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New York Times, Wednesday, January 21, 1959

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.66)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,477
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1. Indefinite: Colloq. : IFFY
5. Second team. : SCRUB
10. Metal piece in a game. : JACK
14. Son of Agrippina II. : NERO
15. Selected. : CHOSE
16. Turkish regiment. : ALAI
17. Valley. : GLEN
18. Haphazard. : HITANDMISS
20. Cheer for a torero. : OLE
21. Carte. : MENU
22. ___ corpus. : HABEAS
23. Etiquette. : TABLEMANNERS
26. River in France. : OISE
27. Coarse weed. : DOCK
28. Deprive. : ROB
31. Short jackets. : ETONS
33. Imprecation. : OATH
34. Elephant's-ear. : TARO
35. Colored, as certain goods. : VATDYED
37. Work by Whistler. : ETCHING
39. Comply. : OBEY
40. Frame of mind. : MOOD
42. Endearing term. : HONEY
43. Old World: Abbr. : EUR
44. Where Callao is. : PERU
45. Cleo's friend. : MARC
46. Former popular entertainment. : MINSTRELSHOW
50. Freed. : UNTIED
53. Wagtail. : LARK
54. Chemical suffix. : ENE
55. Automation is. : TIMESAVING
57. Sherbets. : ICES
58. Author Herbert. : ALAN
59. Trace. : TINGE
60. A Joad. : OKIE
61. Poultry. : HENS
62. Ruler in the East. : EMEER
63. Branch of the Navy. : USNR
1. Metal bar. : INGOT
2. "Most Happy ___." : FELLA
3. Buccaneer. : FREEBOOTER
4. Over there: Poet. : YON
5. Intrigue. : SCHEME
6. Dinnerware. : CHINA
7. Part of the Capitol. : ROTUNDA
8. Transvaal, Natal, et al.: Abbr. : USA
9. Well-known author on TV. : BENHECHT
10. Doorway side-posts. : JAMBS
11. "I cannot tell ___." : ALIE
12. ___ Rosada, Government HQ in Buenos Aires. : CASA
13. Buss. : KISS
19. Obscure. : DARK
21. At sixes and sevens. : MESSY
24. Historic nickname in aviation. : LINDY
25. Eminent. : NOTED
28. Appendages on baseball tickets. : RAINCHECKS
29. Where Alençon is. : ORNE
30. Goblin. : BOGY
31. Bacchic cry. : EVOE
32. Forbidden. : TABU
33. Fragrances. : ODORS
34. Air Force missiles. : THORS
36. Correct (a text). : EMENDATE
38. Cliffs of Dover substance. : CHALK
41. Sketch. : OUTLINE
44. Turnovers. : PIES
45. Combine. : MERGER
46. Manners. : MIENS
47. Stove. : RANGE
48. "___ a million." : ONEIN
49. Bremen's river. : WESER
50. Deseret. : UTAH
51. Shade of green. : NILE
52. Treasury agent. : TMAN
56. Energy. : VIM
57. Relative of a promissory note. : IOU

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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