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New York Times, Saturday, September 13, 1958

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { J Q W X Y }, Scrabble score: 287 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 7, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 12
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,364
Across Down
1. Nile vipers. : ASPS
5. Basketball player: Colloq. : CAGER
10. Old French silver crowns. : ECUS
14. TV's "talking" dog. : CLEO
15. Convex molding. : OVOLO
16. Bathe. : LAVE
17. Moslem magistrate. : CADI
18. Gives. : LENDS
19. Metric unit of weight. : GRAM
20. Too doting. : OVERFOND
22. Card game for two. : ECARTE
24. Wrong: Prefix. : MIS
25. Tartufe's benefactor in Molière play. : ORGON
27. Slave of Sycorax. : ARIEL
28. "___ for every State . . . " : ASTAR
30. Old Greek dialect. : ELEAN
32. Compass point. : ESE
33. Future home of the Dodgers. : CHAVEZRAVINE
36. Cotton fabric. : LENO
37. Factory. : MILL
39. Former home of the Giants. : COOGANSBLUFF
45. Spanish national hero. : CID
48. Alamogordo's county. : OTERO
49. Norse gods. : AESIR
50. Major constellation. : ORION
52. French composer. : RAVEL
54. Three: Comb. form. : TRI
55. Swamp. : MORASS
57. Reproves. : CENSURES
59. Units. : ONES
60. Swedish island in the Baltic. : OLAND
62. "Nay, I am the very ___ of courtesy."—Mercutio. : PINK
63. Quietude. : REST
64. Greek goddesses of the seasons. : HORAE
65. Eleven: Fr. : ONZE
66. Remnants. : ORTS
67. Basketry willow. : OSIER
68. Requirement. : NEED
1. Virginia seaboard county. : ACCOMAC
2. Servile. : SLAVISH
3. Base of a lamp. : PEDESTAL
4. Bon ___. : SOIR
5. Vivid quality. : COLOR
6. One who retaliates. : AVENGER
7. Canalboat. : GONDOLA
8. Olden times: Archaic. : ELD
9. Eglantine. : ROSE
10. English composer. : ELGAR
11. "Sister ___." : CARRIE
12. Grape conserves. : UVATES
13. Goddess slain by the lightning of Zeus. : SEMELE
21. Times of day. : FORENOONS
23. Certain primitive savages. : CANNIBALS
26. Where Boulder City is: Abbr. : NEV
29. With: Fr. : AVEC
31. Objectives. : AIMS
34. ___ suit. : ZOOT
35. She: Fr. : ELLE
38. Sheeny fabric for linings. : LUSTRINE
40. Teuton. : GER
41. Colorful toucan. : ARACARI
42. Nine-day devotions. : NOVENAE
43. Italian name for Florence. : FIRENZE
44. Gamboled. : FRISKED
45. French island group in Indian Ocean. : COMORO
46. Laundry worker. : IRONER
47. Most dreadful. : DIREST
51. Hop kilns. : OASTS
53. Finisher. : ENDER
56. Once fashionable London square. : SOHO
58. Set ___ (assail). : UPON
61. ___ Alamos. : LOS

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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