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JUBILEE

New York Times, Sunday, January 11, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 176, Blocks: 92, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { Q X }, Scrabble score: 728 (avg 1.67)
Open Squares: 96, Cheaters: 14, FITB: 8, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 22
Jules Arensberg has 95 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,467
Across
1. D'Artagnan specialty. : DUEL
5. Property. : LAND
9. Singer. : ALTO
13. Exhausts gradually. : SAPS
17. Pirate flag. : JOLLYROGER
19. Notorious nickname of W. W. II. : LORDHAWHAW
22. When Lillian Russell reigned. : GAYNINETIES
23. Cole Porter musical. : GAYDIVORCEE
25. Greek theatres. : ODEA
26. Roman conspirator. : CATO
27. Prayer word. : AMEN
29. Stewed fruit with cream. : FOOL
30. Arthurian knight. : KAY
31. Army man: Abbr. : GEN
32. Temperature mark. : ZERO
33. Obfuscate. : BLUR
34. Sibelius, for example. : FINN
35. Jersey or Guernsey. : ISLE
36. Slant. : BIAS
37. Clumsy vessels. : ARKS
38. Mass books. : MISSALS
40. Caluminate. : MALIGN
43. Musical pieces. : DUI
44. Trumpery. : TRASH
46. Theatre district. : RIALTO
50. Pile up. : AMASS
51. Chinese dynasty, 960–1279. : SUNG
52. Creativeness. : ART
53. Pirate. : CORSAIR
54. ___ ensemble. : TOUT
55. A Frank Loesser opus. : MOSTHAPPYFELLA
59. Japanese song. : UTA
60. Work unit. : ERG
61. Piece of work. : TASK
62. Thrice: Prefix. : TRIS
63. Each: Scot. : ILKA
64. Equal: Fr. : EGAL
65. Sprightly composition. : SCHERZO
67. Mound. : HEAP
68. Protection. : EGIS
69. Saint ___, Newfoundland. : JOHNS
70. ___ fixe. : IDEE
71. Laughing Water. : MINNEHAHA
73. Wool: Comb. form. : LANI
74. One of the fire irons. : TONGS
76. Lies. : FIBS
77. Knox, for instance. : FORT
78. Edible root. : PARSNIP
81. Carousal. : ORGY
82. "Auld Lang Syne," for one. : TUNE
83. Sect. : CULT
84. Sawyer and others. : TOMS
85. Wildebeest. : GNU
86. Italian title: Abbr. : SIG
87. Cartoon with a rhyming moral. : CHEERFULCHERUB
90. Type of steel rail. : IBAR
91. Kerosene. : COALOIL
93. Pen point. : NIB
94. Holy ___. : WRIT
95. Historic trailblazer. : BOONE
96. Saint whose feast is Apr. 21. : ANSELM
97. Objets d'art. : VASES
99. In the past. : AGO
100. Worker with wood. : SAWYER
101. Day of rest. : SABBATH
103. Of a continent: Comb. form. : AFRO
105. Town NW of Dublin. : TARA
106. Stamina. : GRIT
109. Byway. : LANE
110. Poet: Poet. : BARD
111. Mineral deposit. : LODE
112. Moon dweller. : MAN
115. Cereal grain. : OAT
116. Israeli diplomat. : MEIR
117. Elfin being. : PERI
118. Dovekies. : AUKS
119. Mitigate. : EASE
120. Famous ironclad. : THEMERRIMAC
123. Danny Kaye picture. : MERRYANDREW
126. Zack Mosley cartoon. : SMILINJACK
127. Portrait famous for its smile. : LAGIOCONDA
128. Plod, as through mud. : SLOG
129. Inquisitive: Colloq. : NOSY
130. Danish speech sound. : STOD
131. Site of a movie bridge. : KWAI
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1. Senior member: Fr. : DOYEN
2. Forearm bone. : ULNA
3. High: Heb. : ELI
4. Sharp-sighted, as a certain animal. : LYNCEAN
5. Forerunner of bingo. : LOTTO
6. Currency exchange. : AGIO
7. Born: Fr. : NEE
8. Pittsburgh scientist. : DRSALK
9. City of N. Africa: Fr. : ALGER
10. ___ word, as kindergarten. : LOAN
11. Put to proof. : TRY
12. Eccentric: Colloq. : ODDFISH
13. 15th century reformer. : SAVONAROLA
14. Army acronym. : AWOL
15. Part of a sentence: Abbr. : PHR
16. Baby's jackets. : SACKS
17. Green. : JADE
18. Performs a pesade. : REARS
20. Hydrogen particles. : HIONS
21. Well-being: Archaic. : WEAL
22. London statue. : GOG
24. View. : EYE
28. Necessity. : MUST
32. Sharp angles. : ZIGS
33. Improves. : BRIGHTENS
34. Brawl. : FISTFIGHT
35. "A miss ___ good as a mile." : ISAS
36. "Du ___ die Ruh'." : BIST
37. Relative. : AUNT
38. Novel by Asch. : MARY
39. Money in Milan. : LIRA
40. Pairs. : MATES
41. Rosicrucians: Abbr. : AMORC
42. Nitrous oxide. : LAUGHINGGAS
43. Crepuscule. : DUSK
45. Knocks. : RAPS
47. Novel by Oliver La Farge. : LAUGHINGBOY
48. Giant. : TITAN
49. Exams. : ORALS
51. Comme ci, comme ça. : SOSO
53. P.O. workers: Abbr. : CLKS
55. Labyrinth. : MAZE
56. Irish isles. : ARAN
57. Load of tobacco. : PIPEFUL
58. Famous pseudonym. : ELIA
61. Three: Span. : TRES
64. Eternities. : EONS
66. Snappish. : EDGY
67. Winter. : HIBERNATE
68. Direction of a sunbeam. : EARTHWARD
69. Jam containers. : JARS
71. Pronoun. : MINE
72. Federal agency, est. 1933. : HOLC
73. See 58 Down. : LAMB
74. Puccini heroine. : TOSCA
75. Constellatory hunter. : ORION
76. Lignite or peat. : FUEL
78. Catfish. : POUT
79. Frivolous. : INANE
80. Finer. : PURER
82. Shell game. : THIMBLERIG
83. Raise to the 3d power. : CUBE
84. Musical group. : TRIO
87. African nut tree. : COLA
88. Shiners. : FISH
89. Hence. : ERGO
90. Rose Bowl winner. : IOWA
92. In case. : LEST
95. Unadorned. : BARE
97. Rembrandt. : VANRIJN
98. European region. : SAAR
100. G.I. of a sort. : SADSACK
102. Scotch child. : BAIRN
104. ___ "The Vagabond King." : FRIMLS
105. Where the Ginza is. : TOKYO
106. Obtained. : GOT
107. Huzzas. : RAHS
108. Paragraphs. : ITEMS
110. Thackeray character. : BECKY
111. Harshly vivid. : LURID
112. Tuesday: Fr. : MARDI
113. Sailing. : ASEA
114. Fresh. : NEW
116. Song: Comb. form. : MELO
117. Moccasins. : PACS
118. Jason's ship. : ARGO
119. Wife of Tobias. : EDNA
121. Wire measure. : MIL
122. Chinese name. : MAO
124. Dine. : EAT
125. Forthwith. : NOW

Answer summary: 11 unique to this puzzle, 11 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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