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New York Times, Tuesday, September 16, 1958

Author: Anthony Morse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { F J Q W X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 243 (avg 1.29)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Anthony Morse has 35 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
PS notes: Original 59-Across had two underscores ("Give a ___ ___ horse he can ride . . . "; removed one. Same with 48-Down; removed one here, too.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,367
Across Down
1. Bowling score. : SPARE
6. Chums. : PALS
10. Extensive. : VAST
14. Become gay. : LIVEN
15. Help. : ABET
16. Moslem ruler. : AMIR
17. Apart from anything else. : ALONE
18. Back. : REAR
19. Border. : LINE
20. Slender tower. : MINARET
22. Withdraws from an organization. : SECEDES
24. Advertiser's word. : TOGETHERNESS
26. Festive. : GALA
29. Twelve dozen: Abbr. : GRO
30. Sleuth. : TEC
31. Macaw. : ARA
32. Fish-eating birds. : ERNS
34. Dickens villain. : SIKES
38. The adman's nightmare. : SALESRESISTANCE
42. Factory. : PLANT
43. Mud. : SILT
44. Noteworthy times. : ERA
45. Dress: Colloq. : TOG
47. Zodiac sign. : LEO
48. German: Abbr. : TEUT
49. Type of salesman. : HIGHPRESSURE
54. 19th cen. essayist. : EMERSON
55. Native of Leghorn. : ITALIAN
59. "Give a ___ horse he can ride . . . " : MANA
60. Bear in the heavens. : URSA
62. Ski run. : SLOPE
63. Archer of Norse myth. : EGIL
64. Early. : SOON
65. Evergreens. : PINES
66. Christmas. : NOEL
67. Addition to houses. : ELLS
68. Undertake. : START
1. Bridge term. : SLAM
2. Hair: Comb. form. : PILI
3. Rugby's river. : AVON
4. Soprano Tebaldi. : RENATA
5. January: Span. : ENERO
6. Orchestra circles. : PARTERRES
7. Presidential nickname. : ABE
8. Canine equipment. : LEASH
9. Gamin's playground. : STREET
10. Guy Lombardo favorite. : VALENCIA
11. Chemical compound. : AMIDE
12. Mathematical ratios. : SINES
13. Feminine suffix. : TRESS
21. Moth. : EGGER
23. Heraldic device. : CREST
25. Throat tissues. : TONSILS
26. Sound of surprise. : GASP
27. Asian sea. : ARAL
28. French exclamation. : LALA
33. People of Breslau. : SILESIANS
35. Joint. : KNEE
36. Light tan. : ECRU
37. Rumble ___. : SEAT
39. Captivate. : ENTHRALL
40. Blocks. : STOPS
41. Husky. : STOUT
46. Game birds. : GROUSE
48. "___ to the marines." : TELLIT
49. Western heroes. : HEMEN
50. Adult insect. : IMAGO
51. Demon. : GENIE
52. Sign up. : ENROL
53. Files. : RASPS
56. Hebrides island. : IONA
57. Mimic. : APER
58. Brood of birds. : NEST
61. Peruvian coin. : SOL

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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