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New York Times, Monday, September 22, 1958

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 271 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,373
Across
1. Barbed spear. : GAFF
5. Elwood P. ___, in "Harvey." : DOWD
9. Architectural feature. : GABLE
14. Unfounded. : IDLE
15. Concept. : IDEA
16. Missile weapon. : ARROW
17. Deceptive ore. : FOOLSGOLD
19. Look with amusement. : SMILE
20. Certain racehorses. : TROTTERS
21. Novelist Glyn. : ELINOR
22. Jewish services. : SEDERS
23. Farmer's job. : HAYING
25. Things known or assumed. : DATA
27. Sample again. : RETASTE
30. Counter. : BAR
33. Key. : ISLAND
35. Ruffle. : ROIL
36. Bring into agreement. : ALIGN
38. Article. : THE
39. Honored name in South Africa. : SMUTS
40. Cupid in art. : AMOR
41. Dance step. : CHASSE
43. ___ tee. : TOA
44. Receiver of a bequest. : LEGATEE
46. Short way. : STEP
48. Lariats. : RIATAS
50. Grown-ups. : ADULTS
54. Golfer's position. : STANCE
56. Fade away. : PETEROUT
58. Whether ___ (in either case). : ORNOT
59. Smoke. : CIGARETTE
60. Of the sound phase, in TV. : AUDIO
61. Related. : AKIN
62. Pack away. : STOW
63. Poet of the Elizabethan period. : PEELE
64. Utmost. : BEST
65. Conservative. : TORY
Down
1. Donations. : GIFTS
2. Worship. : ADORE
3. Deluge. : FLOOD
4. Covered with fibrous cloth. : FELTED
5. Briefs. : DIGESTS
6. Fragrance. : ODOR
7. People of Swansea. : WELSH
8. VIP in June. : DAD
9. Illuminated in a certain way. : GASLIT
10. Phrase for togetherness. : ARMINARM
11. Makes clear. : BRINGSOUT
12. Native of Yunnan, China. : LOLO
13. Pitcher. : EWER
18. Melody. : STRAIN
21. Examined. : EYED
24. Dillon of "Gunsmoke." : ARNESS
26. Gibson girl. : ALTHEA
28. European president. : TITO
29. Mme. Schiaparelli. : ELSA
30. Semitic sun god. : BAAL
31. Egyptian dancing girl. : ALME
32. Brownsville's river. : RIOGRANDE
34. Cry of triumph. : AHA
37. What fusel is. : GRAINOIL
39. Sowing machine. : SEEDER
41. A whale. : CETE
42. In heraldry, standing. : STATANT
45. Tic-___. : TACTOE
47. Clearest. : PUREST
49. Long flower cluster. : SPIKE
51. Game of chance. : LOTTO
52. Teacher. : TUTOR
53. Steamy; hot. : STEWY
54. Shampoo. : SOAP
55. Right. : TRUE
57. Shield: Var. : EGIS
59. Hansom. : CAB

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 6 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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