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New York Times, Friday, June 6, 1958

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.25, Missing: { J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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Across Down
1. Jezebel's husband. : AHAB
5. Reddish planet. : MARS
9. Where Kaesong is. : KOREA
14. Spanish lady. : DONA
15. Landed. : ALIT
16. Ukase. : EDICT
17. Its capital is San José. : COSTARICA
19. B. C. Roman historian. : NEPOS
20. Star of TV and the Met. : PATRICEMUNSEL
22. Sea bird. : ERNE
23. High officer: Abbr. : PRES
24. Illinois' second largest city. : PEORIA
27. Any vexing problem: Colloq. : HEADACHE
31. Hundred-eyed watchman. : ARGUS
32. Very much: Colloq. : BADLY
33. Short term of endearment. : HON
34. Goldfish. : CARP
35. Packs tightly. : BALES
36. Abdul-Aziz ibn ___. : SAUD
37. Direction. : ESE
38. Meted out medicine. : DOSED
39. Compact. : DENSE
40. Fixed paintings. : RESTORED
42. Broke with a party, politically. : BOLTED
43. Molecular element. : ATOM
44. Good: Ital. : BENE
45. John Daly colleague. : ARLENEFRANCIS
50. Journeys. : TREKS
51. Kitchen whistler. : TEAKETTLE
53. Wireless. : RADIO
54. French friend. : AMIE
55. Site of the first Olympics. : ELIS
56. Creator of Rebecca West. : IBSEN
57. Impart. : LEND
58. Trees. : ELMS
1. Military man: Abbr. : ADC
2. Kind of skirt. : HOOP
3. Handle: Lat. : ANSA
4. Umpire's cry. : BATTERUP
5. Seaside promenade. : MARINA
6. "___ Adams." : ALICE
7. He wrote "Dream Girl." : RICE
8. Rushed headlong. : STAMPEDED
9. Senate Democrat. : KENNEDY
10. Ukranian port. : ODESSA
11. Perfected. : RIPE
12. Branch of biology: Abbr. : ECOL
13. Army Transport group. : ATS
18. Molding edge. : ARRIS
21. Eurasian mountains. : URALS
24. Gaited horse. : PACER
25. Delete. : ERASE
26. Fabled monsters. : OGRES
27. Dragged forcibly. : HALED
28. Early type of music. : CHANT
29. Theatre. : HOUSE
30. Done. : ENDED
32. Iron or copper. : BASEMETAL
35. Soap ingredient. : BORON
36. Draft choice. : SELECTEE
38. Is overfond of. : DOTESON
39. Metaphysical poet. : DONNE
41. Movie: Colloq. : TALKIE
42. Having a bill. : BEAKED
44. ___ storm. : BRAIN
45. See 36 Across. : ARAB
46. Pigments. : REDS
47. In law, a wife. : FEME
48. Common verbal contraction. : ITLL
49. Meager. : SLIM
50. Numerical combining form. : TRI
52. Letter. : ESS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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