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New York Times, Tuesday, May 27, 1958

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { G J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,255
Across Down
1. River of the movies. : KWAI
5. Bird sound. : CAW
8. Symbol of laziness. : SLOTH
13. Waterfall, in Scotland. : LINN
14. Card. : ACE
15. Volcanic cinder. : SCORIA
16. ___ hills. : OLDASTHE
18. Alpine cottage. : CHALET
19. Become stone. : PETRIFY
20. Avow. : PROFESS
21. All: Comb. form. : OMNI
22. Thin leaf of metal. : FOIL
23. Springes. : NOOSES
25. Driven firmly in. : IMPACTED
30. Exclusively. : ALL
31. Sharpen. : HONE
33. Neither ___ nor reason. : RHYME
34. Signified. : MEANT
37. Pertinent: Abbr. : REL
38. Sea nymph, part bird and part woman. : SIREN
39. Be admitted. : ENTER
40. Dripping. : ASOP
42. Knack. : ART
43. Hollywood's James and family. : STEWARTS
45. One of the Greek Furies. : ERINYS
48. Delighted exclamation. : WHEE
49. Gov. Clement's state: Abbr. : TENN
50. Places adjoining the paddock. : STABLES
54. Likes. : FANCIES
57. Bed of straw. : PALLET
58. Iota. : PARTICLE
59. Signification. : IMPORT
60. Subjoin. : ADD
61. Occupy. : TAKE
62. Laboratory procedures. : TESTS
63. What is more. : YES
64. Biblical village. : ELON
1. Sound like a hoofbeat: Var. : KLOP
2. Trick. : WILE
3. "Too little ___." : ANDTOOLATE
4. Companion-___ (fellow soldier). : INARMS
5. Bullhead. : CATFISH
6. Having pains. : ACHY
7. Little. : WEE
8. Rhodes ___. : SCHOLARS
9. Dish baked in a certain form. : LOAF
10. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
11. Secures. : TIES
12. Sombreros. : HATS
15. "Shinplaster." : SCRIP
17. ___ die (without appointing a day for reassembling). : SINE
20. Grapefruit. : POMELO
22. Delicate skill. : FINESSE
23. Noted individuals. : NAMES
24. Sweet-smelling. : OLENT
26. Greek letter. : CHI
27. Befitting a Nero. : TYRANNICAL
28. Substance for grinding. : EMERY
29. Notches. : DENTS
32. Speaks pompously. : ORATES
35. Unfamiliar. : NEW
36. Fishing vessels. : TRAWLERS
41. Firecrackers of a sort. : PETARDS
44. Scarlett's Butler. : RHETT
46. Tear. : RENT
47. Move to action. : INCITE
50. Small point of land. : SPIT
51. Harmless. : TAME
52. Home of the ibex. : ALPS
53. Mar. : BLOT
54. Turn sere. : FADE
55. City on the Humboldt River. : ELKO
56. Beheld. : SEEN
58. Be worth the effort. : PAY

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

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