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New York Times, Friday, November 7, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 83, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Be quiet! : SHUSH
6. More intelligent: Colloq. : BRAINIER
14. Spanish caravel. : PINTA
15. Where Elephant Butte dam is. : RIOGRANDE
16. Jimmy Valentine, for one. : ALIAS
17. Beauty of Greek myth. : ANDROMEDA
18. Blue. : NAVY
19. Exclamation of excitement. : WHEE
20. High priest's appurtenance, mentioned in Exodus. : URIM
21. Anger. : IRE
22. Pronoun. : HIS
23. Menu. : CARTE
25. Member of SAC. : AIRMAN
27. Old Indic dialect. : PALI
29. Violinist's need. : ROSIN
30. It means "red" in Spanish. : COLORADO
34. Twofold. : DUAL
35. Side dish. : SALAD
36. Beginning. : GERM
38. Less active. : SLEEPIER
40. Popular band leader. : BASIE
41. Baton. : WAND
42. Made complaints. : CARPED
43. Speedy. : FLEET
46. Old-time negative. : NAY
47. Blackbird. : ANI
48. Venezuelan mining town. : AROA
49. Judgment. : DOOM
51. Brief biographical sketch. : VITA
52. Navigator's concern. : LONGITUDE
55. Unit of weight. : CARAT
56. Heavenly. : ANGELICAL
57. Mountain crest. : ARETE
58. Aspiring actresses. : STARLETS
59. Gets one's feet wet. : WADES
1. Native of Toledo. : SPANIARD
2. Noisily merry. : HILARIOUS
3. General. : UNIVERSAL
4. Hold up. : STAY
5. Acquires. : HAS
6. Flexible shoot. : BINE
7. Floated. : RODE
8. Farming: Abbr. : AGR
9. Organization to aid refugees. : IRO
10. Fortress city of Belgium. : NAMUR
11. Sluggish. : INERT
12. Diminutive of a man's name. : EDDIE
13. Quantity of paper. : REAM
15. Cheers. : RAHS
19. Achieve. : WIN
22. Chinese river. : HAN
23. Lump of earth. : CLOD
24. Semblance. : AIR
26. One-third of a league. : MILE
27. Propelled a boat. : POLED
28. Winglike. : ALAR
30. Biblical brother. : CAIN
31. Culture medium. : AGAR
32. Was without hope (of). : DESPAIRED
33. Face east. : ORIENTATE
35. Dispute: Colloq. : SPAT
37. Intervenes in a dispute. : MEDIATES
39. ___ lamb. : EWE
40. Type of horse. : BAY
42. Machine part. : CAM
43. First bellboy in line. : FRONT
44. Alba ___, birthplace of Romulus and Remus. : LONGA
45. Keen. : EAGER
46. Holiday song. : NOEL
48. Woe is me! : ALAS
49. Pipe for cables. : DUCT
50. Harem rooms. : ODAS
51. 33.33 inches, in Texas. : VARA
53. Unlucky. : ILL
54. Bond. : TIE
55. Bird call. : CAW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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