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New York Times, Tuesday, December 2, 1958

Author: Madeline Corse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.82, Missing: { J K Q V X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 263 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,444
Across Down
1. Army members. : WACS
5. Cave dweller. : BAT
8. Rest from the hot sun. : SIESTA
14. All lined up. : AROW
15. Done by us. : OUR
16. Diminished. : ABATED
17. U. S. supercarrier. : SARATOGA
19. Capital of Albania. : TIRANA
20. The Earth, for example. : PLANET
21. Cools. : ICES
23. General Thumb. : TOM
24. Pertaining to the nose. : RHINAL
26. Salutation on a formal letter. : SIRS
27. Lazy ___. : SUSAN
31. Folds of skin at the throat. : DEWLAPS
33. Lily plant. : ARUM
34. "The home of the bean and the ___ . . . " : COD
35. Wrathful. : IRATE
37. Washington, for instance. : CAPITAL
39. Fruitless. : STERILE
41. Homework for an élève. : LECON
42. College in Cedar Rapids. : COE
43. I know: Lat. : SCIO
44. Entertained. : REGALED
46. Geographic formations. : MESAS
47. Fish. : BASS
49. Impair. : DAMAGE
51. Personality. : EGO
52. ___ light (chance knowledge). : SIDE
53. Lottery. : RAFFLE
58. "Moonlight ___." : SONATA
60. Atomic submarine. : NAUTILUS
62. Prayer. : ORISON
63. Article. : THE
64. Imparted. : LENT
65. Parrots. : MACAWS
66. ___ atticum (Attic salt): Lat. : SAL
67. Laban's daughter. : LEAH
1. Yellow jacket. : WASP
2. Asian sea. : ARAL
3. Cooper heroine. : CORA
4. "___ Lake." : SWAN
5. Quiz show compartment. : BOOTH
6. Month: Abbr. : AUG
7. Made proficient. : TRAINED
8. Explorer, for instance. : SATELLITE
9. Wading bird. : IBIS
10. Attention. : EAR
11. Facts and figures. : STATISTICS
12. General meaning. : TENOR
13. Peak in the Presidential Range. : ADAMS
18. Sea swallow. : TERN
22. Bird call. : CAW
25. Golden calf. : IDOL
26. Few and far between. : SPARSE
27. Indian. : SAC
28. Eurasian border river. : URAL
29. Faster than sound. : SUPERSONIC
30. Linen neck cloths worn by priests. : AMICES
32. Exist. : ARE
34. Excellent neighbors. : CANADIANS
36. Well-known pen name. : ELIA
38. Dress: Colloq. : TOG
39. Effervescent drink. : SODA
40. Dawn goddess. : EOS
42. Glues. : CEMENTS
45. Boy. : LAD
46. Food in general. : MEAT
47. Twig broom. : BESOM
48. Market place. : AGORA
50. Food for the convalescent. : GRUEL
52. Pack. : STOW
54. Execute (a business order). : FILL
55. Hasten away. : FLEE
56. Moon goddess. : LUNA
57. Baltic native. : ESTH
59. Biblical king. : ASA
61. Exclamation of surprise. : AHA

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

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