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New York Times, Saturday, June 14, 1958

Author:
Herman Keld
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q }, Scrabble score: 331 (avg 1.75)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,273
Across
1. ___ Society. : CAFE
5. Was ahead. : LED
8. Competitors in the Mille Miglia. : RACERS
14. Associate. : ALLY
15. Outside: Prefix. : EXO
16. Flowering shrub. : AZALEA
17. Top quality: Slang. : BLUECHIP
19. English gentlewoman. : MILADY
20. Inventor of a wind instrument. : SAX
21. Compelled to go along. : HALED
23. Minotaur's owner. : MINOS
24. Father: Fr. : PERE
25. Cooked mixture of flour and butter for sauces. : ROUX
27. Accumulate. : STORE
30. Long-legged bird. : STILT
32. Chinese name. : MAO
35. British actor-playwright. : COWARD
37. Subjects of famed Sherlock Holmes story. : REDHEADS
39. Wagon train animals. : OXEN
40. Ignore. : ELIDE
42. Exclamation of sorrow. : ALAS
43. Employment termination notice: Colloq. : PINKSLIP
45. Havoc. : RAVAGE
47. Being, in the most abstract sense. : ENS
48. Vary. : ALTER
50. Small Old World mammal. : GENET
51. Hillside: Dial. : BRAE
52. College town in Iowa. : AMES
54. Port of Iraq. : BASRA
57. Boca ___, Florida. : RATON
59. Chemin de ___ (railroad): Fr. : FER
62. Ardent. : ABLAZE
64. Fib. : WHITELIE
66. Broadening experience. : TRAVEL
67. Poetic "ever." : EER
68. Latin-American measure, 32 to 43 inches. : VARA
69. Traffic in that which is sacred. : SIMONY
70. Señora: Abbr. : SRA
71. Author Munthe. : AXEL
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1. Means of transportation. : CABS
2. ___ breve, in music. : ALLA
3. Stream. : FLUX
4. Observe. : EYE
5. Hungarian composer. : LEHAR
6. Expatriates. : EXILES
7. Inside information: Colloq. : DOPE
8. Zodiac sign, Aries. : RAM
9. Arc of the horizon, in astronomy. : AZIMUTH
10. Cup or chalice. : CALIX
11. Spirit: Fr. : ELAN
12. Fix again. : REDO
13. Recites. : SAYS
18. Enliven. : CHEER
22. Dehydrated. : DRIED
24. Frolic. : PRANK
26. Not so young. : OLDER
27. Extent. : SCOPE
28. Poison. : TOXIN
29. Hero of 1936 Olympics. : OWENS
31. Rubbish: Slang. : TRIPE
32. South-African Premier, 1948–1954. : MALAN
33. Maxim. : ADAGE
34. Native of Central Caucasus. : OSSET
36. ___ Street. : DELLA
38. Edges of a roof. : EAVES
41. Unit of capacity in metric system. : LITER
44. Gene of double-eagle fame. : SARAZEN
46. Representative. : AGENT
49. To the contrary. : RATHER
51. A daring villain. : BRAVO
53. Shearer of the ballet. : MOIRA
54. Cave dwellers. : BATS
55. Shelter, as a dugout: Fr. : ABRI
56. Heavy impact. : SLAM
58. Fills with reverence. : AWES
59. Source of linen. : FLAX
60. Name on Irish stamps. : EIRE
61. Having actuality. : REAL
63. City in E. England. : ELY
65. Little ___. : EVA

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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