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New York Times, Friday, May 30, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { J K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 78, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,258
Across
1. Epochal: Rare. : ERAL
5. Convivial, as a companion. : BOON
9. Contends (with). : COPES
14. Single diamond. : SOLITAIRE
16. City of Spain. : AVILA
17. Underground room. : SUBCELLAR
18. Mendelssohn. : FELIX
19. Jubilant. : ELATED
20. Put up with. : TOLERATE
22. Long-lived son of Seth. : ENOS
23. Water or turf game. : POLO
24. Colors. : HUES
25. Start moving. : STIR
26. Musical instrument. : MARIMBA
28. Give ___ try. : ITA
29. Mouse genus. : MUS
30. Opéra ___ (comic opera). : BOUFFE
34. Most compact. : DENSEST
36. Chinese military chief. : WARLORD
37. Make up of a variety of goods. : ASSORT
38. Exist. : ARE
39. Gardner ___, cartoonist. : REA
40. Limp. : FLACCID
43. Appear. : SEEM
44. Treaty. : PACT
47. Norse fate. : NORN
48. A great amount: Colloq. : LOTS
49. Allied. : INLEAGUE
51. Scold. : BERATE
53. Showy flower. : PEONY
54. Practice performance. : REHEARSAL
56. Follow. : ENSUE
57. Relative of vermicelli. : SPAGHETTI
58. Paces. : STEPS
59. Potato parts. : EYES
60. Dregs. : LEES
Down
1. To be: Lat. : ESSE
2. Toothed wheels for making rows of dots. : ROULETTES
3. Natives of Tirana. : ALBANIANS
4. Roman magistrate's attendant. : LICTOR
5. Shiny-pated. : BALD
6. Basic fuel. : OIL
7. Spellbinder. : ORATOR
8. Orange oil. : NEROLI
9. Restaurant. : CAFE
10. Catch up with. : OVERHAUL
11. Oriental rice-and-meat dish. : PILAU
12. Choice part. : ELITE
13. Wind instruments: Colloq. : SAXES
15. Golfer's aids. : TEES
21. London's banking street. : LOMBARD
23. Old times. : PAST
25. Mallow shrub. : SIDA
26. Half-wild cow pony. : MUSTANG
27. Use a gimlet. : BORE
29. Blackbird: Poet. : MERL
31. Anticipation. : FORETASTE
32. Orange ___. : FREESTATE
33. Cheese. : EDAM
35. Weaken in power to resist. : SOFTENUP
36. Wagon: Archaic. : WAIN
41. College program. : COURSE
42. Having a feeling of nervous fear. : CREEPY
43. Reddish-brown horse. : SORREL
44. Flutes. : PIPES
45. Concerning. : ANENT
46. Nearly equal. : CLOSE
48. Jacob's first wife. : LEAH
50. Affirmatives. : AYES
51. Pleads. : BEGS
52. Crimson foes. : ELIS
55. "Scots, wha ___ wi' Wallace bled . . . " : HAE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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