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New York Times, Friday, June 27, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { F K Q Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,286
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1. Founder of a new library. : TRUMAN
7. President of the Senate. : NIXON
12. Childish. : PUERILE
13. Metallic salts. : SALINES
15. Having no limit. : UNDATED
16. Supporting frame. : TRESTLE
17. Prominent playwright. : MILLER
18. Grand ___. : PRIX
19. Snake. : ASP
20. Suffix in chemistry. : ASE
21. Novel by Anatole France. : THAIS
23. Gait. : TROT
24. Bridge of ___. : SIGHS
27. Mountain. : ALP
28. Le Havre's river. : SEINE
29. Silly. : ASININE
31. Well-nigh. : ALMOST
32. Sweet-smelling ointment. : NARD
33. Crisp cookie. : SNAP
34. Arctic transportation. : SLEDGE
37. Tropical regions. : JUNGLES
40. Roman emperor. : TITUS
41. ___ masque. : BAL
42. Disunite. : SEVER
44. Arab attire. : ABAS
45. Nobel prize author. : CAMUS
47. Once ___ blue moon. : INA
48. Prized possession. : GEM
49. Children. : SONS
50. Ambush. : WAYLAY
53. Pertaining to disputation. : ERISTIC
55. Port town of Tahiti. : PAPEETE
56. In-laws of 1 Across. : DANIELS
57. Clothed. : ARRAYED
58. People of the Baltic regions. : LETTS
59. Is very conspicuous. : STARES
1. North African state. : TUNISIA
2. Cincinnati baseballers. : REDLEGS
3. River into the Caspian. : URAL
4. Tiny insect. : MITE
5. Warning. : ALERT
6. Man's nickname. : NED
7. Nostril. : NARIS
8. Holm oak. : ILEX
9. Greek letters. : XIS
10. Toronto's lake. : ONTARIO
11. TV family. : NELSONS
12. Cougars. : PUMAS
13. Gaza ___. : STRIP
14. Musical composition. : SEPTET
18. Picket. : PALE
22. The cards held. : HAND
23. Former juvenile star. : TEMPLE
25. People of India. : HINDUS
26. Obstacles. : SNAGS
28. Smeltery by-products. : SLAGS
30. A country: Abbr. : IRE
31. Massachusetts cape. : ANN
33. Sea, arm of the Pacific. : SULU
34. Planned, arranged and carried out. : STAGED
35. Broad-minded. : LIBERAL
36. Fine bunting. : ETAMINE
37. Bread spreads. : JAMS
38. Symbol of ancient superstition. : EVILEYE
39. Legislative bodies. : SENATES
41. Char-à ___ (vehicles). : BANCS
43. Having beams of light. : RAYED
45. Spirals. : COILS
46. Dark-complexioned. : SWART
49. Note on a galley proof. : STET
51. Port of Guam. : APRA
52. Part of a decade. : YEAR
54. Perch. : SIT
55. ___ de Calais. : PAS

Answer summary: 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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