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New York Times, Monday, November 10, 1958

36-Down : TV singer.

Author:
Joseph LaFauci
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 39, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { J K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 252 (avg 1.35)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Joseph LaFauci has 69 known pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,422
Across
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Aspect. : FACET
6
Lower in quality. : DEBASE
12
Laid smooth. : EVENED
14
Defying domestication. : TAMELESS
16
Ship or coal car. : TENDER
17
Indication. : EVIDENCE
18
Harmonious. : INTUNE
19
Shade of green. : NILE
20
Source of saccharin. : TAR
21
Litigant. : SUER
22
Room for the literati. : STUDY
24
Money in Brescia. : LIRE
25
On this earth. : HERE
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"Le Coq ___," opera by Rimsky-Korsakoff. : DOR
27
Priest's vestment. : FANON
28
Namesakes of the goddess of youth. : HEBES
30
Character in "Die Fledermaus." : ADELE
31
Victoria ___. : REGINA
34
Pool of water. : PUDDLE
36
Of the moon. : LUNAR
37
Sea birds. : TERNS
39
Cavern: Poet. : ANTRE
40
Old uncle of song. : NED
41
Lounging slipper. : MULE
45
Of thin texture. : RARE
46
Speed demon. : RACER
48
Site of a casbah. : ORAN
49
Palm leaf. : OLA
50
Girl's name meaning maiden. : CORA
51
Condition in life. : ESTATE
53
Xanthippe's spouse. : SOCRATES
55
Fresh-water fish. : SHINER
56
Polynices' sister. : ANTIGONE
57
Frugal. : SAVING
58
Sorts. : GENERA
59
Substantial. : MEATY
Down
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Object of blind adoration. : FETISH
2
Passage. : AVENUE
3
Nucleus. : CENTER
4
Continue. : ENDURE
5
Cardinal suffix. : TEEN
6
Famous French painter (1748-1825). : DAVID
7
One of the Peggottys. : EMILY
8
The Venerable ___. : BEDE
9
Ingredient of rarebit. : ALE
10
Guard. : SENTINEL
11
Vegetable. : ESCAROLE
13
Capital of Saxony. : DRESDEN
14
Period of office. : TENURE
15
Tranquil. : SERENE
23
Go ___ for (defend): Slang. : TOBAT
24
Star of "The Proud Rebel." : LADD
27
The hula hoop and others. : FADS
28
Employ. : HIRE
29
River through Berlin. : SPREE
31
Go: Colloq. : RUNALONG
32
Intermezzo. : ENTRACTE
33
Depot, in Paris. : GARE
35
Divest of ornament. : UNDRESS
36
TV singer. : LAROSA
38
Place in a sheath. : ENCASE
41
Inducement. : MOTIVE
42
One of the Muses. : URANIA
43
Concealed. : LATENT
44
Vigor. : ENERGY
46
Part of an engine. : ROTOR
47
Gladiatorial sphere. : ARENA
50
Bird's home. : CAGE
52
Deception. : SHAM
54
Japanese money of account. : RIN

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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