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New York Times, Friday, January 9, 1959

Author: Herbert Ettenson
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { B J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 265 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,465
Across Down
1. Top-notch. : GRADEA
7. No. 5 iron. : MASHIE
13. Agree (with). : GOALONG
14. Feeler. : ANTENNA
16. Moderately slow, in music. : ANDANTE
17. Star's double. : STANDIN
18. Former Brazilian money. : REIS
19. Line-up. : ROSTER
21. Bay in Japan. : ISE
22. Part of a circle. : ARC
23. Willowy maiden. : SYLPH
24. Season. : FALL
25. Gargantuan. : GIANT
27. Legal paper. : DEED
29. Arrow poison. : INEE
30. Fictional Queen. : ELLERY
32. Freight units. : CARLOADS
34. Leak through. : SEEP
36. Whitetail. : DEER
37. Knives, forks, spoons, etc. : FLATWARE
41. East or West ___. : INDIES
45. Fence. : RAIL
46. Capital on the Tiber. : ROME
48. Bone of contention. : ISSUE
49. 160 sq. rods. : ACRE
50. Distances. : MILES
52. Table leaving. : ORT
53. Kentucky title: Abbr. : COL
54. Was at hand. : WAITED
56. Strip of wood. : SLAT
57. Fauna. : ANIMALS
59. Render ineffective. : VITIATE
61. How Congress adjourns. : SINEDIE
62. Lawmaker. : ENACTOR
63. Let up. : CEASED
64. Tammany chief. : SACHEM
1. Sister of Regan. : GONERIL
2. Left-wing. : RADICAL
3. Dear me! : ALAS
4. Russian river. : DON
5. Access. : ENTRY
6. Antediluvian. : AGEOLD
7. It appears on the editorial page. : MASTHEAD
8. Card term. : ANTE
9. Polaris. : STAR
10. Biddy. : HEN
11. Where Fort Wayne is. : INDIANA
12. Seagirt. : ENISLED
13. Type of repair shop. : GARAGE
15. Anoints: Archaic. : ANELES
20. Uncommon: Abbr. : SPEC
23. Scatter. : STREW
24. Inlets. : FIORDS
26. Snuggle. : NESTLE
28. Eins, zwei, ___. : DREI
31. Twelvemonth. : YEAR
33. Weakly articulated speech sounds. : LENIS
35. ___ Land. : PROMISED
37. Rowdydow. : FRACAS
38. Sententious. : LACONIC
39. Means of transportation. : AIRLINE
40. Give forth. : EMIT
42. Sequester. : ISOLATE
43. Six-nation scientific group. : EURATOM
44. Gun dog. : SETTER
47. French school children. : ELEVES
51. Poetic name for Scotland's capital. : EDINA
54. Bankrolls. : WADS
55. "It's a sin to tell ___." : ALIE
56. Of this or that kind: Dial. : SICH
58. ___ culpa. : MEA
60. Gen. Weyland's air group: Abbr. : TAC

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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