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New York Times, Thursday, August 21, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 273 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 8, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,341
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1. Singing star. : CROSBY
7. Contradicts. : REBUTS
13. Upbraid. : REVILE
14. Affirmation. : AVERRAL
16. Frets. : REPINES
17. Saltonstall's colleague. : KENNEDY
18. Positive poles in vacuum tubes. : ANODES
19. Light upon accidentally. : FIND
20. Title. : SIR
21. ___ de deux (dance for two): Fr. : PAS
22. Dwarf. : STUNT
24. Raison d'___. : ETRE
25. News briefs. : ITEMS
28. Shred. : RAG
29. Light rings. : HALOS
30. Took away. : DEDUCTED
32. German name of Polish city. : POSEN
33. Sheltered place. : NOOK
34. Place of trade. : MART
35. Out of practice. : RUSTY
37. Encumbered. : BURDENED
41. Crisp, edible pastry shells. : CONES
42. Anthropologist's concern. : MAN
43. Irregular. : EROSE
44. ___ fellow well met. : HAIL
45. Mme. Curie. : MARIE
47. Native of: Suffix. : ITE
48. Leaf cutter. : ANT
49. You: Fr. : VOUS
50. Rented. : LEASED
53. Balancing. : POISING
55. Friendly relations. : AMITIES
56. Child's word for an insect. : SKEETER
57. River between Manhattan and Bronx. : HARLEM
58. Property. : ESTATE
59. Shows scorn. : SNEERS
1. Having a scalloped edge. : CRENATE
2. Rested. : REPOSED
3. Roman writer. : OVID
4. Mathematical ratio. : SINE
5. Make happy. : BLESS
6. Affirmative. : YES
7. Scraping together. : RAKING
8. Consequence. : EVENT
9. Curve. : BEND
10. Coffee container. : URN
11. Supporting frame. : TRESTLE
12. Pressing device. : SADIRON
15. Stringed instruments. : LYRES
16. Speedy. : RAPID
19. Former King of Egypt. : FUAD
23. Migration. : TREK
24. Church festival. : EASTER
26. Singing star. : MUNSEL
27. Wallace's warriors. : SCOTS
29. Swarm. : HORDE
31. Bauble. : TOY
32. Expert score in golf. : PAR
34. Veteran actor. : MUNI
35. City in Virginia. : ROANOKE
36. Principles in dramatic structure. : UNITIES
37. Army insignia. : BARS
38. More uproarious. : NOISIER
39. Prizes. : ESTEEMS
40. Legal documents. : DEEDS
41. Cowboy's garb. : CHAPS
42. In spite of: Archaic. : MAUGRE
45. French landscapist. : MONET
46. Noted violinist. : ELMAN
49. Brief autobiographical sketch. : VITA
51. Where Limerick is. : EIRE
52. Tamarisk salt tree. : ATLE
54. Part of the scenery. : SET
55. Exclamations. : AHS

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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