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New York Times, Tuesday, December 1, 1959

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 37, Avg Word Len: 4.95, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 260 (avg 1.38)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 5, XRef: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 2 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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Across
1. Land of a Biblical queen. : SHEBA
6. Famous Roman consul. : CATO
10. Sound of thunder. : CLAP
14. Furrowed. : LINED
15. Was obligated. : OWED
16. Lie at anchor. : RIDE
17. Single portion of some food. : ORDER
18. Dilatory. : LATE
19. Member of the Ivy League. : YALE
20. Archipelago from Florida to Venezuela. : WESTINDIES
22. Something unique: Slang. : ONER
23. Person's handwriting: Colloq. : FIST
24. Sweetens. : SUGARS
26. Long cloak with hood. : CAPOTE
30. Cancel. : ERASE
32. Word of agreement. : AMEN
33. Yield. : CEDE
35. Limbless reptile. : SNAKE
39. Raids. : SORTIES
41. Advent. : ARRIVAL
43. Certain Hindus. : SIKHS
44. Spanish room. : SALA
46. Structural unit, in biology. : CELL
47. Presbyter. : ELDER
49. Cups: Fr. : TASSES
51. Brown. : COFFEE
54. Rotatory device. : REEL
56. Heraldic band. : ORLE
57. Tiny amplifier. : TRANSISTOR
63. Play, often revived. : RAIN
64. One of the family. : AUNT
65. Mild Dutch cheese. : GOUDA
66. Bell's nickname. : ALEC
67. Current playwright. : INGE
68. Silk voile for curtains. : NINON
69. ___ majesty. : LESE
70. Sly glance. : LEER
71. Desolate. : STARK
Down
1. Tedious. : SLOW
2. Sign on. : HIRE
3. Book ___. : ENDS
4. Vegetable. : BEET
5. Without an anchor. : ADRIFT
6. Common things in winter. : COLDS
7. Was ready for. : AWAITED
8. Mal de ___. : TETE
9. Black Sea port. : ODESSA
10. The subject of refrigeration. : CRYOGENICS
11. Vine. : LIANA
12. Austrian psychiatrist. : ADLER
13. Equals. : PEERS
21. Daughter of 64 Across. : NIECE
25. Hammer and sickle. : USSR
26. Sinclair Lewis hero. : CASS
27. Mine: Fr. : AMOI
28. Become lively (with "up"). : PERK
29. Undecided: Colloq. : ONTHEFENCE
31. Spanish-American coin. : REAL
34. In ___ (in existence): Lat. : ESSE
36. Greetings. : AVES
37. Colewort. : KALE
38. Old measures of length. : ELLS
40. Capri or Wight. : ISLE
42. Deserves: Colloq. : RATES
45. Make plans. : ARRANGE
48. Item. : DETAIL
50. Adjusts evenly. : ALIGNS
51. Shade of red. : CORAL
52. Vestment. : ORALE
53. Passes swiftly. : FLIES
55. Turn in. : ENTER
58. Ancient written letter. : RUNE
59. "Honi ___ . . . " : SOIT
60. Bluefin. : TUNA
61. Pungency. : ODOR
62. Eminence. : RANK

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