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New York Times, Thursday, August 7, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 289 (avg 1.53)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
PS notes: Original 66-Across clue had no beginning quotation mark; added it.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,327
Across Down
1. Depreciates. : CHEAPENS
9. Jewish title of respect. : RABBI
14. Lent a hand. : HELPEDOUT
16. Evidence of fallibility. : ERROR
17. Manhattan waterfront. : EASTRIVER
18. Plaza de toros. : ARENA
19. F. D. R. measure, 1935. : WPA
20. Simple sugar. : OSE
21. Covered passageways. : ARCADES
23. Namelessness. : ANONYMITY
25. Make a botch of: Colloq. : FLUB
28. Ruth's mother-in-law. : NAOMI
29. Skidoo!. : SCAT
33. Place for a boutonniere. : LAPEL
35. Escritoire. : DESK
37. Latin paradigm. : AMO
38. Nave. : AISLE
39. Actor Ferrer. : MEL
40. Home for an Aleut. : IGLOO
42. Presidential nickname. : IKE
43. Birthstone. : OPAL
45. Soldier's exercise. : DRILL
46. Pro ___. : RATA
48. Takes in sail. : REEFS
51. The day Brutus struck. : IDES
52. White bank. : SNOWDRIFT
55. Stanley's well-known verb. : PRESUME
58. British Laborite. : EDE
59. School subject: Abbr. : ALG
62. Romeo. : LOVER
63. Bridge term. : SMALLSLAM
66. " . . . for ___ of pottage." : AMESS
67. ___ of (say goodby to). : TAKELEAVE
68. Laconic. : TERSE
69. Ancient Semite. : ASSYRIAN
1. Masticate. : CHEW
2. Mass. : HEAP
3. Mme. Schiaparelli. : ELSA
4. To the point. : APT
5. Deposed dictator. : PERON
6. Prototype of the inventive mind. : EDISON
7. Nine days' devotion. : NOVENA
8. Pay court to. : SUE
9. Perform again. : REACT
10. Clothes. : ARRAYS
11. Reared. : BRED
12. Canine's cache. : BONE
13. Cleopatra's attendant. : IRAS
15. Kind of fish net. : TRAMMEL
22. Danish-American journalist. : RIIS
23. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
24. Warbled. : YODELED
25. Natural talent. : FLAIR
26. Famous canine. : LAIKA
27. Gridiron surprise. : UPSET
30. Hot. : CALID
31. Root of a plant used as soap. : AMOLE
32. Shovels, rakes, etc. : TOOLS
34. Tolstoy. : LEO
36. Young animal. : KID
39. Pilot's lifesaving jacket. : MAEWEST
41. Stamina. : GRIT
44. Campus topic. : PROM
47. Set a value on. : ASSESS
49. Vagaries; caprices. : FREAKS
50. Moves furtively. : SIDLES
53. Nana in London. : NURSE
54. Wheel's rim. : FELLY
55. Form by braiding. : PLAT
56. Fanfani's capital. : ROME
57. At any time. : EVER
59. Asian range. : ALAI
60. Lassen output. : LAVA
61. F. B. I. agents. : GMEN
64. Ovine sound. : MAA
65. Preacher's talk: Abbr. : SER

Answer summary: 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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