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New York Times, Wednesday, February 25, 1959

Author: Michael Dubin
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F J K Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 266 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 71, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 5
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,512
Across Down
1. River of the Pyrenees. : EBRO
5. Neglect. : OMIT
9. Phonograph records. : DISCS
14. Nothing: Fr. : RIEN
15. The pineapple. : PINA
16. Ready for use. : ONTAP
17. Mutual destruction: Slang. : DOGEATDOG
19. Observable. : OVERT
20. Oregon city. : ASTORIA
21. Remnants. : SCRAPS
23. Perch. : ROOST
25. North Caucasian language. : UDI
26. Hero of "Tale of Two Cities." : CARTON
29. Everything considered. : ALLINALL
34. Below: Poet. : ADOWN
35. Dish. : PLATE
36. ___ polloi. : HOI
37. Knob in the center of a shield. : UMBO
38. The people. : DEMOS
39. Willie of baseball. : MAYS
40. Comprehend. : SEE
41. Cavity: Anat. : SINUS
42. Kiel, for example. : CANAL
43. In a line. : ENDTOEND
45. Confusion. : TANGLE
46. Fedora. : HAT
47. ___ Sainte Marie. : SAULT
49. Nevertheless. : EVENSO
52. Rose. : STOODUP
56. Worked diligently. : PLIED
57. Haphazard. : HITORMISS
59. Sen. Bible and others. : ALANS
60. Freezer. : ICER
61. Players. : AVES
62. Ralph ___ Enerson. : WALDO
63. Sculls. : OARS
64. Den. : NEST
1. Earth goddess in the "Ring." : ERDA
2. Life, in Greek. : BIOS
3. Army unit: Abbr. : REGT
4. Very few. : ONEORTWO
5. Choice. : OPTION
6. The golden king. : MIDAS
7. Daughter of Cadmus. : INO
8. Labels. : TAGS
9. Motto of fighting Scotsman. : DOORDIE
10. Fruitlessly. : INVAIN
11. Tread. : STEP
12. Roadsters. : CARS
13. Harbor city: Abbr. : SPT
18. Darling, in Ireland. : AROON
22. Sects. : CULTS
24. 4th and 5th cen. collections of Jewish laws. : TALMUDS
26. Reason enough. : CAUSE
27. Copywriters. : ADMEN
28. Clad. : ROBED
30. Country in Indochina. : LAOS
31. Not care ___. : AHANG
32. Faithful. : LOYAL
33. Cotton thread. : LISLE
35. A signer of the Declaration of Independence. : PENN
38. Eats sparingly. : DIETS
39. Frank and intimate, as a talk. : MANTOMAN
41. Unspecified person. : SOANDSO
42. Heat: Lat. : CALOR
44. Finis. : THEEND
45. Teachers. : TUTORS
48. Flower. : ASTER
49. ___ Wheeler Wilcox. : ELLA
50. Bottle. : VIAL
51. Where Canton is. : OHIO
53. Jackknife, for one. : DIVE
54. Purposes. : USES
55. Sound to attract attention. : PSST
56. Quadruped's foot. : PAW
58. River in Ecuador. : ICA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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