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New York Times, Friday, October 24, 1958

Author:
Helen Bernard
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 286 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,405
Across
1. Lily of France. : PONS
5. The Forsyte story. : SAGA
9. Coarse cotton fabric. : SCRIM
14. Timber tree of Hawaii. : OHIA
15. Relative of a cat's-eye. : OPAL
16. Kim's last name. : OHARA
17. Symbol from a game of pool. : EIGHTBALL
19. Propeller of a helicopter. : ROTOR
20. Indian of Arizona. : MOHAVE
21. Radical element. : LEFTWING
23. Musical syllable. : TRA
24. Venetian judge. : DOGE
25. "Ol' Man ___." : MOSE
26. Former actress Negri. : POLA
28. Eating nook. : DINETTE
30. Friend: Fr. : AMI
31. Painter Holbein. : HANS
32. Chinese name for Formosa. : TAIWAN
36. Omitted. : LEFTOUT
38. George Eliot is one. : PENNAME
39. Single tally. : ONERUN
40. A-plus, for one. : MARK
41. Where the San Jacinto flows: Abbr. : TEX
42. Naive. : ARTLESS
44. Notch. : DENT
45. 15th century Czech reformer. : HUSS
48. Geologic periods. : EONS
49. Pronoun. : HER
50. Punctually. : ONTHEDOT
52. Relative of a samovar. : TEAPOT
55. Palm genus. : ARECA
56. Relative of a fiasco. : TOTALLOSS
58. Excellent: Colloq. : GREAT
59. Eve's grandson. : ENOS
60. "Wedding March" bride. : ELSA
61. Adventure stories. : YARNS
62. Fume. : REEK
63. Laugh out loud. : ROAR
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1. Triolet. : POEM
2. Birthplace of Presidents. : OHIO
3. Café society's activity. : NIGHTLIFE
4. Region west of the Nile. : SAHARA
5. ___ it. : SOBE
6. Paraguay–Brazil border river. : APA
7. Liquid measures. : GALLONS
8. Declare without proof. : ALLEGE
9. Kind. : SORT
10. Restaurant item. : CHOWMEIN
11. Fixed relation. : RATIO
12. Golf clubs. : IRONS
13. A Champion. : MARGE
18. Southern source of power. : TVA
22. Shackles. : FETTERS
24. Force. : DINT
26. ___ Alto. : PALO
27. Presentiment. : OMEN
28. Cowed. : DAUNTED
29. Combat vehicle. : TANK
31. Feature of DST. : HOUR
33. Aquatic sport. : WATERPOLO
34. So be it. : AMEN
35. Nearest. : NEXT
37. Litterbug's blind spot. : TRASHCAN
38. Bridge term. : PASS
40. Riviera resort: Ital. : MENTONE
43. Vandal. : LOOTER
44. Merchant. : DEALER
45. Composer Carmichael. : HOAGY
46. Organization for post-war aid. : UNRRA
47. Ranch animal. : STEER
49. Loki's daughter. : HEL
51. Dines. : EATS
52. Piece of work. : TASK
53. Peak near Olympus. : OSSA
54. Emperor. : TSAR
57. Digit. : TOE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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