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New York Times, Saturday, January 3, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 279 (avg 1.46)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,459
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1. African language. : BANTU
6. Original name of Mongolian capital. : URGA
10. Steel piece used in construction. : IBAR
14. Foreign. : ALIEN
15. Brad. : NAIL
16. ___ Pompilius, legendary king of Rome. : NUMA
17. Motionless. : STOCKSTILL
19. Decorate. : TRIM
20. Jewish title. : RAB
21. Knot of wool. : NOIL
22. Things to be done. : AGENDA
24. Sandy. : ARENOSE
26. Bright light. : GLARE
27. Battle scene, 1945. : IWO
28. Proceed clumsily. : FLOUNDER
31. Largest port of Korea. : PUSAN
34. Mixture. : BLEND
35. Wood sorrel. : OCA
36. Advertised items: Abbr. : APTS
37. Whooping ___. : CRANE
38. Parkas. : FURS
39. Japanese name. : ITO
40. ___ store. : CHAIN
41. Life of the party. : CUTUP
42. Type of egghead. : LONGHAIR
44. Day: Hebrew. : YOM
45. African antelope. : ELAND
46. First name on TV. : LORETTA
50. Harmony. : ACCORD
52. Adages. : SAWS
53. Close embrace. : HUG
54. Asian country. : LAOS
55. Dickens character. : LITTLENELL
58. French son. : FILS
59. Eskimo settlement. : ETAH
60. Laconic. : TERSE
61. Handy ___. : ANDY
62. Skate and sawfish. : RAYS
63. Symbol of toil. : SWEAT
1. Port of Iraq. : BASRA
2. Place of worship. : ALTAR
3. Daughter of Tantalus. : NIOBE
4. Private eye. : TEC
5. Incalculable. : UNKNOWN
6. Loosen. : UNTIE
7. Shore bird. : RAIL
8. Ballplayer McDougald. : GIL
9. Memorable Berlin song. : ALLALONE
10. Man in white. : INTERN
11. Failed, as an electric lamp. : BURNEDOUT
12. Among. : AMID
13. Hero of Sanskrit epic. : RAMA
18. Fairish. : SOSO
23. Trinket. : GAUD
25. Island west of Sumatra. : NIAS
26. One of the Fords. : GLENN
28. Natural talent. : FLAIR
29. Color. : ECRU
30. Grate. : RASP
31. Bucket. : PAIL
32. ___ date. : UPTO
33. Completely without warmth. : STONECOLD
34. Interlace. : BRAID
37. Governor in Frankfort. : CHANDLER
38. Give off vapor. : FUME
40. Scorch. : CHAR
41. Boned garments. : CORSETS
43. Lustrous. : GLOSSY
44. Loud, long mournful cry. : YOWL
46. Strips of wood. : LATHS
47. At that point. : THERE
48. City on the Arkansas River. : TULSA
49. Tip of a shoelace. : AGLET
50. Esparto grass. : ALFA
51. Dweller east of Eden. : CAIN
52. Support. : STAY
56. Native of 59 Across. : ITA
57. Fashionable. : NEW

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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