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New York Times, Monday, July 21, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { G J Q W }, Scrabble score: 306 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,310
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1. Laboring man. : PEON
5. Famous Egyptian, for short. : CLEO
9. Decorative container. : VASE
13. Arm bone. : ULNA
14. Alfred Hitchcock opus, for example. : HAIRRAISER
16. Compassion. : PITY
17. Stage and screen star. : ANNEBAXTER
18. Hardwood tree. : ASH
19. Tiny insect. : MITE
20. Means of guiding. : REINS
21. Sins. : EVILS
23. College course: Abbr. : ECON
25. Places of confusion. : BABELS
27. Lintel. : TRANSOM
30. Of a perfect kind. : IDEAL
31. Thin slices of food. : CHIPS
32. Timely. : PAT
34. Coin of Iran. : RIAL
35. Brake parts. : SHOES
36. Greek letter. : BETA
37. One of the Seven Dwarfs. : DOC
38. Embarks. : SAILS
39. Kind of acid. : BORIC
40. Hamper. : SHACKLE
42. Out-and-out. : ARRANT
43. Third ___. : RAIL
44. Echoic sound of lapping water. : PLASH
45. More diffident. : SHIER
48. Lode. : VEIN
49. Free from. : OFF
52. Floe formations. : PANCAKEICE
55. ___ Glacier, in Alaska. : MUIR
56. Eisenhower lieutenant. : EZRABENSON
57. ___ Royale. : ISLE
58. Facial features. : EYES
59. Affirmatives. : YEAS
60. Out-of-fashion item. : BELT
1. Insect stage. : PUPA
2. Ivy Leaguers. : ELIS
3. Current novel about the future. : ONTHEBEACH
4. Negative. : NAY
5. Tips. : CANTS
6. Course of action. : LINE
7. Sooner than. : ERE
8. Eye. : ORB
9. Termagants. : VIXENS
10. Italian wine center. : ASTI
11. Witnessed. : SEEN
12. Slips. : ERRS
14. Greets. : HAILS
15. ___ rod. : AARONS
19. Machine for grinding. : MILL
22. Menu item. : VEAL
23. Indians. : ERIES
24. Bottle tops. : CAPS
25. Shuttlecock. : BIRD
26. Word of farewell. : ADIOS
27. Oar support. : THOLE
28. Place of entertainment. : OPERAHOUSE
29. Morning song: Poet. : MATIN
31. Cool. : CHILL
33. Savoir-faire. : TACT
35. Hector Hugh Munro. : SAKI
36. Uncle of Sir Lancelot. : BORS
38. Ancient charm. : SCARAB
39. Cattle feed. : BRAN
41. Palm trees. : ARECAS
42. Strange. : ALIEN
44. Texas river. : PECOS
45. Former German admiral. : SPEE
46. Somewhat vague. : HAZY
47. Concerning. : INRE
48. Endorsement of a sort. : VISA
50. Pervade. : FILL
51. Mandolin part. : FRET
53. Device to turn a bolt. : KEY
54. Compass point. : ENE
55. Marble. : MIB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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