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New York Times, Saturday, March 28, 1959

Author: Jack Luzzatto
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 30, Avg Word Len: 5.42, Missing: { F J Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.41)
Open Squares: 84, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 3, XRef: 1, Spans: 1, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 10
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© 1959, The New York TimesNo. 3,543
Across Down
1. Reverence. : WORSHIP
8. Prattles. : BABBLES
15. Lively: Mus. : ANIMATO
16. Flatter servilely. : ADULATE
17. Change of residence. : REMOVAL
18. Pertaining to light intensity. : LUMINAL
19. Donald Duck, precisely. : DRAKE
20. Divulge. : TELL
22. Dickens girl. : NELL
23. Weakened. : ENERVATED
26. Make the grade. : PASS
29. Burden. : LOAD
30. ___ Ross. : BETSY
34. Cinder. : ASH
35. A welcome benefit. : BOON
36. Silver coin of Spain. : PESETA
37. One's mate in amicable wrangling. : SPARRINGPARTNER
40. In this place. : HEREIN
41. "___ Lynne." : EAST
42. Title for Cupid. : DAN
43. Liqueur flavoring. : ANISE
44. Cut. : SLIT
45. Queries. : ASKS
46. Outstanding. : PROMINENT
49. Mount whence Moses saw Canaan. : NEBO
52. Treaty. : PACT
53. Make up for. : ATONE
57. Punisher. : AVENGER
59. Inner works. : INSIDES
61. Floating island, for one. : DESSERT
62. Often the dearest. : NEAREST
63. First name of 1 Down. : ARTEMAS
64. Helmet-shaped. : GALEATE
1. General in Boston, 1775. : WARD
2. Unusual specimen. : ONER
3. Hepburn role on "Green Mansions." : RIMA
4. Cigarettes. : SMOKES
5. Refuge. : HAVEN
6. Spanish diminutive, feminine. : ITA
7. Coward. : POLTROON
8. Popular song. : BALLAD
9. Ex-juvenile. : ADULT
10. On the ___ (out of repair): Colloq. : BUM
11. Least percipient. : BLINDEST
12. Pathway. : LANE
13. And elsewhere: Abbr. : ETAL
14. Persuade to buy. : SELL
21. Of the Gospel. : EVANGELIC
24. Carry away, as property. : ELOIN
25. First President of German Republic, 1919–25. : EBERT
26. High Turkish rank. : PASHA
27. Quaking tree. : ASPEN
28. River into Lake Chad. : SHARI
31. Watches over. : TENDS
32. Red meat. : STEAK
33. Stories. : YARNS
35. Thorny plant. : BRIER
36. Fake gems. : PASTE
38. Answer. : RESPONSE
39. Museum piece. : PAINTING
44. Stings. : SMARTS
45. Clothe. : ATTIRE
47. "Wozzeck," for instance. : OPERA
48. Resonantly twangy. : NASAL
49. Nothing: Span. : NADA
50. Always. : EVER
51. In the highest degree. : BEST
54. Theatres of ancient times. : ODEA
55. Tree home. : NEST
56. Family of famous villa in Trivoli. : ESTE
58. Perfect thing. : GEM
60. Educational group: Abbr. : NEA

Answer summary: 1 unique to this puzzle, 9 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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