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New York Times, Saturday, March 1, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,168
Across
1
Pacific bastion. : OKINAWA
8
Sicilian city. : MESSINA
15
Fainter. : SWOONER
16
Passes. : ELAPSES
17
Shavian heroine. : CANDIDA
18
Top man in Ghana. : NKRUMAH
19
Among. : AMID
20
Relative: Abbr. : BRO
22
Gronchi's country. : ITALY
23
Temporary setbacks. : RECESSIONS
27
Compass point. : NNE
28
Former rulers of Nepal. : RANAS
29
Hawaiian dish. : POI
31
140 lbs., in Britain. : TENSTONE
34
Farouk, for example. : EXKING
38
Common verbal contraction. : IVE
39
Years: Abbr. : YRS
40
National Guard: Abbr. : MIL
41
University in Brooklyn: Abbr. : LIU
42
City near New York. : NEWARK
44
So as to be branching out. : RADIALLY
46
Employment. : USE
47
Awkward. : INEPT
48
Step. : PAS
50
Getting-off places. : LOCALSTOPS
55
Fragments. : PARTS
57
Restraint of free speech. : GAG
58
Air. : AURA
59
Perform. : OPERATE
61
In the form of a decree. : EDICTAL
64
___ idol. : MATINEE
65
Most abundant. : RICHEST
66
Is agreeable. : PLEASES
67
Globes. : SPHERES
Down
1
Emmy's relative. : OSCAR
2
First name of 18 Across. : KWAME
3
Of a Greek style of architecture. : IONIC
4
Droopyheads. : NODDERS
5
Cuckoo. : ANI
6
Join. : WED
7
King Saud's people. : ARABIANS
8
Krishna of the U. N. : MENON
9
Deer. : ELK
10
Garment worn in Pakistan. : SARI
11
Event of Oct. 4, 1957. : SPUTNIK
12
"The proper study of mankind ___." : ISMAN
13
Aussie tennis star Fraser. : NEALE
14
Pallid. : ASHY
21
Flower. : ROSE
24
Woodland deities. : SATYRS
25
World War II submarine development. : SNORKEL
26
European head of NATO ground forces. : SPEIDEL
30
English primroses. : OXLIPS
31
Ingredient in solder. : TIN
32
First lady. : EVE
33
Inexperienced. : NEW
35
Badly. : ILL
36
Nothing. : NIL
37
Chap. : GUY
40
Stengel and Rigney. : MANAGERS
43
Scene of Anschluss, 1938. : AUSTRIA
44
Costa ___. : RICA
45
Embassy person. : ATTACHE
48
___ decree. : PAPAL
49
Narrow ridge of a mountain. : ARETE
51
Moldings. : OGEES
52
___ space. : OUTER
53
Leek-green quartz. : PRASE
54
Mariners. : SALTS
55
Display. : POMP
56
Without: Fr. : SANS
60
Relative of a green. : TEE
62
Immerse. : DIP
63
German pronoun. : ICH

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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