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New York Times, Tuesday, June 24, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 274 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 1
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,283
Across
1. Native of Natal. : ZULU
5. March 26th award. : OSCAR
10. Study for examinations: Colloq. : CRAM
14. African port. : ORAN
15. Awaken. : ROUSE
16. Knight of the road. : HOBO
17. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
18. Island in New York harbor. : ELLIS
19. Secondhand. : USED
20. Praying insect. : MANTIS
22. Soften by soaking in liquid. : MACERATE
24. Aleutian island. : ATTU
26. Invalid. : NULL
27. Cousins of dead ducks. : HASBEENS
31. Moderate. : EASEUP
35. Seed covering. : ARIL
36. Most deceitful. : SLIEST
38. Siamang or orang. : APE
39. Covers on the inside. : LINES
41. Chemical suffix. : IDE
42. Misanthropist's specialties. : HATES
44. Publication: Abbr. : MAG
45. Abaft. : ASTERN
48. Notch. : DENT
49. Take on. : ASSUME
51. Infields. : DIAMONDS
53. Important alliance. : NATO
55. At any time. : EVER
56. "Comedy ___." : OFERRORS
60. Town on the Gulf of Sálerno. : AMALFI
64. Worked with a loom. : WOVE
65. Sparkle. : FLASH
67. Sir Lancelot's uncle. : BORS
68. Perjurer's specialties. : LIES
69. Largest regular size of book. : FOLIO
70. Cambodia's neighbor. : LAOS
71. Dispatched. : SENT
72. Small barracudas. : SPETS
73. Irritable. : EDGY
Down
1. Climb up, as an airplane. : ZOOM
2. ___ Minor. : URSA
3. Reclined. : LAIN
4. Variable. : UNSTABLE
5. Figure in Greek tragedy. : ORESTES
6. The sun. : SOL
7. Hollow, jointed stem of a grass. : CULM
8. Oriental. : ASIAN
9. Saves. : RESCUES
10. Ill-bred fellows. : CHURLS
11. Character in "David Copperfield." : ROSA
12. Support in evildoing. : ABET
13. Custom. : MODE
21. Citizen of: Suffix. : ITE
23. Israeli seaport. : ELATH
25. Dark. : UNLIT
27. Old-time board game. : HALMA
28. Diva's specialties. : ARIAS
29. Celebrates in verse. : SINGS
30. Sympathized (with) one faction. : SIDED
32. Moth ___. : EATEN
33. Set or stand in a certain way. : UPEND
34. Annoying ones. : PESTS
37. Uncanny. : EERIE
40. One of the Philippines. : SAMAR
43. Exquisitely charming: Colloq. : ADORABLE
46. Counterbalances. : SETOFFS
47. Nomadic tribe of the Southwest. : NAVAHOS
50. Disquiet. : UNREST
52. Hebrew letter. : MEM
54. Lowest deck of a ship. : ORLOP
56. Symbols of wisdom. : OWLS
57. Pâté de ___ gras. : FOIE
58. Equable. : EVEN
59. Store event. : SALE
61. Weigh down. : LOAD
62. ___ in the throat. : FROG
63. Suburb of Paris. : ISSY
66. Mind the baby. : SIT

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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