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New York Times, Tuesday, May 24, 1960

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J K Q V X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1960, The New York TimesNo. 3,966
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1. Metrical foot. : TROCHEE
8. Eritrea's capital. : ASMARA
14. Men. : BROTHERS
15. Island of Greece. : RHODES
16. Gives back. : RESTORES
17. Very rich men. : NABOBS
18. A person indefinitely. : ONE
19. "___ My Prince Will Come." : SOMEDAY
21. Master of mysteries (1809–49). : POE
22. "How weary, ___, flat . . . " : STALE
24. Name akin to Agnes. : INEZ
25. Astound. : STUN
26. "And ___ bed." : SOTO
27. Army men: Abbr. : PTES
28. City of Belgium. : GHENT
29. Capacities for vigorous action. : ENERGIES
31. Younger-generation special features. : BEARDS
32. Balderdash! : RATS
33. ___ Fein. : SINN
34. Likeness. : EFFIGY
37. Was present at. : ATTENDED
41. Men. : MALES
42. Concerning: Lat. : INRE
43. Unusual: Scot. : ORRA
44. Affirmative arguments. : PROS
45. Combining form for aldehyde. : ALDO
46. Twist. : GNARL
47. ___ spot. : INA
48. Excellent, as a performance. : STELLAR
50. Liquid measure: Abbr. : GAL
51. Liquefy again. : RETHAW
53. Early Irving Berlin song. : ALLALONE
55. Beloved of Tristan. : ISEULT
56. Shore dinner menu. : SEAFOODS
57. Verily, in Shakespeare's day. : CERTES
58. Attendants of the sea gods. : TRITONS
1. City on the Delaware. : TRENTON
2. Cheerful. : ROSEATE
3. Baseball great. : OTT
4. Picked. : CHOSE
5. Beloved of Leander. : HERO
6. Recluses. : EREMITES
7. An order of men at the time of Christ. : ESSENES
8. TV entrepreneur. : ARNAZ
9. Light carriage: Colloq. : SHAY
10. Rabble. : MOB
11. Foster parent. : ADOPTER
12. Spring back. : REBOUND
13. Agrees. : ASSENTS
14. Brush: Fr. : BROSSE
20. ___ Moines. : DES
23. Vehicles in England. : LORRIES
25. Large river of Eire. : SHANNON
27. Cause for regret. : PITY
28. One of the Kellys. : GENE
30. Humor of some comedians. : GAGS
31. Snack. : BITE
33. Baby buggy. : STROLLER
34. Based on practical experience. : EMPIRIC
35. Historic palace in Rome. : FARNESE
36. Transient laborer: Colloq. : FLOATER
37. First ___ (altogether). : ANDLAST
38. Browbeat. : DRAGOON
39. Missions. : ERRANDS
40. Rapids in narrow part of river. : DALLES
42. ___ de France. : ILE
45. Laboratory measures: Abbr. : ATWTS
46. Ill-gotten gains. : GRAFT
48. Auction. : SALE
49. Jai ___. : ALAI
52. Shanty. : HUT
54. Card game. : LOO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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