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New York Times, Friday, August 1, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.65)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,321
Across
1. Late journalist William Allen. : WHITE
6. Condition: Suffix. : OSIS
10. Jollyboat. : YAWL
14. Flutter near. : HOVER
15. Misfortune on Broadway: Colloq. : FLOP
16. Central American tree. : EBOE
17. Hole ___. : INONE
18. ___ Morgana. : FATA
19. Norse god. : LOKI
20. Former Florentine title. : SER
21. Clyde McCoy classic. : SUGARBLUES
23. Digestive enzyme. : TRYPSIN
26. Diplomat V. Wellington. : KOO
27. Sir, in Malaya. : TUAN
28. The Scriptures. : HOLYWRIT
33. "The snail's on the ___ . . . " : THORN
35. Undulation. : WAVE
36. Scatters (grass) for drying. : TEDS
37. Harsh cry: Slang. : YAWP
38. Remitter. : PAYER
39. Mine aperture. : ADIT
40. Canal from Baltic to North Sea. : KIEL
41. Upper: Ger. : OBER
42. Exclamations used by the Seven Dwarfs. : HIHOS
43. Ways out. : EGRESSES
45. All alone. : SOLO
46. ___ polloi. : HOI
47. Brief naps. : SIESTAS
50. Gardener's invaluable asset. : GREENTHUMB
55. Consort of Amon-Ra. : MUT
56. Type of green moth. : LUNA
57. Rumanian city. : IASI
58. Have ___ (be cautious). : ACARE
60. Perfume. : ODOR
61. ___-Nam. : VIET
62. Vampire of Greek myth. : LAMIA
63. Occident. : WEST
64. If not. : ELSE
65. Supreme Court Justice. : BLACK
Down
1. Bridge's predecessor. : WHIST
2. Whetstone user. : HONER
3. Retreat for escapists. : IVORYTOWER
4. Boxer's dread word. : TEN
5. Poetic preposition. : ERE
6. " . . . a barrel ___." : OFFUN
7. Smelter's dross. : SLAG
8. Tiny bit. : IOTA
9. Pencil-shaped firework. : SPARKLER
10. California coastal fish. : YELLOWTAILS
11. ___ ben Adhem. : ABOU
12. Became alert (to). : WOKE
13. Garlands. : LEIS
21. Fault. : SIN
22. Youth. : BOY
24. Military order initiated by Washington. : PURPLEHEART
25. ___ Juan. : SAN
28. 19th president. : HAYES
29. During. : OVER
30. Entertainer of the Roaring Twenties. : REDHOTMAMA
31. Personal or distinct: Prefix. : IDIO
32. Sibilant signals. : TSTS
33. Small child: Colloq. : TYKE
34. British general, World War I. : HAIG
35. Habitat of "slithy toves." : WABE
38. Confident. : POSITIVE
42. Weed eradicator. : HOE
44. What 22 Down is. : SON
45. What 44 Down is. : SIB
47. Deal a heavy blow. : SMITE
48. Golden. : AURIC
49. Planked dish. : STEAK
50. Incandesce. : GLOW
51. Uncivil. : RUDE
52. Biblical name. : ENOS
53. Ice pellets. : HAIL
54. Government employment agency: Abbr. : USES
58. Priestly garment. : ALB
59. Presidential nickname. : CAL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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