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New York Times, Wednesday, January 28, 1959

Author:
S. A. Kay
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 304 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, 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. 3,484
Across
1. Handle. : HILT
5. Apiece. : EACH
9. Spurious. : BOGUS
14. Part of Saudi Arabia. : ASIR
15. Venus of ___. : MILO
16. Pope's ceremonial veil. : ORALE
17. Stout's stout sleuth. : NERO
18. Quarry. : PREY
19. Creator of Winnie-the-Pooh. : MILNE
20. Bandanna. : KERCHIEF
22. Early dictator. : CAESAR
23. Drove. : HERD
24. Exhausted. : WORN
25. Meadow saxifrage: Bot. : SESELI
28. Do. : PRACTICE
32. Solely. : ALL
33. This year. : MCMLIX
35. Parrots. : ARAS
36. Cries, as a calf. : BLATS
38. Dine. : EAT
39. Buffets. : SLAPS
40. ___ Coty. : RENE
41. Senator Gruening. : ERNEST
43. Social function. : TEA
44. Carry away with delight. : ENTRANCE
46. Thin as onionskin. : PAPERY
48. ___ Vallee. : RUDY
49. One of the Muses. : CLIO
50. Ausable Chasm feature. : RAPIDS
53. Product of imagination. : PHANTASY
57. Excuse. : ALIBI
58. Censure harshly. : FLAY
59. Duet's rival. : TRIO
60. Small fish. : SMELT
61. Quiet. : EASE
62. Couple. : LINK
63. Pluto's abode. : HADES
64. Imbued thoroughly. : DYED
65. Margin. : EDGE
Down
1. Skein. : HANK
2. Conversational phrase. : ISEE
3. 125-year-old railroad: Abbr. : LIRR
4. Medicinal lozenge. : TROCHE
5. Based solely on experiment. : EMPIRIC
6. Ventilated. : AIRED
7. Musical symbol. : CLEF
8. Hog-driving call. : HOY
9. Air Force ground-to-air missile. : BOMARC
10. Eastern. : ORIENTAL
11. Contents of a hogshead: Abbr. : GALS
12. Cubitus. : ULNA
13. Predictor. : SEER
21. Steering wheels. : HELMS
22. Cajole. : COAX
24. Draw up or draft. : WRITE
25. U.S. jet plane. : SABRE
26. Lochinvar's lady. : ELLEN
27. Bevel. : SLANT
28. ___ geometry. : PLANE
29. Incensed. : IRATE
30. Skip or jump. : CAPER
31. Literary product. : ESSAY
34. Clemency. : MERCY
37. Simply awful. : TERRIBLE
39. Impart color to. : STAIN
41. Closes. : ENDS
42. Spread out. : SPLAYED
45. Jobs for a C.P.A. : AUDITS
47. Two-quart tankard. : POTTLE
49. Salmon P. ___. : CHASE
50. Ill-considered. : RASH
51. Soprano Gluck. : ALMA
52. Mottled. : PIED
53. Act. : PLAY
54. Unproductive. : ARID
55. Chant. : SING
56. See 62 Across. : YOKE
58. Nurtured. : FED

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

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