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New York Times, Monday, September 1, 1958

Author:
Charles Allen
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.46, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
Charles C. Allen has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 46-Across was missing underscore; added it.

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,352
Across
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Informal designation for Nasser. : GAMAL
6
Ship's cargo space. : HOLD
10
Winged insect. : WASP
14
Over 21. : OFAGE
15
Paris confidante. : AMIE
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Sailors' patron. : ELMO
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Saline solution. : BRINE
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Yeoman of the guard. : BEEFEATER
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Widely known address. : IODOWNINGSTREET
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___-tung. : MAOTSE
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Laconic. : TERSE
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"Why Do I ___?" : LOVEYOU
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Intangible influence. : AURA
28
Port in Scotland. : OBAN
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Province of Union of South Africa. : NATAL
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Part of a watch. : STEM
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Snood. : NET
36
Roman roads. : ITERS
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U. N. labor body. : ILO
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A cricket: Dial. : GRIG
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Rio ___, Amazon tributary. : NEGRO
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Irksome effort. : TOIL
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Block up. : CLOG
44
Indicating succession. : ORDINAL
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"Unaccustomed ___ . . . " : ASIAM
48
Memorable Hollywood name. : BOGART
50
Well-known street sign. : PENNSYLVANIAAVE
55
Sports event. : TRACKMEET
56
"But the ___ not yet." : ENDIS
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Guitar's relative. : LUTE
58
Foreign aid group. : CARE
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Outer surfaces of an object. : SIDES
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Norse giant: Var. : YMER
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Wiles. : ARTS
62
Cultural discernment. : TASTE
Down
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Mongolian wasteland. : GOBI
2
Of a continent: Prefix. : AFRO
3
Butler's cohort. : MAID
4
Nickname. : AGNOMEN
5
Room for action: Colloq. : LEEWAY
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Accustom. : HABITUATE
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Black cats, four-leaf clovers, etc. : OMENS
8
City on the Meuse. : LIEGE
9
Across and Down items: Abbr. : DEFS
10
Adopters of the latest fashions, for instance. : WEARERS
11
Tailor's service. : ALTERATION
12
Pintail ducks. : SMEES
13
___ cochere. : PORTE
19
Famous last words. : ETTU
21
Midday period: Archaic. : NOONING
24
Far-reaching. : LONG
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Higher: Ger. : OBER
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Foretell. : VATICINATE
27
Luckless contender: Colloq. : ALSORAN
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Sheep in second year. : TEG
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Claims unduly. : ARROGATES
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Man's name. : ELIA
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Defoe's penitent heroine. : MOLL
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Casual noticer. : GLANCER
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Oberon's consort. : TITANIA
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City on the Trans-Siberian Railroad. : OMSK
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Least sweet. : DRIEST
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In a suitable manner. : APTLY
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Laboratory item. : SERUM
48
Misty. : BLEAR
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Not secret. : OVERT
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Community service group. : YMCA
52
Puts with. : ADDS
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___ Nam. : VIET
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Existence: Lat. : ESSE

Answer summary: 10 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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