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New York Times, Friday, March 13, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 31, Avg Word Len: 5.39, Missing: { F K Q X Y Z }, Scrabble score: 269 (avg 1.39)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 5, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 8
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,528
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1. Spoke lazily. : DRAWLED
8. Quick to respond. : PROMPT
14. Movie event. : PREMIERE
15. Sword. : RAPIER
16. Scent for linens. : LAVENDER
17. Come out. : EMERGE
18. Change for the better. : AMEND
19. They have their innings. : NINE
21. "The Forsyte ___." : SAGA
22. Tangy. : TART
23. Refuges. : HAVENS
25. Receive. : GET
26. Possessive. : ITS
27. Purvey. : CATER
28. Golfers, at times. : TEERS
30. River of Whirlpool Rapids. : NIAGARA
32. Caliph of 7th cen. : OMAR
34. Dozing. : ASLEEP
35. Part of a sextant. : ALIDAD
39. All wet. : ASOP
41. Be earlier than. : PRECEDE
42. Iraqi port. : BASRA
45. Bellowing. : AROAR
47. Thing: Law. : RES
48. Symbol of regret. : RUE
49. Mental image, in psychology. : RECEPT
51. Gael. : CELT
52. Angers. : IRES
54. Aleutian extremity. : ATTU
55. ___ Ward Howe. : JULIA
56. G. I. costume jewelry. : DOGTAG
58. Shed light on. : ILLUMINE
60. ___ paint. : GREASE
61. Sailorly. : NAUTICAL
62. Moneymaker. : EARNER
63. Silvers. : ARGENTS
1. ___ personae. : DRAMATIS
2. Change of mind or direction. : REVERSAL
3. Catkin. : AMENT
4. Chinook of sirocco. : WIND
5. Headed. : LED
6. According to a case in point: Lat. : ERENATA
7. Draw from. : DERIVE
8. Prink. : PREEN
9. Batter. : RAM
10. Unlocks: Poet. : OPES
11. The oasis that wasn't there. : MIRAGE
12. Plodder. : PEGGER
13. Unusual delights. : TREATS
14. Crude native platinum. : PLATINA
20. Not the noblest Roman. : NERO
23. The quietest Marx. : HARPO
24. Not so fresh. : STALER
27. The noblest Roman. : CAESAR
29. Discoverer of Greenland. : ERIC
31. Luggage. : GEAR
33. French Revolutionist. : MARAT
36. Ship abandoned at sea. : DERELICT
37. Patti and others. : ADELINAS
38. Mme. ___, French writer. : DESTAEL
40. Treaty. : PACT
41. Easy to understand. : POPULAR
42. Connecting link. : BRIDGE
43. Northern lights. : AURORA
44. Poet who had a "rendezvous with death." : SEEGER
46. Image receiver of the eye. : RETINA
50. Impatient. : EAGER
51. Aromatic-seed plant. : CUMIN
53. Comedian Laurel. : STAN
55. Plant used to make burlap. : JUTE
57. Peer Gynt character. : ASE
59. Carry with effort. : LUG

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 7 debuted here and reused later, 5 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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