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New York Times, Thursday, October 1, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Missing: { J Q Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 76, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,730
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1. Bull pen activity. : WARMUP
7. Semitic goddess. : ASTARTE
14. Interstice. : AREOLA
15. Of heraldry. : ARMORIAL
16. Kind of candy. : KISSES
17. Military units. : BRIGADES
18. Beatrice d'___. : ESTE
19. Layers. : STRATA
21. Samuel's teacher. : ELI
22. Verbal contraction. : TIS
23. Popular comedienne. : RAYE
24. Gaelic. : ERSE
25. Quinn of Hawaii: Abbr. : GOV
26. Canton of Lausanne. : VAUD
28. Illinois Indian. : SAC
30. Motorist's way: Abbr. : RTE
31. He: Lat. : ILLE
32. Authoritative position. : CHAIR
36. Sneezy's ailment. : ALLERGY
38. Toulouse's river. : GARONNE
40. Stendhal's real name. : BEYLE
41. Vogue. : RAGE
42. Beach diversion. : DIP
43. Record. : LOG
45. Greek letters. : ETAS
46. Stockholders' assets: Abbr. : RTS
47. State of: Suffix. : NESS
50. Part of the 50th state. : OAHU
52. Ma ___! (really!): Fr. : FOI
53. Gaelic "alas!" : OCH
54. Teenage pastime. : DATING
56. Arabian country. : OMAN
58. Warehouse for grain. : ELEVATOR
60. Shrine town in Italy. : LORETO
62. 1896 opera. : LABOHEME
63. Oozed. : EXUDED
64. Actress to star in "Chéri." : STANLEY
65. Gypsies. : NOMADS
1. Historic Pacific island. : WAKE
2. Thinking man, circa 350 B. C. : ARISTOTLE
3. Uneasily. : RESTIVELY
4. Nonagenarian artist. : MOSES
5. Diminutive suffix. : ULE
6. Take place. : PASS
7. Deck out. : ARRAY
8. Hits hard. : SMITES
9. Garb for Gaius. : TOGA
10. Constellation. : ARA
11. Ranch hand. : RIDER
12. Asian weights. : TAELS
13. Heroine of 26 juveniles. : ELSIE
15. Scrape off. : ABRADE
20. In fact. : TRULY
24. Narcissus spurned her. : ECHO
25. Snatch. : GRAB
26. Small songbird. : VIREO
27. School subject: Abbr. : ALG
29. Lands. : ACRES
33. Wife of Perseus. : ANDROMEDA
34. Began. : INITIATED
35. Twilled fabrics. : REPS
37. Parts of buildings. : ELLS
38. Panama lake. : GATUN
39. Far East title. : AGA
41. Employ again. : REHIRE
44. Beard. : GOATEE
47. Holiday music. : NOELS
48. Brilliant success. : ECLAT
49. Biblical country of Arabia. : SHEBA
51. Pygmy. : ATOMY
52. Tribunal. : FORUM
54. Hollywood name. : DAHL
55. Valley. : GLEN
57. Becomes drowsy. : NODS
59. Paul ___ Hindenburg. : VON
61. Combining form in chemistry. : OXO

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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