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New York Times, Saturday, December 6, 1958

Author:
Jack Luzzatto
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.31, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 268 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Students & seniors
Across
1. Indian Ocean sailor. : LASCAR
7. Tahitian seaport. : PAPEETE
14. His suits wear like iron. : ARMORER
16. Theatre districts. : RIALTOS
17. Punishment. : SCOURGE
18. Attack. : ASSAULT
19. In hoc ___ vinces. : SIGNO
20. Youth athletic group in N. Y. C.: Abbr. : PSAL
22. Barnyard structure. : SILO
23. Candy. : SWEETMEAT
26. Pintail duck. : SMEE
29. Bleating sound. : MAA
30. Joyous sound. : MIRTH
34. Helter-skelter. : PELLMELL
36. Safe. : SECURE
37. Mohammed ___. : ALI
38. Intrinsic nature. : ESSENCE
40. Grassy field. : LEA
41. Mignonette. : RESEDA
43. Drink of 1932. : NEARBEER
45. New Hampshire city. : KEENE
46. J. B. Rhine specialty. : ESP
47. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
48. Acrobatic feat. : HANDSTAND
52. Thomas ___ Edison. : ALVA
55. Gaelic. : ERSE
56. James Bowie was here. : ALAMO
60. Residence of a college official. : DEANERY
62. Put the car away. : GARAGED
64. Incurved. : CONCAVE
65. Divided it stands. : GERMANY
66. Contemptuous critic. : SNEERER
67. German city: Var. : CASSEL
Down
1. Girl. : LASS
2. Bow: Comb. form. : ARCI
3. City fog. : SMOG
4. Legal advice. : COUNSEL
5. Mark indicating direction. : ARROW
6. Not special: Abbr. : REG
7. Flat-bottomed Norwegian boat. : PRAAM
8. Passageway. : AISLE
9. Dance step. : PAS
10. Not rigid. : ELASTIC
11. Needle case. : ETUI
12. Highway tax. : TOLL
13. This thing: Span. : ESTO
15. Rescinds a law. : REPEALS
21. Lack of originality. : STALENESS
24. Spider bug genus. : EMESA
25. Afghan prince. : AMEER
26. Fiery particle. : SPARK
27. Hand-to-hand fight. : MELEE
28. Girl's name. : ELISE
31. King. : RULER
32. Beech and birch. : TREES
33. Efficient pump. : HEART
35. Sorceress who aided Jason. : MEDEA
36. ___ Flow, British naval base. : SCAPA
39. Special savings. : NESTEGG
42. Heighten. : ENHANCE
44. Scenes of uproar and confusion. : BEDLAMS
49. Cheek. : NERVE
50. Laundry machine. : DRYER
51. Fine Philippine wood. : NARRA
52. General's assistants: Abbr. : ADCS
53. Castile's old companion. : LEON
54. Windmill piece. : VANE
57. Turkish titles. : AGAS
58. Word read by Daniel. : MENE
59. An alleged force or power. : ODYL
61. Part of a cereal plant. : EAR
63. Nuclear energy group. : AEC

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 10 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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