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New York Times, Friday, January 31, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Y }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,139
Across
1. Pronoun. : THEM
5. Winning race horse of 1935. : OMAHA
10. Winter sport equipment. : SLED
14. Capp's "Lizard of ___." : OOZE
15. Comicality. : HUMOR
16. Matador's foe: Span. : TORO
17. Principal. : MAIN
18. Silly one. : IDIOT
19. Similar. : AKIN
20. Rodeo pony. : BRONCO
22. Making thread or yarn. : SPINNING
24. ___ Lansing, home of 39 Down. : EAST
26. Two pages. : LEAF
27. Nittany Lions' school. : PENNSTATE
31. Unit, as in game scores. : POINT
35. Lumberman's tool. : AXE
36. Scarlett O'___. : HARA
37. Coach "Pop" of football. : WARNER
38. Big shots. : VIPS
40. Where Arizona State is. : TEMPE
42. Major-___. : DOMO
43. Pass, as time. : ELAPSE
45. Attitude. : POSE
47. A "Senator." : NAT
48. Biblical word. : SELAH
49. Ivy League power. : DARTMOUTH
51. Pro ___. : RATA
53. Imposing. : EPIC
54. Men of Pitt. : PANTHERS
58. Where Casanova is coach. : OREGON
62. Pigmentary layer of the eye. : UVEA
63. Home of the Hurricanes. : MIAMI
65. French composer. : LALO
66. Rent. : TORN
67. Enter a port. : PUTIN
68. Roman poet. : OVID
69. Pairs. : TWOS
70. Native of the Caucasus. : OSSET
71. Cards. : TENS
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1. Kind of vault. : TOMB
2. White with age. : HOAR
3. Singer Pinza. : EZIO
4. Gov. Williams' middle name. : MENNEN
5. Buckeyes' school. : OHIOSTATE
6. ___ puddle. : MUD
7. French friends. : AMIS
8. Comic strip Major. : HOOPLE
9. Bandman Shaw. : ARTIE
10. Pacific Coast Conference member. : STANFORD
11. Norse god of mischief. : LOKI
12. Yeats' land: Poet. : ERIN
13. Bell sound. : DONG
21. Pocket money. : CASH
23. California county. : NAPA
25. Biblical weed. : TARE
27. Lays asphalt. : PAVES
28. Peron's status. : EXILE
29. Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
30. Florida city. : TAMPA
32. Former president of Turkey. : INONU
33. Threadlike: Prefix. : NEMAT
34. Pledged faith. : TROTH
37. Home of the Black Knights. : WESTPOINT
39. Michigan State players. : SPARTANS
41. Read carefully (with "over). : PORE
44. Eastern ruler. : SHAH
46. Arab chieftain. : EMIR
49. Great king of Persia. : DARIUS
50. Spotted cat. : OCELOT
52. Rate of activity. : TEMPO
54. Golf stroke. : PUTT
55. Confess. : AVOW
56. Detective Wolfe. : NERO
57. Game times: Abbr. : SATS
59. Contributed. : GAVE
60. Sen. Johnston. : OLIN
61. Sways. : NODS
64. Italian pronoun. : MIE

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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