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New York Times, Monday, August 25, 1958

Author:
Roberta Morse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.60)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Roberta H. Morse has 64 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,345
Across
1. Humane organization, founded 1874. : SPCC
5. Swagger. : SWASH
10. Former Hungarian leader. : NAGY
14. Emphatic cry of surprise. : HOHO
15. Nest. : AERIE
16. Melville novel. : OMOO
17. Barren island group in Galway Bay. : ARAN
18. Lauded pianist. : VANCLIBURN
20. See. : PERCEIVE
22. Holed up. : LAIRED
23. Girl's name meaning "star." : ESTELLE
24. World War I admiral. : SIMS
25. 19th cen. Scottish explorer. : RAE
26. Small viscid drop. : BLOB
27. Central part of a wheel. : HUB
30. Strips of leather. : BELTS
33. Change keys, in music. : TRANSPOSE
35. First name of former basso. : EZIO
36. Facial expressions. : GRINS
37. Jane Austen novel. : EMMA
38. The man with the trumpet. : ARMSTRONG
40. Utter. : SPEAK
41. Type of dance. : TAP
42. Sway. : RULE
43. Hiatus. : GAP
44. Scot. : GAEL
45. Shipworms. : TEREDOS
49. Disturbances. : STORMS
52. One of a Biblical trio. : SHADRACH
53. American composer. : COLEPORTER
55. Appeal. : PLEA
56. "Un bel di," for example. : ARIA
57. Timid soul. : MOUSE
58. King of Norway. : OLAV
59. Horn sound. : TOOT
60. Ran out. : EBBED
61. Newcastle's river. : TYNE
Down
1. Condition: Colloq. : SHAPE
2. Studies minutely (with "over"). : PORES
3. Table. : CHART
4. Specialties of 18 Across. : CONCERTOS
5. ___ Row, in London. : SAVILE
6. Mesh. : WEAVE
7. Composer of "Rule, Britannia." : ARNE
8. Thus: Lat. : SIC
9. Imps of Satan. : HELLIONS
10. "Ora pro ___." : NOBIS
11. Manchurian border river. : AMUR
12. Senator from Tennessee. : GORE
13. Over there: Poet. : YOND
19. Two-syllable feet, in verse. : IAMBS
21. High notes. : ELAS
24. Language of a sort. : SLANG
26. Sea water. : BRINE
27. Rooftree. : HOME
28. West Point. : USMA
29. Bill. : BEAK
30. Musical rhythm. : BEAT
31. Book of the Old Testament. : EZRA
32. Flexible. : LIMP
33. Sing in a full voice. : TROLL
34. Kind of soup or stew. : PEPPERPOT
36. Grisly. : GRUESOME
39. Man on the road. : TRAMP
40. Carnelian. : SARD
43. Equipped. : GEARED
44. Excellent. : GREAT
45. Demonstrative. : THESE
46. Waste time. : DALLY
47. "How deep is the ___ . . . " : OCEAN
48. Barber. : SHAVE
49. Out! : SCAT
50. Corrida animal. : TORO
51. Medley. : OLIO
52. Rain check. : STUB
54. Defraud. : ROB

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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