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New York Times, Friday, April 25, 1958

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 313 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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1. Slow. : LAZY
5. Pull. : DRAW
9. Tree. : BIRCH
14. Willow. : ITEA
15. Ready for use. : RIPE
16. Honor highly. : ADORE
17. In a quandary. : NONPLUSED
19. Was pleased with. : LIKED
20. Consequence. : END
21. River that joins the Neisse. : ODER
22. Polished. : GLOSSY
23. Another name for the porpoise. : SEAHOG
25. Get out: Slang. : SCRAM
27. Partakes of. : USES
29. Croquette's relative, pastry-covered. : RISSOLE
33. "I had rather be right than ___" (Henry Clay to Sen. Preston, 1839). : BEPRESIDENT
37. Foot: Comb. form. : PED
38. Hero of Conrad's "Victory." : AXEL
39. One of Snow White's friends. : DOC
40. Lay by. : SAVE
41. Three: Ital. : TRE
42. 12–13th century Mongol conqueror. : GENGHISKHAN
46. Make amends for. : EXPIATE
48. Noun suffix. : ENCE
49. Rialto offerings. : PLAYS
51. Cringed. : FAWNED
55. Insurgents. : REBELS
58. Inadequate. : POOR
60. Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
61. City near New York's Thruway. : UTICA
62. Out in the cold. : NEGLECTED
64. Man's adversary. : SATAN
65. Joker. : CARD
66. Pisa's river. : ARNO
67. Choose. : ELECT
68. Mine products. : ORES
69. Jumble. : MESS
1. Nautical ropes. : LINES
2. Make reparation (for). : ATONE
3. "The Prisoner of ___," Anthony Hope novel. : ZENDA
4. Caroline island. : YAP
5. Hard workers. : DRUDGES
6. Originate. : RISE
7. Mimics. : APERS
8. Unite together. : WED
9. Weight to steady a ship. : BALLAST
10. Pecularities of language. : IDIOMS
11. Seoul soldiers. : ROKS
12. Gradually increasing in loudness: Mus. abbr. : CRES
13. Actress Lamarr. : HEDY
18. Inexact. : LOOSE
22. Cheshire cat's forte. : GRIN
24. Fling. : HURL
26. Day nursery: Fr. : CRECHE
28. Actress Sylvia. : SIDNEY
30. Large, brightly spotted fish. : OPAH
31. Copper coins of Bulgaria. : LEVA
32. Delightful spot. : EDEN
33. Diminish. : BATE
34. Executrix: Abbr. : EXRX
35. Chirp. : PEEP
36. Chow. : DOG
40. Swerve or twist. : SKEW
42. Prince Charming. : GALLANT
43. Greek letters. : ETAS
44. Embraces. : INFOLDS
45. Startle. : SCARE
47. Dried roots of a medicinal plant. : IPECAC
50. Trident. : SPEAR
52. ___ Dame. : NOTRE
53. Makes uniform. : EVENS
54. Pranks: Colloq. : DIDOS
55. Artifice. : RUSE
56. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
57. Morsel. : BITE
59. Bugaboo. : OGRE
62. Corp., for one. : NCO
63. Machine part. : CAM

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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