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New York Times, Thursday, January 22, 1959

Author:
Thomas Meekin
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 7, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
Thomas Meekin has 202 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,478

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Across
1
At a distance. : ALOOF
6
Good clean fun. : SPORT
11
Zenith. : TOP
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Share equally with. : HALVE
15
Contend. : ARGUE
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Wartime agency. : OPA
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Shakespearean forest. : ARDEN
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Steeps in oil and vinegar. : MARINATES
20
1825 canal. : ERIE
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Threateners. : MENACERS
23
Poems set to music. : CANTATAS
26
Once upon a time. : ONEDAY
27
Chaffinch. : ROBINET
28
Cold ___. : CUTS
29
Jack-in-the-pulpit. : ARUM
30
Bristly. : SETOSE
32
Marble shooter. : TAW
35
Spread abroad. : STREW
37
Extinct bird. : MOA
38
Andrea ___. : DORIA
40
Witch. : HAG
41
Old Turkish coins. : ASPERS
44
"___, dark and handsome." : TALL
45
Von Bismarck. : OTTO
46
Phenomenon of 1958. : SPUTNIK
48
Eight-legged animal. : SPIDER
51
Hybrids in the garden. : TEAROSES
52
Extended prospect. : PANORAMA
54
Distinguished person. : NAME
55
Vigilance. : ALERTNESS
57
Done for: Brit. slang. : NAPOO
60
Summons to the Four Horsemen. : WAR
61
Type of marble. : AGATE
62
Within: Lat. : INTRA
63
Pistachio. : NUT
64
Pacific island group. : PELEW
65
Anything of value. : ASSET
Down
1
Cry of triumph. : AHA
2
Malay gibbon. : LAR
3
City in N Germany. : OLDENBURG
4
Extra period in Giants-Colts game. : OVERTIME
5
Legendary Irish hero. : FENIAN
6
___ Browne belt. : SAM
7
Hyde Park gocarts. : PRAMS
8
Relative of Cyclops. : OGRE
9
Destructive. : RUINOUS
10
Occupied. : TENANTED
11
Carried: Colloq. : TOTED
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Popular radio music. : OPERA
13
A part of Paris. : PASSY
19
Tops of suits. : ACES
21
Vous ___ (you are): Fr. : ETES
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Cloth for toweling. : CRASH
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Great arterial trunk. : AORTA
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In time: Mus. : ATEMPO
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Rough. : COARSE
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___ dancer. : TOE
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Parts of churches. : TRANSEPTS
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Scottish form of Alice. : AILIE
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Promenades. : WALKS
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Faucet. : WATERTAP
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Overstuffed footstools. : OTTOMANS
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Extraordinary. : STRANGE
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9 inches. : SPAN
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In good ___. : ODOR
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Goddess of astronomy. : URANIA
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Eggs of fishes. : SPAWN
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Another spelling of 64 Across. : PALAU
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Lifeless. : INERT
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Liking. : TASTE
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Repast. : MEAL
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Featherstitch. : SEW
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Mine product. : ORE
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Cereal grain. : OAT

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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