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New York Times, Saturday, February 8, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,147
Across Down
1. Sting. : BARB
5. Decorate with knobs. : BOSS
9. Yearlings. : COLTS
14. Hebrew measure. : OMER
15. Self: Comb. form. : AUTO
16. Creator of Pal Joey. : OHARA
17. Hollywood VIP. : MOVIESTAR
19. Actress from Naples. : LOREN
20. Anne, Emily or Charlotte. : BRONTE
21. Walked on. : TROD
23. Roam aimlessly. : GAD
24. Texas author-artist, "The King Ranch." : LEA
25. Combustible matter. : FUEL
26. Parlays. : BETS
27. Old hands. : VETS
29. Shortest distance between two points. : BEELINE
31. "What a good boy ___!" : AMI
32. Neither minus nor plus. : ZERO
33. In ___ (in regard to). : VIEWOF
37. One way to address a Boston celebrity. : SENJOHNFKENNEDY
40. City in Oregon. : EUGENE
41. Coin of Bari. : LIRA
42. Like: Dial. : LAK
43. Twirls again. : RESPINS
45. If not. : ELSE
46. Flutter ___, in swimming. : KICK
49. Underground tunnel. : TUBE
50. Latin comparative suffix. : IOR
51. Two words of assent. : IDO
52. Wight. : ISLE
53. If. : INCASE
56. Located. : SITED
58. Ivy League member. : PRINCETON
60. Place of residence. : HOTEL
61. Raison d'___. : ETRE
62. Type of light. : NEON
63. Zellerbach's post. : ITALY
64. Coloring agents. : DYES
65. Historic hurricane. : EDNA
1. Explosive container. : BOMB
2. Love: Span. : AMOR
3. Engaging in mutiny. : REVOLTING
4. Pickling fluids. : BRINES
5. Headquarters. : BASE
6. Not in vogue. : OUT
7. Emblem on a postage stamp. : STATUEOFLIBERTY
8. Equine color. : SORREL
9. Indifferent. : COLD
10. Exclamation of surprise. : OHO
11. Comprehensive. : LARGE
12. Trick or ___. : TREAT
13. Beaches. : SANDS
18. Greek letter. : ETA
22. Twist and others. : OLIVERS
25. Flowerless plant. : FERN
26. Auxiliary verb. : BEEN
27. Wedgwood item. : VASE
28. Nonflying bird: Var. : EMEU
29. Biddings. : BEHESTS
30. One of Columbus' ships. : NINA
32. Belt. : ZONE
34. High with Trendex. : WELLRATED
35. Harem rooms. : ODAS
36. Fish net in form of a long bag. : FYKE
38. Twist suddenly. : JERK
39. Cattle: Poet. : KINE
44. Converted wood for papermaking. : PULPED
45. Epoch in geology. : EOCENE
46. Prime minister of Japan. : KISHI
47. Ninny. : IDIOT
48. Terra ___. : COTTA
50. Abbreviation after firm names. : INC
52. Lazily. : IDLY
53. Spanish girl's name. : INES
54. In a while. : SOON
55. Sicilian city. : ENNA
57. Fish. : EEL
59. Wrath. : IRE

Answer summary: 5 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later.

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