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New York Times, Monday, August 18, 1958

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,338
Across
1. Platform. : DAIS
5. Popular garment. : JEANS
10. Lake in foothills of the Alps. : COMO
14. Former ruler of Peru. : INCA
15. Farewell. : ADIEU
16. Admit frankly. : AVOW
17. Camera device. : VIEWFINDER
19. Secretary McElroy. : NEIL
20. White linen vestment. : ALB
21. Word of regret. : ALAS
22. Not quite. : NEARLY
24. Artificial channels. : RACES
26. Group of people. : BAND
27. Contemporary soprano. : STEBER
29. Circus performers. : GYMNASTS
33. Personality factor. : TRAIT
34. Customs: Lat. : MORES
35. Labor group. : CIO
36. Funnel's slope. : RAKE
37. Migrant workers. : HOBOS
38. Anglo-Irish exclamation. : ARRA
39. Beverage. : ALE
40. Number. : SEVEN
41. Unreasonably high: Colloq. : STEEP
42. Counterpart. : PARALLEL
44. Urgency. : STRESS
45. Pacifiers. : SOPS
46. Canary's relative. : SERIN
47. Regular method. : SYSTEM
50. Atomic number: Abbr. : ATNO
51. Fox: Scot. : TOD
54. Openwork fabric. : LACE
55. Pervading influence. : ATMOSPHERE
58. Winglike. : ALAR
59. Sheer linen cloth. : TOILE
60. Jersey or Guernsey. : ISLE
61. Famous colonizer. : PENN
62. Concluded. : ENDED
63. Origin of a word: Abbr. : ETYM
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1. Operatic star. : DIVA
2. Indigo. : ANIL
3. U. S. S. Glacier, for example. : ICEBREAKER
4. Maxim. : SAW
5. Turnkey. : JAILER
6. Miss Millay and namesakes. : EDNAS
7. Furthers. : AIDS
8. Word introducing maiden name. : NEE
9. Patronymics. : SURNAMES
10. Where the Plains of Abraham are. : CANADA
11. Throughout. : OVER
12. Work very hard. : MOIL
13. Like a wise bird. : OWLY
18. Plane surface of a gem. : FACET
23. River into the Danube. : ENNS
25. Hero of long-run play. : ABIE
26. He wrote "Childe Harold." : BYRON
27. Subway grip. : STRAP
28. Refrain of Nanki Poo-Ko Ko song. : TRALA
29. TV comedian. : GOBEL
30. Hollywood opportunity. : SCREENTEST
31. Car appurtenances. : TIRES
32. Makes a lather. : SOAPS
34. Chess players' concerns. : MOVES
37. Husband or wife. : HELPMATE
38. "The Bell of ___." : ATRI
40. Fruit of the blackthorn. : SLOE
41. Razor sharpener. : STROP
43. Aft. : ASTERN
44. Perceived. : SENSED
46. Moved quietly. : STOLE
47. Suddenly: Colloq. : SLAP
48. ___-in-China, educational institution at Changsha. : YALE
49. Scrutinize. : SCAN
50. In the center of. : AMID
52. Airport near Paris. : ORLY
53. Regard. : DEEM
56. Weight. : TON
57. Hasten. : HIE

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

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