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New York Times, Tuesday, November 3, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 4.92, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 301 (avg 1.61)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,763
Across Down
1. Not best-dressed woman. : FRUMP
6. Seaweed product. : AGAR
10. ___ War. : MANO
14. Michigan city E. of Grand Rapids. : IONIA
15. Ban. : TABU
16. Bath's river. : AVON
17. Ancient weapon. : SLING
18. Common past participle. : BEEN
19. Garment. : ROBE
20. Narrow escapes: Colloq. : CLOSECALLS
22. Oven. : KILN
23. Recess in a wall line, as for a window. : BAY
24. Tended the garden. : WEEDED
26. Hot, dry desert wind. : SIMOOM
30. Wealthy Scotsman. : LAIRD
32. Improve morally. : EDIFY
33. Election predictors. : POLLSTERS
37. Reduce sail. : REEF
38. Made known. : AIRED
39. Matinee ___. : IDOL
40. Grotesque. : FANTASTIC
42. Be propitious. : SMILE
43. Orders, old style. : HESTS
44. Ate sparingly. : DIETED
45. ___ of influence. : SPHERE
48. Springy dance. : JIG
49. Nonclerical. : LAIC
50. Phrase indicating a last chance. : NOWORNEVER
57. Famous last words. : ETTU
58. Flimsy. : THIN
59. Few: Comb. form. : OLIGO
60. Nonsense! : POOF
61. A: Ger. : EINE
62. Batting flies, in fielding practice. : FUNGO
63. Sward. : TURF
64. Solves. : DOES
65. Container. : FLASK
1. Royal treasury of olden times. : FISC
2. Brioche. : ROLL
3. River mussel. : UNIO
4. Clergymen: Abbr. : MINS
5. Type of haircut. : PAGEBOY
6. Cornered. : ATBAY
7. See 30 Across. : GAEL
8. Dutch navigator Tasman. : ABEL
9. Exists without control. : RUNSWILD
10. Waited. : MARKEDTIME
11. Escape. : AVOID
12. Stately. : NOBLE
13. Vertical. : ONEND
21. Projection on a wheel. : CAM
25. Hesitations of speech. : ERS
26. Underling. : SERF
27. Mental picture. : IDEA
28. Manner. : MIEN
29. Extemporaneously: Slang. : OFFTHECUFF
30. Asiatic lemur. : LORIS
31. Actor Guinness. : ALEC
33. Former P. M. of England. : PITT
34. Go over copy. : EDIT
35. Part. : ROLE
36. Toboggan. : SLED
38. Complied. : ASSENTED
41. Prefix in aviation terms. : AER
42. Cease communicating. : SIGNOFF
44. Board member: Abbr. : DIR
45. Lay dormant. : SLEPT
46. French dress designer. : PATOU
47. ___ miss. : HITOR
48. American naval hero. : JONES
51. State of the Union. : OHIO
52. Fermented drink. : WINE
53. Jewish month. : ELUL
54. Writer Delmar. : VINA
55. Grocery item. : EGGS
56. Black bird. : ROOK

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 5 debuted here and reused later, 4 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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