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New York Times, Monday, September 29, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,380
Across Down
1. Quick blow. : JAB
4. Character in Proust's magnum opus. : SWANN
9. Ridge. : BANK
13. Give way to anger. : FUME
14. Eldritch. : EERIE
15. Port of Upolu. : APIA
16. Memorable motion picture. : ONTHEWATERFRONT
19. Shrub of the mint family. : ROSEMARY
20. Purchaser. : VENDEE
21. Swampy. : MIRY
22. Island group of the Philippines. : SULU
23. Last Saxon king of England. : HAROLD
26. Salt of an acid. : CHROMATE
30. Suffix forming names of qualities. : ACITY
31. Italian movie star. : LOREN
32. Greek rural god. : PAN
33. Deep cut. : GASH
34. Place: Lat. : LOCUS
35. Celtic minstrel. : BARD
36. Where Pine Bluff is: Abbr. : ARK
37. Mogul governor. : NABOB
38. Pack animal. : BURRO
39. Gives back. : RESTORES
41. Sufferer for a cause. : MARTYR
42. Clubs: Abbr. : ORGS
43. Passepartout's master. : FOGG
44. Worn out. : EFFETE
47. Novel by Nicholas Monsarrat (with "The"). : CRUELSEA
51. Erstwhile refuge from the world. : SOUTHSEAISLANDS
53. Command to a sled dog. : MUSH
54. Cloys. : SATES
55. Strong emotion. : RAGE
56. More. : ELSE
57. Disintegrate. : ERODE
58. Catch sight of. : SPY
1. "Ox-eyed" goddess. : JUNO
2. Business figures: Abbr. : AMTS
3. Huge animal. : BEHEMOTH
4. Lincoln's Secy. of State. : SEWARD
5. Fagged. : WEARY
6. Fussy in décor. : ARTY
7. Never: Ger. : NIE
8. Veins in a leaf. : NERVURES
9. Famous innovator in entertainment. : BARNUM
10. Footless. : APOD
11. ___ to five. : NINE
12. One of the Smiths. : KATE
13. During. : FOR
17. ___ Post. : EMILY
18. Criminal. : FELON
22. Oleander. : SHRUB
23. Slave in Abraham's household. : HAGAR
24. Have ___ (be cautious). : ACARE
25. Insurance term. : RISKS
26. Island S. W. of Costa Rica. : COCOS
27. Separated. : APART
28. Linger. : TARRY
29. Home of a Biblical sorceress. : ENDOR
31. Rounded projections. : LOBES
34. Gifts freely bestowed. : LARGESSE
35. Cracksmen. : BURGLARS
37. One of a bridge foursome. : NORTH
38. Jewish roll. : BAGEL
40. ___ mark. : TOETHE
41. Light frozen dessert. : MOUSSE
43. Cooked. : FRIED
44. ___ Howard, former British envoy to U. S. : ESME
45. ___ tip. : FOUL
46. Bustle. : FUSS
47. Roman statesman. : CATO
48. A catch. : SNAP
49. Irritable. : EDGY
50. Ibsen character. : ASE
52. Pinna. : EAR

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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