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New York Times, Wednesday, February 4, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Min Word Len: 4, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 294 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 77, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 6, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,491
Across Down
1. Swift. : RAPID
6. Walk. : PACE
10. Amorous stare. : OGLE
14. The girl for Ben Bolt. : ALICE
15. Child of Aphrodite. : EROS
16. Vaunt. : BRAG
17. Phase or aspect. : FACET
18. Snugly tight. : TAUT
19. Famous Swiss psychiatrist. : JUNG
20. Tantalize. : TEASE
21. Quality of children. : INNOCENCE
23. Ship's speed measure. : KNOT
25. Talk hastily and indistinctly. : SPUTTER
26. Misprints. : ERRATA
29. Rebecca of "Rosmersholm." : WEST
30. "And the earth is my ___." : FOOTSTOOL
32. Literary piece. : ESSAY
37. ___ bag, kind of purse. : TOTE
38. Fun. : HUMOR
40. Nut to flavor sodas. : KOLA
41. Chic. : SMART
43. Tree that yields turpentine. : TEREBINTH
45. Merit. : EARN
47. Latin dances. : CONGAS
48. I have sinned: Lat. : PECCAVI
52. Sideslip. : SKID
53. Unconscious neglect. : OVERSIGHT
55. Telephone wires. : LINES
59. Had on. : WORE
60. Water: Span. : AGUA
61. Elephant trophy. : IVORY
62. ___ out (makes additions to). : EKES
63. Reveal. : TELL
64. Composer Ethelbert. : NEVIN
65. Remainder. : REST
66. Epochal. : ERAL
67. Lissome beauty. : GRACE
1. Emergency boat. : RAFT
2. Wings. : ALAE
3. Typewriter type size. : PICA
4. Winter sportsman. : ICESKATER
5. Catches, in machinery. : DETENTS
6. ___ point (tent stitch). : PETIT
7. Islands near Ireland. : ARAN
8. Perry Mason, for one. : COUNSELOR
9. Bars. : ESTOPS
10. ___ d'art. : OBJET
11. Deep, guttural sound. : GRUNT
12. Cavalry weapon. : LANCE
13. Kind of moth. : EGGER
22. Attractive, as a child. : CUTE
24. Solemn affirmation. : OATH
26. Newts. : EFTS
27. A place to hang one's hat. : ROOM
28. Roster. : ROTA
29. Queens. : WOMEN
31. Canoe with an extension. : OUTRIGGER
33. Indulger in water sport. : SKINDIVER
34. Tune. : SONG
35. Where Calgary is: Abbr. : ALTA
36. Derisive cries. : YAHS
39. Head: Archaic. : RECK
42. Light collations. : TEAS
44. Cooking method. : BOILING
46. Fly in the sky. : AVIATE
48. Capacity for action. : POWER
49. Summon forth. : EVOKE
50. Mother Earth. : CERES
51. Peak. : CREST
52. Fail, as an engine. : STALL
54. Recent hoop hoopla. : HULA
56. Suddenly flaring star. : NOVA
57. ___ the Red. : ERIC
58. Since: Scot. : SYNE

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 1 debuted here and reused later, 3 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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