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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 Down
1. Bubble. : BEAD
5. Down with: Fr. : ABAS
9. Symbol of warmth. : TOAST
14. Actor Ray. : ALDO
15. Consort of Siva. : DEVI
16. Become liable to. : INCUR
17. Much decorated. : BEMEDALED
19. A coin. : PIECE
20. Midianite king. : EVI
21. To ___ (everyone). : AMAN
22. Large wading birds. : STORKS
23. 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
1. 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
33. 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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