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New York Times, Tuesday, September 23, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 68, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.62, Missing: { B J K Y Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.43)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 13
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,374
Across Down
1. Delicately fronded algae. : SEAMOSS
8. Kind of clam. : QUAHOG
14. Writer-flier St. Exupéry. : ANTOINE
15. Mr. Tilley of "The New Yorker." : EUSTACE
16. Not so noisy. : STILLER
17. Football player. : LINEMAN
18. Courage to go on. : HOPE
19. Devoured. : EATEN
21. Architectural feature. : APSE
22. Dale and Andrew. : CARNEGIES
25. Play the banjo. : STRUM
28. Happy-faced ones. : GRINNERS
31. Girl's name meaning "dark as night." : LEILA
32. Lass. : MAID
33. Wide shoe size. : EEE
35. Drummer's reports. : EXPENSEACCOUNTS
39. Member of the family: Abbr. : DAU
40. Saucer-shaped bell. : GONG
41. Inscribe. : WRITE
42. Highway regulation. : SPEEDLAW
45. Moth. : EGGER
46. Vin ___, cheap French claret. : ORDINAIRE
48. Wall Street gamble, for short. : SPEC
51. Ether compound. : ESTER
52. Part of the neck. : NAPE
56. Vivid show. : PAGEANT
58. Humorist: Fr. : FARCEUR
60. Exacts punishment for. : AVENGES
61. Proclaimer. : UTTERER
62. Study twice. : REREAD
63. Landlords. : LESSORS
1. Ornamental band. : SASH
2. Within: Comb. form. : ENTO
3. "Take ___ from me." : ATIP
4. Particle of matter. : MOLECULE
5. The wealth of Arabia. : OIL
6. Look of contempt. : SNEER
7. East Indian skipper. : SERANG
8. Kind of acid from a malaria antidote. : QUININIC
9. Navy letters. : USN
10. Relaxed. : ATEASE
11. Where Smith College is: Colloq. : HAMP
12. Tropical tubers. : OCAS
13. Actor Autry. : GENE
15. Like Thomas Gray's finest work. : ELEGIAC
20. Fishwife. : TERMAGANT
23. Salle ___ (dining room): Fr. : AMANGER
24. University's best friend. : ENDOWER
25. Coaster. : SLED
26. Bluebonnet state. : TEXAS
27. Destroy. : RIPUP
29. Break a promise: Colloq. : RENIG
30. Seven: Ital. : SETTE
34. Small Danish weights. : ESER
36. Soaked through. : SODDENED
37. Joins up. : ENLISTS
38. Great needs. : URGENCES
43. Geological epoch. : EOCENE
44. Sad: Scot. : WAEFUL
47. Incensed. : IRATE
48. Boom. : SPAR
49. Lay asphalt. : PAVE
50. The "Rome of Hungary." : EGER
53. Prefix in aviation. : AERO
54. Boy: Lat. : PUER
55. Makes slips. : ERRS
57. Turkish title. : AGA
59. Privileges: Abbr. : RTS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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