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New York Times, Monday, March 2, 1959

Author: Madeline Corse
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 36, Avg Word Len: 5.11, Missing: { H J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 288 (avg 1.52)
Open Squares: 81, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 1, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 7 Grid has both 90- and 180-degree symmetry.
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,517
Across Down
1. Nut trees. : COLAS
6. Magnificence. : POMP
10. City of Honshu. : NARA
14. The end. : OMEGA
15. Style of furniture. : ADAM
16. Where Mt. Hekla is: Abbr. : ICEL
17. Designating a certain code. : PENAL
18. Not to be disclosed. : TOPSECRET
20. Parts of a book. : ENDPAPERS
22. Ingenuous. : NAIVE
23. King of tragedy. : LEAR
24. Dividing line. : BORDER
25. Particle. : ACE
27. Masterpiece of 1500. : MONALISA
31. Shallop or wherry. : BOAT
33. Is "full of sound and fury." : RAGES
34. Sound of dismay. : GASP
38. Symbol of York or New York. : ROSE
39. Compound of ammonia. : AMINE
40. Rubber trees. : ULES
41. Part of an inventory. : ITEM
42. Expressing purpose, as a clause. : TELIC
43. Primates. : APES
44. Exhibits. : PRESENTS
47. Superlative suffix. : EST
48. Night club VIP's. : EMCEES
51. Available. : OPEN
53. Masked man of baseball. : BERRA
54. Encroaches (on). : INFRINGES
59. Vermont scene of first writers' conference, 1925. : BREADLOAF
61. Foolish act. : FOLLY
62. Quod ___ demonstrandum. : ERAT
63. First Arabic letter. : ALIF
64. Bottom of the sea. : FLOOR
65. Causeway: Var. : DYKE
66. Chums. : PALS
67. Evinces boredom. : YAWNS
1. Ecclesiastical mantle. : COPE
2. Portent. : OMEN
3. One kind of foreign aid. : LENDLEASE
4. Full of wonder. : AGAPE
5. Obeisance. : SALAAM
6. Crown of the head. : PATE
7. Scent. : ODOR
8. Certain illustrations in dictionaries. : MAPS
9. VIP's in government. : PMS
10. Latin-American country. : NICARAGUA
11. Pungent to the taste. : ACRID
12. Old-time bailiff. : REEVE
13. Vary. : ALTER
19. "Country" Slaughter. : ENOS
21. Distributes fairly. : PRORATES
24. Dividing line. : BISECTOR
25. Shelter: Fr. : ABRI
26. Aquatic bird. : COOT
28. Appoints. : NAMES
29. Quick. : AGILE
30. Russian revolutionist. : LENIN
32. One of two global zones. : TEMPERATE
35. Scenic beauty of Mont Blanc. : ALPENGLOW
36. Makes investigation. : SEES
37. Sibilant signal. : PSST
45. Interpret. : READ
46. Fine-looking: Slang. : SPIFFY
48. Declined. : EBBED
49. Jovial. : MERRY
50. Squeaking sound. : CREAK
52. Town near Harrisburg, Pa. : ENOLA
54. City in Kansas. : IOLA
55. Staple's relative. : NAIL
56. Fortissimo signs. : FFFS
57. Esau's father-in-law. : ELON
58. Natives of Damascus: Abbr. : SYRS
60. Fold. : LAP

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

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