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New York Times, Wednesday, August 6, 1958

Author: H. L. Risteen
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 302 (avg 1.58)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herb L. Risteen has 244 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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Across Down
1. Migratory worker. : HOBO
5. Hardened into a mass. : CAKED
10. Vegetable. : PEAS
14. Improve. : AMELIORATE
16. Speak falteringly. : LISP
17. Great name in the theatre. : HELENHAYES
18. 16,000,000 square miles. : ASIA
19. Insect. : ANT
20. Goddess of youth. : HEBE
21. Shrewdest. : CUTEST
23. Pronoun. : HERS
24. "Cry the Beloved Country" author. : PATON
25. To be relied upon. : SECURE
28. Charles ___ Gibson. : DANA
29. Ad ___ (for this case only). : HOC
32. Minister-author. : PEALE
33. Capital of Western Australia. : PERTH
34. Ab___ (from the egg): Lat. : OVO
35. Heavenly bear. : URSA
36. Inclines. : TENDS
37. Go in the pool. : SWIM
38. Inlet. : RIA
39. Massenet opera. : THAIS
40. New Hampshire city. : KEENE
41. Bird's beak. : NEB
42. Islet in a river (used in place names). : HOLM
43. Storage place. : GARRET
44. Appears dimly. : LOOMS
46. Stimulates: Slang. : PEPS
47. Piece of china. : TEACUP
49. Weather abbreviation. : TEMP
50. City square: Abbr. : BLK
53. Department of France. : ORNE
54. Plundering. : SPOLIATION
57. Mineral silicate. : MICA
58. Apparent. : OSTENSIBLE
59. Edible seed. : BEAN
60. Japanese in America. : NISEI
61. Cabbage dish. : SLAW
1. Mirthful exclamation. : HAHA
2. Portent. : OMEN
3. Haberdashery item. : BELT
4. Spanish "bravo." : OLE
5. Hold together. : COHERE
6. Middle Easterners. : ARABS
7. The "Children's Ambassador." : KAYE
8. Summer: Fr. : ETE
9. Talks at length. : DESCANTS
10. Great philosopher. : PLATO
11. Dr. Milton. : EISENHOWER
12. Without any changes, commercially speaking. : ASIS
13. Sound of a raindrop. : SPAT
15. Exist, as a quality. : INHERE
22. Mining state. : UTAH
23. Native dance. : HULA
24. Cowboy's comrades:Slang. : PARDS
25. Refuse with disdain. : SPURN
26. Uncanny. : EERIE
27. Moroccan metropolis. : CASABLANCA
28. Coarse cotton. : DENIM
30. Sheeplike. : OVINE
31. One of Santa's reindeer. : COMET
33. Thunder sounds. : PEALS
36. Creator of Eloise. : THOMPSON
37. Weights of India. : SERS
39. Poetic pronoun. : THOU
40. Sorority girls: Colloq. : KAPPAS
43. Zodiac sign. : GEMINI
45. Two-thirds of the earth's surface. : OCEAN
46. Martinique mountain. : PELEE
47. Pyramid of Cheops, for example : TOMB
48. Cleveland's lake. : ERIE
49. Small fry. : TOTS
50. Having to do with books: Abbr. : BIBL
51. "Damn Yankees"girl. : LOLA
52. Recognized. : KNEW
55. Greek letter. : PSI
56. Poetic verbal contraction. : TIS

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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