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New York Times, Friday, October 23, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { J Z }, Scrabble score: 305 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 64, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 11, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,752
Across Down
1. Roams about aimlessly. : GADS
5. Amo, ___, amat. : AMAS
9. Astern, for short. : BAFT
13. Samoan seaport. : APIA
14. Kitchen necessity. : SINK
15. Type of entertainment. : OPERA
17. German title. : GRAF
18. A letdown, rhetorically speaking. : ANTICLIMAX
20. Clerks. : SALESPEOPLE
22. Coin of Israel. : MIL
23. Landmark. : CAIRN
24. M. Lupin. : ARSENE
26. "The ___ o' the Green." : WEARIN
29. Simpleton. : IDIOT
31. Consisting of people. : HUMAN
32. Way in. : DOOR
33. Poise. : EASE
37. Construction man. : ERECTOR
39. Enshrined in a church. : TEMPLED
41. Royal house of England. : YORK
42. Hebrew measures. : KABS
44. In advance. : AHEAD
45. Muse of poetry. : ERATO
47. Soft and soothing. : DREAMY
48. Petty prince. : SATRAP
51. ___ a million (outstanding). : ONEIN
53. Prefix meaning upward. : ANO
54. Specialty of France. : VINTAGEWINE
59. Cross-examiner. : INQUISITOR
61. Island country: Abbr. : ICEL
62. Silk masks: Fr. : LOUPS
63. Cape of Alaska. : NOME
64. Hems. : SEWS
65. Slangy affirmative. : YEAH
66. Cap-___ (from head to foot). : APIE
67. Existence: Lat. : ESSE
1. Practical jokes. : GAGS
2. Port of Guam. : APRA
3. Part of a clock. : DIAL
4. Yegg. : SAFECRACKER
5. Neat ___. : ASAPIN
6. Forty-niner. : MINER
7. San ___. : ANTONIO
8. Leap lightly. : SKIP
9. Spanish dance. : BOLERO
10. Peak in Nepal. : API
11. Cherchez la ___. : FEMME
12. Express. : TRAIN
16. Spindle. : AXLE
19. Eau ___, Wisconsin. : CLAIRE
21. Part of many place names. : SAINT
25. Well-known rabbi, leader of Zionism. : STEPHENWISE
26. Watery part of milk. : WHEY
27. Combining form for a continent. : EURO
28. One of the Leagues: Abbr. : AMER
30. Dowries. : DOTS
32. Mild expletive. : DRAT
34. Jacta est ___ (the die is cast): Lat. : ALEA
35. Juncture. : SEAM
36. Whirlpool. : EDDY
38. African mammals. : OKAPIS
40. Anne ___ from Norway. : MARIE
43. Shoe part. : BOOTTOP
46. Enrapture. : RAVISH
47. Relative condition. : DEGREE
48. Mizzen. : SAIL
49. Bother. : ANNOY
50. Brimless hat. : TOQUE
52. Name meaning "my delight." : NAOMI
55. Mrs. Khrushchev. : NINA
56. Desserts. : ICES
57. Hourly broadcast. : NEWS
58. Otherwise. : ELSE
60. ___ tree (cornered). : UPA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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