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New York Times, Wednesday, January 14, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 262 (avg 1.40)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
S. A. Kay has 118 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,470
Across
1. Warble. : SING
5. Pacific Coast Bruins' home. : UCLA
9. Springboard act. : DIVE
13. Butterine. : OLEO
14. Wife of Elimelech. : NAOMI
16. Worshipped one. : IDOL
17. Part of a pocket. : FLAP
18. Duke eleven. : BLUEDEVILS
20. North Carolina eleven. : TARHEELS
22. Of melodic air. : ARIOSE
23. One, in Germany. : EINS
24. Leg bone. : SHIN
25. Full to the point of breaking open. : ABURST
28. Oklahoma eleven, Orange Bowl winners. : SOONERS
31. Imperfect paper. : CASSE
32. Room: Span. : SALA
33. Month: Abbr. : SEPT
35. Half of Heyerdahl's title. : AKU
36. ___ Lions, Penn State. : NITTANY
39. Intelligence agency in Washington. : CIA
40. Hawaii's status: Abbr. : TERR
42. German negative. : NEIN
43. Consumed. : EATEN
45. Member of Michigan State eleven. : SPARTAN
47. Florida eleven. : GATORS
48. Pronoun. : THEM
49. Piece of scupture. : BUST
50. More silvery. : WHITER
53. SMU eleven. : MUSTANGS
57. Colgate eleven. : REDRAIDERS
59. What fans do. : ROOT
60. Zone. : AREA
61. Seine tributary. : MARNE
62. Girl's name. : OLGA
63. Bird's cry. : PEEP
64. Excelling all. : BEST
65. Lowest part. : FOOT
Down
1. Gentle. : SOFT
2. At that place: Lat. : ILLA
3. Approach. : NEAR
4. Minnesota eleven. : GOPHERS
5. Became less formal. : UNBENT
6. Names. : CALLS
7. Coach Little and namesakes. : LOUS
8. Soul: Fr. : AME
9. Guesses. : DIVINES
10. One's own: Comb. form. : IDIO
11. Tennessee eleven. : VOLS
12. Other. : ELSE
15. Rooter for the Vandal eleven. : IDAHOAN
19. Finn MacCool's land. : ERIN
21. Iron, in Germany. : EISEN
24. Kind of goose. : SOLAN
25. "___ may look at a king." : ACAT
26. Cooks. : BAKES
27. Seize by force. : USURP
28. Dress fabric. : SATIN
29. Right-hand page. : RECTO
30. Watcher. : SPIER
32. Engine power. : STEAM
34. Colors. : TANS
37. The meantime. : INTERIM
38. Leavening agent. : YEAST
41. Rodent's nemesis. : RATTRAP
44. ___ roses (fragrant oil). : ATTAROF
46. American ostrich. : RHEA
47. Triangular piece of a glove. : GUSSET
49. Bard of "Sweet Afton." : BURNS
50. Garment. : WRAP
51. Roll call reply. : HERE
52. ___ fixe. : IDEE
53. Nothing more than. : MERE
54. ___ contendere. : NOLO
55. Cry to urge on a team. : GOGO
56. Office copy: Colloq. : STAT
58. Small bit of something. : DAB

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

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