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New York Times, Thursday, February 5, 1959

Author: S. A. Kay
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 76, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 4.97, Missing: { F G J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 280 (avg 1.48)
Open Squares: 67, Cheaters: 4, FITB: 9, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,492
Across Down
1. Scalawag. : SCAMP
6. Of the morning. : MATINAL
13. Creator of Uncle Remus. : HARRIS
15. ___ Bergerac. : CYRANODE
16. Type of play. : ONEACT
17. Greater or Lesser ___. : ANTILLES
18. Greek letter. : ETA
19. Greek letter. : KAPPA
21. Sierra ___. : LEONE
22. Attar. : ROSEOIL
24. Derisive shout. : HOOT
26. More positive. : SURER
28. Bearlike. : URSINE
32. Make suitable. : ADAPT
35. Habitual paths. : BEATS
37. Shine forth. : RAY
38. Frosty. : RIMY
39. Tries. : TESTS
40. Buffoon. : MIME
41. 201. : CCI
42. Sink. : BASIN
43. Baffling question. : POSER
44. Olympian god. : HERMES
46. ___ Prize. : NOBEL
48. Branch of the armed services: Abbr. : USMC
50. Ringing and musical, said of the voice. : OROTUND
54. Love-in-___, crowfoot plant. : AMIST
57. Make a clean breast of. : OWNUP
59. Card game. : LOO
60. Yum-Yum's beloved. : NANKIPOO
62. Place of a brassard. : SLEEVE
64. Klipspringer, for example. : ANTELOPE
65. Nora of "A Doll's House." : HELMER
66. Sounds the horn. : TOOTLES
67. Indicators. : DIALS
1. Farrier. : SHOER
2. Section of a long poem. : CANTO
3. Yards. : AREAS
4. Moral Re-Armament. : MRA
5. Select. : PICKOUT
6. Talking bird of Asia. : MYNAH
7. Work of genius. : ART
8. Sartorial craftsmen. : TAILORS
9. Small bays. : INLETS
10. ___ contendere. : NOLO
11. Free port in Arabia. : ADEN
12. ___ majesty. : LESE
14. Companionway. : STAIR
15. Kepi. : CAP
20. Certain West Pointers. : PLEBES
23. See at a distance. : ESPY
25. Party not in office. : OUTS
27. Tree exudation. : RESIN
29. Flowering flag. : IRIS
30. Mention. : NAME
31. Observer. : EYER
32. Washington Square landmark. : ARCH
33. Part of a backgammon set. : DICE
34. Asian noble. : AMIR
36. When the ten-o'clock-scholar comes. : ATNOON
39. Island off SE Australia: Abbr. : TASM
40. Shed feathers. : MOLT
42. Hush. : BESTILL
43. Populated. : PEOPLED
45. Firearm. : MUSKET
47. Relative of the crew cut. : BRUSH
49. Fowl enclosures. : COOPS
51. Body of Moslem scholars. : ULEMA
52. Romance. : NOVEL
53. Energetic persons. : DOERS
54. Medic's subject: Abbr. : ANAT
55. ___ War. : MANO
56. Come ___ (inherit). : INTO
58. Pessimist's pleasure. : WOE
61. Poet in the Hall of Fame. : POE
63. Biblical judge. : ELI

Answer summary: 2 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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