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New York Times, Wednesday, October 22, 1958

Author: Roberta Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J K W X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 7, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,403
Across Down
1. Grocery vehicle. : CART
5. Country ___. : CLUB
9. Style center. : PARIS
14. Unicorn fish. : UNIE
15. Old Teutonic alphabetical character. : RUNE
16. Portents: Lat. : OMINA
17. Beauty shop item. : POODLECUT
19. Tibet's neighbor. : NEPAL
20. Glut. : SATIATE
21. Test. : TRY
23. Adjective ending. : ENT
24. More or less. : SOME
25. Professions of dressmakers: Fr. : COUTURES
27. Hat. : TOQUE
29. Person of irritable temper. : TARTAR
30. Founder of Troy. : ILUS
31. Tease: Slang. : RIB
32. Stinging sensation. : TINGLE
36. Vegetable. : PEA
37. Unit for measuring sound. : DECIBEL
39. Steamer ___. : RUG
40. One of 13 Down. : SODIUM
42. "Yes" signal. : NOD
43. Pend. : HANG
44. Mining excavations. : STOPES
46. See 43 Down. : BANGS
47. Thomas Jefferson, for instance. : DEMOCRAT
50. Without moisture. : ARID
51. U. N. labor group. : ILO
52. Companion of 35 Down. : HAM
53. Area of the Western world. : AMERICA
56. Scale. : CLIMB
58. One of 43 Down. : POMPADOUR
60. Italian poet Torquato ___. : TASSO
61. Bad. : EVIL
62. Greek mountain. : OSSA
63. Make ___ at (try). : ASTAB
64. Steak order. : RARE
65. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
1. Athletic trophies. : CUPS
2. Asian ox. : ANOA
3. Part of the police department. : RIOTSQUAD
4. Yawn-producing. : TEDIOUS
5. Its capital is Canea. : CRETE
6. American publisher. : LUCE
7. Burmese leader. : UNU
8. Gambler. : BETTOR
9. One of 43 Down. : PONYTAIL
10. Soul: Fr. : AME
11. More mellow. : RIPER
12. Vapid. : INANE
13. Chemical substances. : SALTS
18. Metallic cloth. : LAME
22. Furrowed. : RUTTED
25. Advisory council. : CABINET
26. Vase. : URN
27. Pointers. : TIPS
28. Bread spread. : OLEO
29. ___, tac, toe. : TIC
31. Fish with suction disk for clinging. : REMORA
33. Pompous and showy. : GRANDIOSE
34. Skin diver's gear. : LUNG
35. Easter specialty. : EGGS
37. Relative of 17 Across. : DUTCHBOB
38. Cattle genus. : BOS
41. Equal: Comb. form. : ISO
43. Coiffures. : HAIRDOS
45. Indulge. : PAMPER
46. La ___, Hollywood boulevard. : BREA
47. Judicial opinions. : DICTA
48. They: Span. : ELLAS
49. Dewy. : MOIST
50. Plenty. : AMPLE
53. Afghan noble. : AMIR
54. Horn of a crescent moon. : CUSP
55. Smell ___ (have one's suspicions). : ARAT
57. Scholastic degree: Abbr. : MSA
59. See 35 Down. : OVA

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

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