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New York Times, Tuesday, November 18, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,430
Across Down
1. Statutes. : LAWS
5. Capital of East Pakistan. : DACCA
10. Caper: Colloq. : DIDO
14. Conversational phrase. : ISEE
15. Near. : ABOUT
16. Thump. : DRUB
17. Ungrammatical negative. : AINT
18. Pay attention. : TAKENOTICE
20. Lessen. : REDUCE
22. Genus of pike, pickerel, etc. : ESOX
23. Declare. : SAY
24. Western friends: Slang. : PARDS
26. Thespian garment. : TIGHTS
28. Self-reproach. : REMORSE
31. Broad. : WIDE
32. Grammatical negative. : ARENT
33. Not guilty. : BLAMELESS
38. Dessert. : PIE
39. Chatter. : PRATE
40. Miss Lillie. : BEA
41. Discards. : SETSASIDE
44. Winning. : AHEAD
46. Turkish officers. : AGAS
47. Meet. : RUNINTO
49. Human. : MORTAL
52. Questioned. : ASKED
53. Spanish cheer. : OLE
54. Chemical compound. : IMID
56. Nautical term. : AWEIGH
60. Gods. : DIVINITIES
63. Mrs. Charlie Chaplin. : OONA
64. Equitable. : EVEN
65. Spectacle. : SCENE
66. Western state. : UTAH
67. One's identity. : SELF
68. Dull sounds. : THUDS
69. Tot's "farewell." : TATA
1. Double-talker. : LIAR
2. A continent: Fr. : ASIE
3. Proceed: Poet. : WEND
4. Attack. : SETUPON
5. Post office implements. : DATERS
6. Arab's robe. : ABA
7. Industrial fuels. : COKES
8. Hints. : CUES
9. Never. : ATNOTIME
10. Insecticide. : DDT
11. From Dublin. : IRISH
12. Coin for Shylock. : DUCAT
13. Follows orders. : OBEYS
19. Chemical compound. : OXIDE
21. Vehicle. : CART
25. Rubbish. : DEBRIS
27. Jellify. : GEL
28. Seance sounds. : RAPS
29. Ashtabula's waterfront. : ERIE
30. Sports gathering. : MEET
31. "Stormy Weather" singer. : WATERS
34. Boy. : LAD
35. One of the Holdens. : EBEN
36. Membership. : SEAT
37. Japanese island. : SADO
39. Composer of certain songs. : PSALMIST
42. Was in session. : SAT
43. Besides. : AGAIN
44. Afresh. : ANEW
45. Den. : HIDEOUT
48. Official decrees. : UKASES
49. Prevailing popular customs. : MODES
50. Color. : OLIVE
51. Merrymaking. : REVEL
52. French farewell. : ADIEU
55. Have a hankering. : ITCH
57. Particle. : IOTA
58. Two-winged insect. : GNAT
59. Sound of laughter. : HAHA
61. Verb form: Abbr. : INF
62. Goal. : END

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

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