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New York Times, Friday, March 20, 1959

Author: Unknown
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 33, Avg Word Len: 5.33, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 277 (avg 1.44)
Open Squares: 80, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 0, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 9
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,535
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1. Bearded hero. : CASTRO
7. Beset. : SIEGED
13. Urgent request. : APPEAL
14. Provisional head of Cuba. : URRUTIA
16. Girl's name. : MARCIA
17. His emblem, the cross of Lorraine. : DEGAULLE
19. Card. : ACE
20. Coin of India. : ANNA
22. Decree. : ORDAIN
23. Persian ruler. : SHAH
25. Spanish nobles. : DONS
27. Discourage. : DETER
28. Litter or palanquin. : SEDAN
30. Six on a die. : SICE
32. China: Comb. form. : SINO
33. Minute particle. : MOLECULE
36. Division of an encyclopedia: Abbr. : VOL
37. Protoplasmic. : AMOEBIC
40. Landsmen, to Popeye. : LUBBERS
42. Resinous substance. : LAC
43. Highway maintenance vehicle. : SNOWPLOW
45. Curved segments. : ARCS
47. Interwoven. : KNIT
48. Potentate. : NABOB
52. Turns about a fixed point. : SLUES
54. Biblical patriarch. : ENOS
56. Stringed toy. : YOYO
57. Rapacious whale. : KILLER
59. Three, in Spain. : TRES
61. Service group for G. I.'s. : USO
62. "Home on the Range" fauna. : ANTELOPE
64. Chemises. : SHIRTS
66. Lyndon Johnson. : SENATOR
67. Time of day. : SUNSET
68. Outside: Fr. : DEHORS
69. Infuriates. : ANGERS
1. Plant of the lily family. : CAMASS
2. Geronimo. : APACHE
3. Informal banquet. : SPREAD
4. Sleuth, for short. : TEC
5. Non-Moslem inhabitant of Turkey. : RAIA
6. Island in the Baltic. : OLAND
7. Designating a group of African languages. : SUDANIC
8. Choler. : IRE
9. Therefore. : ERGO
10. Basketball player. : GUARD
11. Musical compositions. : ETUDES
12. Tending to expand. : DILATIVE
15. Transferer of property. : ALIENOR
18. Matriculates. : ENROLS
21. Rocket section preceding payload. : NOSECONE
24. Harness part. : HAME
26. Jo Davidson, for instance. : SCULPTOR
29. Bumps. : NOBS
31. Jewish month. : ELUL
34. Be connected. : LINK
35. Dark. : EBON
37. Largest state. : ALASKA
38. Deep-sea game fish. : MARLINS
39. Eclipsed, in astronomy. : OCCULTED
41. Manhattan's Rialto: Contr. : BWAY
44. Seasons. : WINTERS
46. Greek moon goddess. : SELENE
49. Stock exchange, in Europe. : BOURSE
50. The world, proverbially. : OYSTER
51. Recommends: Colloq. : BOOSTS
53. Psalmist's word. : SELAH
55. Hurry!, in Shakespeare's day. : SESSA
58. Newspaper section. : ROTO
60. Avoid. : SHUN
63. By: Span. : POR
65. Suffix forming nouns from verbs. : ING

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 8 debuted here and reused later, 7 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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