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New York Times, Wednesday, July 30, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G Q W X }, Scrabble score: 321 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,319
Across
1. Frontier weapon. : RIFLE
6. Brace. : PAIR
10. Small piece of candy. : DROP
14. Giant in the sky. : ORION
15. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
16. Comfort. : EASE
17. Type of good old harmony. : BARBERSHOP
19. Four-minute phenomenon. : MILE
20. Possessive pronoun. : ITS
21. Speck. : MOTE
22. Man of cloth. : TAILOR
24. Meshy. : NETLIKE
26. Kind of moon. : FULL
27. Nyets. : NOES
28. Daughter of Aphrodite and Ares. : HARMONIA
32. City on the Rhone. : LYONS
34. Laughing matters. : JOKES
35. ___ Paul Kruger. : OOM
36. Roof ledge. : EAVE
37. Author of "Daisy Miller." : JAMES
38. Competent. : ABLE
39. Brew. : ALE
40. Light Brigade weapon. : SABER
41. Range animal. : STEER
42. Literary prize. : PULITZER
44. The cash drawer. : TILL
45. Deride: Slang. : RAZZ
46. Florentine painter, Fra ___ Lippi. : FILIPPO
49. Engross. : ABSORB
52. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
53. Adverse criticism: Slang. : RAP
54. Check. : REIN
55. Continent for scientific study. : ANTARCTICA
58. International aid organization. : CARE
59. Not ever: Poet. : NEER
60. Thrush. : OUZEL
61. Tinged. : HUED
62. Complete. : DONE
63. Of necessity (with "must"). : NEEDS
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1. Large thrush. : ROBIN
2. In a temper. : IRATE
3. Project for an author. : FIRSTNOVEL
4. Tennis shot. : LOB
5. Opponents. : ENEMIES
6. Fake jewelry. : PASTE
7. Message from a nerve. : ACHE
8. Japanese admiral of Russo-Japanese War. : ITO
9. Transports. : RAPTURES
10. Venus ___. : DEMILO
11. Small wading bird. : RAIL
12. Norse capital. : OSLO
13. Equal. : PEER
18. Korean soldiers. : ROKS
23. Charity. : ALMS
25. By oneself. : LONE
26. Poseur. : FAKER
28. Greek with a lyre. : HOMER
29. Accolade for physics, chemistry, etc. : NOBELPRIZE
30. One of Hercules' loves. : IOLE
31. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : AMER
32. Giant step. : LEAP
33. River of battle fame. : YALU
34. A man of Judah, in I Chronicles. : JABEZ
37. Hot combo. : JAZZBAND
38. Gudrun's husband: Norse myth. : ATLI
40. Radiating crack in safety glass. : STAR
41. Abundant element. : SILICON
43. Pressed. : IRONED
44. Jeweled crown: Var. : TIAR
46. Signal fire. : FLARE
47. Gaited. : PACED
48. Gems. : OPALS
49. Gaily mischievous. : ARCH
50. Suitor. : BEAU
51. Father. : SIRE
52. Egyptian sun. : ATEN
56. New: Comb. form. : NEO
57. Calendar abbreviation. : TUE

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

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