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New York Times, Thursday, January 16, 1958

Author:
Ruth L. Rutkay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
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Maintained. : HELD
5
Fasten in. : EMBAR
10
King of Norway, 995–1000. : OLAF
14
Orchestral instrument. : OBOE
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Give expression to. : VOICE
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Marcel's relative. : CURL
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Lillian Hellman play. : WATCHONTHERHINE
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Inspire. : ENSOUL
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Body of water NW of Australia. : TIMORSEA
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Part of an invitation. : RSVP
24
Top-of-the-mountain snow. : NEVE
25
Hi-fi components. : SPEAKERS
29
Jobber's objective. : RESALE
33
Certain natives of Egypt. : COPTS
34
Burglars: Slang. : YEGGS
36
Part of a barn. : MOW
37
Ready to eat. : RIPE
38
Slender spines, in botany. : SETAE
39
Dress material. : LACE
40
"Unaccustomed ___ am . . . " : ASI
41
Undersized. : SCRUB
42
Aggregate. : TOTAL
43
Species of frog. : PEEPER
45
Theatregoer's memento. : PLAYBILL
47
Yellow bugles. : IVAS
49
Annexes of a certain shape. : ELLS
50
Lofty place, as a hill. : EMINENCE
54
Abates. : LETSUP
58
Laissez-faire. : NONINTERFERENCE
60
In the place of. : VICE
61
Vegetable. : ONION
62
Croissant. : ROLL
63
Nieuport's river. : YSER
64
Draws close. : NEARS
65
Province of Pakistan. : SWAT
Down
1
American inventor (1819–67). : HOWE
2
Israeli Ambassador. : EBAN
3
Feast of ___ (Purim). : LOTS
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Embellish. : DECORATE
5
Develop. : EVOLVE
6
Calendar abbreviation. : MON
7
Post on a ship's deck. : BITT
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Region of Sumatra. : ACHIN
9
Come into view again. : REEMERGE
10
Earthy clays. : OCHRES
11
Spanish man's name. : LUIS
12
English composer of songs. : ARNE
13
Insect. : FLEA
18
Bran. : HUSKS
19
Rambles. : ROVES
23
Inquisitive one: Var. : PRYER
25
Discard. : SCRAP
26
Equanimity. : POISE
27
Silas Marner's foster child. : EPPIE
28
Plan. : SETUP
30
A priceless violin. : AMATI
31
Suburban train. : LOCAL
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"Tunnel of Love" star. : EWELL
35
Triangular feature in architecture. : GABLE
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Industrial city of Pennsylvania. : SCRANTON
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Menu items. : LOBSTERS
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Score for touchdown plus goal kick. : SEVEN
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President from Virginia. : TYLER
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Having more of a forest fragrance. : PINIER
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Early Vermont family. : ALLENS
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Picture. : SCENE
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Begrudge. : ENVY
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Juin or Juillet. : MOIS
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Early movie director. : INCE
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Silkworm. : ERIA
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Weather prediction. : SNOW
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Part of a huge University. : UCLA
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Beat steadily, as rain. : PELT
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On account of. : FOR

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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