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New York Times, Saturday, May 24, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,252
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1. Tosca's beloved. : MARIO
6. Greek goddess. : ERIS
10. Trochees or spondees. : FEET
14. Oxlike antelope. : ELAND
15. Hero of "Some Came Running." : DAVEHIRSH
17. Existent. : ALIVE
18. New Ferber novel. : ICEPALACE
19. Men of letters. : LITERATI
21. Loser to Hayes, 1876. : TILDEN
22. Square dance groups. : SETS
23. Not one. : NONE
25. Rumanian coins. : LEI
26. Member of the cat family. : TIGRESS
29. Cicatrice. : SCAR
32. Egyptian monarch. : RAMESES
35. Plug. : PEG
37. Hail! : AVE
38. Moroccan seaport. : AGADIR
39. Fruit containers. : CRATES
41. Forefront. : VAN
42. Bering or Barents. : SEA
44. Divide into three parts. : TRISECT
45. Character in Wagner's "Ring." : ERDA
47. Salutation for a love letter. : DEAREST
49. Experienced. : OLD
51. Disturbance of the peace. : RIOT
52. Heroic in scale. : EPIC
56. James Polk's V. P. : DALLAS
59. Guidance. : STEERAGE
61. Mohammedans, for instance. : ORIENTALS
63. "___ merry madrigal." : SINGA
64. Rookie in 1957 world series. : TONYKUBEK
65. Weights of Asia. : TAELS
66. Garden vegetables: Dial. : SASS
67. Telephone signal. : BUSY
68. Path: Fr. : ALLEE
1. Repasts. : MEALS
2. Famous pitcher Reynolds. : ALLIE
3. Star of "Pajama Game." : RAITT
4. Installed ceremoniously. : INVESTED
5. Stettin's river. : ODER
6. Writers of leaders. : EDITORS
7. Lake Michigan port. : RACINE
8. "___ Got a Secret." : IVE
9. Social group. : SEPT
10. Mademoiselles. : FILLES
11. Extirpate. : ERADICATE
12. Verb suffix. : ESCE
13. Accordingly. : THEN
16. Call loudly to. : HAIL
20. Enraged. : ANGERED
24. Mainly: Abbr. : ESP
27. Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
28. Hide. : SECRETE
30. With: Fr. : AVEC
31. Place of shelter and lodging. : REST
32. Storm. : RAVE
33. Culture medium from seaweed. : AGAR
34. Instruments of the lute kind. : MANDOLINS
36. Gray: Fr. : GRIS
40. Starlike. : ASTERIAL
43. Air: Comb. form. : AER
44. Well-known anti-Stalinist (1879–1940). : TROTSKY
46. Bowling ___. : ALLEYS
48. Stadium passages. : AISLES
50. Wet. : DANK
53. Lengthwise strip in a dress. : PANEL
54. Capp's Bald ___. : IGGLE
55. End. : CEASE
56. Part of the Morse code. : DOTS
57. Copper mining town near Caracas. : AROA
58. Kind of pen. : STUB
60. This: Span. : ESTA
62. ___ Hassan, of "Arabian Nights." : ABU

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

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