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New York Times, Thursday, December 11, 1958

Author: Jules Arensberg
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
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1. Where to buy a borzoi. : PETSHOP
8. Stiff, haughty step. : STALK
13. Relative of "Oh boy!" : MANALIVE
14. Legendary French hero. : ROLAND
16. Man of long experience. : OLDTIMER
17. Daniel Webster, for example. : ORATOR
18. Gripper on a shoe. : CLEAT
19. Card game. : RUM
21. Where Candia is. : CRETE
22. Venerable. : HOAR
23. Jauntily careless. : RAKISH
25. Shinto temple. : SHA
26. Timetable abbreviation. : ARR
27. University board member. : REGENT
28. Not barefooted. : SHOD
29. John XXIII. : POPE
30. Future frog. : TADPOLE
32. Large number of fish swimming together. : SCHOOL
35. Grew genial. : THAWED
36. Master of the jinni. : ALADDIN
38. Unicorn's companion. : LION
39. Burning glass. : LENS
40. Immature. : CALLOW
42. Obstruct. : DAM
45. Small child. : TAD
46. Polynesian. : SAMOAN
47. Language of Buddhist writings. : PALI
48. Leaves inserted in a book. : INSET
50. A thousand ages. : EON
51. Roves on the wing. : FLITS
52. Slaggy lava. : SCORIA
54. Liner routes. : SEALANES
56. Benevolent. : HUMANE
57. Knight's search for adventure. : ERRANTRY
58. Intelligence ___. : TESTS
59. Political symbols. : DONKEYS
1. Whiteness. : PALLOR
2. Make beloved. : ENDEAR
3. Mongol. : TATAR
4. Slash. : SLIT
5. Pronoun. : HIM
6. Surplus. : OVERAGE
7. Wig. : PERUKE
8. Theatre sign. : SRO
9. Flambeau. : TORCH
10. Having a wing. : ALAR
11. TV movie. : LATESHOW
12. One means of watching a ball game. : KNOTHOLE
13. Relative of Java. : MOCHA
15. Was apprehensive. : DREADED
20. Vast sum. : MINT
23. Facsimile. : REPLICA
24. Times Square, for one. : STATION
27. Cross. : ROOD
28. Nine inches. : SPAN
29. Seedcases. : PODS
31. Indian Ocean vessel. : DHOW
32. Somewhat briny. : SALTISH
33. Good-looking. : CLEANCUT
34. Good-looking. : HANDSOME
37. Appellation. : NAME
38. Herdsman: Span. : LLANERO
41. Freed. : LOOSED
42. Of a delicate beauty. : DAINTY
43. Modifies. : ALTERS
44. Term of address for little girl. : MISSY
46. Task assigned. : STINT
47. Tool for smoothing wood. : PLANE
49. Important periods. : ERAS
51. Antiaircraft fire. : FLAK
53. One of the Stevensons. : AES
55. Alder tree: Scot. : ARN

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