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New York Times, Friday, November 6, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.22, Missing: { H Q X }, Scrabble score: 307 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,766
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1. One of a comic strip pair. : JEFF
5. Rascal. : SCAMP
10. Shoo! : SCAT
14. Dies ___. : IRAE
15. Mountainous region of Asia. : PAMIR
16. Dr. Middlecoff of golf. : CARY
17. Paddle used in a game. : BATTLEDORE
19. On the end. : ATIP
20. Hall in the Capitol. : STATUARY
21. ___-France, Martinique's capital. : FORTDE
23. Enjoy. : LIKE
24. Shape to an oblique angle. : BEVEL
25. Nonuniform things: Abbr. : IRREGS
28. Prophesies. : FORESEES
31. Aeronautic group. : NAA
32. Jots. : IOTAS
34. 100 kopecks. : RUBLE
35. Wagons-___, European sleeping cars. : LITS
37. Pass off (something spurious) as genuine. : FOIST
39. Mastwood tree. : POON
40. Make ___ at. : ASTAB
42. Wither: parch. : DRYUP
44. Part of an Army address. : APO
45. Alas, in olden days. : WELLADAY
47. Bird in the spring. : NESTER
49. Heating lamps. : ETNAS
50. Insect pest. : GNAT
51. Horn. : ANTLER
53. Wavered. : SEESAWED
57. Short syllable in prosody. : MORA
58. Gossip. : TATTLETALE
60. Bill. : BEAK
61. Polyhymnia's sister. : ERATO
62. Scottish city: Abbr. : EDIN
63. Ancient wine flask of leather. : OLPE
64. ___ Judgment. : DAYOF
65. Viscous, as a glaze for cloth. : SIZY
1. Sails. : JIBS
2. Part of Q. E. D. : ERAT
3. ___ Morgana. : FATA
4. Condition, usually fine. : FETTLE
5. Mentions. : SPEAKSOF
6. Staff officers. : CADRE
7. Island of Formosa Strait. : AMOY
8. Me: Ger. : MIR
9. Promote. : PREFER
10. Gathers quickly: Colloq. : SCARESUP
11. Bovine transportation. : CATTLEBOAT
12. Barren. : ARID
13. Pound the keys. : TYPE
18. Dramatist Pirandello. : LUIGI
22. Done. : OVER
24. Dictorial: Colloq. : BOSSY
25. Relative: Colloq. : INLAW
26. End, as a siege. : RAISE
27. Flivver. : RATTLETRAP
28. Queen Mab. : FAIRY
29. Steal away. : ELOPE
30. Relative of Don. : SENOR
33. Tribesmen of southern India. : TODAS
36. ___ City. : SALTLAKE
38. "The ___ Love." : TUNNELOF
41. Poison: Poet. : BANE
43. "___ porridge hot . . . " : PEASE
46. Moved suddenly and fast. : DARTED
48. Expresses in words. : STATES
50. Succeed in reaching: Colloq. : GETTO
51. Early pulpit. : AMBO
52. Song. : NOEL
53. Nautical guy. : STAY
54. Ravine, in North Africa. : WADI
55. Girl's name: Abbr. : ELIZ
56. Contradict. : DENY
59. Altar: Lat. : ARA

Answer summary: 4 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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