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New York Times, Saturday, August 9, 1958

Author: Sidney Lambert
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,329
Across Down
1. Spots on playing cards. : PIPS
5. Suffers distress. : ACHES
10. Horse-drawn vehicle: Colloq. : SHAY
14. Together: Mus. : ADUE
15. Meat stock. : BROTH
16. Stone Age dwelling place. : CAVE
17. Accepted something without reservation: Slang. : WENTTHEWHOLEHOG
20. "'Tis the ___ of summer . . . " : LASTROSE
21. Island of Malaya. : PENANG
22. ___ Porsena, Etruscan king. : LARS
23. Law: Abbr. : STAT
24. Not lower in dignity (than). : NOLESS
27. Highlander. : CLANSMAN
31. Copycats. : APERS
32. Moves with difficulty. : TOILS
33. Mouths: Lat. : ORA
34. Fishing gear. : NETS
35. Rut. : TRACK
36. Garment. : WRAP
37. African antelope. : GNU
38. Vegetables. : PEASE
39. George Gordon ___, Civil War general. : MEADE
40. Ambitious one. : ASPIRANT
42. Maria Meneghini-___. : CALLAS
43. Holiday drinks. : NOGS
44. Umpire's decision. : BALL
45. Jinx. : HOODOO
48. Shakespearean hero. : PERICLES
52. Entirely fabricated. : OUTOFWHOLECLOTH
54. Spanish eight. : OCHO
55. Cancels. : NULLS
56. Commune in Piedmont. : ASTI
57. Son of Odin. : THOR
58. Pintails. : SMEES
59. Strongly felt. : DEEP
1. Ratchet. : PAWL
2. Opinion. : IDEA
3. Plays on words. : PUNS
4. Covered wagon people. : SETTLERS
5. Execrates. : ABHORS
6. Salad garnish. : CRESS
7. American inventor. : HOWE
8. Numerical suffix. : ETH
9. Madison Avenue conversation. : SHOPTALK
10. Odors. : SCENTS
11. Guffaw. : HAHA
12. Bard's river. : AVON
13. Burglar: Slang. : YEGG
18. Volcanic tuff. : TRASS
19. Inclines. : LEANS
23. Golfer's bugbear. : SLICE
24. ___ Parbat, high peak of Kashmir. : NANGA
25. Begins. : OPENS
26. Relax. : LETUP
27. Littoral. : COAST
28. Right and proper. : MORAL
29. Plowed land: Span. : ARADA
30. Scruffs. : NAPES
32. Over: Prefix. : TRANS
35. Garments for milady. : TEAGOWNS
36. Wearing one's best. : WELLCLAD
38. Demonstration. : PROOF
39. Kind of acid in fruits. : MALIC
41. ___ sports. : INDOOR
42. Pet. : CARESS
44. Reigning beauty. : BELLE
45. Sound of scorn. : HOOT
46. Vocal reaction to pain. : OUCH
47. Roman emperor. : OTHO
48. Vaulter's aid. : POLE
49. Miss. : LOSE
50. Diminutive suffix. : ETTE
51. The Pinafore, for one. : SHIP
53. Buzz. : HUM

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

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