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New York Times, Thursday, June 19, 1958

Author:
Geraldine W. King
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.50)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,278
Across
1. Undisguised. : BALD
5. Pieman. : BAKER
10. As well. : ALSO
14. Butter substitute. : OLEO
15. Brisk. : ALIVE
16. Fresh-water duck. : TEAL
17. Spurs on. : STIMULATES
19. Filing card projections. : TABS
20. This: Lat. : HOC
21. Leisure. : TIME
22. Type of perfume. : CHYPRE
24. Prohibit legally. : ESTOP
26. Intimation. : CUE
27. Japanese money. : SEN
28. Inn. : HOSTEL
30. Comfort. : CHEER
32. Enroll. : ENTER
33. ___ Treaty, 1921, concerning Pacific questions. : FOURPOWER
37. Maple tree family. : ACER
38. Young fish. : PARRS
39. Weary. : TIRE
40. Outer boundary of an area. : PERIMETER
42. Mythical monster. : LAMIA
43. Shelters for sheep. : COTES
44. Bracket supporting a cornice, balustrade, etc. : CORBEL
45. System serving the Dept. of Defense: Abbr. : SSS
48. Thoroughfares: Abbr. : STS
49. Gem. : BERYL
50. Elk. : WAPITI
52. Island country. : EIRE
53. Fixed point of time. : ERA
56. Wang Lung's wife. : OLAN
57. Public walks along the seaside. : ESPLANADES
60. Author of "Amores." : OVID
61. Long-legged bird. : STILT
62. Drench. : SOAK
63. ___ express. : PONY
64. Italian epic poet. : TASSO
65. Conjunctions. : ANDS
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1. Nonsense: Colloq. : BOSH
2. Palo ___. : ALTO
3. English county. : LEICESTER
4. Portuguese title. : DOM
5. English baron (with "de"), founder of Oxford College. : BALIOL
6. "Thy word is ___ to my feet . . . " : ALAMP
7. Bird of the hawk family. : KITE
8. Lady of the "three faces." : EVE
9. Lifesavers. : RESCUERS
10. Lawyer: Abbr. : ATTY
11. Vaults. : LEAPS
12. Jet plane. : SABRE
13. Johnson's partner. : OLSEN
18. Total. : UTTER
23. Dickens character. : HEEP
25. Spatial, in chemistry. : STERIC
26. Whirring noise, as made by a partridge. : CHURR
28. Accumulate. : HEAP
29. Formerly. : ONCE
30. Central strands of ropes. : CORES
31. Club whose motto is "Service." : ROTARY
33. Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos. : FATES
34. Scene of Althea Gibson's triumph. : WIMBLEDON
35. Great Lakes port. : ERIE
36. Adjective for the McCoy. : REAL
38. Most trivial. : PETTIEST
41. Nearly all. : MOST
42. Italian screen star. : LOREN
44. Horn: Comb. form. : CERATO
45. Pounce. : SWOOP
46. Burst of cheers from a crowd. : SALVO
47. "The Rain in ___." : SPAIN
49. Treasury notes. : BILLS
51. Vincent d'___, French composer. : INDY
52. Finials at the ends of spires. : EPIS
54. Interpreted. : READ
55. Petitions. : ASKS
58. Depot: Abbr. : STA
59. Gentle ___ lamb. : ASA

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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