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New York Times, Thursday, December 24, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 34, Avg Word Len: 5.16, Missing: { F J Q V X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 72, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,814
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1. Egyptian sun god. : AMON
5. Tree ornament. : STAR
9. One of Hercules' dozen. : LABOR
14. Twisted string, as of pearls. : ROPE
15. Current. : TIDE
16. Bit of folklore. : ADAGE
17. Reclining one. : LIER
18. Pepys' sign-off. : ANDSOTOBED
20. Wilde character. : ERNEST
22. African title. : SIDI
23. Certainly. : YES
24. Rich fabrics of the Middle Ages. : SAMITES
26. Fluff. : LINT
28. TV specialty. : ADULTWESTERN
32. Cold weather sound effect. : BRR
34. Stainer. : DYER
35. Ancient Christian hymn. : TEDEUM
37. Delibes opera. : LAKME
39. Tom's theft. : PIG
41. Easy ___. : ASPIE
42. Lusters. : SHEENS
44. Actor Portman. : ERIC
46. Giant in Hall of Fame. : OTT
47. Issue stemming from Tenth Amendment. : STATESRIGHTS
50. Scissor sound. : SNIP
51. Childish. : PUERILE
54. Physicians' group. : AMA
57. Namesakes of Spenser lady. : UNAS
59. Rugged crests. : ARETES
60. Prudence. : DISCRETION
63. Disputed. : MOOT
64. Otherwise named. : ALIAS
65. Big laugh. : HAHA
66. Caen's river. : ORNE
67. Winner at Gettysburg. : MEADE
68. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
69. Pumpernickels. : RYES
1. Silk city of France. : ARLES
2. Celtic name akin to Mary. : MOIRA
3. One way to do business. : OPENMARKET
4. Nymph on a sea horse. : NEREID
5. Majestic. : STATELY
6. Silver-white element. : TIN
7. Figures up. : ADDS
8. Draw back; rebound. : RESILE
9. Once-important educator. : LATINTEACHER
10. Stir. : ADO
11. Member of the family. : BABY
12. Curved molding. : OGEE
13. Claret and cherry. : REDS
19. Pindar was one. : ODIST
21. Important trainee. : STUDENTNURSE
25. Level. : STEP
27. Spreads hay. : TEDS
29. More contorted. : WRIER
30. Storehouse. : REPOSITORY
31. Relative of "nacht." : NUIT
32. Large containers: Abbr. : BLS
33. Cheers. : RAHS
36. Kept a tryst. : MET
38. A bar of music: Abbr. : MEAS
40. Travel bag. : GRIP
43. Rouen's river. : SEINE
45. Large lizards. : IGUANAS
48. Part of a calla lily. : SPATHE
49. Recording on a seismograph. : TREMOR
52. Sierra ___ in Africa. : LEONE
53. Colorado park. : ESTES
54. George Eliot hero. : ADAM
55. Eight furlongs. : MILE
56. Part of SEATO. : ASIA
58. Capital of Shensi province. : SIAN
61. No gentleman! : CAD
62. Surprised exclamation. : OHO

Answer summary: 3 unique to this puzzle, 3 debuted here and reused later, 8 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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