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New York Times, Thursday, January 8, 1959

Author:
Madeline Corse
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.72, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 69, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2
Madeline Corse has 39 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,464
Across
1. Offers. : BIDS
5. Demanded. : ASKED
10. The oldest of Ham's sons. : CUSH
14. Our information agency: Abbr. : USIA
15. "A finger pointing to Heaven." : SPIRE
16. Pay up. : ANTE
17. Devoted, as friends. : FAST
18. Navy air-to-air missile. : SIDEWINDER
20. Danish island between Jutland and Zealand. : FYN
21. Sell. : VEND
22. Novelist of Civil War days. : STOWE
23. Growing out. : ENATE
25. Cut-price offer. : SALE
27. Fabrics. : RAYONS
29. Importance. : INTEREST
33. Everything: Ger. : ALLES
34. Grimace: Colloq. : SNOOT
35. Meadow. : LEA
36. Portion out. : DEAL
37. Lucky piece. : CHARM
38. Famous colonizer. : PENN
39. ___ Arbor. : ANN
40. Viewpoint. : SLANT
41. River in Texas. : PECOS
42. Arsenal or missile. : REDSTONE
44. Dessert. : PASTRY
45. Bugle call. : TAPS
46. Giver. : DONOR
47. Cautious. : CHARY
50. After a delay. : LATE
51. Shoulder: Comb. form. : OMO
54. Region of air above the earth. : IONOSPHERE
57. Precipitation. : SNOW
58. Nobel prize author. : MANN
59. White goods. : LINEN
60. Tablet. : PILL
61. ___'s age. : ADOG
62. Leavening agent. : YEAST
63. Book of the Bible. : ACTS
Down
1. Yellow. : BUFF
2. Britisher's phrase of surprise. : ISAY
3. Realm of fantasy. : DISNEYLAND
4. Convened. : SAT
5. Property. : ASSETS
6. Part of a cactus. : SPINE
7. Captain of the Adventure Galley. : KIDD
8. Before. : ERE
9. Moisture. : DEW
10. Easy gallop. : CANTER
11. Open. : UNDO
12. Worry: Colloq. : STEW
13. Right at hand. : HERE
19. Tiny bit of land. : ISLET
21. Freight vehicles. : VANS
24. Joyeux ___! : NOEL
25. Audible expression of contempt. : SNORT
26. Jot. : ATOM
27. Target-finding device. : RADAR
28. Coeur d'___, Idaho city. : ALENE
29. Silly. : INANE
30. Relating to charged particles. : ELECTRONIC
31. Sir: Span. : SENOR
32. Roadside plant. : TANSY
34. Relatives of the Siamese. : SHANS
37. Hoof beat. : CLOP
38. Coin of Cuba. : PESO
40. Old-time girdle. : STAYS
41. Glass. : PANE
43. Robust. : STRONG
44. Mighty. : POTENT
46. Challenges. : DARES
47. Mountain peak: Ital. : CIMA
48. Australian netman. : HOAD
49. Part of A. D. : ANNO
50. 3000-mile river of Asia. : LENA
52. Shed feathers. : MOLT
53. Hooters. : OWLS
55. Work diligently. : PLY
56. Go in haste. : HIE
57. Watering place. : SPA

Answer summary: 2 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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