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New York Times, Thursday, May 29, 1958

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.49, Missing: { F J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Joseph LaFauci has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,257
Across
1. Listen: Var. : HARKEN
7. Vestiges. : TRACES
13. Not lubricated. : UNOILED
15. Province of Belgium. : BRABANT
16. Letter. : MISSIVE
17. Henley-on-Thames event. : REGATTA
18. Beside the mark. : AMISS
19. Its capital is Augusta. : MAINE
21. Of a certain religion: Abbr. : CHR
22. Novel of 1880. : NANA
23. Covered with hoarfrost. : RIMED
24. Close. : SHUT
25. Relative of joie de vivre. : ELAN
26. Prince of opera. : IGOR
27. Stage of development. : PHASE
28. English maritime county. : DEVON
30. Became less ardent. : COOLED
31. Animus. : HATRED
33. Boors. : CHURLS
34. Amen. : SOBEIT
35. Palace assemblge. : COURT
36. Easy gait. : AMBLE
37. "___ Fence Me In." : DONT
38. Applaud. : CLAP
42. Meat. : VEAL
43. Health, in a French toast. : SANTE
44. On earth. : HERE
45. Metallic rock. : ORE
46. Chekhov character. : VANYA
47. Burdened. : LADEN
48. Erases. : RUBSOUT
50. Harsh sound. : CLANGOR
52. Early native of Susa. : ELAMITE
53. Hybrid fruit. : TANGELO
54. Strip. : DENUDE
55. Become angry: Colloq. : SEERED
Down
1. Merciful. : HUMANE
2. Quadruped, for example. : ANIMAL
3. Character in "The Barber of Seville." : ROSINA
4. Act the cad. : KISSANDTELL
5. Ancient division of Greece. : ELIS
6. Sagebrush State: Abbr. : NEV
7. Drift. : TREND
8. Prevail without restraint. : RAGE
9. Arabian garment. : ABA
10. Receptacle for odds and ends. : CATCHALL
11. Shows ardent interest: Colloq. : ENTHUSES
12. Initiated. : STARTED
14. Hero. : DEMIGOD
15. Pipe. : BRIER
20. Idolatrous king of Judah. : AMON
23. Fasten firmly. : RIVET
24. Cheat: Colloq. : SHORTCHANGE
27. A heavy rain. : POUR
29. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
30. Paratrooper's gear. : CHUTE
31. Local self-government. : HOMERULE
32. Israeli statesman. : ABBAEBAN
33. Touch. : CONTACT
34. Tasted with relish. : SAVORED
35. Rabbit fur. : CONY
37. He loved Beatrice. : DANTE
39. Book of accounts. : LEDGER
40. Small interstice. : AREOLE
41. Sam Williams' friend. : PENROD
43. Fried. : SAUTE
46. Empty space. : VOID
47. Narrow road. : LANE
49. School of the Mustangs: Abbr. : SMU
51. Spanish article. : LAS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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