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New York Times, Thursday, September 4, 1958

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.79, Missing: { Q }, Scrabble score: 355 (avg 1.90)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 0, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
Herbert Ettenson has 87 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1958, The New York TimesNo. 3,355
Across Down
1. Float. : WAFT
5. Pilgrimage to Mecca. : HADJ
9. Beg. : CRAVE
14. He: Ital. : EGLI
15. Samoan port. : APIA
16. Spiral. : HELIX
17. Novelist Stoker of "Dracula" fame. : BRAM
18. City SW of Warsaw. : LODZ
19. Venerate. : ADORE
20. Thirteen. : BAKERSDOZEN
23. Charioteer Ben. : HUR
24. Affirmatives. : AYES
25. Showing sudden dismay. : AGHAST
27. Mr. Baruch, to his friends. : BARNEY
30. 64 Across borders this country. : KOREA
32. Quarter acres. : ROODS
33. Poster. : BILL
34. City SE of Warsaw. : LWOW
38. Biology course: Abbr. : ANAT
39. Companionable: Colloq. : MATEY
40. African nut tree. : COLA
41. Half: Prefix. : DEMI
42. High: Span. : ALTO
43. Pessimist's pal. : CYNIC
44. In a tedious manner. : DULLY
46. Extreme: Slang. : TOOTOO
47. Agree to. : ACCEPT
50. Mended place. : DARN
51. Huzza. : RAH
52. Golden mean. : HAPPYMEDIUM
58. Gentleman from Cremona. : AMATI
60. Native dance. : HULA
61. Jason's ship. : ARGO
62. Aquamarine. : BERYL
63. Single. : UNAL
64. Asian river. : YALU
65. Swiss falsetto. : YODEL
66. English river. : TYNE
67. Terrier from the Hebrides. : SKYE
1. "Dragnet" star. : WEBB
2. Historic Indian city. : AGRA
3. Anti-aircraft fire. : FLAK
4. Subject of an ancient adage. : TIMEANDTIDE
5. W. W. II. admiral. : HALSEY
6. Footless creatures. : APODS
7. Prank: Colloq. : DIDO
8. Ragtime's successor. : JAZZ
9. Coins. : CHANGE
10. Carnation. : RED
11. Hawaiian salutation. : ALOHA
12. Evil influence. : VIRUS
13. Make an effort. : EXERT
21. Breads. : RYES
22. Ahead of time. : EARLY
26. Tranquil times. : HALCYONDAYS
27. Thin nail. : BRAD
28. Superfine: Colloq. : AONE
29. Vagabondize. : ROAM
30. Pool in a card game. : KITTY
31. Butterine. : OLEO
33. Dance. : BALL
35. Usage. : WONT
36. Melange. : OLIO
37. Where Baylor U. is. : WACO
39. British bastion. : MALTA
43. Kernel. : CORE
45. Laborious. : UPHILL
46. Mexican specialty. : TAMALE
47. Land of sheikhs. : ARABY
48. Carved stone. : CAMEO
49. Swiss vegetable. : CHARD
50. Poet Thomas. : DYLAN
53. Sound of a bullet on target. : PHUT
54. Insignificant. : PUNY
55. Modern Mesopotamia. : IRAK
56. Grotesque. : UGLY
57. Grimace. : MOUE
59. Nautical chain. : TYE

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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