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New York Times, Monday, October 26, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.85, Missing: { F H V W X }, Scrabble score: 309 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,755
Across Down
1. Boggy ground, in Britain. : QUAG
5. As if. : QUASI
10. Woody fiber used for cordage. : BAST
14. Heavenly bear. : URSA
15. Bones. : ULNAS
16. River bank: Lat. : RIPA
17. Stravinsky. : IGOR
18. Articles. : ITEMS
19. Burden. : ONUS
20. Review of troops. : PARADE
22. Always: Fr. : TOUJOURS
24. Part of N. B. : NOTA
26. Explore. : SEEK
27. A gossip, from Latin "what now?" : QUIDNUNC
31. Smoked sausage. : SALAMI
35. One: Lat. : UNO
36. Rims. : EDGES
38. Modern fabric. : NYLON
39. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
41. Inspiring fear. : EERIE
43. Claw. : NAIL
44. Building of the Great Mosque of Mecca. : KAABA
46. Blackmore heroine. : LORNA
48. Blue Eagle monogram. : NRA
49. Ascetic. : ESSENE
51. Time of good weather. : SUNNYDAY
53. Tubers. : YAMS
55. Prima donna from France. : PONS
56. Type of engraving. : AQUATINT
60. "La Comédie Humaine" author. : BALZAC
64. Sally ___, sweetened tea cake. : LUNN
65. Goat antelope of the Himalayas. : GORAL
67. Slippery. : EELY
68. Levant sailing vessel. : SAIC
69. Cosmetic. : ROUGE
70. Trolley car. : TRAM
71. River NW of Paris. : OISE
72. One-horse carriages of India. : EKKAS
73. First-rate: Colloq. : AONE
1. Witty sally. : QUIP
2. Mongolian capital, pre-Communist name. : URGA
3. Hebrew lyre. : ASOR
4. U. S. Army rifle. : GARAND
5. Tranquillity. : QUIETUDE
6. Last month: Abbr. : ULT
7. The dill: Obs. : ANET
8. Birthplace of Pythagoras. : SAMOS
9. Publications. : ISSUES
10. Teamless town. : BROOKLYN
11. Primitive Japanese. : AINU
12. Stimulus. : SPUR
13. Drinking cup: Scot. : TASS
21. Completed. : DONE
23. Twilled, cotton cloth. : JEAN
25. Cherub. : ANGEL
27. Vibrate. : QUAKE
28. Chief of the Mohicans. : UNCAS
29. Jots. : IOTAS
30. Mackerel-like fish. : CEROS
32. Finnish island. : ALAND
33. Ballet dancer Shearer. : MOIRA
34. Dental item. : INLAY
37. Sweet liquid. : SIRUP
40. Temporary suspension. : ABEYANCE
42. Exalts. : ENNOBLES
45. A science: Abbr. : ANAT
47. Grandma Moses. : ANNA
50. Fugitive from a country. : EMIGRE
52. W. Texas town on the Rio Grande. : YSLETA
54. A fish, the robalo. : SNOOK
56. Moreover. : ALSO
57. ___ d'Orsay, the French Foreign Office. : QUAI
58. Etats ___. : UNIS
59. Island group, W. Pacific. : TRUK
61. Low temperature. : ZERO
62. Sen. Bible. : ALAN
63. Flower cluster. : CYME
66. ___ Khan. : AGA

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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