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New York Times, Thursday, July 24, 1958

Author: Lois Hillis
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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Across Down
1. Ball park event. : HOMERUN
8. Single spot on a card. : ACE
11. She's been to the moon and back. : COW
14. Tending to wear away. : EROSIVE
15. City in S Spain. : CORDOVA
17. Large or important church. : MINSTER
18. Teacher. : TRAINER
19. Fit of peevishness. : PET
20. Projecting edge of a roof. : EAVE
22. Starting to be: Adj. suffix. : ESCENT
23. Large number: Colloq. : SLEW
25. Young hare. : LEVERET
27. Maltese. : CAT
29. Observe. : SEE
30. Concerning. : ASTO
34. Like the Milky Way. : STARRY
37. Moved smoothly. : SLID
40. Help. : AID
41. ___ another color (an entirely different matter). : HORSEOF
43. One of the pins in ninepins. : SKITTLE
45. Fuel. : OIL
46. Give utterance to. : EMIT
48. Birds with beautiful plumage. : EGRETS
49. Intrigue. : PLOT
51. Fuel. : GAS
53. Singer-actor Mineo. : SAL
54. Corpulence. : OBESITY
58. Sound of a flat dive. : PLOP
61. Constant. : STABLE
64. Dregs. : LEES
66. Tending to: Suffix. : IVE
67. Sympathizers. : PITIERS
69. Rope for making a boat fast. : PAINTER
71. Tall marsh plant. : CATTAIL
72. Earnest requests. : PRAYERS
73. Burro. : ASS
74. Typewriter part. : KEY
75. In a body. : ENMASSE
1. Asiatic herbs with tough fibers. : HEMPS
2. Large bay window. : ORIEL
3. Commune on the Riviera. : MONTECARLO
4. Feminine suffix. : ESS
5. Ceremonial act. : RITE
6. Of a part of the iris. : UVEAL
7. Gives courage to. : NERVES
8. Vaudeville routine. : ACT
9. Kitchen implement. : CORER
10. Rub out. : ERASE
11. Strobile. : CONE
12. Companion of a broiler. : OVEN
13. Skin excresence. : WART
16. Sayings. : DICTA
21. Times of day: Poet. : EVES
24. ___ of the Roses. : WARS
26. Elongated fishes. : EELS
28. Sequoia. : TREE
31. States dominated by powerful neighbors. : SATELLITES
32. Awning. : TILT
33. Pindaric works. : ODES
34. Market. : SHOP
35. Labor. : TOIL
36. Day: Hebrew. : YOM
38. Dwight David. : IKE
39. Excavates. : DIGS
42. Fruits. : FIGS
44. One-horse carriage. : TRAP
47. Beaver's useful appendage. : TAIL
50. Book of the Apocrypha. : TOBIT
52. Vast tract of land. : STEPPE
55. Swept by cold winds. : BLEAK
56. Ghostly. : EERIE
57. Be filled with longing. : YEARN
59. Shots beyond the target. : OVERS
60. By itself: Lat. : PERSE
61. Humane society. : SPCA
62. Aunts: Span. : TIAS
63. Lawyers: Abbr. : ATTS
65. Country of Anna's adventure. : SIAM
68. Foxy. : SLY
70. Youth group: Abbr. : NYA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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