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New York Times, Thursday, June 5, 1958

Author:
Peter Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J P Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Peter Allen has 2 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 11-Down had "Massachuetts"; corrected it to "Massachusetts."

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Fanatical. : RABID
6. Pro ___ publico. : BONO
10. Fundamentals. : ABCS
14. Subside. : ABATE
15. St. Laurent of the fashion world. : YVES
16. Afrikaans. : TAAL
17. Cave ___ (beware the dog). : CANEM
18. Wash: Poet. : LAVE
19. Auld lang ___. : SYNE
20. Former Marshall Plan agency: Abbr. : ECA
21. Wrathful. : IRATE
23. Replace turf. : RESOD
24. Kansas. : SUNFLOWERSTATE
27. ___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
28. College degrees. : MAS
29. Melodic part. : AIR
31. Crawfish, bêche-de-mer, etc. : SEAFOOD
34. Laboratory vaporizer. : ETNA
35. Powdery residue. : ASHES
38. Roman ancestral god. : LAR
39. Pitman's rival. : GREGG
40. ___-deep. : KNEE
41. Animal member. : FORELEG
43. Magna ___ laude. : CUM
44. Baby's syllable. : GOO
45. Does a household chore. : IRONS
48. Kentucky. : BLUEGRASSSTATE
53. Nasal sound. : SNORT
54. Metalworker. : SMITH
55. Lady of Madrid: Abbr. : SRA
56. Places. : LOCI
57. Thump. : THUD
58. Of superior sagacity. : WISER
60. "___ foolish question . . . " : ASKA
61. State flower of New York. : ROSE
62. Standard of perfection. : IDEAL
63. Network. : MESH
64. Struck with reverence. : AWED
65. Standards. : NORMS
Down
1. Indianapolis attraction. : RACES
2. Calculating device. : ABACUS
3. Tropical fruit. : BANANA
4. Inhabitant of: Suffix. : ITE
5. Cecil and Agnes. : DEMILLES
6. Regulation. : BYLAW
7. Egg-shaped. : OVATE
8. Word from a literary raven. : NEVERMORE
9. Full of: Suffix. : OSE
10. Lost, figuratively. : ATSEA
11. Massachusetts. : BAYSTATE
12. Water recreation. : CANOEING
13. Coasting vehicle. : SLED
22. Ecclesiastical tribunal. : ROTA
23. Privileges, in finance: Abbr. : RTS
25. Railroad flare. : FUSEE
26. Dolorous. : SAD
30. Type of doll. : RAG
32. Type of entertainment. : FLOORSHOW
33. Paddle. : OAR
34. Rye fungus. : ERGOT
35. Doggy society: Abbr. : AKC
36. Facial feature. : SNUBNOSE
37. State trees of Pennsylvania. : HEMLOCKS
39. "Of Thee I Sing" composer. : GERSHWIN
41. State of confusion. : FOG
42. Catalogue. : LIST
44. Reach. : GET
46. African President. : NASSER
47. Brook. : STREAM
49. Bathsheba's husband. : URIAH
50. Divert. : AMUSE
51. ___ with (supported one faction). : SIDED
52. Nobles. : EARLS
53. Bridge term. : SLAM
57. Refrain syllable. : TRA
59. Swearing-in phrase. : IDO

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

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