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New York Times, Saturday, June 21, 1958

Author:
Mary D. Weisser
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Z }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Mary D. Weisser has 5 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,280
Across
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Margins. : HEMS
5
Troublemaker in Eden. : APPLE
10
Morose. : SOUR
14
Baghdad Pact country. : IRAQ
15
Russian concert pianist. : BRAILOWSKY
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Pear-shaped fruits. : FIGS
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Cold war propaganda weapons. : SATELLITES
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Here: Fr. : ICI
20
"Au claire de la ___ . . . " : LUNE
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New York Senator. : IVES
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Saleswoman. : CLERK
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A "many-splendored thing." : LOVE
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Protect. : DEFEND
28
Western European alliance. : BENELUX
31
$2,000,000 missile. : ATLAS
32
Increased temperature. : FEVER
33
Garden spot in Surrey. : KEW
35
___ corners (crossroads). : FOUR
36
Ship: Lat. : NAVIS
37
Singer Sack. : ERNA
38
Old-fashioned explosive. : TNT
39
Idolatrous. : PAGAN
40
___ House, in Washington. : BLAIR
41
Attack. : SETUPON
43
Present-day calendar. : JULIAN
44
Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
45
Mohammedan scriptures. : KORAN
46
Present ___. : ARMS
48
Grasshopper: Dial. : GRIG
49
"___ Were King." : IFI
52
Forward drive of the jet. : PROPULSION
55
Earn. : GAIN
56
Dissenter. : PROTESTANT
57
Biblical giant. : ANAK
58
Light blows. : PATS
59
Adjusts in pitch. : TUNES
60
Adherents: Suffix. : ISTS
Down
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Music lover's specialty. : HIFI
2
Scandinavian name. : ERIC
3
Mozart opera. : MAGICFLUTE
4
Plane figures: Abbr. : SQS
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Contrary to reason. : ABSURD
6
Trick. : PRANK
7
Meat paste. : PATE
8
Position of a golf ball. : LIE
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Right-angle extension. : ELL
10
Turning part. : SWIVEL
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Bone: Comb. form. : OSTE
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Strummers' instruments. : UKES
13
Common carriers: Abbr. : RYS
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Dickens character. : OLIVER
20
Optical glass. : LENS
23
Goneril's father. : LEAR
24
Author of "Compulsion." : LEVIN
25
Singles. : ONES
26
Idiotic. : DAFT
27
English collars. : ETONS
28
British Laborite. : BEVAN
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Natives of Krivoi Rog. : UKRAINIANS
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City in Ohio, SE of Dayton. : XENIA
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Bundle of sticks. : FAGOT
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Admonish. : WARN
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Dozes. : NAPS
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She: Ital. : ELLA
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Chase. : PURSUE
40
Town: Colloq. : BURG
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Entices. : TEMPTS
43
Junctions. : JOINTS
45
Scandinavian money. : KRONE
46
Anglo-Irish mild expletive. : ARRA
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Essential part. : ROOT
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Composer Menotti. : GIAN
50
Sanction. : FIAT
51
Stationer's items. : INKS
52
Musical direction: Abbr. : PPP
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Navy craft. : LST
54
TV's Erwin. : STU
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Merry: Fr. : GAI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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