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New York Times, Monday, December 8, 1958

Author:
Helen Fasulo
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q W }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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Across
1. Haberdashery, for one. : SHOP
5. Tract at the mouth of the Nile. : DELTA
10. Approach. : COME
14. Judge's gown. : TOGA
15. Give a wide berth to. : AVOID
16. Hero of Conrad's "Victory." : AXEL
17. Famous frontier marshal. : EARP
18. Noisy celebration. : REVEL
19. Clandestine disclosure of information. : LEAK
20. Primp. : PREEN
22. Eligible voters. : RESIDENTS
24. Circus arena. : RING
26. Cousin of a corncrib. : BIN
27. Big leaguer. : PRO
30. People of Lodz. : POLES
33. Mountainous Western state. : IDAHO
37. Flagship of 1492. : SANTAMARIA
40. Monitor lizard. : URAN
41. Where Old Glory waves: Abbr. : AMER
42. Gen. Persons' predecessor. : ADAMS
43. Science buildings: Colloq. : LABS
44. Contour. : LINE
45. Contemptible. : DESPICABLE
47. Decoration. : MEDAL
49. Mystic Hebrew word. : SELAH
50. Matinee day: Abbr. : SAT
51. Labor group: Abbr. : CIO
53. Don Juan's mother, in Byron poem. : INEZ
55. With payment deferred: Slang. : ONTHECUFF
60. Worrying over trifles. : FUSSY
64. ___ duck. : LAME
65. Prospector's tract. : CLAIM
67. Vacation spot. : LAKE
68. Declare positively. : AVER
69. Say. : UTTER
70. One. : UNIT
71. Abbreviated address for a Gothamite. : NYNY
72. Highways. : ROADS
73. Partly: Prefix. : SEMI
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1. Degree. : STEP
2. Gray with age. : HOAR
3. Giant of folklore. : OGRE
4. Onionskin. : PAPER
5. Women's patriotic group: Abbr. : DAR
6. Home of the Seminoles. : EVERGLADES
7. Deep devotion. : LOVE
8. Apron strings. : TIES
9. Add lines not in the script: Slang. : ADLIB
10. Pot marigold. : CALENDULA
11. Farm animals. : OXEN
12. Victuals. : MEAT
13. Nation-wide lodge group. : ELKS
21. East Indian fiber palm. : NIPA
23. 502. : DII
25. Roving one. : NOMAD
27. Sacred song. : PSALM
28. Asian nettle plant. : RAMIE
29. Upright. : ONEND
31. Remove all marks of. : ERASE
32. Made plain. : SIMPLIFIED
34. King Hussein's subjects. : ARABS
35. Speech: Span. : HABLA
36. Beginning. : ONSET
38. Perfidy. : TREACHERY
39. Nehru, for example. : ASIAN
46. Cuisine expert. : CHEF
48. Former U.N. Secretary General. : LIE
52. Happen. : OCCUR
54. Members of a great Bantu nation. : ZULUS
55. "Good Earth" heroine. : OLAN
56. Shade of blue. : NAVY
57. Special agents of the Government. : TMEN
58. In the preceeding month: Abbr. : ULTO
59. ___ morgana (a mirage). : FATA
61. Logical. : SANE
62. Read hastily. : SKIM
63. Fabled Himalayan snowman. : YETI
66. Lady of the house. : MRS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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