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New York Times, Thursday, April 17, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { F J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 3, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,215
Across
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Bubble. : BEAD
5
Down with: Fr. : ABAS
9
Symbol of warmth. : TOAST
14
Actor Ray. : ALDO
15
Consort of Siva. : DEVI
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Become liable to. : INCUR
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Much decorated. : BEMEDALED
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A coin. : PIECE
20
Midianite king. : EVI
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To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
22
Large wading birds. : STORKS
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Eureka!, for one. : EXCLAMATION
26
Italian painter Guido ___. : RENI
27
Struggle for mastery. : WRESTLE
31
Touched softly: Poet. : CAREST
34
Important paper. : DEED
35
Rhode Island Red. : HEN
36
Again. : ANEW
37
Intimation. : CUE
38
First principle. : SEED
39
Child. : SON
40
Rebuff. : SNUB
42
Eskimo boats. : UMIAKS
44
Lorelei. : ENTICER
46
Nylon flaw. : SNAG
47
Imaginary country in "Gulliver's Travels." : BROBDINGNAG
51
Designating a fine white marble. : PARIAN
54
Arabian sultanate. : OMAN
55
Kinsman. : SIB
57
Speaking imperfectly. : ALISP
58
Road begun about 312 B. C. : APPIANWAY
60
Marie Louise de la ___ (Ouida). : RAMEE
61
Dingle. : DELL
62
Plant tendril. : BINE
63
Ringlet. : TRESS
64
Coloring agents. : DYES
65
Totals: Abbr. : AMTS
Down
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Innocent one. : BABE
2
French pupil. : ELEVE
3
Commingle. : ADMIX
4
John ___. : DOE
5
Unyielding. : ADAMANT
6
Fine friend: Fr. : BELAMI
7
Genus of oats. : AVENA
8
One of the Caesars. : SID
9
Walked quietly. : TIPTOED
10
Plants of the lily family. : ONIONS
11
Maple tree. : ACER
12
Consume by licking, as a lollipop. : SUCK
13
Very: Fr. : TRES
18
Valleys: Poet. : DALES
22
Paterfamilias: Poet. : SIRE
24
Company or assemblage. : CREW
25
Chirping note. : TWEE
28
Tea plant. : THEA
29
Relative of 10 Down. : LEEK
30
Closes. : ENDS
31
Receptacle. : CASE
32
Straightway: Archaic. : ANON
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Fissure. : RENT
34
Name. : DUB
37
Restrain. : CURB
38
Token. : SIGN
40
Awkward predicaments. : SCRAPES
41
Gaseous element. : NEON
42
Opens as with a claw hammer. : UNNAILS
43
___ cum laude. : MAGNA
45
Relatives of 22 Across. : IBISES
46
Plain. : SIMPLE
48
One of Snow White's friends. : DOPEY
49
Floating. : ASWIM
50
Native of 47 Across. : GIANT
51
Share. : PART
52
Having a wing. : ALAR
53
Hoarfrost. : RIME
56
Certain runs in cricket. : BYES
58
Append. : ADD
59
Award won by novelist Cheever: Abbr. : NBA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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