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New York Times, Friday, August 8, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 310 (avg 1.64)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,328
Across
1. Passport matter. : VISA
5. Excited. : AGOG
9. Part of a landing field. : STRIP
14. Oxfordshire. : OXON
15. Fruit center. : CORE
16. Sign. : TRACE
17. Air in motion. : WIND
18. Sect. : CULT
19. St. Lawrence. : RIVER
20. Indian tribal chief. : SAGAMORE
22. Of the best. : FINEST
23. Noisy. : LOUD
24. Decayed wood. : PUNK
25. Island of Celtic myth. : AVALON
28. Cyrano de ___. : BERGERAC
32. Where Oshkosh is: Abbr. : WIS
33. Kipling's "___ & Co." : STALKY
35. Sousaphone. : TUBA
36. ___ Dame. : NOTRE
38. Mound on the links. : TEE
39. English poet. : BYRON
40. "Essays of ___." : ELIA
41. Not ornate. : CHASTE
43. Harriman. : AVE
44. Famous English prison. : DARTMOOR
46. Poplar trees. : ABELES
48. Heavy weights. : TONS
49. Jog. : TROT
50. Cotton fabric. : MUSLIN
53. Wife of Ananias. : SAPPHIRA
57. One of the Oakleys. : ANNIE
58. Man: Lat. : HOMO
59. Object of devotion. : IDOL
60. Trapeze act, for example. : STUNT
61. "Adeste Fideles." : HYMN
62. ___ sandwich. : CLUB
63. Wet. : SOGGY
64. Times. : DAYS
65. Six: Comb. form. : SEXT
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1. Promises of fidelity. : VOWS
2. Plant of the iris family. : IXIA
3. Roundelay. : SONG
4. One ___ (everybody). : ANDALL
5. Financial statement. : ACCOUNT
6. Calabash. : GOURD
7. Heraldic bearing. : ORLE
8. Acquire. : GET
9. Cord. : STRING
10. Trivial. : TRINKETY
11. Talk wildly. : RAVE
12. Desserts. : ICES
13. Bold. : PERT
21. Hunter's big game. : MOOSE
22. Storm of anger. : FURY
24. Lapdogs: Colloq. : PEKES
25. Bearded, like oats. : AWNED
26. Sebastian's twin sister. : VIOLA
27. On the move. : ASTIR
28. Misty or dim. : BLEAR
29. Not urban. : RURAL
30. Superior to. : ABOVE
31. Bamboo stems. : CANES
34. One of D'Artagnan's friends. : ATHOS
37. Lively. : RATTLING
39. Jitterbug's favorite. : BEBOP
41. Where New London is: Abbr. : CONN
42. Florida coast fish. : TARPONS
45. About a half. : MOIETY
47. Moral philosophy. : ETHICS
49. Debbie Reynolds' favorite song. : TAMMY
50. ___ meeting. : MASS
51. Poetic preposition. : UNTO
52. Cozy. : SNUG
53. Useful bean. : SOYA
54. Doing nothing. : IDLE
55. Mixture for thickening gravy, soup, etc. : ROUX
56. City in S France. : ALBT
58. Hogshead: Abbr. : HHD

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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