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New York Times, Monday, March 31, 1958

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 41, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 60, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,198
Across Down
1. Napped. : SLEPT
6. High, steep rock. : CLIFF
11. Ali Baba's brother. : CASSIM
13. Little satellite. : MOONLET
15. Hunnish king. : ATTILA
16. Aida's father. : AMONASRO
18. Zodiac sign. : LEO
19. Make joyful. : ELATE
21. Become suddenly alert: Colloq. : SITUP
22. Small yards for animals. : PENS
24. Claim of right. : TITLE
26. Frosty coating. : RIME
27. Long-billed, wading bird. : SNIPE
29. Philippine island. : LEYTE
31. Vincent ___ Gogh. : VAN
32. Rushed out. : SALLIED
34. Port. : HAVEN
36. "___ Lang Syne." : AULD
37. Blue-white star in Lyra. : VEGA
38. Famous coloratura. : PATTI
40. Grows less severe. : RELENTS
43. Be folded. : LAP
44. Corroded. : EATEN
46. Be affected by some influence, event, etc. : REACT
48. Spoken. : ORAL
50. Creator of D'Artagnan. : DUMAS
52. Salad dish. : SLAW
53. Killer whales. : ORCAS
55. Little brooks. : RILLS
57. Exist. : ARE
58. Chingachgook's tribe. : MOHICANS
60. Punish by fining. : AMERCE
62. Lockjaw. : TETANUS
63. ___ the hatchet (made peace). : BURIED
64. Sweet stuff. : SYRUP
65. Toothed wheels. : GEARS
1. Indian trophies. : SCALPS
2. Vessels with triangular sails. : LATEENS
3. Baltic state. : ESTONIA
4. Greek letter. : PSI
5. Piece of glazed clay. : TILE
6. Seemly. : COMELY
7. Card game. : LOO
8. Taverns. : INNS
9. Aptitude. : FLAIR
10. Full of gaiety. : FESTIVE
12. Brewer's material. : MALT
13. Entangled. : MATTED
14. Well-known Missourian. : TRUMAN
17. Candid. : OPEN
20. Was the trouble with. : AILED
23. Back piece of chair. : SPLAT
25. Lucy's friend and neighbor. : ETHEL
28. Wash out: Rare. : ELUTE
30. Ardent. : EAGER
33. Epic from the 9th century B. C. : ILIAD
35. Parts of a windmill. : VANES
37. Mercenary. : VENAL
38. Repeat by rote. : PARROT
39. Geronimo's warriors. : APACHES
40. Irresponsible. : REMISS
41. Hermes' winged shoes. : TALARIA
42. Harder to find. : SCARCER
43. Come into sight. : LOOM
45. Happen unexpectedly. : TURNUP
47. Suitings. : TWEEDS
49. Nonprofessional people. : LAITY
51. Chunk. : SLAB
54. Blemish. : SCAR
56. Complacent. : SMUG
59. Sky god of Babylon. : ANU
61. Before. : ERE

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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