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New York Times, Tuesday, June 17, 1958

Author:
A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Adriatic port. : BARI
5. Polynesian. : MAORI
10. Corn bread. : PONE
14. Unyielding. : IRON
15. Author Hervey. : ALLEN
16. Gem. : OPAL
17. Wilted. : LIMP
18. English novelist (1814–84). : READE
19. Apollo's mother. : LETO
20. French mathematician (1749–1827). : LAPLACE
22. Means for acquisition of knowledge. : ORGANON
24. Kind of blonde. : ASH
25. Mongols. : TATARS
26. Indian chief of 1832 war. : BLACKHAWK
30. Ranks. : TIERS
33. Part. : ROLE
34. Beverage. : ALE
35. One of the Brussels Fair exhibitors. : RUSSIA
36. Homonym of 34 Across. : AIL
37. Tested for fit. : TRIEDON
39. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
40. Kerry town. : TRALEE
42. Cask. : TUN
43. Augury. : OMEN
44. Don's relative. : SENOR
45. Arabia's Nefud. : REDDESERT
47. Serve the purpose. : ANSWER
49. Reference book: Abbr. : ENC
50. New L. A. feature. : DODGERS
52. Bilked. : FLEECED
56. He loves: Lat. : AMAT
57. French school. : ECOLE
59. Spanish pot. : OLLA
60. Roman leader of Pompey's time. : MILO
61. Biblical measure of length. : CUBIT
62. Jungle home. : LAIR
63. British gun. : STEN
64. Brown seaweeds. : KELPS
65. Church section. : APSE
Down
1. Fill the ___. : BILL
2. Relative of recitative. : ARIA
3. Play boisterously. : ROMP
4. Fitting. : INPLACE
5. Participant in a famous tea party. : MARCHHARE
6. Nautical term. : ALEE
7. Wave: Span. : OLA
8. Hardwood tree. : REDOAK
9. Sluggish. : INERT
10. Seaman's guide. : POLARIS
11. Magic words. : OPENSESAME
12. Modern entente. : NATO
13. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
21. Invite. : ASK
23. Panama lake. : GATUN
25. Hi-fi necessity. : TWEETER
26. Undisciplined children. : BRATS
27. Orleans' river. : LOIRE
28. Will Scarlet's colleague. : ALLANADALE
29. Eastern name. : ALI
31. Poet of a sort. : RIMER
32. ___ Botolph, commemorated on June 17. : SAINT
35. Short lyric poems. : RONDELETS
37. To the point. : TERSE
38. Washout. : DUD
41. 2,240 pounds. : LONGTON
43. Seminole war leader of 1835–37. : OSCEOLA
45. Deliverance. : RESCUE
46. Compass point. : ENE
48. Fate of the Hesperus. : WRECK
50. Fort Peck and Folsom. : DAMS
51. Neglect. : OMIT
52. Diver's somersault. : FLIP
53. Peal. : CLAP
54. New Havenites. : ELIS
55. Virginia of Virginia. : DARE
58. Rectangular figure: Abbr. : OBL

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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