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New York Times, Wednesday, December 10, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.34, Missing: { K Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 12, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,452
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1. Disposed of. : SOLD
5. Beau ___ (perfect beauty). : IDEAL
10. Songbirds. : VIREOS
12. Places apart. : ENISLES
14. Ship's boat. : PINNACE
15. Domain; realm. : DEMESNE
16. Cold. : ALGID
17. Burning. : AFIRE
19. Islet. : AIT
20. Troubles. : ILLS
21. Silvery food fish. : SMELT
22. Printing direction. : STET
23. Specified time. : DAY
24. Scold. : CHIDE
25. Where Augusta is. : MAINE
26. Thin fabric. : VOILE
27. Fontainebleau attraction. : PALACE
28. Memorable play of 1920. : THEEMPERORJONES
32. Trusts (with "on"). : RELIES
33. Negative ion. : ANION
34. Seed coverings. : ARILS
35. Ranch animal. : STEER
36. Infant need. : BIB
39. Alcott heroine and namesakes. : MEGS
40. Fruit skins. : PEELS
41. Fashioned. : MADE
42. ___ Upsilon. : PSI
43. Sultanic decree. : IRADE
44. Hollywood veteran. : GABLE
45. Abundant. : LIBERAL
47. Witty remarks. : SALLIES
49. Fish traps. : EELPOTS
50. Fries. : SAUTES
51. Rouen's river. : SEINE
52. Interpret. : READ
1. Individually. : SINGLY
2. Birds of a region. : ORNIS
3. Plumbum. : LEAD
4. One of Snow White's friends. : DOC
5. Sluggish. : INERT
6. Monetary unit. : DIME
7. Compass point. : ESE
8. A variety of police dog. : ALSATIAN
9. Quality of being gentle. : LENIENCE
10. Rural residence. : VILLA
11. 6,080 feet. : SEAMILE
12. Roman official. : EDILE
13. Furniture items. : SETTEES
14. Was worth the effort. : PAID
18. Leagued. : FEDERATED
21. Transports. : SHIPS
22. Reception room. : SALON
24. Takes place. : COMES
25. Greater in number. : MAJOR
26. Conceals. : VEILS
27. Levers. : PRIES
28. Tread heavily. : TRAMPLE
29. Unorthodox beliefs. : HERESIES
30. Fit to be chosen. : ELIGIBLE
31. What nine is to ten. : ONELESS
35. Christmas ___. : SEALS
36. Pampered. : BABIED
37. Loafs. : IDLES
38. Social gatherings. : BEES
40. Babble. : PRATE
41. Where Valetta is. : MALTA
43. Ferrum. : IRON
44. Fasten. : GLUE
46. Roof apex covering. : EPI
48. Swiss stream. : AAR

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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