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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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Across
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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
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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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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
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Presentiment. : OMEN
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Cowed. : DAUNTED
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Combat vehicle. : TANK
31
Feature of DST. : HOUR
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Aquatic sport. : WATERPOLO
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So be it. : AMEN
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Nearest. : NEXT
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Litterbug's blind spot. : TRASHCAN
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Bridge term. : PASS
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Riviera resort: Ital. : MENTONE
43
Vandal. : LOOTER
44
Merchant. : DEALER
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Composer Carmichael. : HOAGY
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Organization for post-war aid. : UNRRA
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Ranch animal. : STEER
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Loki's daughter. : HEL
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Dines. : EATS
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Piece of work. : TASK
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Peak near Olympus. : OSSA
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Emperor. : TSAR
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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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