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New York Times, Friday, July 25, 1958

Author:
Herbert Ettenson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X }, Scrabble score: 342 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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Across
1. Basil. : HERB
5. Uses a springboard. : DIVES
10. Carpenter's tool. : ADZE
14. Mingle-mangle. : OLIO
15. Wringing wet. : ASOAK
16. Become known (with "out"). : LEAK
17. Ireland, for one. : OLDCOUNTRY
19. Unaspirated, as a consonant. : LENE
20. One way to entertain the kiddies. : PEEKABOO
21. Did aerial stunts. : LOOPED
23. Author Harte. : BRET
24. Canadian resort. : BANFF
25. Saw eye to eye. : AGREED
28. Happy-go-lucky. : CAREFREE
31. Whispered sweet nothings. : COOED
32. Old, dismantled ships. : HULKS
33. Village street name. : ELM
34. ___ de force. : TOUR
35. Stoppers. : CORKS
36. Cupbearer of the gods. : HEBE
37. Branch of McElroy's domain: Abbr. : USN
38. Circumspect. : CHARY
39. Instrument for tonsuring. : RAZOR
40. Hawking. : PEDDLERY
42. Muscular. : SINEWY
43. Commodious. : ROOMY
44. Remained steadfast. : HELD
45. Malenkov. : GEORGI
47. Certain harbor vessel. : FIREBOAT
51. Dawn: Lat. : ALBA
52. Part of an Indian ceremony. : SNAKEDANCE
54. Damsel. : MAID
55. Consumed. : EATEN
56. Dell. : GLEN
57. Part of A. D. : ANNO
58. Black suit. : SPADE
59. Organization: Abbr. : SYST
Down
1. Circle. : HOOP
2. French pronoun. : ELLE
3. Be a passenger. : RIDE
4. Spring brew. : BOCKBEER
5. Smeared. : DAUBED
6. "He that ___ with me is against me." : ISNOT
7. Bernard de ___. : VOTO
8. Attention. : EAR
9. Frolics boisterously. : SKYLARKS
10. Conductor's call. : ALLOFF
11. Place for food storage. : DEEPFREEZE
12. Author Grey. : ZANE
13. Made additions to (with "out"). : EKED
18. Paddled. : OARED
22. Singles. : ONES
24. Mulish. : BALKY
25. Misbehave: Colloq. : ACTUP
26. Brant. : GOOSE
27. Kind of tournament, as in tennis, chess, etc. : ROUNDROBIN
28. Seasoning made from turmeric. : CURRY
29. Jostle. : ELBOW
30. Abrasive. : EMERY
32. Venerable. : HOARY
35. Latest styles from Paris. : CHEMISES
36. Relatives of porte-monnaies. : HANDBAGS
38. Clumsy shoe. : CLOG
39. Nettled: Colloq. : RILED
41. El ___. : DORADO
42. Unruffled. : SERENE
44. Tramped. : HIKED
45. Vasco da ___. : GAMA
46. Spirit: Fr. : ELAN
47. ___ morgana (a mirage). : FATA
48. Exclusively. : ONLY
49. Gonzales' specialties. : ACES
50. Portable lodge. : TENT
53. Forty winks. : NAP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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