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New York Times, Tuesday, October 20, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.03, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,749

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Across
1
Touches gently. : DABS
5
Sit in the sun. : BASK
9
Pressed. : URGED
14
Personal: Comb. form. : IDIO
15
English river. : AVON
16
Blatant. : NOISY
17
Argumentative one. : DISPUTANT
19
Samuel Finley Breese ___. : MORSE
20
Recent: Comb. form. : NEO
21
French city. : STLO
22
French noblemen. : COMTES
23
Satire on suburbia. : TUNNELOFLOVE
26
Son of Jerahmeel. : OREN
27
Punishes by fining. : AMERCES
31
Nevertheless. : EVENSO
34
Nurtured. : BRED
35
Japanese sash. : OBI
36
French author, Nobel prize winner 1947. : GIDE
37
Opera role. : FAUST
39
Drop, as of paint. : BLOB
40
Character in "Bleak House." : ADA
41
___ up to. : OWNS
42
Global areas. : OCEANS
44
Fiendish. : DEMONIC
46
Exchange premium. : AGIO
47
Author of 23 Across. : PETERDEVRIES
52
Female in folklore. : OGRESS
55
Object of aversion. : HATE
56
1006. : MVI
57
River in central England. : TRENT
58
Predicament: Colloq. : TIGHTSPOT
60
Owner of "la plume." : TANTE
61
Unicorn fish. : UNIE
62
Dog, for short. : PEKE
63
Successful. : ONTOP
64
Vulgarian. : BOOR
65
Beers. : ALES
Down
1
"She ___ say yes . . . " : DIDNT
2
French leave-taking. : ADIEU
3
Western ruminant. : BISON
4
Conciliatory gift. : SOP
5
Intellectual controversy. : BATTLEOFWITS
6
Island paradise for heroes of legend. : AVALON
7
"I am a Pharisee, the ___ a Pharisee." : SONOF
8
Man of rank in Great Britain: Abbr. : KNT
9
Calm. : UNMOVED
10
Tenant. : ROOMER
11
Encircled. : GIRT
12
Basic Latin infinitive. : ESSE
13
Tints. : DYES
18
Customers. : USERS
22
Meet. : COMETOGETHER
24
Pronoun. : NONE
25
Scandinavian name. : LARS
28
Nut tree. : COLA
29
Black. : EBON
30
Brothers. : SIBS
31
Softened oath. : EGAD
32
See: Lat. : VIDE
33
Cheese. : EDAM
34
Something not to be missed. : BUS
38
Noun suffix. : ANCE
39
"To ___ not to be . . . " : BEOR
41
Dance. : ONESTEP
43
Fur from a catlike animal. : CIVET
45
Available for. : OPENTO
46
Slowly: Mus. : ADAGIO
48
Large animal, for short. : RHINO
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Drive. : IMPEL
50
Bring out. : EVOKE
51
Spots. : SITES
52
Eight, in Italy. : OTTO
53
Member of the family, for short. : GRAN
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Overhead item. : RENT
58
Bath. : TUB
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Health resort. : SPA

Answer summary: 6 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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