Mus. abbr. : RIT
42. Seven days. : ONEWEEK
44. Baltic native. : ESTH
45. Young fish. : PARR
48. Exclamations of pleasure. : AHAS
49. Porkpie. : HAT
50. See you soon!: Fr. : ABIENTOT
52. Where Sappho lived. : LESBOS
55. Censure. : BLAME
56. Musical made from Guinness movie. : OHCAPTAIN
58. "___, c'est moi." : LETAT
59. Summit. : PEAK
60. Mountain of Greece. : OSSA
61. Praying: Lat. : ORANS
62. Girl of Madrid: Abbr. : SRTA
63. Tips. : FEES
1. Light carriage. : TRAP
2. Teutonic alphabet character. : RUNE
3. Island republic of Asia. : INDONESIA
4. ___ it (hurry): Colloq. : STEPON
5. Sweetbrier. : ROSE
6. Form of Esperanto. : IDO
7. Important name in missiles. : CONVAIR
8. Welles and Bean. : ORSONS
9. Gentle person. : LAMB
10. Site of Proving Ground of U. S. : ABERDEEN
11. Porch in Hawaii. : LANAI
12. "Afternoon of ___." : AFAUN
13. Task assigned. : STINT
18. Scottish author. : RLS
22. Radio chain. : NETWORK
24. Booted. : SHOD
26. Snatch. : GRAB
27. Soft, light fabric. : LENO
28. Upon which. : WHEREAT
29. Knowledge. : LORE
31. Ten and: Suffix. : TEEN
33. Position of Hodges or Skowron. : FIRSTBASE
34. One. : UNIT
35. A measurement: Abbr. : LGTH
37. Shopkeeper. : STOREMAN
38. Intimations. : CUES
40. Morocco. : LEATHER
43. Slangy exclamation, as on recovering one's composure. : WHOOPS
44. "___ Eden." : EASTOF
45. First name of great cellist. : PABLO
46. More skillful. : ABLER
47. Lariat. : RIATA
49. Informed: Slang. : HEP
51. Gains as a clear profit. : NETS
52. "Mighty ___ rose." : LAKA
53. Seine tributary. : OISE
54. Snows: Scot. : SNAS
57. Lynx. : CAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 12 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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