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New York Times, Thursday, July 3, 1958

48-Down : British soldier of the American Revolution.

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 337 (avg 1.77)
Open Squares: 82, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,292
Across
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Cheever-chronicled family. : WAPSHOT
8
Thrust, as with jets. : PROPEL
14
Optic trade-mark in ads. : EYEPATCH
16
Rail at. : REVILE
17
Hullabaloo, French style. : BROUHAHA
18
Short order dish. : OMELET
19
Proclivity. : BENT
20
Aries. : RAM
21
Not circuitous. : DIRECT
22
Trifling. : TOYING
25
Photo copies: Colloq. : STATS
26
White fluid from the milkweed. : LATEX
29
Gist or core. : KERNEL
31
Cognizant. : AWARE
32
Algerian port. : ORAN
33
Asian version of 23 Down. : YAKS
37
Irritate. : VEX
38
Western state: Abbr. : NEV
40
Kind of green. : PEA
42
Ordinary guy. : JOE
43
Part of the Eastern Hemisphere. : ASIA
45
Noted name in Italy. : ESTE
47
Early circumnavigator. : DRAKE
49
"___ the Town." : TALKOF
51
Scoreboard entries. : ZEROS
52
Decrees. : FIATS
55
Confined to quarters. : YARDED
57
A striking together. : IMPACT
59
Pay court. : SUE
60
Contract bid. : CLUB
64
Typewriter bar. : SPACER
65
Cousin of the nuthatch. : TITMOUSE
67
Skill: Comb. form. : TECHNO
68
Moved at high speed: Colloq. : STREAKED
69
Icy-rainy. : SLEETY
70
Irish ___. : SETTERS
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Joe Friday. : WEBB
2
Northern point of Isle of Man. : AYRE
3
Mexican worker. : PEON
4
Confused and excited speech. : SPUTTER
5
Exultant cry. : HAH
6
Eared seal. : OTARY
7
Van Cliburn specialty. : TCHAIKOVSKY
8
Goad. : PROD
9
Grant a claim to: Law. : REMISE
10
Publicly. : OVERTLY
11
Tops of birds' heads. : PILEA
12
Chosen. : ELECT
13
Neighbors of the Poles. : LETTS
15
Versatile Phillies' player. : HAMNER
23
Bovines. : OXEN
24
Symbols of the Sunny South. : GRAPEFRUITS
26
Vesuvian output. : LAVA
27
Fills with solemn wonder. : AWES
28
Much hailed item. : TAXI
30
Compass point. : NNE
34
Slightly open. : AJAR
35
"Mikado" character. : KOKO
36
Comprehends. : SEES
39
Smorgasbord favorite. : EEL
41
Tool. : ADZE
44
Case popular with commuters. : ATTACHE
46
Melba, cinnamon, etc. : TOASTS
48
British soldier of the American Revolution. : REDCOAT
50
Climb. : ASCENT
52
Pugilist's strong point. : FISTS
53
Force. : IMPEL
54
Swiftly. : APACE
56
Raison ___. : DETRE
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City on the Hudson. : TROY
61
Biblical physician. : LUKE
62
Partaker of. : USER
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Trundles. : BEDS
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Assembled. : MET

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later.

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