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New York Times, Friday, December 5, 1958

Author: Helen Fasulo
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across Down
1. Europe's winter wonderland. : ALPS
5. Tiresomely trite. : CORNY
10. Holy man of Tibet. : LAMA
14. Mimetic dance. : HULA
15. Ignores. : OMITS
16. Writer Paton. : ALAN
17. Styptic substance. : ALUM
18. Diversionary trick. : REDHERRING
20. Something not to be missed. : BUS
21. Fish delicacy. : SOLE
22. Grandmother's favorite chair. : ROCKER
23. Chains. : FETTERS
26. Ungainly: Colloq. : WEEDY
27. Formal objection. : PROTEST
29. Earl Derr Biggers' sleuth. : CHAN
31. Where Joan of Arc died. : ROUEN
32. Hour of need. : RAINYDAY
36. New Mediterranean republic: Abbr. : ISR
37. Animal shelter. : POUND
39. Nigerian native. : IBO
40. Candidate for "What's My Line?" : MASSEUSE
43. Whimsical. : FANCY
45. Author of "The Dark at the Top of the Stairs." : INGE
46. Musical direction: with great force or vigor. : FURIOSO
48. Group of Baltic islands. : ALAND
51. Snapping beetles. : ELATERS
53. Worsted materials. : SERGES
55. Grafted, in heraldry. : ENTE
56. Shade tree. : ASH
59. Type of entertainer. : COMEDIENNE
61. Cocoon. : PUPA
62. Assert. : AVER
63. Senior. : ELDER
64. Verbal. : ORAL
65. Coal mines. : PITS
66. Certain flowers, in florists' lingo. : GLADS
67. Negative verbal contraction. : ISNT
1. Melville character. : AHAB
2. Moppet of the cartoons. : LULU
3. Attire for the golf course. : PLUSFOURS
4. Penrod's playmate. : SAM
5. Valuable landscape canvasses. : COROTS
6. Lenten dish. : OMELET
7. Equestrian. : RIDER
8. To the ___ degree. : NTH
9. River of Flanders. : YSER
10. Theft. : LARCENY
11. Identical. : ALIKE
12. Having a heavy head of hair. : MANED
13. Disgruntled plus. : ANGRY
19. Mountain ash. : ROWAN
21. British gun. : STEN
24. Summer in Paris. : ETE
25. Read metrically. : SCAN
27. Mid-Victorian. : PRIM
28. Dickens' Miss Dartle. : ROSA
30. Camouflaged. : HID
32. ___ de la Paix. : RUE
33. Museum exhibits. : DINOSAURS
34. First grader's concern. : ABCS
35. Stringed toy. : YOYO
37. Small dog. : PUG
38. Douay form of Hosea. : OSEE
41. Tenors. : SINGERS
42. Over and done with. : ENDED
43. Open to all. : FREE
44. Tune. : AIR
46. Struck out. : FANNED
47. Declares. : UTTERS
48. Composers' group. : ASCAP
49. Pope in 928. : LEOVI
50. Old-time helmet. : ARMET
52. ___ hand (help). : LENDA
54. Victory: Ger. : SIEG
57. Team of horses. : SPAN
58. Pause. : HALT
60. House addition. : ELL
61. Hawaiian food staple. : POI

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