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New York Times, Saturday, June 28, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J K }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 63-Across had two clues: "Warrant officer: Contr." and "Petty officer:" Used first.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,287
Across Down
1. Gender: Abbr. : MASC
5. ___ law excluding women from the throne. : SALIC
10. Urban annoyance. : SMOG
14. Choir voice. : ALTO
15. College town on the Penobscot. : ORONO
16. Diminutive of a girl's name. : TONI
17. Major European waterway. : SEINERIVER
19. Architectural pier. : ANTA
20. Familiar cry at S. A. C. bases. : SCRAMBLE
21. Site of Wheaton College, in Massachusetts. : NORTON
23. Noncoms. : NCOS
24. Domain. : REALM
25. Blanch. : WHITEN
28. Mediterranean region. : NEAREAST
31. March. : HAL
32. Finish. : ENDUP
34. Groove. : STRIA
35. Arm of the Black Sea. : AZOV
37. Went astray. : ERRED
39. Level or stage. : STEP
40. Carouse. : REVEL
42. Canadian physician, teacher. : OSLER
44. Highway: Abbr. : RTE
45. Pliant. : FLEXIBLE
47. Railroad flares. : FUSEES
49. ___ see. : PAPAL
50. Try out. : TEST
51. Motor or dynamo part. : STATOR
53. Winds of the Indian Ocean. : MONSOONS
57. Geometrical surfaces. : TORI
58. Structure on left bank of 17 Across. : QUAIDORSAY
60. Exchange premium. : AGIO
61. Relative. : UNCLE
62. Certain New Havenites. : ELIS
63. Warrant officer: Contr. : BOSN
64. Alleviated. : EASED
65. Booby-prize winner. : DOLT
1. Large-scale. : MASS
2. Guinness of the Kwai. : ALEC
3. Ado. : STIR
4. Scientist, educator, statesman. : CONANT
5. Part of the University of Paris. : SORBONNE
6. Seed coats. : ARILS
7. Nothing, in tennis. : LOVE
8. Noun suffix. : INE
9. Eye part. : CORNEA
10. Hollywood hopefuls. : STARLETS
11. Site of the Church of Sacré-Coeur. : MONTMARTRE
12. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
13. ___ Carlo Menotti. : GIAN
18. Banquet figure. : EMCEE
22. Sweeps. : OARS
24. Throw back. : REPEL
25. Pier. : WHARF
26. Eye shade. : HAZEL
27. Part of a springtime song title. : ILOVEPARIS
28. Foster. : NURSE
29. Seven: Span. : SIETE
30. Recorder strips. : TAPES
33. Quaintly funny. : DROLL
36. Annoyance. : VEXATION
38. Maintained against force. : DEFENDED
41. Chinese poet of eighth century. : LIPO
43. Combining form for a country. : RUSSO
46. Sailing vessel: Fr. : BARQUE
48. Accumulated. : STORED
50. Linen cloth. : TOILE
51. Thrust. : STAB
52. Japanese admiral. : TOGO
53. Prefixes meaning "son of." : MACS
54. European capital. : OSLO
55. Capture: Colloq. : NAIL
56. Ordered arrangement: Abbr. : SYST
59. Girl's name. : UNA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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