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New York Times, Wednesday, April 30, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 308 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
David Steinberg notes:

There's an unfixable error at 24-Across/3-Down: The answer key lists an M, and 24-Across makes sense as HEMLOCK, but 3-Down should clearly be HE-MAN rather than HEMAM.

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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,228

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Across
1
Rooters' utterances. : RAHS
5
Following, as in search of. : AFTER
10
Jacob's first wife. : LEAH
14
Help out. : ABET
15
Satiated and bored. : BLASE
16
Margin. : EDGE
17
Current novelist. : JAMESJONES
19
Yorkshire river. : AIRE
20
___ loss. : ATA
21
¼ bushel. : PECK
22
Wind one's way. : THREAD
24
Socrates' final cup. : HEMLOCK
26
Nkrumah's land. : GHANA
27
Actor Carney. : ART
28
Delayed. : SLOWEDUP
31
Accommodate. : ADAPT
34
Dark bluish-red color. : PLUM
35
Early Virginia. : DARE
36
___ Yutang. : LIN
37
Chain of syllogisms, in logic. : SORITES
40
Damage. : MAR
41
Is profitable. : PAYS
43
Golf course markers. : PINS
44
Cotton thread. : LISLE
46
Abruptly and noisily: Colloq. : SLAMBANG
48
Hair pad. : RAT
49
Fur-bearing mammals. : SEALS
50
Expand. : DEVELOP
54
French girl's name. : YVETTE
56
Places: Lat. : LOCI
57
Wood sorrel. : OCA
58
___ Hari. : MATA
59
Noted playwright of Abbey Theatre. : SEANOCASEY
62
Plant shoot. : CION
63
Apple implement. : CORER
64
Pod-bearing plant. : BEAN
65
"___ Christie." : ANNA
66
All over. : ENDED
67
British composer. : ARNE
Down
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Indian prince. : RAJAH
2
Let up. : ABATE
3
Weight lifter, for one. : HEMAN
4
Sault ___ Marie. : STE
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Servile. : ABJECT
6
The sheep or the goats. : FLOCK
7
Container. : TANK
8
Compass point. : ESE
9
Place for convalescence. : RESTHOME
10
Well-informed. : LEARNED
11
Alias Daisy Mae. : EDIEADAMS
12
Where Shah Jehan ruled. : AGRA
13
Take notice. : HEED
18
Newspaper section. : SPORTS
23
Opposed to "gee." : HAW
25
___ dog. : LAP
26
Supplies to excess. : GLUTS
28
Hurl. : SLING
29
Russian river. : URAL
30
Dumas ___. : PERE
31
Heidi's locale. : ALPS
32
Radio disk. : DIAL
33
She wrote "The Winthrop Woman." : ANYASETON
34
Heads of schools: Abbr. : PRINS
38
Show a play of colors. : OPALESCE
39
Major language group. : SLAVIC
42
He composed "The Bartered Bride." : SMETANA
45
Citizen of: Suffix. : ITE
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Racket. : BAT
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Hi-fi item. : RECORD
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Recipient. : DONEE
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Last one in. : LOSER
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Vast expanse. : OCEAN
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He wrote "Home, Sweet Home." : PAYNE
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Organization founded by George Williams. : YMCA
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Hollow: empty. : VAIN
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Cooking substance. : LARD
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A long time. : EON
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Arab robe. : ABA

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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