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New York Times, Saturday, August 30, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F J K Z }, Scrabble score: 292 (avg 1.54)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,350
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1. Prize-winning French author. : CAMUS
6. Man of war. : MARS
10. Witty allusion. : QUIP
14. So. American prairie. : LLANO
15. Dill: Obs. : ANET
16. Loosen a knot. : UNDO
17. Sandalwood tree of the Bible. : ALGUM
18. Deprived of commendation. : UNPRAISED
20. Human being. : MAN
21. Poe. : EDGAR
23. Dwarfish sprite. : GNOME
24. Orchestra on a recent 48 Across. : PHILHARMONIC
27. Maiden in "Last Days of Pompeii." : IONE
28. Chemical combining power. : VALENCE
32. Downstairs, nautically. : BELOW
35. Mr. Le Moko. : PEPE
36. Land of cotton: Abbr. : ALA
37. Exeter man. : EXON
38. Ground of action. : CAUSE
40. A decided leaning. : BIAS
41. Metal coating. : TIN
42. Signal from a radar screen. : BLIP
43. Mild as June. : BALMY
44. Larcenist on base. : STEALER
46. Take wing. : SOAR
48. Venture in neighborliness. : GOODWILLTOUR
53. Consumed. : EATEN
56. Pickled parts of watermelon. : RINDS
57. Merkel of the movies. : UNA
58. Affectedly splendid. : GRANDIOSE
60. Room. : ATTIC
62. Paint golden. : GILD
63. Sea duck. : SMEW
64. "Le ___ d'Arthur." : MORTE
65. A room in Madrid. : SALA
66. Muddle. : MESS
67. Momentum. : SPEED
1. Fastening device. : CLAMP
2. Arabic Supreme Being. : ALLAH
3. Large: Comb. form. : MAGNI
4. Burmese statesman. : UNU
5. In a way not stated. : SOMEHOW
6. Notwithstanding: Archaic. : MAUGRE
7. Indochinese state. : ANNAM
8. Censures. : REPROVES
9. Ship: Abbr. : STR
10. Tart applelike fruit. : QUINCE
11. Not like that at all. : UNSO
12. Same. : IDEM
13. Foot: Comb. form. : PODE
19. Nimble. : AGILE
22. Son of Jacob. : DAN
25. Celebrity. : LION
26. Scruff. : NAPE
29. Fastener. : NAIL
30. Quahog. : CLAM
31. Comfortable. : EASY
32. Plays for money. : BETS
33. Theatre door. : EXIT
34. Solitary. : LONE
35. Young seal. : PUP
38. Disney goldfish. : CLEO
39. Flying field. : AIRDROME
40. Knight's title: Abbr. : BART
42. Flaxen-haired. : BLOND
43. Evergreens. : BALSAMS
45. Program before the committee. : AGENDA
46. Muscles. : SINEWS
47. Past the prime. : OLD
49. Informs (with "up"): Slang. : WISES
50. Bizarre, to say the least. : OUTRE
51. Bind together. : UNITE
52. Sped. : RACED
53. Shirred ___. : EGGS
54. Opera gem. : ARIA
55. ___ in the saddle. : TALL
59. Doctrine. : ISM
61. Outdo. : TOP

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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