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New York Times, Tuesday, November 25, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 297 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 65, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
David Steinberg notes:

Original 49-Down had "Playright"; corrected it to "Playwright."

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Students & seniors
Across
1. Diaphanous. : SHEER
6. Buzzing sound. : WHIR
10. Newel. : POST
14. Señor Casals. : PABLO
15. Visionary: Poet. : AERY
16. Firenze's river. : ARNO
17. Without life. : AZOIC
18. Petits pois. : GREENPEAS
20. Room set apart for reading. : DEN
21. Coaster. : SLED
23. Creatures. : BEINGS
24. President Coty's residence. : ELYSEE
26. Answer a purpose. : SERVE
28. In a flutter. : AGOG
30. Sibyl. : SEERESS
34. In company with. : AMONG
37. Table in front of a reredos. : ALTAR
39. Sports award. : CUP
40. Manner. : MODE
41. Proclaimed. : CRIED
42. Bark up the wrong ___. : TREE
43. Extravagantly gay. : MAD
44. Triangular end of a building. : GABLE
45. Operatic role. : FAUST
46. Hidden. : OBSCURE
48. Shaded walk. : MALL
50. Out of the way. : ASIDE
52. German officer in American Revolution. : DEKALB
56. "The Count of Monte ___." : CRISTO
59. Pinnacle. : APEX
61. Prevaricate. : LIE
62. Practice soothsaying or ventriloquism. : HARIOLATE
64. Combine. : UNITE
66. Presently. : ANON
67. Czech city. : EGER
68. Wanderer. : ROVER
69. Metallic sound. : PING
70. Drove. : SENT
71. Room for pitchers, towels, linen, etc. : EWERY
Down
1. Playing card. : SPADE
2. Nut-bearing tree. : HAZEL
3. Hard, black wood. : EBONY
4. Ivy Leaguer. : ELI
5. Figuratively, the object of a futile quest. : ROCSEGG
6. Stipend. : WAGE
7. Crowds. : HERDS
8. Wrath. : IRE
9. A loaf of a sort. : RYEBREAD
10. ___-mâché. : PAPIER
11. Representative Harris of Arkansas. : OREN
12. Stumbling block. : SNAG
13. Fling. : TOSS
19. ___ again. : NEVER
22. Zodiac sign. : LEO
25. Rational. : SANE
27. Prize. : ESTEEM
29. Arrayed. : GARBED
31. Curtain shade. : ECRU
32. Pays court. : SUES
33. Small barracuda. : SPET
34. Stock in a military dump: Slang. : AMMO
35. Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
36. Equalizing allowance. : ODDS
38. Small: Dial. : LIL
41. Small, light carriages. : CARIOLES
42. Chatter. : TALK
44. Keen relish. : GUSTO
45. A bend or turn. : FLEXURE
47. Outer covering of a hot dog. : CASING
49. Playwright George ___. : ADE
51. Consumed. : EATEN
53. Sprightly. : ALIVE
54. Metric unit of capacity. : LITER
55. Actor Wallace of Hollywood fame. : BEERY
56. Fellow. : CHAP
57. Hindu queen. : RANI
58. Mashie or niblick. : IRON
60. Saucy. : PERT
63. Lifetime. : AGE
65. A moment ago. : NOW

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

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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