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New York Times, Tuesday, August 26, 1958

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 299 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 6, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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1. Part of a fishhook. : BARB
5. "There is so much good in the worst ___ . . . " : OFUS
9. Baahling. : LAMB
13. Part of the eye. : UVEA
14. Hollow part of a tube. : BORE
15. Wall painting. : MURAL
16. Hat material. : FELT
17. Symbol of the idealistic but unpractical man. : DONQUIXOTE
19. Peevish. : FRETFUL
21. Deposes. : UNSEATS
22. Cogwheel. : GEAR
23. Solid food. : MEAT
24. Common carriers: Abbr. : RYS
25. Magna ___, 1215. : CHARTA
27. Relative of an atoll. : ISLET
29. Small cabin. : HUT
30. Long-legged bird. : STILT
32. One of the Nelsons. : RICKY
36. Hebrew measure. : OMER
38. Senior. : ELDER
40. Corn bread. : PONE
41. Defeat unexpectedly. : UPSET
43. Dormouse. : LEROT
45. Act. : LAW
46. Ships of the Indian Ocean. : DHOWS
48. Particular tastes. : SAVORS
50. Golfers' association: Abbr. : PGA
53. Give forth. : EMIT
54. See 27 Across. : ILES
55. Apollo's twin. : ARTEMIS
57. Israel's parliament. : KNESSET
60. Entrance to Wonderland. : RABBITHOLE
62. Lachrymal drop. : TEAR
63. Double-talkers. : LIARS
64. Times. : ERAS
65. Combining form for a continent. : EURO
66. Inner: Comb. form. : ENTO
67. Also ___. : RANS
68. "Little" Dickens character. : EMLY
1. Brownish yellow. : BUFF
2. Assert. : AVER
3. Banishes (to) : RELEGATES
4. Waffle mixture. : BATTER
5. Hardhearted. : OBDURATE
6. Stewed fruit with cream. : FOOL
7. Decorative vessel. : URN
8. Set apart. : SEQUESTER
9. De ___ (sumptuous). : LUXE
10. Bellowing. : AROAR
11. Little Martha. : MATTY
12. Make happy. : BLESS
15. Title of address. : MISTER
18. Not dual. : UNAL
20. Certain foods. : FATS
23. Most soothing. : MILDEST
25. ___ En-lai. : CHOU
26. Camel's ___. : HUMP
28. Cant. : TIP
31. Enemy. : ILLWISHER
33. Famous Flavian structure. : COLOSSEUM
34. Burr in wood. : KNAR
35. Evergreen trees. : YEWS
37. Claret. : RED
39. Cheerful quality. : ROSINESS
42. Greek Titaness of justice. : THEMIS
44. Yarn. : TALE
47. Neglect. : OMIT
49. Garment related to a dickey. : VESTEE
50. Speak in French. : PARLE
51. Tiny bit. : GRAIN
52. Up, on the diamond. : ATBAT
56. Tortosa's river. : EBRO
57. Ku-Klux. : KLAN
58. Peer. : EARL
59. Ancient city of Asia Minor. : TROY
61. Pray: Lat. : ORA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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