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New York Times, Thursday, November 6, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.68, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 293 (avg 1.57)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Students & seniors
Across
1. River into the Danube at Belgrade. : SAVA
5. Biblical kingdom. : MOAB
9. Peaked. : SHARP
14. Shades. : HUES
15. Thor ___, Air Force missile. : ABLE
16. Church belfry. : TOWER
17. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
18. Covered with gold leaf. : GILT
19. Become one. : UNITE
20. Mislead. : DELUDE
22. Piece of news. : ITEM
24. Nothing doing: Slang. : NIX
25. Imaginary first-rate golfer. : COLONELBOGEY
28. Formicary. : ANTHILL
31. Small stream. : RILL
32. Northern constellation. : LEO
33. Hearsay. : TALK
35. Devour greedily. : EATUP
39. School supplies. : PADS
41. Simple. : NAIVE
44. Ave atque ___ (hail and farewell): Lat. : VALE
45. The blowing of a whale. : SPOUT
47. Mere money. : PELF
49. Compass point. : NNE
50. Jump. : LEAP
53. Unauthorized. : ILLEGAL
55. Bert Lahr role. : COWARDLYLION
59. German exclamation. : ACH
60. Gather in. : REAP
61. Tolerate. : PERMIT
65. ___ finish. : PHOTO
67. Flag. : IRIS
69. One on the staff. : AIDE
70. Relative of 9 Down. : ERROR
71. Suffix used in geological terms. : CENE
72. Canoe of Malaysia. : PROA
73. Large coarse seaweeds. : KELPS
74. Adjectival endings. : ESTS
75. Report. : TELL
Down
1. Food fish. : SHAD
2. Tributary of the Seine. : AUBE
3. Meat. : VEAL
4. In itself. : ASSUCH
5. Strait of ___, at tip of S. America. : MAGELLAN
6. Kimono sash. : OBI
7. ___ all (wholly). : ALLIN
8. Superior. : BETTER
9. Slip or blunder. : STUMBLE
10. Term of endearment: Colloq. : HON
11. Like the birds in the air. : AWING
12. Make fast again. : RETIE
13. College official: Slang. : PREXY
21. ___-yourself. : DOIT
23. Father of Hophni. : ELI
26. Spanish jar. : OLLA
27. European king. : OLAV
28. Where Lake Constance is. : ALPS
29. A certain tide. : NEAP
30. Fuss. : TODO
34. Undressed hide. : KIP
36. Spicy taste. : TANG
37. Inner bone of the forearm. : ULNA
38. Fruit covering. : PEEL
40. Island group east of Celebes. : SULA
42. Disguise. : VEIL
43. Omissions of words or phrases. : ELLIPSES
46. Nightmarish fears. : TERRORS
48. Ice ___. : FLOE
51. Noun suffix. : ADE
52. Flat fish with white spots. : PLAICE
54. Delighted beyond measure. : ENRAPT
55. Czech playwright. : CAPEK
56. Yellow pigment. : OCHRE
57. Fingerprint ridge. : WHORL
58. Town in Belgium. : YPRES
62. Ooze. : MIRE
63. Greatly admired one. : IDOL
64. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
66. Peak. : TOP
68. Kind of income: Abbr. : INT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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