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New York Times, Wednesday, July 23, 1958

Author: W. E. Jones
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 70, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.43, Missing: { F J K Q U V W X Z }, Scrabble score: 249 (avg 1.31)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 10, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
W. E. Jones has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 50-Down had "stertoriously"; corrected it to "stertorously."
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,312
Across Down
1. Prevent from action. : DETER
6. Appetizer. : CANAPE
12. Repeat. : ITERATE
14. Character in "Othello." : EMILIA
15. Subject for a contemporary scientist. : THERMODYNAMICS
17. Kind of rolled tea. : CHA
18. Small harpsichords. : SPINETS
19. Case in grammar: Abbr. : DAT
20. Entrance room of a building. : HALL
22. Town in S France, near Nimes. : ALES
23. Ghostly apparition. : SHADE
25. The bounding main. : OCEAN
27. This: Span. : ESTO
29. Scent. : ODOR
30. Preacher. : PARSON
32. Colonizers. : SETTLERS
34. ___ cantabile. : ARIA
36. New York City park. : RIIS
37. Barren, eroded regions. : BADLANDS
41. Bristly. : SETOSE
45. Masculine form of 14 Across. : EMIL
46. Old-time herb. : ANET
48. Artifact, for instance. : RELIC
49. Hard centers. : CORES
51. Course for a future M.D.: Abbr. : ANAT
53. Part of the overhead. : RENT
54. Output of Mesabi Range. : ORE
55. Name for a child born on Christmas. : NATALIE
58. Long, long ___. : AGO
59. One hazard of space travel. : MICROMETEORITE
62. Whole. : ENTIRE
63. Diesels, for example. : ENGINES
64. Member of the family. : SISTER
65. Small table. : STAND
1. River of Wales and England. : DEE
2. Goes astray. : ERRS
3. Bay on W Florida coast. : TAMPA
4. Star: Fr. : ETOILE
5. Rubescence. : REDNESS
6. Coin. : CENT
7. Accumulate in quantity. : AMASS
8. Steal, filch: Archaic. : NIM
9. Surveyor's instrument. : ALIDADE
10. Mounted bullfighter. : PICADOR
11. Religious festivals. : EASTERS
12. Odysseus' homeland. : ITHACA
13. Former German dollar. : THALER
16. ___ year. : YESTER
17. Tennis stroke. : CHOP
21. Famous Chicago street. : LASALLE
24. Item for Arness. : HOLSTER
26. Singer Bayes of vaudeville days. : NORA
28. Inventor of elevators' safety brakes. : OTIS
31. Historic caravel. : NINA
33. Arrange in layers. : TIER
35. Grown together: Bot. : ADNATE
37. Is suitable to. : BECOMES
38. Cupids in Italian art. : AMORINI
39. Governs. : DIRECTS
40. Legislative bodies. : SENATES
42. A salt of a fatty acid. : OLEATE
43. Scorches. : SINGES
44. External: Comb. form. : ECTO
47. Money unit of many ancient peoples. : TALENT
50. Breathe stertorously. : SNORE
52. County in S New York. : TIOGA
56. Continent: Abbr. : AMER
57. Land of the Giant's Causeway. : ERIN
60. Decreasing tempo: Mus. abbr. : RIT
61. Poetic name for Asiatic country. : IND

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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