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New York Times, Saturday, November 21, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.14, Missing: { F H J Q W X Z }, Scrabble score: 254 (avg 1.34)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,781
Across
1. Seize suddenly. : GRAB
5. Dickens girl. : DORA
9. Jelly used as a garnish. : ASPIC
14. Son of Jacob. : LEVI
15. D'Oleron and De Ré. : ILES
16. John Ridd's bride. : LORNA
17. Indian Ocean gulf. : ADEN
18. Nick and Nora's dog. : ASTA
19. European shad. : ALOSE
20. Forgiving person. : CONDONER
22. Lemur of India. : LORIS
23. Participial suffix. : ING
24. New opera. : VANESSA
27. Oklahoma county seat. : ADA
28. One of the Astaires. : ADELE
30. One ___ time. : ATA
31. Impress on silver: Abbr. : STER
32. An also-ran. : LOSER
33. Auto agency items. : STOCKCARS
35. Hanging unevenly. : ALOP
37. Bellow. : ROAR
38. Where plane pilots meet for briefing. : READYROOM
42. Annapolis adjective. : NAVAL
46. Donation of money. : ALMS
47. In shadow. : DIM
48. Porcupine quill. : SPINE
49. Edge. : RIM
50. Girl's name meaning a "bee." : MELISSA
53. West Point graduates: Abbr. : LTS
54. Fallacies, in logic. : IDOLA
56. Spaceman's flight compartments. : CAPSULES
58. Short coat. : TUNIC
59. Genuine. : TRUE
60. Split rattan. : CANE
61. Last word of "Hark! Hark! the Lark." : ARISE
62. One of the Inner Hebrides. : IONA
63. Telephone wire. : LINE
64. Tidies up. : NEATS
65. Biblical giant. : ANAK
66. Genus of the mallard duck. : ANAS
Down
1. Cold as ice. : GLACIAL
2. California beach. : REDONDO
3. Requites. : AVENGES
4. Tie. : BIND
5. Moon goddess. : DIANA
6. Half of a well-known comedy team. : OLSEN
7. Place of seclusion. : RETREAT
8. Botanist Gray. : ASA
9. Ancient Greek war cry. : ALALA
10. Fly alone. : SOLO
11. Proportionately. : PRORATA
12. One in the know. : INSIDER
13. Autocrats. : CAESARS
21. To excess. : OVERLY
25. Vehement outburst. : STORM
26. River in SW Maine. : SACO
29. Principal roles. : LEADS
31. Waste metal. : SCRAP
33. Impair seriously. : SPOIL
34. Home of the jayhawkers. : KANSAS
36. Gen. Wingate. : ORDE
38. New Jersey river. : RARITAN
39. Legendary king of Britain. : ELIDURE
40. Household disinfectant. : AMMONIA
41. Greek letter. : OMICRON
43. Bad man. : VILLAIN
44. Radio station wire. : ANTENNA
45. Certain tenants. : LESSEES
50. Spiked clubs. : MACES
51. Finnish steam bath. : SAUNA
52. Deliver a discourse. : SPEAK
55. Catalogue. : LIST
57. College of the Bruins. : UCLA
59. Aunt: Span. : TIA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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