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New York Times, Friday, September 12, 1958

Author:
Lucy H. Creedon
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 75, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
Lucy H. Creedon has 1 pre-Shortz puzzle in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,363
Across
1. Port of Hawaii. : HILO
5. "'Tis a folly to cry for ___ milk." : SPILT
10. Vaulted recess. : APSE
14. Seed covering. : ARIL
15. Vegetable preparation. : PUREE
16. Deal in. : SELL
17. Garment of a sort. : HANDMEDOWN
19. Demure. : PRIM
20. Winter sport. : SKATING
21. Triflers in love. : FLIRTS
23. Vincent d'___, composer. : INDY
24. Gray. : HOARY
25. Topics. : THEMES
28. Traveler's bête noire. : MALDEMER
31. Star of "Time Remembered." : HAYES
32. Pro-Nazi groups. : BUNDS
33. Tool. : AXE
34. Assert. : AVER
35. Academic degree: Abbr. : LLD
36. Global area. : ASIA
37. Broken fibers of hemp, flax, etc. : TOW
38. Piquant. : SPICY
40. Cousin of a shrew. : SCOLD
41. Final analysis. : ACIDTEST
43. Sycamore trees. : PLANES
44. Ringlet. : TRESS
45. Encumber. : LOAD
46. Gingerbready. : ORNATE
48. Spoke. : UTTERED
52. A thing of beauty. : POEM
53. Outgoing fashion. : THECHEMISE
56. Gottfried's sister. : ELSA
57. Brood of eagles. : AERIE
58. Mischievous: Rare. : IMPY
59. Mare's ___. : NEST
60. Vow. : SWEAR
61. West Indies islets. : CAYS
Down
1. Interjections. : HAHS
2. Neighbor of Saudi Arabia. : IRAK
3. Former diva Cavalieri. : LINA
4. Veteran's cousin. : OLDTIMER
5. Passes, as time. : SPENDS
6. Short and fat. : PUDGY
7. Organization aiding refugees. : IRO
8. Pitcher Burdette. : LEW
9. Decuple. : TENFOLD
10. Seek ambitiously. : ASPIRE
11. TV role. : PERRYMASON
12. Narrow opening. : SLIT
13. City of ___, New Haven, Conn. : ELMS
18. Sources of supply. : MINES
22. Young'uns. : LADS
24. Composer of "St. Louis Blues." : HANDY
25. "He went ___ way." : THATA
26. Ruin. : HAVOC
27. Find for 11 Down. : EYEWITNESS
28. Deprive of by trickery. : MULCT
29. A "Man without a Country." : EXILE
30. Deciphers. : READS
32. Ecstasy. : BLISS
36. Theoretical. : ACADEMIC
38. Let it stand. : STET
39. Money in Madrid. : PESETAS
40. List of candidates. : SLATE
42. Campus activity: Colloq. : DRAMAT
43. Bustle. : POTHER
45. Donizetti heroine. : LUCIA
46. Initiate. : OPEN
47. 45 Down, for example. : ROLE
49. Breadfruit of P.I. : RIMA
50. Discern. : ESPY
51. Pashas of the 16th century. : DEYS
54. Cut down. : HEW
55. Before. : ERE

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

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