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New York Times, Wednesday, November 18, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 40, Avg Word Len: 4.74, Missing: { J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 282 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 68, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,778
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1. Summons. : CALL
5. Discrimination. : TASTE
10. Femme fatale of early movies. : VAMP
14. Rate of foreign exchange. : AGIO
15. Storage place. : ATTIC
16. Tropical tree. : EBOE
17. Famed Boston residential section. : BEACONHILL
19. Simba. : LION
20. Maker of plans. : DRAFTER
21. First-born. : ELDEST
23. Captured: Poet. : TAEN
24. Kiltie. : SCOT
25. 1924 Ferber novel. : SOBIG
28. Gaiters. : SPATS
30. Plymouth Rock. : HEN
33. Western lake resort. : TAHOE
34. Hera's messenger. : IRIS
35. Lyricist Gershwin. : IRA
36. Where Meshed is. : IRAN
37. Heading. : TOPIC
39. Saroyan hero. : ARAM
40. Cotter ___. : PIN
41. Drive. : URGE
42. World-weary. : BLASE
43. Language: Abbr. : ENG
44. Fingerlings. : PARRS
46. The "Thief of Bagdad." : AHMED
47. Servicewoman. : WAVE
48. Yucatan Indian. : MAYA
50. Sailing junket. : CRUISE
53. Type of eating place. : AUTOMAT
56. Doe. : HIND
57. Not a seafaring man. : LANDLUBBER
60. Discharge. : EMIT
61. Eulogy. : ELOGE
62. Vex: Dial. : RILE
63. Late French stylist. : FATH
64. Ballerina Jeanmaire. : RENEE
65. Skillfully. : ABLY
1. Street "cruiser." : CAB
2. Full of years. : AGED
3. Perjurer. : LIAR
4. Movie-making site. : LOCATION
5. Spouse of mon oncle. : TANTE
6. Capital city. : ATHENS
7. Commotion. : STIR
8. Sesame plant. : TIL
9. Selecting from various sources. : ECLECTIC
10. S. African grassland. : VELDT
11. Playwright Nichols' hero. : ABIE
12. Rural sounds. : MOOS
13. Held in. : PENT
18. Mature. : OFAGE
22. Red ink item. : LOSS
24. Draped garment. : SARI
25. Mushroom stalk. : STIPE
26. Put one's ___ (interfere). : OARIN
27. Indian hemp. : BHANG
29. Pibroch player. : PIPER
30. King of ancient Tyre. : HIRAM
31. Wipe out. : ERASE
32. Appointed. : NAMED
37. Robert E. Lee's horse. : TRAVELER
38. Folklore being. : OGRE
39. Old Moorish castle. : ALHAMBRA
41. Javanese tree. : UPAS
42. Waterway of Louisiana. : BAYOU
45. Dense smoke to drive away insects. : SMUDGE
47. Side-to-side measurement. : WIDTH
49. Oriental tamarisk tree. : ATLEE
50. Restaurant VIP. : CHEF
51. Heroine of "Green Mansions." : RIMA
52. Standard quantity. : UNIT
53. Shortly. : ANON
54. Spring month, now called Nisan. : ABIB
55. Announce. : TELL
58. Wassail. : ALE
59. King, in Spain. : REY

Answer summary: 3 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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