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New York Times, Tuesday, March 17, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 80, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.75, Missing: { J Q V Z }, Scrabble score: 283 (avg 1.49)
Open Squares: 70, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,532
Across Down
1. Jai ___. : ALAI
5. Opposed to: Dial. : AGIN
9. Begin. : SETIN
14. "Leader of the band." : MACNAMARA
16. Silly. : INANE
17. Item in a one-room apartment. : MURPHYBED
18. Dublin, Cork, Sligo. : PORTS
19. Greek theatre. : ODEUM
20. Narrow. : SLIM
22. Skin excresence. : WART
23. K. O. count. : TEN
25. Cuckoopoint. : ARUM
27. Signal for help. : SOS
28. Queen of the fairies. : MAB
31. College official. : DEAN
33. Daughter of Leban. : LEAH
35. Western university. : UCLA
37. Accomplished. : DID
38. Woolly. : LANATE
41. Movie substitute. : STANDIN
43. Long curl. : RINGLET
44. Tailor, in literary usage. : SARTOR
45. Month: Abbr. : AUG
46. French spirit. : ELAN
47. Unless: Lat. : NISI
48. Aromatic beverages. : TEAS
50. Relative of "li'l." : SMA
51. Verse form. : ODE
53. Ruling family of modena, 1288. : ESTE
55. Give assent. : NOD
57. Irish dancing family. : FOYS
59. Kind of dance. : HULA
61. Prospero's servant. : ARIEL
65. Regale. : TREAT
67. Familiar scene in the Orient. : RICEPADDY
69. Ah Sin's creator. : HARTE
70. Table game. : KELLYPOOL
71. County on the Thames. : ESSEX
72. Sulphides and oxides. : ORES
73. Having certain shade trees. : ELMY
1. Shot and shell: Slang. : AMMO
2. Eulogize. : LAUD
3. Farm division. : ACRE
4. Power in a storage battery. : INPUT
5. Girl in a Ray Bolger song. : AMY
6. Chatters: Colloq. : GABS
7. Actor John ___. : IRELAND
8. Low point. : NADIR
9. Taste. : SIP
10. Enough: Archaic. : ENOW
11. One-time home of the harp. : TARASHALLS
12. Musical preliminary: Colloq. : INTRO
13. Snug places. : NESTS
15. Ottoman sultan. : AHMED
21. Stew. : MULLIGAN
24. Madison Square Garden VIP. : NEDIRISH
26. Signify. : MEAN
28. Disarrange. : MUSS
29. Deeds: Lat. : ACTA
30. Smooth talkers. : BLARNEYERS
32. River in France. : AIN
34. Heavenly being: Fr. : ANGE
36. One of the opposition. : ANTI
39. The "Fighting Irish." : TEAM
40. Sicilian landmark. : ETNA
42. Measured amount. : DOSE
43. ___ de Rivoli. : RUE
45. Artist's worshop. : ATELIER
49. Saponaceous. : SOAPY
51. "The Wearing ___ Green." : OFTHE
52. Mrs. Copperfield and namesakes. : DORAS
54. Of Bayar's country. : TURKO
56. Portiere. : DRAPE
58. Cloy. : SATE
60. Philippine tree. : ACLE
62. Object of devotion. : IDOL
63. Ancient kingdom also called Idumaea. : EDOM
64. He wrote "Euphues." : LYLY
66. Where Shamrock is: Abbr. : TEX
68. Overhead railways. : ELS

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

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