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New York Times, Thursday, October 8, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { J W X Z }, Scrabble score: 278 (avg 1.47)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 11
David Steinberg notes:

Original 19-Across clue had "rythms"; corrected it to "rhythms."

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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,737

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Across
1
Cleaning woman, in London. : CHAR
5
Tight-fitting cap. : COIF
9
River in Germany. : MOSEL
14
Emanation. : AURA
15
River in Italy. : ARNO
16
Egg-shaped. : OVATE
17
Dull. : DRAB
18
Receipt: Fr. : RECU
19
Swingy rhythms. : LILTS
20
Holdup man of feudal times. : ROBBERBARON
23
Emulate the Sprats. : EAT
24
Store fodder. : ENSILE
25
Crouches. : SQUATS
27
Longshoreman's group. : ILA
29
French painter. : UTRILLO
32
"___ in Toyland." : BABES
36
Misrepresents. : LIES
38
Ancient deity. : BAAL
39
One of the Curies. : IRENE
40
Enemy. : FOE
41
___ camp. : AIDDE
42
Part of a pedestal. : DADO
43
___ for one's money. : ARUN
44
Actress Nora ___. : BAYES
45
Spot. : SPECKLE
47
Title of respect. : SIR
49
___ Harold. : CHILDE
51
City on the Loire. : NANTES
56
Report receipt of: Abbr. : ACK
58
August and September newspaper service. : POLLENCOUNT
60
Sharp and clear. : CRISP
62
A king of Israel. : OMRI
63
Preposition. : INTO
64
Raja's wife. : RANEE
65
Relative of a martingale. : REIN
66
Ooze. : SEEP
67
Moth. : EGGER
68
Residue. : DREG
69
Does wrong. : ERRS
Down
1
Skeleton organization. : CADRE
2
One of the Great Lakes. : HURON
3
Caftan wearers. : ARABS
4
Jewish teacher. : RABBI
5
American surgeon, Nobel prize winner. : CARREL
6
Midianite prince. : OREB
7
Quechuans. : INCAS
8
Good poker hand. : FOURQUEENS
9
He wrote "Liliom." : MOLNAR
10
Egg: Comb. form. : OVI
11
Store employe. : SALESLADY
12
Diminutive of a girl's name. : ETTA
13
For fear that. : LEST
21
Girl's name. : ELISE
22
On the ___ (at odds). : OUTS
26
Inner bone of the leg. : TIBIA
28
___ Tennyson. : ALFREDLORD
30
Bail. : LADE
31
Bravos: Span. : OLES
32
Offers. : BIDS
33
Not give ___. : ARAP
34
Adorning. : BEDECKING
35
Hero of Tennyson poem. : ENOCH
37
Promise to pay: Abbr. : IOU
41
Bric-___. : ABRAC
43
Reversal: Comb. form. : ALLO
46
Popular English breakfast food. : KIPPER
48
Baseball term. : INNING
50
Sinclair Lewis hero. : ELMER
52
Clamor. : NOISE
53
Part of a radio receiver. : TUNER
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Join. : ENTER
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Periods in a telegram. : STOPS
56
Farm unit. : ACRE
57
Projecting rock. : CRAG
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Neighbor of 2 Down. : ERIE
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Consult. : SEE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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