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New York Times, Thursday, September 11, 1958

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { J Q U V X Z }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 20-Down had "strategems"; corrected it to "stratagems."
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,362
Across Down
1. Joshes. : KIDS
5. Expertly. : WELL
9. Double exclamation of delight. : AHAH
13. Army chaplain. : PADRE
14. On the deep. : ASEA
15. Pro ___ publico. : BONO
16. Levantine. : ASIAN
17. Character in children's stories. : SCARECROW
19. One way of taking a vote. : SHOWOFHANDS
21. Actor Mineo. : SAL
22. Use of ridicule in writing. : SATIRE
23. Tool for pounding. : PESTLE
25. Trapped. : NAILED
27. Derisive sounds. : HAHAS
30. Police officer below a lieutenant: Abbr. : SERG
33. Humorist Bill ___. : NYE
34. Threaten. : MENACE
35. Extracts. : ELICITS
37. Smokeless explosive. : CORDITE
38. Puerto ___. : RICANS
39. Stock term. : PAR
40. Neighbor of Turkey. : IRAN
41. Brews. : BEERS
42. ___ City, Nevada. : CARSON
44. Writer of leaders. : EDITOR
46. Cincture. : ENGIRD
50. Greek letter. : ETA
52. Relentless taskmaster. : SIMONLEGREE
54. Easy to reach. : GETATABLE
56. Diminutive: Colloq. : TEENY
57. Feds. : GMEN
58. Marine hazard. : REEF
59. Longs for. : WANTS
60. Full of life. : SPRY
61. Mars. : ARES
62. Assayer's concern. : ORES
1. Soft, silky fabric: Var. : KASHA
2. Dostoevski novel (with "The"). : IDIOT
3. Attraction. : DRAWINGCARD
4. Lady of Spain. : SENORA
5. Thin coat of water color. : WASH
6. Prisoner on the loose. : ESCAPEE
7. Stood slantingly. : LEANED
8. Enriches. : LARDS
9. The rudiments. : ABC
10. Upholstery fabric. : HORSEHAIR
11. Celebesian ox. : ANOA
12. Wolf cry. : HOWL
13. Proceed. : PASS
18. Wife of Ahasuerus. : ESTHER
20. Pugilist's stratagems. : FEINTS
24. Part of a plane. : LANDINGGEAR
26. River in Belgium. : LYS
28. ___ part (dissemble). : ACTA
29. Spotted. : SEEN
30. Balkan native. : SERB
31. French writer Faure. : ELIE
32. User of chopsticks. : RICEEATER
34. Tidbit. : MORSEL
36. Demand strongly. : INSIST
37. Trade-in item. : CAR
39. Released prisoner. : PAROLEE
42. Long wave that breaks on the beach. : COMBER
43. Start of a nursery rhyme. : ONETWO
45. Royal headpiece. : TIARA
47. Greek princess. : IRENE
48. Leases. : RENTS
49. Former governors in Algiers. : DEYS
50. Ingredient in mayonnaise. : EGGS
51. Weather item: Abbr. : TEMP
53. Ship-shaped clocks. : NEFS
55. Some. : ANY

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

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