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New York Times, Thursday, August 14, 1958

Author:
Cora Goodman
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,334
Across
1. Vacation spot. : CAMP
5. Early invader of England. : PICT
9. Yarn for the warp. : ABB
12. Mixture. : OLIO
13. ___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
14. Dry up. : SEAR
16. Likening. : COMPARING
18. Device for numbering serially. : PAGER
20. Hematite. : ORE
21. Impudence: Colloq. : SASS
22. Blanket-garment. : SERAPE
23. Resources. : ASSETS
25. Dweller in Valhalla. : ODIN
27. Surpass. : TOP
28. Questioned mercilessly. : GRILLED
30. At this point. : HERE
31. Philanthropic organizations. : CHARITIES
34. Mediterranean island. : MALTA
35. Ebbs. : RECEDES
36. Shoulder ornament. : EPAULET
38. Ridge like a hogback. : ARETE
39. Exciting movies. : THRILLERS
41. Cockchafers. : DORS
42. Headquarters of the "mosquito fleet." : SEATTLE
43. Ad ___. : LIB
44. Yeast. : BARM
45. Coniferous trees. : CEDARS
49. Lustrous paint. : ENAMEL
51. Ferry. : BOAT
53. Me: Fr. : MOI
54. Incite. : SETON
55. Science of moving troops. : LOGISTICS
57. Playwright O'Casey. : SEAN
58. Heavy blow: Slang. : ONER
59. Writing fluids. : INKS
60. Pen. : STY
61. Common past participle. : BEEN
62. Flower. : POSY
Down
1. Reddish-yellow brown. : COCOA
2. Then: Fr. : ALORS
3. Entertainers. : MIMES
4. Summer drink. : POP
5. The mistletoe, for instance. : PARASITE
6. Sacred bird. : IBIS
7. Comfort. : CONSOLE
8. Harbor boat. : TUG
9. Resort city of Colorado. : ASPEN
10. Bruin. : BEAR
11. Trifle. : BAGATELLE
15. Correspondent. : REPORTER
17. Straddling. : ASTRIDE
19. Summer TV fare. : REPEATS
22. ___ Caesar. : SID
24. White herons. : EGRETS
26. The Negeb or the Nafud. : DESERT
29. Pioneer in antisepsis. : LISTER
30. Pulled. : HAULED
31. Early bassinets. : CRADLES
32. Protagonists of novels. : HEROINES
33. Embitters. : ACERBATES
34. Gavels. : MALLETS
37. Island refuge of the Bounty's crew. : PITCAIRN
40. Seasoning item in soup. : HAMBONE
42. Actor Mineo. : SAL
44. TV veteran. : BENNY
46. Kind of acids valuable in nutrition. : AMINO
47. Subject of petrology. : ROCKS
48. Lord Fauntleroy. : SISSY
50. Ancient castle's defense. : MOAT
52. S-shaped molding. : OGEE
55. Tennis stroke. : LOB
56. Apex. : TIP

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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