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New York Times, Wednesday, September 24, 1958

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 66, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,375
Across
1. Strongboxes. : SAFES
6. Mantle. : CAPE
10. Elliptical figure. : OVAL
14. Be very fond of. : ADORE
15. Heroine of "The Good Earth." : OLAN
16. Refrain syllables. : LALA
17. ___ Loa. : MAUNA
18. Don Quixote's "giants." : WINDMILLS
20. Unit of light intensity. : PYR
21. Tree trunk. : BOLE
23. ___ Union. : SOVIET
24. Kind of triangle. : SCALENE
27. Broods of pheasants. : NIDES
28. Settled: Colloq. : LOCATED
30. Famous art gallery in London. : TATE
32. Own frankly. : AVOW
33. Convert into steel. : ACIERATE
37. ___ capita. : PER
38. Mountains. : HEIGHTS
41. Sequence. : RUN
42. Bearing. : PRESENCE
44. European capital. : BERN
45. Press forward. : URGE
46. Atoll lakes. : LAGOONS
49. Launcelot ___, Shakespearean clown. : GOBBO
52. Relative of the oyster. : SCALLOP
54. A Musketeer. : ARAMIS
56. Global land mass. : ASIA
57. ___ rule. : ASA
60. Members of a combo. : MUSICIANS
62. Spiced wine beverage. : NEGUS
64. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
65. Canary note. : TWEE
66. Quell. : CRUSH
67. Money in Lima. : SOLS
68. Avenue shaders. : ELMS
69. Tract. : ESSAY
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1. Corn meal. : SAMP
2. Forever and ___. : ADAY
3. Eighty. : FOURSCORE
4. Osprey. : ERN
5. Devilfish. : SEABAT
6. Wearing an almuce. : COWLED
7. Belonging to another country. : ALIEN
8. Goat god. : PAN
9. Closes. : ENDS
10. Alias Henry V. : OLIVIER
11. Well grounded. : VALID
12. Formal avenue: Fr. : ALLEE
13. Cobbler's wooden blocks. : LASTS
19. Carlo and Cassino. : MONTES
22. Aficionado's cheer. : OLE
25. Bird cry. : CAW
26. Engrave. : ETCH
28. Native of Arctic region. : LAPP
29. Superior. : OVER
31. River island. : AIT
33. Generation. : AGE
34. Highest court of ancient Athens. : AREOPAGUS
35. Nervous start: Colloq. : TURN
36. River into the Danube. : ENNS
38. Splendid. : HEROIC
39. A language: Abbr. : ENG
40. Cools. : ICES
43. Offers as an opinion. : SUBMITS
44. Shout from the bleachers. : BOO
46. Colleens. : LASSES
47. Oriental name. : ALI
48. Momentary view. : GLANCE
49. Hurling and curling. : GAMES
50. Former capital of Bolivia. : ORURO
51. Fundamental. : BASAL
53. Cave ___ (beware the dog): Lat. : CANEM
55. Local position. : SITE
58. Capital of Elam. : SUSA
59. Gray. : ASHY
61. Saddler's tool. : AWL
63. Hesitant sounds. : ERS

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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