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New York Times, Friday, September 5, 1958

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Jokesters. : WAGS
5. Gimlets. : AWLS
9. Renown. : ECLAT
14. "Like a bump on ___." : ALOG
15. Put to flight. : ROUT
16. Watered silk. : MOIRE
17. A present, in a common proverb. : GIFTHORSE
19. Not suitable. : UNFIT
20. Echo: Span. : ECO
21. Surpassed in batting. : OUTHIT
23. Give up. : CEDE
24. Member of a Moslem order. : DERVISH
26. Wine beverage. : NEGUS
28. Summer: Fr. : ETE
29. Intractable. : OBDURATE
32. Obscure. : MISTY
35. Coasters. : SLEDS
36. Energy. : VIM
37. Concerning. : ASTO
38. Aromatic. : SPICY
39. Appear. : SEEM
40. Minute. : WEE
41. Halloween apparition. : SPOOK
42. Tallowish. : LARDY
43. Coastal cities. : SEAPORTS
45. Virginia river into the Roanoke. : DAN
46. Physician. : MEDIC
47. Snuggled. : CUDDLED
51. Anapaests. : FEET
53. Bondsman. : THRALL
55. Trouble. : ADO
56. Extra. : ADDED
58. Sharp-sighted. : EAGLEEYED
60. Habituate. : INURE
61. Indian. : CREE
62. Part of a chair. : RUNG
63. Slight error. : LAPSE
64. Levers on a musical instrument. : KEYS
65. Part of a basilica. : APSE
Down
1. Fought. : WAGED
2. Miss Toklas. : ALICE
3. Be attracted by: Slang. : GOFOR
4. Army man: Abbr. : SGT
5. Activate. : AROUSE
6. Merit. : WORTH
7. Lavish. : LUSH
8. American author. : STEINBECK
9. Rhea's cousin. : EMU
10. Be at one. : CONCUR
11. Member of a beach patrol. : LIFESAVER
12. Unimaginative. : ARID
13. Head: Fr. : TETE
18. Half of a compound word meaning "flighty." : HOITY
22. Presidential nickname. : TEDDY
25. I forbid: Lat. : VETO
27. Outfielder Zernial. : GUS
29. Salmagundis. : OLIOS
30. Bound. : TIED
31. Oscar's relative. : EMMY
32. Gullets. : MAWS
33. Phrase to keep the conversation going. : ISEE
34. Hot under the collar. : STEAMEDUP
35. Make a ___ (test at random). : SPOTCHECK
38. Spar. : SPRIT
39. What "arena" means. : SAND
41. Turf. : SOD
42. Dipper. : LADLE
44. Dwindles (with "out"). : PETERS
45. Head of C.I.A. : DULLES
47. Wary: Slang. : CAGEY
48. Basketball shot. : LAYUP
49. Famous English family. : EDENS
50. Artful device. : DODGE
51. Flunk. : FAIL
52. Mrs. Boissevain. : EDNA
54. Underdone. : RARE
57. River past Balmoral Castle. : DEE
59. Epoch. : ERA

Answer summary: 8 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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