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New York Times, Thursday, April 16, 1959

Author:
Jules Arensberg
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 72, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 5.28, Missing: { F J Q X }, Scrabble score: 275 (avg 1.45)
Open Squares: 92, Cheaters: 3, FITB: 2, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 3
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Across
1. Tree-dwelling mammals. : SLOTHS
7. Collie. : SHEEPDOG
15. Vaquero's line. : LARIAT
16. Couturier's concern. : NECKLINE
17. Port of Denmark. : ODENSE
18. Appraising glance: Slang. : ONCEOVER
19. Perukier's creations. : WIGS
20. In unison. : ASONE
22. El ___. : PASO
23. Japanese herb. : UDO
24. Public square. : PLAZA
25. Card game. : GIN
26. Zoo rarity. : PANDA
28. Mexican dollar. : PESO
30. Mohammedan judge. : CADI
31. Purposes. : ENDS
33. For the time being. : PROTEM
35. Black: Comb. form. : MELANO
38. Fine sword. : TOLEDO
39. Old-time love knot. : AMORET
40. Regarding. : ASTO
41. Minute. : TINY
42. Thick slice. : SLAB
45. Ready. : ONTAP
49. College course: Abbr. : ENG
50. Fencing weapons. : EPEES
52. Note next to D sol. : ELA
53. Musical sign. : REST
55. Vexes. : ROILS
56. Noted physicist. : RABI
57. Heartless. : INHUMANE
59. Links up. : TIESIN
61. Utilitarian. : ECONOMIC
62. Adjust with relation to facts. : ORIENT
63. Neglect. : LETSLIDE
64. Author John Dos. : PASSOS
Down
1. Delay. : SLOWUP
2. Dandyish. : LADIDA
3. Where Corvallis is. : OREGON
4. Containers. : TINS
5. Experiences. : HAS
6. Purloin. : STEAL
7. Catnap. : SNOOZE
8. Hair rinses. : HENNAS
9. Behold: Lat. : ECCE
10. Also: Archaic. : EKE
11. Sound of something falling into water. : PLOP
12. Digress. : DIVAGATE
13. Partial. : ONESIDED
14. Chief of the Chiricahuas. : GERONIMO
21. Weakens. : SAPS
24. Velvety fabric. : PANNE
27. Term of endearment. : DEARY
29. Makes a choice. : OPTS
30. Punctuation mark. : COLON
32. Polka ___. : DOTS
34. Newspaper sections. : ROTOS
35. Weapons, equipment, etc. : MATERIEL
36. Cardinal's title. : EMINENCE
37. Relative of a dark horse. : LONGSHOT
40. Biblical shepherd. : ABEL
43. Shooting star. : LEONID
44. Each. : APIECE
46. Bullyrags. : TEASES
47. White mouse, for example. : ALBINO
48. Colors. : PAINTS
51. Bar legally. : ESTOP
54. Casks. : TUNS
55. Branches, in biology. : RAMI
56. Former Brazilian money of account. : REIS
58. Unit of matter: Abbr. : MOL
60. Name meaning watchful. : IRA

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