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New York Times, Monday, October 20, 1958

Author:
Bertha Nelson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Bertha Nelson has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,401
Across
1. Southeastern European. : SERB
5. City of N. Italy. : PADUA
10. Pierce. : STAB
14. Lily plant. : ALOE
15. Issue. : ARISE
16. Special sound reception. : HIFI
17. Administration. : GOVERNMENT
19. Moorish city. : ORAN
20. Mimic. : APE
21. Hurries. : HIES
22. Aquatic mammals. : OTTERS
24. Ceremony. : SERVICE
26. Fold. : PLEAT
27. Naval officer: Abbr. : ENS
28. Phrase meaning "harmonize." : BEINTUNE
31. "___ Triste." : VALSE
34. Passport items. : VISAS
35. Where La Paz is: Abbr. : BOL
36. Part of "to be," in Latin. : ERAT
37. Incite. : SETON
38. Blue-white star in Lyra. : VEGA
39. Office holders. : INS
40. Conflagrations. : FIRES
41. Animals of Western plains. : BISON
42. Savings. : NESTEGGS
44. Fold over. : LAP
45. ___ Joliot-Curie. : IRENE
46. Communication. : MESSAGE
50. Opere ___ (in the work quoted): Lat. : CITATO
52. Porkpies. : HATS
53. Earth. : SOD
54. Clamorous. : LOUD
55. Strengthened. : REENFORCED
58. Wave: Fr. : ONDE
59. Satellite of Uranus. : ARIEL
60. Italian seaport. : BARI
61. Caribou. : DEER
62. Seasoned. : SALTY
63. He himself: Lat. : IPSE
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1. Long stories. : SAGAS
2. Run away. : ELOPE
3. Friend of Fido. : ROVER
4. Social insect. : BEE
5. Frightens. : PANICS
6. La Grande ___, Napoleon's troops. : ARMEE
7. Vanishes. : DIES
8. Arm of defense: Abbr. : USN
9. Ancient Greek. : AETOLIAN
10. Take a ___ (make a try). : SHOTAT
11. Motorist's purchase. : TIRETUBES
12. From a distance. : AFAR
13. Compartments. : BINS
18. Type of wine. : RHINE
23. Decades. : TENS
25. Jerkin. : VEST
26. Spanish money. : PESOS
28. Nips. : BITES
29. Not possible: Colloq. : NOGO
30. Ardor: Fr. : ELAN
31. Streak. : VEIN
32. Composer Thomas Augustine. : ARNE
33. Weariness. : LASSITUDE
34. Brink. : VERGE
37. Italian ladies: Eng. sp. : SIGNORAS
38. Celebrities: Slang. : VIPS
40. Measures of length. : FEET
41. Singer. : BASSO
43. Dealer. : TRADER
44. Throw (at). : LETFLY
46. French painter. : MANET
47. Professional organization. : ASCAP
48. Departing guests. : GOERS
49. Ida's man. : EDDIE
50. Lump of earth. : CLOD
51. Heroine of "Last Day of Pompeii." : IONE
52. German salutation. : HEIL
56. Time. : ERA
57. Baseball abbreviation. : RBI

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later.

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