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New York Times, Thursday, November 26, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 4.90, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 311 (avg 1.63)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 8, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,786
Across
1. Dessert. : CAKE
5. Bobwhite. : COLIN
10. Out of harmony. : AJAR
14. Old Greek coin. : OBOL
15. Musical study. : ETUDE
16. Specially prepared. : MADE
17. Dance circa 1910. : TURKEYTROT
19. South American country: Abbr. : ECUA
20. Economic agency, 1950–53. : ESA
21. Nautical direction. : ALEE
22. Stroller. : WALKER
24. Byrd or Bartlett. : SENATOR
26. Theme. : MOTIF
27. Hour. : TEN
28. Plastered. : MORTARED
31. Protective covering. : ARMOR
34. Play ___. : HOOKY
35. Pray: Lat. : ORA
36. The sea: Poet. : FOAM
37. Outer garments. : GOWNS
38. Attention-getting sound. : PSST
39. Rob ___, Scottish outlaw. : ROY
40. Children. : BABES
41. "Cosi Fan ___." : TUTTE
42. Below standard. : OFFCOLOR
44. Offspring. : SON
45. Droops. : LOLLS
46. ___ cousins. : KISSING
50. Quick: Span. : PRONTO
52. Condiment. : SALT
53. Impair. : MAR
54. De ___, in "Green Pastures." : LAWD
55. Dessert. : PUMPKINPIE
58. Mountain: Comb. form. : OREO
59. Slip away. : ELOPE
60. Field of granular snow. : NEVE
61. Baron De La ___, colonial governor of Virginia. : WARR
62. Cordelia's sister. : REGAN
63. Singer bird. : WREN
Down
1. Birds' homes. : COTES
2. Mistreatment. : ABUSE
3. Sacred book. : KORAN
4. Wapiti. : ELK
5. Where Colombo is. : CEYLON
6. Fur-bearing mammal. : OTTER
7. Attraction. : LURE
8. Witnesses' words. : IDO
9. Systems of interlacing channels. : NETWORKS
10. Model wife in Fielding novel. : AMELIA
11. Cold weather, in person. : JACKFROST
12. Together: Mus. : ADUE
13. Rise high. : REAR
18. Jack Sprat, for instance. : EATER
23. Man of Law: Abbr. : ATTY
25. Particle. : ATOM
26. Heavenly bodies. : MOONS
28. Gardener's machine. : MOWER
29. Formerly: Archaic. : ERST
30. 1620, for example. : DATE
31. Combining form for a continent. : AFRO
32. Summit. : ROOF
33. Trailing arbutus. : MAYFLOWER
34. Travelers of a sort. : HOBOS
37. Fast steed. : GALLOPER
38. Quips of a sort. : PUNS
40. Dart. : BOLT
41. Composer Francesco Paolo ___. : TOSTI
43. Large bird of the Andes. : CONDOR
44. Luxurious. : SILKEN
46. Greek letter. : KAPPA
47. Grammatical mood: Abbr. : IMPER
48. Simple. : NAIVE
49. Snowless. : GREEN
50. Till. : PLOW
51. ___ avis. : RARA
52. Atmospheric problem. : SMOG
56. Noun suffix. : ULE
57. Compass point. : NNW

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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