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New York Times, Saturday, September 6, 1958

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 29, Avg Word Len: 5.44, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 90, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,357
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1. Takes up one's full attention. : ABSORBS
8. Crafty one. : SCHEMER
15. Make complete. : FILLOUT
16. Cry of despair. : TOOLATE
17. Actor Bartholomew. : FREDDIE
18. Loosened, as shoes. : UNLACED
19. Fruit-flavored drinks. : ADES
20. Praised. : LAUDED
22. Ibsen character. : ASE
23. Family, class, etc. : ILK
24. Muddle. : ADDLE
25. Rose's man. : ABIE
26. Underwater chains of rocks. : REEFS
28. Longings: Slang. : YENS
30. Vehicle. : TRAM
31. The Narrows, for example. : STRAIT
33. Author of "The Crock of Gold." : STEPHENS
35. Scandinavian man's name. : LARS
37. Store event. : SALE
38. Reference below the text. : FOOTNOTE
42. Car attached to a steam locomotive. : TENDER
46. Princess of England. : ANNE
47. Reclamation project structures. : DAMS
49. Actor's spoken thought. : ASIDE
50. Bring up. : REAR
51. Namesakes of an Italian saint. : RITAS
53. Short for a man's name. : GUS
54. Triumphed. : WON
55. Of a spring or source. : FONTAL
57. Mountain peak: Span. : PICO
58. Concluding stage at whist. : ENDGAME
60. Connubial. : MARITAL
62. Not affected by feeling. : STOICAL
63. Issue forth. : EMANATE
64. Workers on leather. : TANNERS
65. City in Arizona or in Mexico. : NOGALES
1. Matters of business. : AFFAIRS
2. Squab. : BIRDLET
3. More polished. : SLEEKER
4. Pioneer in automobile industry. : OLDS
5. Pole. : ROD
6. Construct. : BUILD
7. Reliable. : STEADY
8. Collegians. : STUDENTS
9. Nose ___. : CONE
10. Defend. : HOLD
11. Guido's note. : ELA
12. Gruesome. : MACABRE
13. Annual, as certain winds. : ETESIAN
14. Atones for. : REDEEMS
21. Rubber trees. : ULES
24. Oriental. : ASIAN
25. Capital of King Paul I. : ATHENS
27. Stumble. : FALTER
29. Membership. : SEAT
32. Walked. : TROD
34. Appeals. : PLEAS
36. European starlings. : STARNELS
38. Setting of popular TV plays. : FARWEST
39. City in New York. : ONEONTA
40. Without cessation. : ONANDON
41. Send forth. : EMIT
43. Of the fingers. : DIGITAL
44. Train. : EDUCATE
45. Mends shoes. : RESOLES
48. Flower part. : STAMEN
52. Shrine at San Antonio. : ALAMO
55. Countenance. : FACE
56. Oriental name. : OMAR
57. In Latin America, the pineapple. : PINA
59. Schnapps. : GIN
61. "Maple Leaf ___." : RAG

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later.

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