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New York Times, Friday, October 17, 1958

Author: J. F. Kelly
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 10, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
J. F. Kelly has 25 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,398
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1. "Strip" bordering Israel. : GAZA
5. Deck posts to secure ships' lines. : BITTS
10. Small duck. : SMEW
14. Aid and ___. : ABET
15. Washington's neighbor. : IDAHO
16. European President. : TITO
17. Double admonition. : NONO
18. British Foreign Secretary. : LLOYD
19. ___ time (very quickly). : INNO
20. Sixteen furlongs. : TWOMILES
22. ___ Wight. : ISLEOF
24. Cow-headed goddess. : ISIS
25. "Let us return to our ___." : MUTTONS
26. Newspaper feature. : COLUMN
29. Type of brooch. : CAMEO
30. Pause-filling sound. : AHEM
31. "The Ballad of Reading ___." : GAOL
33. Two words indicating a choice. : ANDOR
37. Bobby ___. : PIN
38. City in Kentucky. : ASHLAND
40. Mount near ancient Troy. : IDA
41. Propounded. : POSED
43. River in Spain. : EBRO
44. Work on galleys. : EDIT
45. "___ the piper." : TOPAY
47. "Romeo and Juliet" setting. : VERONA
49. Remodeled. : ALTERED
52. Six: Comb. form. : HEXA
53. Member of a safari. : BEARER
54. Maidens: Archaic. : DAMOSELS
58. Rustic dance hall. : BARN
59. Sub-varsity team. : SCRUB
61. Heavy hammer. : MAUL
62. Greek mountain. : OSSA
63. Practice elocution. : ORATE
64. Home of the Bruins. : UCLA
65. Lime tree. : TEIL
66. African river. : NIGER
67. Fastened. : SHUT
1. Thomas Wolfe's alter ego. : GANT
2. Take ___ (acknowledge an introduction). : ABOW
3. Greek philosopher. : ZENO
4. Theme piece of Brussels World's Fair. : ATOMIUM
5. City in Montana. : BILLINGS
6. Moves slowly. : IDLES
7. Art center in New Mexico. : TAOS
8. Your: Poet. : THY
9. Element of the alkali group. : SODIUM
10. Rich waxy cheese. : STILTON
11. Sal of the movies. : MINEO
12. And not: Lat. : ETNON
13. Canine sounds. : WOOFS
21. Doctrine. : ISM
23. Place. : STEAD
25. Of the cheek. : MALAR
26. Creator of Bald Iggle. : CAPP
27. Tributary of the Mississippi. : OHIO
28. Monocle. : LENS
29. College in Waterville, Me. : COLBY
32. In advance. : AHEAD
34. Queen of Carthage. : DIDO
35. Valhalla host. : ODIN
36. Pro ___. : RATA
38. Show reverence. : ADORE
39. Thirty days. : NOVEMBER
42. Timeless. : ETERNAL
44. Dutch humanist. : ERASMUS
46. Part of VIP. : PERSON
48. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
49. Father superior. : ABBOT
50. Hire for use. : LEASE
51. Ankles. : TARSI
52. High: Fr. : HAUTE
54. Pass slowly. : DRAG
55. Apiece. : EACH
56. A "beaut." : LULU
57. Narrow bar. : SLAT
60. Dernier ___. : CRI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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