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New York Times, Saturday, January 25, 1958

Author: Thomas Meekin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,133
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1. Fashionable. : UPTODATE
9. Heaps. : SCADS
14. Manual calculator. : SLIDERULE
16. Island of the Bermudas. : PAGET
17. Bicycle part. : HANDLEBAR
18. Life principal. : ANIMA
19. A language: Abbr. : ENG
20. Set to work. : USE
21. Tree. : ASH
23. Cup with two or more handles. : TIG
24. Coral formations. : REEFS
26. The sound of "h." : ASPIRATE
28. Day: Span. : DIA
30. On the contrary. : BUT
31. Greek letters. : ETAS
32. More vigorous. : STRONGER
35. ___ en scène. : MISE
36. Greek letter. : PHI
37. Crackajacks. : NAILERS
40. East: Ger. : OST
41. American Academy exhibits. : ARTS
43. High-test liquid. : GASOLINE
45. Yuma's river. : GILA
46. Common level. : PAR
47. Obscure. : DIM
48. Designating a way to travel. : OVERLAND
50. Repair. : PATCH
54. Through. : PER
55. In circulation. : OUT
56. Request. : ASK
58. Trouble. : WOE
59. Farewell to Hawaii. : ALOHA
61. Stimulus. : INCENTIVE
64. Frozen. : GELID
65. Caricatured pictorially. : CARTOONED
66. Contemporary dramatist. : ODETS
67. Orderly quality. : NEATNESS
1. Theatre attendant. : USHER
2. Jet. : PLANE
3. Slight color. : TINGE
4. Dissimilar. : ODD
5. False belief. : DELUSION
6. Son of Zeus and Hera. : ARES
7. Subway. : TUBE
8. Highest note. : ELA
9. Cavalryman. : SPAHI
10. Have the right to. : CAN
11. Dither or flurry. : AGITATION
12. Menu item. : DEMITASSE
13. Scene shifter's concern. : STAGESET
15. Obliterations. : ERASURES
22. Coastal city: Abbr. : SPT
25. Role for Ralph Bellamy. : FDR
26. "Heloise and ___." : ABELARD
27. In ___: Legal phrase. : REM
29. Slavic girl's name. : ANA
32. Withered. : SHRIVELED
33. Dramatic lead. : TITLEROLE
34. Circus ballyhoo adjective. : GIGANTIC
36. Port in American Samoa. : PAGOPAGO
38. Curtain hanger. : ROD
39. Part of a noose. : SLIPKNOT
42. Patriotic organization. : SAR
44. "___ Yankee Doodle dandy . . . " : IMA
46. Tourist center in the Pyrenees. : PAU
49. Cargoes. : LOADS
51. String. : TWINE
52. Small bays. : COVES
53. Minds. : HEEDS
56. Parcel of land. : ACRE
57. Bristle. : SETA
60. Affect strongly. : HIT
62. Mezzo-soprano Merriman. : NAN
63. Weight unit. : TON

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

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