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New York Times, Tuesday, September 2, 1958

Author:
Jan and Mike Dubin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q Y Z }, Scrabble score: 303 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,353
Across
1. Cruiser. : SHIP
5. Unadorned. : STARK
10. Main point. : GIST
14. Engage in. : HAVE
15. Compare. : LIKEN
16. Hep. : ONTO
17. Enterprise. : INITIATIVE
19. Elevator man. : OTIS
20. Caviar. : ROE
21. Overwhelm. : STUN
22. Grandparents. : ELDERS
24. Perforates. : RIDDLES
26. Sedan. : CHAIR
27. In medias ___. : RES
28. Ecstatic. : BLISSFUL
31. Heraldic device. : CREST
34. He "would awooing go." : FROG
35. Goddess. : HERA
36. King: Lat. : REX
37. Dexterity. : SLEIGHT
40. Abbreviation in baseball. : RBI
41. Fabre's subject. : ANTS
43. Is beholden to. : OWES
44. That is: Lat. : IDEST
46. Besides. : MOREOVER
48. Fuss. : ADO
49. Senior. : OLDER
50. Roy Rogers' horse. : TRIGGER
54. Embankments. : LEVEES
56. A few. : SOME
57. German exclamation. : ACH
58. With: Fr. : AVEC
59. Relentless. : INEXORABLE
62. Wine. : PORT
63. Interrupt. : CUTIN
64. Piece of scenery. : FLAT
65. Cliques. : SETS
66. Flair. : KNACK
67. Baltic native. : LETT
Down
1. Bake (eggs) with cream or crumbs. : SHIRR
2. City of Tonkin. : HANOI
3. Covered with vines. : IVIED
4. Term of endearment. : PET
5. Blackboards. : SLATES
6. Shakespeare's Andronicus. : TITUS
7. Similar. : AKIN
8. Gun a motor. : REV
9. Very short, in colloquial expressions. : KNEEHIGH
10. Fairly well-behaved. : GOODISH
11. Clash. : INTERFERE
12. Rouse. : STIR
13. Buffet. : TOSS
18. Aits. : ISLETS
23. ___ Vegas. : LAS
25. Ph. D.'s. : DRS
26. Shoes for dancing. : CLOGS
28. Wild rose. : BRIER
29. City: Lat. : URBS
30. Café au ___. : LAIT
31. Stuff. : CRAM
32. City N of Carson City. : RENO
33. Outgoing person. : EXTROVERT
34. Less. : FEWER
38. Languishing, like the maidens in "Patience." : LOVESICK
39. More orderly. : TIDIER
42. Makes a choice. : SELECTS
45. Hound. : DOG
47. "Commemoration ___." : ODE
48. Westchester town : ARMONK
50. Poisonous. : TOXIC
51. Architectural feature. : GABLE
52. Brilliant success. : ECLAT
53. "Gone With the Wind" hero. : RHETT
54. Circuits. : LAPS
55. Bacchanal cry. : EVOE
56. Prickle: Bot. : SETA
60. Audrey Hepburn role. : NUN
61. Labor group. : AFL

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

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