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New York Times, Tuesday, October 14, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 281 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,395
Across Down
1. Watering places. : SPAS
5. Haul. : LUG
8. Lacking in interest. : ARID
12. Western writer. : HARTE
14. Popular flamenco dancer. : JOSEGRECO
16. Highway to Fairbanks. : ALCAN
17. Trojan War leader. : AGAMEMNON
18. Winds. : MEANDERS
20. Lights. : NEONS
21. Flavoring for pickles. : DILL
22. Least degree. : HAIR
24. Coventry celebrity. : GODIVA
27. Apples. : WINESAPS
31. Carrot family plant. : ANISE
32. Work groups. : GANGS
33. ___ West. : MAE
34. Bountiful. : RICH
35. Miss ___, in "Bleak House." : FLITE
36. Gelett Burgess' nonsense creature. : GOOP
37. Science subject: Abbr. : BOT
38. Christmas ___. : SEALS
39. Young fowl. : POULT
40. Turtles. : SNAPPERS
42. New Zealanders. : MAORIS
43. Associate. : ALLY
44. Care about. : MIND
45. ___ Jean Libbey. : LAURA
48. Weather prediction. : COLDWAVE
52. Ingredient in sachet powder. : ORRISROOT
55. To love: Fr. : AIMER
56. Musical comedy star. : LENAHORNE
57. Narrow openings. : SLOTS
58. Dash against. : LASH
59. Horse. : BAY
60. Tilt to one side. : LIST
1. Subterfuge. : SHAM
2. Fence stake. : PALE
3. Bow: Ital. : ARCA
4. Captain of Plymouth Colony. : STANDISH
5. Records. : LOGS
6. Dos Passos classic. : USA
7. Muffin. : GEM
8. Munitions makers. : ARMERS
9. Western city. : RENO
10. Sacred statue. : ICON
11. Titled Iberians. : DONS
13. Chicory. : ENDIVE
14. Scandinavian chieftain. : JARL
15. Supernatural beings. : GENIES
19. High note. : ELA
22. Intimates. : HINTS
23. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
24. Clothes. : GARBS
25. Flavoring agent. : ONION
26. Obiter ___. : DICTA
27. Banshee sounds. : WAILS
28. An intrigue. : AMOUR
29. Former silver coins of Italy. : PAOLI
30. Social groups. : SEPTS
32. Dazzling. : GLARY
35. Be aware of. : FEEL
36. Business asset. : GOODWILL
38. Bespatter. : SPLASH
39. Tibetan bearlike animals. : PANDAS
41. Outcast. : PARIAH
42. Wire measure. : MIL
44. Dust particle. : MOTE
45. Droop. : LOLL
46. District. : AREA
47. Receptacles. : URNS
48. Rabbit fur. : CONY
49. To me: Fr. : AMOI
50. Old hands. : VETS
51. Previously: Archaic. : ERST
53. "___ Roy." : ROB
54. Old English coin. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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