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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

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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
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Pay up. : ANTE
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Devoted, as friends. : FAST
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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
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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
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Tiny bit of land. : ISLET
21
Freight vehicles. : VANS
24
Joyeux ___! : NOEL
25
Audible expression of contempt. : SNORT
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Jot. : ATOM
27
Target-finding device. : RADAR
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Coeur d'___, Idaho city. : ALENE
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Silly. : INANE
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Relating to charged particles. : ELECTRONIC
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Sir: Span. : SENOR
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Roadside plant. : TANSY
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Relatives of the Siamese. : SHANS
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Hoof beat. : CLOP
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Coin of Cuba. : PESO
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Old-time girdle. : STAYS
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Glass. : PANE
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Robust. : STRONG
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Mighty. : POTENT
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Challenges. : DARES
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Mountain peak: Ital. : CIMA
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Australian netman. : HOAD
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Part of A. D. : ANNO
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3000-mile river of Asia. : LENA
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Shed feathers. : MOLT
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Hooters. : OWLS
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Work diligently. : PLY
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Go in haste. : HIE
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Watering place. : SPA

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

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