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New York Times, Monday, January 5, 1959

Author: Ann Gerlach
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F X Z }, Scrabble score: 318 (avg 1.68)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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Across Down
1. Circumference. : AMBIT
6. Predicament: Colloq. : HOLE
10. Savoir-faire. : TACT
14. Tropical climber. : LIANE
15. Candid. : OPEN
16. Extremely pale. : ASHY
17. Part of Vietnam. : ANNAM
18. Magic music man of legend. : PIEDPIPER
20. Symbol of blackness. : INK
21. Bishops of Rome. : POPES
23. One of the Roosevelts. : ALICE
24. ___ prosequi. : NOLLE
26. Artists' coveralls. : SMOCKS
27. ___ out (made a parachute jump). : BAILED
29. Rhythm. : METER
31. Water plant. : ALGA
32. Siamese coin. : TICAL
33. Bona ___, Roman goddess. : DEA
36. Drafter of the Monroe Doctrine. : JOHNQUINCYADAMS
40. Relevant. : APT
41. Excessive. : UNDUE
42. Of Mars: Comb. form. : AREO
43. Feet: Comb. form. : PODES
44. Composed. : MADEUP
46. Shrewd. : ASTUTE
49. Pepys' signoff, "And so ___." : TOBED
50. Ring up. : PHONE
51. Vehicles of a sort. : JEEPS
53. Antiquity: Poet. : ELD
56. Precipitatation. : RAINSTORM
58. Messenger. : ENVOY
60. She: Fr. : ELLE
61. Small broom. : WISP
62. Unsophisticated. : NAIVE
63. Bird food. : SEED
64. Aware of: Slang. : ONTO
65. President in 1841. : TYLER
1. Jai ___. : ALAI
2. Gopher State: Abbr. : MINN
3. Added movie attraction. : BANKNIGHT
4. ___ spot. : INA
5. Relative of a cathedral. : TEMPLE
6. Billiards champion. : HOPPE
7. English painter of 18th century. : OPIE
8. Sediment. : LEES
9. Upshot. : END
10. Kind of clothier. : TAILOR
11. Savory meat jelly. : ASPIC
12. Test of accuracy. : CHECK
13. Pneumatics on Piccadilly. : TYRES
19. Novel title. : PAMELA
22. Former. : OLD
25. Luise Rainer's Oscar-winning role. : OLAN
26. Guy rope. : STAY
27. ___ California peninsula in Mexico. : BAJA
28. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
29. Lacking: Colloq. : MINUS
30. Behold!: Lat. : ECCE
32. Stream. : TIDE
33. Stunt man. : DAREDEVIL
34. Australian bird. : EMEU
35. All wet. : ASOP
37. Printing marks: Colloq. : QUOTES
38. Wavy: Heraldry. : UNDE
39. ___ City, NE of Tampa. : DADE
43. Made a sort of joke. : PUNNED
44. Swab. : MOP
45. Lacking. : ABSENT
46. Afterwards: Fr. : APRES
47. Fine-grained rock. : SHALE
48. Variety of silk. : TOILE
49. Allegro, for example. : TEMPO
51. Couple. : JOIN
52. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
54. Term of endearment. : LOVE
55. Worker with clothing. : DYER
57. ___-by-four. : TWO
59. A refusal. : NAY

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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