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New York Times, Friday, November 13, 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: 297 (avg 1.55)
Open Squares: 73, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,773
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1. Adroit. : DEFT
5. Resounding slap. : SPANK
10. Chemical compound. : SALT
14. Dies ___ (Judgment Day): Lat. : IRAE
15. Hawk's weapon. : TALON
16. History's muse. : CLIO
17. Broadway comedy (with "the"). : MARRIAGEGOROUND
20. Surprise. : STARTLE
21. Become friendly (with). : WARMTO
22. Biblical river. : NILE
23. Blouselike garment. : TUNIC
25. Sitter. : MODEL
27. Forbid. : BAN
28. Strand. : SHORE
32. Arab name. : OMAR
33. Grow gloomy. : DARKLE
35. Neighbor of Cal. : NEV
36. Moisture. : DEW
37. Raided and robbed. : HARRIED
38. Initials dating from May 18, 1933. : TVA
39. Moslem title. : AGA
40. Picnic. : OUTING
41. "Say ___." : WHEN
42. Macbeth's advice to Macduff. : LAYON
44. Noted dictionary: Abbr. : OED
45. Celts. : GAELS
46. Brews, as coffee. : PERKS
48. Smart, in England. : POSH
49. Cottage ___. : CHEESE
52. Ways. : METHODS
55. British version of "The Cherry Orchard." : HEARTBREAKHOUSE
58. Heavenly bear. : URSA
59. Have an ___ the ground. : EARTO
60. Wearers of eagle-anchor-globe insignia: Abbr. : USMC
61. Pithy remarks. : MOTS
62. Legal paper. : LEASE
63. Assay. : TEST
1. Tarnishes. : DIMS
2. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
3. Beyond doubt. : FARANDAWAY
4. Bedlington or Boston. : TERRIER
5. Hackneyed. : STALE
6. Errand boy. : PAGE
7. Cakes' companion. : ALE
8. Mine roof support. : NOG
9. Recognized. : KNOWN
10. Burn. : SCORCH
11. Astringent. : ALUM
12. Reason for a brush-off. : LINT
13. Fuss: Colloq. : TODO
18. Common verbal contraction. : ITLL
19. Caused to grow. : RAISED
23. Lingers. : TARRIES
24. Wanting in sympathy. : UNKIND
25. Indicating mood. : MODAL
26. Alpha's partner. : OMEGA
27. Great Hungarian composer (1881–1945). : BARTOK
29. Free: Colloq. : ONTHEHOUSE
30. Luxuriate (in). : REVEL
31. Maurice or Dale. : EVANS
33. Family member: Abbr. : DAU
34. Support. : LEG
37. Aboveboard. : HONEST
41. Failure: Slang. : WASHOUT
43. Verdi's forte. : OPERAS
45. Barbarian. : GOTH
47. Defiant. : REBEL
48. Black tea. : PEKOE
49. Buddy. : CHUM
50. Wearer of the laurel. : HERO
51. ___ St. Louis. : EAST
52. Gymnasium equipment. : MATS
53. Decorations: Abbr. : DSMS
54. Splinter group. : SECT
56. Girl's name. : RAE
57. Significant time. : ERA

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

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