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New York Times, Thursday, February 19, 1959

Author: A. H. Drummond, Jr.
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 32, Avg Word Len: 5.08, Missing: { J Q U X Z }, Scrabble score: 291 (avg 1.51)
Open Squares: 79, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Spans: 2, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
A. H. Drummond, Jr. has 69 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,506
Across Down
1. Sheer silk cloth. : CHIFFON
8. Timothy and bamboo. : GRASSES
15. Type of lettuce. : ROMAINE
16. Close agreement. : RAPPORT
17. Fashion feature. : EMPIREWAISTLINE
19. Milldam. : WEIR
20. Impression. : DENT
21. Where Shiraz is. : IRAN
22. Boscs. : PEARS
24. Scotsman's name. : IAN
26. Well-know American poet. : MILLAY
29. Mays, Mantle and Musial. : ALLSTARS
34. In a turmoil. : AROAR
35. Track down. : STALK
36. Hawaiian garland. : LEI
37. Extremely. : VERY
38. Consecrate. : BLESS
39. Drove a nail slantingly. : TOED
40. Part of a business title. : INC
41. Family dog: Slang. : POOCH
42. Close ___ (narrow escape). : SHAVE
43. What the Navy provides. : SEAPOWER
45. Took in sail. : REEFED
46. Want ___. : ADS
47. Signs. : OMENS
49. Goulash. : STEW
52. Sign on a used car. : ASIS
53. The throw of a fishing line. : CAST
57. "The Song of Roland" is one of these. : CHANSONSDEGESTE
61. ___ there. : HEREAND
62. Liar. : ANANIAS
63. Makes a choice. : SELECTS
64. Patron of France. : STDENYS
1. College sport. : CREW
2. No place like it. : HOME
3. Band of Kaffirs. : IMPI
4. Requirement of games and sports. : FAIRPLAY
5. Balsam. : FIR
6. Sometimes in the future. : ONEDAY
7. More recent. : NEWER
8. Spinach ingredient. : GRIT
9. African title. : RAS
10. Likely. : APT
11. First aider's aid. : SPLINT
12. Evening in Paris. : SOIR
13. Fräulein's name. : ERNA
14. British gun. : STEN
18. The ankh, ancient Egyptian symbol of life. : ANSATECROSS
23. Sense organ. : EAR
24. Troubles. : ILLS
25. Inquire. : ASK
26. European song thrush. : MAVIS
27. Actress Dunne. : IRENE
28. City in Spain. : LORCA
30. Tie tightly. : LASH
31. "Half ___ . . . " : ALOAF
32. One of the Canterbury pilgrims. : REEVE
33. Sympathized (with). : SIDED
35. Blackthorn. : SLOE
38. Archers. : BOWS
39. On ___ (present). : THESCENE
41. Seed container. : POD
42. Legislator: Abbr. : SEN
44. Enemy of the Cheyenne. : PAWNEE
45. Show indignation toward. : RESENT
48. King who loved gold. : MIDAS
49. Sailing vessels: Abbr. : SCHS
50. Poetic pronoun. : THEE
51. Title. : EARL
52. Conjunctions. : ANDS
54. "It's ___ to Tell a Lie." : ASIN
55. Tarry. : STAY
56. Hardy heroine. : TESS
58. Indian. : SAC
59. Manitoba's neighbor: Abbr. : ONT
60. Wander about idly. : GAD

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

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