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New York Times, Wednesday, January 8, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,116
Across
1. Character in an old Broadway hit. : ABIE
5. Flightless bird. : KIWI
9. Bridge term. : REBID
14. Mother's standard word to children. : DONT
15. Norse god. : ODIN
16. Like a merino. : OVINE
17. Come ___ from the blue (come without warning). : LIKEABOLT
19. The Aga Khan. : KARIM
20. Gt. Br. or Ir. : ISL
21. Beauties. : BELLES
23. Start of the Normandy invasion. : DDAY
24. Lucius ___, proponent of the old Far West. : BEEBE
26. Edicts of the East. : IRADES
28. Huntress-runner of myth. : ATALANTA
31. Little ___. : EVA
34. Behaves like. : ACTS
37. Manufacturers' group. : NAM
38. Mirrored. : IMAGED
40. Current Broadway play from London. : LOOKBACKINANGER
43. Hurler. : TOSSER
44. Born: Fr. : NEE
45. Hellenic mountain. : OSSA
46. And so forth. : ETC
47. Granted as proper. : ACCORDED
50. Slangy phrase used for emphasis. : ANDHOW
52. Ornamental setting. : DECOR
56. City southeast of Palermo. : ENNA
58. Cried out sharply. : YELPED
61. Stibnite. : ORE
62. Space pioneer. : LAIKA
64. With heroic fortitude. : VALIANTLY
66. Passenger ship. : LINER
67. Soon. : ANON
68. Winnebago Indian. : OTOE
69. Leave out. : ELIDE
70. Lordships: Abbr. : LDPS
71. Vehicles. : VANS
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1. At pleasure: Lat. abbr. : ADLIB
2. Sen. Church's home. : BOISE
3. Linen tape. : INKLE
4. After printemps. : ETE
5. Japanese seaport. : KOBE
6. Very popular one. : IDOL
7. Senator from Piedmont. : WILLIAMKNOWLAND
8. Wartime verb. : INTERN
9. Seoul soldier. : ROK
10. Dodge. : EVADE
11. Oölogist's concern. : BIRDSEGGS
12. Dolphin genus. : INIA
13. Paper size. : DEMY
18. Help, in wrongdoing. : ABET
22. Having a glossy surface. : SATINED
25. Sits in the sun. : BASKS
27. Lady: Span. : DAMA
29. Absence of government. : ANARCHY
30. Resin product. : LAC
32. Victory signs. : VEES
33. Spanish seaport. : ADRA
34. Der ___. : ALTE
35. Water bird. : COOT
36. Great name in music. : TOSCANINI
39. Electrical terminal. : ANODE
41. Bugle. : BEAD
42. Noun suffix. : IER
48. Contemporary. : COEVAL
49. Tales from Scandinavia. : EDDA
51. Bare. : NAKED
53. Short surplice. : COTTA
54. Modern material. : ORLON
55. Kings, in Spain. : REYES
56. She: Fr. : ELLE
57. Part of a digit. : NAIL
59. Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
60. ___, zwei, drei. : EINS
63. Continue to be. : ARE
65. Calendar abbreviation. : NOV

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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