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New York Times, Wednesday, June 11, 1958

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { J M Q Z }, Scrabble score: 290 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Jan and Mike Dubin have 12 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 54-Across had "popular"; changed it to "Popular."

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,270

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Revolutionary patriot of N. C. : ASHE
5. Cygnus. : SWAN
9. Roman robes. : TOGAS
14. Piece of bank business. : LOAN
15. Enclosure for a bank teller. : CAGE
16. Manifest. : OVERT
17. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
18. Clamor. : RIOT
19. Aqua. : WATER
20. Type of profit. : CAPITALGAIN
23. Actress Hagen. : UTA
24. Rends. : RIPS
25. Drew a road grader over. : SCRAPED
27. Threads. : FIBERS
30. Willow. : OSIER
31. Operating. : INUSE
32. Type of journey. : FIELDTRIP
36. Rhythmical cadence. : LILT
37. Pungent, as wit. : SALTY
38. By one's self. : SOLO
39. Members of a certain political party. : LABORITES
41. Approach by stealth. : STALK
42. Yielded. : CEDED
43. Foreign business exchange. : BOURSE
44. Crumpled up. : BUCKLED
47. Pro-Nazi group. : BUND
48. Tree. : ASH
49. Austerity. : ASTRINGENCY
54. Expressions of gratitude: Popular misspelling. : THANX
56. Those not in office. : OUTS
57. Where Augustus Caesar died, 14 A. D. : NOLA
58. German poet. : HEINE
59. ___ noire. : BETE
60. Relative of 32 Across. : TREK
61. Went astray. : ERRED
62. Where the Tree of Life grew. : EDEN
63. Cutting tools. : SAWS
Down
1. Pianist Templeton. : ALEC
2. Railbird. : SORA
3. Door fastener. : HASP
4. Inventory listing. : ENTIRESTOCK
5. Bits. : SCRAPS
6. Laments. : WAILS
7. Keyed up. : AGOG
8. Business worth. : NETASSETS
9. "Paint the ___." : TOWNRED
10. Eggs. : OVA
11. General structure: Colloq. : GETUP
12. Mountain crest. : ARETE
13. Valuable violin: Colloq. : STRAD
21. Exhaust. : TIRE
22. Coldly. : ICILY
26. Disciples of painting. : ARTSTUDENTS
27. Satiate. : FILL
28. Genus of dolphins. : INIA
29. Lamp. : BULB
30. Lubricated. : OILED
32. Decreed, as by destiny. : FATEDTOBE
33. Bellow. : ROAR
34. Ailments. : ILLS
35. Jab. : POKE
37. Lines of descent. : SIDES
40. At ease. : RELAXED
41. Ballad. : SONG
43. Kind of burner used in laboratories. : BUNSEN
44. Wash. : BATHE
45. Introduce. : USHER
46. Presiding officer. : CHAIR
47. Please: Ger. : BITTE
50. Wished undone. : RUED
51. Ibsen heroine. : NORA
52. Roll into a ball. : CLEW
53. Ruminants of Asia. : YAKS
55. Compass point. : NNE

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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