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New York Times, Monday, November 16, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.36, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 272 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 87, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,776
Across
1. Finally. : ATLAST
7. Glove. : MITT
11. Abbreviation on street signs. : AVE
14. Property in land. : REALTY
15. Needle case. : ETUI
16. Member of the flock. : RAM
17. Tackle, as an opponent. : TAKEON
18. Lugubrious expression: Colloq. : LONGFACE
20. Misjudged. : ERRED
22. Of a barren expanse. : SAHARAN
23. Designating the color of some dogs. : RUSTYRED
26. Street in London (with "The"). : STRAND
27. Pennsylvania city. : ERIE
28. Islands of France. : ILES
30. Turns in a certain direction. : WESTS
31. Melville's "Billy ___." : BUDD
32. Liquid condiment. : VINEGAR
34. Compass point. : SSE
35. Dug for ore again. : REMINED
36. Posed. : SAT
39. Beneficiary of Open Door policy. : FAREAST
40. College keeper of records: Abbr. : REGR
41. Source of heat. : STEAM
44. Wood strip. : SLAT
45. Reverberate. : ECHO
46. Be utterly ruined. : PERISH
48. Whip-tailed flat fish. : STINGRAY
50. ___ words (that is to say). : INOTHER
52. Habituate: Var. : ENURE
53. Rodents' hideouts. : RATHOLES
55. ___ Green. : GRETNA
58. Here: Fr. : ICI
59. Baltic port. : RIGA
60. Watering place in Belgium. : OSTEND
61. Sleuth. : TEC
62. Busybodyish. : NOSY
63. Headlands. : NESSES
Down
1. Study course. : ART
2. Mild beverage. : TEA
3. Site for a summer camp. : LAKESIDE
4. Put on guard. : ALERTED
5. Newsman's neverending quest. : STORY
6. Waterway in England. : TYNERIVER
7. Honey, in pharmacy. : MEL
8. Family of a Japanese statesman. : ITOS
9. Food fishes. : TUNAS
10. Penny pincher. : TIGHTWAD
11. Brazilian macaws. : ARARAS
12. Unoccupied. : VACANT
13. Corrects. : EMENDS
19. Journeyer. : FARER
21. Frees from caustic substances. : DELIMES
23. Men in gray: Colloq. : REBS
24. Extinct wild ox. : URUS
25. Disavowals. : DENIALS
29. Apprehended by touch, taste, etc. : SENSATE
33. Making progress. : GETTINGON
35. Shophar. : RAMSHORN
36. Hides away. : SECRETES
37. Eastern title. : AGHA
38. City on the Hudson. : TROY
39. Belief. : FAITH
40. Rues the day. : REGRETS
41. Life principle. : SPIRIT
42. Card holding. : TENACE
43. Amatory. : EROTIC
47. The sun: Comb. form. : HELIO
49. Attend upon. : NURSE
51. Certain soldiers: Abbr. : REGS
54. Repeat. : SAY
56. Compass oint. : NNE
57. Public notices: Colloq. : ADS

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 1 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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